1977 - Volume #1, Issue #1, Page #24[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Ground Driven Stalk Chopper
"In some loose soils, the machine provides enough pulverizing action to eliminate one disking operation," explains Glen Truitt, Sales Manager.
Fast operating speed, a lot of weight (2600 lbs.) and ground-driven rotary cutter blades combine to pulverize the stalks and knock down row ridges in corn, soybeans or sorghum fields. Requires a 100 hp or larger tractor.
Currently available in a 4-row model, with a 6-row model slated for introduction soon. The 4-row model is 12 ft. wide overall and is designed for row spacings of 36 to 42 in. The 6-row model is for 28 to 32 in. row spacings. Both models have rotary cutting assemblies in front and directly behind. Each rotary on the 4-row model is equipped with five 28-in. wide blades. Extra weight can be added by attaching "weight pads" to the frame.
For more details, contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Glen Truitt, Sales Mgr., BJM Manufacturing, Box 370, Dodge City, Kan. 67801 (ph. 316 227-8173).
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