1985 - Volume #9, Issue #4, Page #08[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Handy Mover For Uni-System Attachments
With the attachments on the modified wagon, he can quickly put on and remove the attachment from the power unit and back them into a corner of his machine shed.
"I started with an old wagon running gear. On the front, I made a saddle to bolt the combine husker or forage harvester to," says Herbert, explaining that he has a separate running gear for each attachment.
"The saddle is the same height and width as the power unit. Under the rear of the two husker and forage harvesting units, I bolted two frame extensions that extend back about 2 ft. They're held in place with four bolts and rest on the wagon's rear axle," Herbert explains.
"When putting the wagon under a unit, I pull the reach apart, then put the back half of the wagon in from behind the unit, and the front half in from the front of the unit. I then reconnect the reach, raise the jacks and take off."
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Patrick Herbert, R.R. 2, Thamesville, Ont. N0P 2K0.
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