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Pasture Scraper Made From Used Tires
Used steel-belted tires do the work on pasture scraper-levelers manufactured by Vliebo in Holland.
"When going over pastures to level out cow pies, gopher mounds and
other materials, our tire scraper doesn't pull up rocks, which is a key advantage we have over chain type harrows," a spokesman told FARM SHOW.
Individual tires, cut in half horizontally, are about 3.5 ft. in dia. Vliebo manufactures an 11-tire model with fold-up wings (21-ft. working width) and a 7-tire model (14-ft. working width) which also folds. In Holland, the company supplies the used steel belted tires, which are virtually impossible to cut in half without special equipment, the manufacturer points out.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Vliebo Mfg., Edeseweg 2, 6733 AE Wekerom, Holland (ph 08 386 607 1744).

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1986 - Volume #10, Issue #2