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Tools Make Post Pulling Easy
Adolf Volkmann needed to remove a string of steel posts on his land but didn't have a good way to do it so he designed two new tools that make post pulling a breeze.
The first of two tools is the Yank-E-Z. It's a two-section tool which fits on standard "T" steel posts and is held together by a slide-on clamp. To use, slide a piece of 2-in. dia. steel pipe on the post, clamp on the Yank-E-Z, and then use the pipe to pound up on the Yank-E-Z to drive the post out. You can also use the device to drive in posts.
Volkmann's second post pulling tool is the Hydraulic Adapter. It fits on the tractor's Cat. 1 3-pt. arm, allowing you to lift a post without getting off your tractor. You position the C-shaped portion on the post, fitting it between the post's teeth. As you lift the 3-pt. arm, the steel post wedges in the adapter and lifts out. The adapter fits on the post from either side or the front.
The Hydraulic Adapter and the Yank-E-Z sell for $24.95 each, plus $3.00 for shipping.
For more information, contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Adolf's Pattern Shop, Inc., Adolf Volkmann, 425 N.E. 80th Ave., Portland, Ore. 97213 (ph 503 253-0602).

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