1990 - Volume #14, Issue #3, Page #34[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Pickup Converted to Bedding Truck
Waybright cut off the pickup bed be-hind the cab, then mounted a 5-ft. wide, 10-ft. long, 5-ft. high forage box on it. A pto-powered apron chain carries sawdust toward the front of the box where a rubber-belted conveyor picks it up and throws it into the stalls. The pto is powered by the truck's transmission. "The most difficult thing to figure out was to get the apron chain and cross conveyor to run at the right speeds," says Waybright.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Richard Waybright, Mason Dixon Farms, 1800 Mason Dixon Road, Gettysburg, Penn. 17325 (ph 717 334-4056).
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