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Height gauge for combine header
A yardstick attached to the combine header and running up through the floor of the cab tells Jack Freeman, Mustang, Okla., the exact height of his Gleaner combine at a glance.
"When I got the idea, I intended to use a piece of rod or pipe, but because the length needed was 3 ft., I got the idea of using a yellow plastic yardstick. To in-stall, I simply bolted the lower end of it to a crossmember on the header using a 1/4-in. bolt and ran it up through the floor of the cab. I use a piece of 1/8-in. welding rod as a sight guide on the stick in the cab. The idea works fine on my 1975 Gleaner but should work on other models, too."
Contact FARM SHOW Followup, Jack Freeman, 606 N. Chisholm Way, Mustang, Okla. 73064.


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1989 - Volume #13, Issue #3