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Detasseling Machine

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    • 80’s vintage detasseling machine
    • Industrial Ford gasoline engine

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Engine

  • Ford V-8 gasoline, 351 cu in (5.8L)
  • Maximum power: 158 HP (118 KW @ 3000 RPM)
  • Peak toque: 298 FT-LB (404 N-M) @ 2400 RPM

Traction Drive

  • Hyrdrostatic, 4-wheel
  • 0-10 MPH (0-16 KMH) speed range
  • Automatic, hydraulically controlled limited slip

Dimensions

  • Height: 125″ (3.18M)
  • Width: (transport) 102″ (2.59M)
  • Length: 233″ (5.92M)
  • Wheelbase: 96″ (2.44M)
  • Tread: (min) 77″ (1.95M)
  • Tread: (max) 93″ (2.36M)

Tires

  • 11.2 x 28 R-1, 4 PLY

Steering

  • Hydrostatic

Weight

  • Gross (full fuel tanks): 7300 Lbs (3318 KG)
  • Front axle (approx) 3950 Lbs (1795 KG)
  • Rear axel (approx) 3350 Lbs (1523 KG)

Capacities

  • Fuel 60 GAL (226 L)
  • Hydraulic fluid 46 GAL (174 L)
  • Engine Coolant 5 GAL (19L)
  • Engine oil 5 QT (4.8 L)

Lighting

  • 2 headlights
  • 3 forward looking floodlights (one for each 2 rows)
  • 2 rearward looking floodlights
  • 1 tail light
  • 2 flashing warning lights

Instruments

  • Engine tachometer
  • Hourmeter
  • Engine coolant temperature
  • Engine oil pressure
  • Ammeter
  • Fuel Level sight gauge (on fuel tank)

Frame

  • Welded and bolted tubular steel with oscillating front axle

Hydraulics

  • Two-pump system with (1) a variable-displacement, piston pump and fixed-displacement, piston motors in a closed circuit system for the traction drive, and (2) a fixed-displacement gear pump, electrohydraulic valve, electronic keypad or toggle switch controls in an open center circuit for:
  • power steering
  • puller wheel drive
  • puller lif/lower
  • puller unit position
  • toolbar fold
  • tread adjustment

Detassel System

  • Four go-cart style tires ( 4.10/3.5-4) per row, with each row driven by a hydraulic motor with an adjustable speed range from 0 to 320 RPM. Each two-row gang individually adjustable in height and lateral position on the toolbar.
  • An electronic height sensing and control system is an integral part of the hydraulic detasseling lift system for automatic height adjustment of the detasseling gangs.

Rowwidths/Patterns

  • Narrow row spacing: 30″ (76 cm)
  • 4-1-4 planting pattern
  • 6-2-6 planting pattern
  • Tread at narrow spacing (77″, 1.95 M) to straddle 2 rows
  • Wide row spacing: 36-38″ (91-96 cm)
  • 4-1-4 planting pattern
  • Tread at wide spacing (93″, 2.36 M) to straddle 3 rows