Photo and caption taken from Late Spring 2009 Farm Journal.
Branson Multi-Task Tractor Fork Lift
Built on a compact frame, the Branson Multi-Task tractor with fork lift converts into an all-terrain fork lift, as well. The single-stage fork lift mounts on a detachable carriage that can be replaced with a three-point hitch. An independent PTO hitch supports a mower, snowblower, post-hole digger or brush cutter. The two available models are powered by 35-hp or 47-hp diesel engines and have a 2,800-lb. lift capacity. With a lift height of 10', the units are 66.5" wide to maneuver in tight spaces. Features include a reversed operator platform, three-range hydrostatic drivetrains and the ability to disengage four-wheel drive. Base price range: $34,731 to $37,930. Contact: Branson Tractor Co., 2100 Cedartown Hwy., Rome, GA 30161; (877) 734-2022; www.bransontractor.com.
Photo and caption taken from March 2010 Farm Journal.
Gehl V270 Skid Loader
The latest addition to the Gehl skid loader line is the V270, a vertical-lift machine. With a 130" lift height, the skid loader has a rated operating capacity of 2,700 lb. The V270 skid loader is powered by an 84-hp Yanmar turbo-diesel engine with 215 ft.-lb. torque. The lift-arm design provides extended reach and lift height and maintains views to the sides of the loader and a direct line of sight to the bucket. The machine features the Hydraloc System for brakes and interlock for starter, lift/tilt cylinders, auxiliary hydraulics and wheel drives. The skid loader is available with the optional Power-A-Tach attachment mounting system. Visit a Gehl dealer or www.gehl.com.
Brandt 7500 HP GrainVac
The GrainVac 7500 HP from Brandt Agricultural Products is designed for faster grain handling. The model is capable of moving up to 8,000 bu. per hour of wheat. Even with its high capacity, this grain vacuum has a low horsepower requirement and can be matched with a midsized tractor to provide maximum grain movement from 120 hp. The vacuum is built with exclusive Cone Separator technology that eliminates the need to make adjustments moving from crop to crop. The GrainVac 7500 HP also features convenient fan access, minimal grease points and easy auger tube access for cleanout.