Attachments and accessories to get the job done
The EZ Stretcher reduces the fencing crew to one. Top and bottom winches and cable roller guides keep wire, fabric or chain link fences straight.
Pull capacity is 2.5 tons with 8,000 lb. of torque per winch. Mount on a skid loader or tractor with an accessory plate or a three-point hitch. Includes standard 4' wire dispenser or optional 6', 8' or 10' dispensers. Price: $7,500. Contact: Shaver Manufacturing Co., P.O. Box 359, Graettinger, IA 53142; (712) 859-3293; www.shavermfg.com.
The Terra-Step is a universal step designed to mount on virtually any equipment or attachment. The 4.5-lb. cast step allows you to enter and exit your machine easier. Item includes step and two Allen head bolts. Price: $24.99. Contact: Skid Steer Solutions, 2314 East Bakerview Road, Suite 102, Bellingham, WA 98226; (866) 966-2538; www.skidsteersolutions.com.
Land Pride SAC35 Series hydraulic driven and skid steer mounted post-hole diggers drill 9" post holes to 36" tree root balls for landscaping and large industrial projects. Requires skid steers with 10 to 25 gal. per minute hydraulic flow capacity at 1,500 psi to 3,500 psi. The 48" augers have single, semi-double and double flighting configurations, in 9", 12", 15", 18", 24", 30" and 36" flighting. Contact: www.landpride.com.
The Skidsteer Cab Heater fits Case 1845 Series, Bobcat F Series and other skid steer models. The 22,000-Btu heater features a 12-volt motor and uses hot water or oil from the engine. This accessory mounts flat, upright or sideways. Dimensions are 20.4"×4.5" on discharge side, 8" deep at blower. Price: $252. Contact: Steve’s Heavy Equipment and Diesel Service, 15830 Carver Highlands Dr., Carver, MN 55315; (952) 448-2429; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.skidsteerstuff.com/
The 165 DewEze bale hugger can move, stack and unroll round hay bales in a variety of positions. An optional bale spinner helps to unroll the ball or remove net wrap. Arms are 86" wide when open and 53" wide when closed, or 45" wide closed with spinners. Contact: Harper Industries Inc., 151 E. Hwy. 160, Harper, KS 67058; (800) 835-1042; www.deweze.com/165-bale-hugger.html.
Get ready to dig with the Utility Spade from Erskine Attachments. The ¼" high-alloy steel frame gives the operator a clear view of the attachment as sharp points easily penetrate the earth. Two nonslip stepping areas are built into the frame for safe handling. The Utility Spade offers an efficient way to complete household and farm construction projects. Price: $2,495. Contact: Erskine Attachments; (800) 437-6912; www.erskineattachments.com.