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Any body ever dig potatoes like this ?


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#1 propane1 ONLINE  

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Posted July 18, 2016 - 11:55 AM

Figured I would try it. Worked not bad, but a hydraulic loader would be better. This one is operated by an electric winch. Won't lift as good as hydraulic.
It was fun to try any way. One plant at a time.

Noel

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Posted July 18, 2016 - 12:26 PM

Nope.  Use a potato fork.  That loader still scares heck out of me! :rolling:   :wave:


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Posted July 18, 2016 - 12:41 PM

I love it
Ideas, that gives me ideas.
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Posted July 18, 2016 - 12:42 PM

Interesting to say the least.

Is there any time savings there, or were you just itching to find an excuse to use the loader? Lol
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Posted July 18, 2016 - 03:25 PM

Interesting to say the least.

Is there any time savings there, or were you just itching to find an excuse to use the loader? Lol

I think you found the real reason for this! But, if it works, why not!


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Posted July 18, 2016 - 03:39 PM

Good lookin taters no matter how you dig them!!!


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Posted July 18, 2016 - 05:56 PM

I bet a manure fork type bucket would work even better!

     

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Posted July 18, 2016 - 11:26 PM

I think you found the real reason for this! But, if it works, why not!


Good call Kenny!!!!! Lol
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Posted July 18, 2016 - 11:26 PM

Good lookin taters no matter how you dig them!!!


Right!!:)
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Posted July 19, 2016 - 06:39 AM

Thanks Noel, I can almost smell them and the dirt in that one photograph.  Looks like it worked pretty well.


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