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Re: Hydraulic Push VS Apron Chain

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Don-Wi

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We rarely haul on our hay fields, just fields we're either gonna plow, or fields that have been plowed. So for us the spread itself doesn't matter much.
We've got a pretty old H&S 235 box spreader that we've all but completely rebuilt the last few years. Still works good, just small if we're going up the road.









Last fall we rented a Kuhn Knight 500 bu. box spreader for some serious hauling to the fields farther away. It's a hydraulic apron with either vertical or horizontal beaters. The one we rented had horizontal beaters. I thought it performed well, I have nothing against apron chains. They'll empty anything, and the new spreaders are tight, no slop running out on the road.

And has been said, if you replace the chain before it's worn out, you won't be digging out a busted spreader. And don't let it freeze, but that's with anything.



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