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Discussion Board - Re: Let's talk about bale spears

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rrlund

01-24-2014 07:03:55
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All I can say is,from my experience Worksaver makes some pretty good stuff. I made this spear though. It fits my Horst quick attach. The frame is from a piece of box iron that was a bracket for saddle tanks. The spear is a big truck axle. The angle iron that sits down over the quick attach plate is part of a side rail off of an old trailer that I cut up because the frame was rusted out.

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Hogleg

01-24-2014 07:07:21
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 Re: Let's talk about bale spears in reply to rrlund, 01-24-2014 07:03:55  
The spear I broke was a truck axle. Prob 1.5in in diameter. Snapped it clean in half at the point it emerged from the angle iron in the pic above. Still very surprised it broke.



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rrlund

01-24-2014 07:22:05
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 Re: Let's talk about bale spears in reply to Hogleg, 01-24-2014 07:07:21  

Notice the new weld? I did the same thing about two weeks ago in that sub zero weather. I was trying to get a bale down out of the stack,couldn't reach the top one,so I was trying to lift two at once and SNAP. Lucky for me I had another axle here and had it slid in to a piece of pipe in the frame. I just cut and ground the old weld away,slid this one in and welded it back up. If I break this one,I guess I'll have to modify that $50 Tarter spear that I saved from the scrapper a year ago.
If you ever want to spend some real money on something nice,I've had this Worksave BaleHand for probably 17-18 years now. I made that one over to the Horst quick attach too. For now I only use it on the Oliver 1600. I don't have a 3 spool valve on the 1365 yet to use it on there,but it will fit the quick attach on both tractors. I can stack bales four high on end in the barn with this. It's super nice this time of year because I can take the strings off in the barn,squeeze the bale and take it out and drop it in the feeder without having to get off the tractor and without the bale falling apart.

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VicS

01-25-2014 19:10:33
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 Re: Let's talk about bale spears in reply to rrlund, 01-24-2014 07:22:05  
I have a home made bale spear from a truck axle and a square pto shaft. Made a 2 inch square tube frame. Works the best to load trucks. Also have a set of pallet forks. Taking the twine or plastic off is a pain. Wish had a grabber also. Our tractor is the small JD quick tach. Two snap pins to take out, works good. Should have changed it to skid steer plate when new, a lot more options.



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Tx Jim

01-26-2014 11:49:02
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 Re: Let's talk about bale spears in reply to VicS, 01-25-2014 19:10:33  
I agree skid steer quick attach bale spears are the way to go. I'd hate to try to load/unload an 18 wheeler load of hay as I do with a bucket with a spear attached obscuring my vision and risking tearing up bales.



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Hogleg

01-27-2014 11:08:10
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 Re: Let's talk about bale spears in reply to Tx Jim, 01-26-2014 11:49:02  
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Pulled the trigger on the Worksaver 48/58 to skidsteer adapter, and Titan Attachments bale spear with pallet forks option.

http://www.palletforks.com/skid-steer-attachments/hay-spear-attachments/skid-steer-hay-bale-spear-attachment.html

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Formerly PaMike

01-24-2014 07:52:13
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 Re: Let's talk about bale spears in reply to rrlund, 01-24-2014 07:22:05  
That thing has some bales through it! I have never seen one with the paint worn off and the steel polished to a shine!



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