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How much does a hay grapple weigh?

How much does a hay grapple weigh?

Length – 70 3/4″ Width – 75 1/2″ Height – 29 1/2″ Weight – 495 lbs.

What is a bale grapple?

The Grapple handles your bales gently and efficiently. When used as part of a system with the Bale Cart, it can load a semi-trailer with 30 bales in less than 10 minutes. If you’re stacking your bales, the Rotating Grapple allows you to stack them in mushroom stacks.

How does hay accumulator work?

The Norden Hay Accumulator, or bale accumulator uses gravity and a simple mechanical system to efficiently arrange bales into a group that then sets the bales together in the field.

How much does a 4×4 bale of hay weigh?

about 600 lbs
How Much Does a Round Bale of Hay Weigh? A 4’x4′ round bale of legumes like alfalfa weighs about 600 lbs (272 kg). A 4’x5′ bale weighs 950 lbs (430 kg). A 5’x5′ bale weighs 1,200 lbs (540 kg) and a 5’x6′ bale weighs 1,500 lbs (680 kg).

How many bales of hay are in a ton?

A ton: 2000# pounds of hay to the ton. A retail three string bale weighs 100 # there are 20 bales in a ton.

What is a hay squeeze?

Fortunately, Bob has a friend who owns a hay squeeze, an overgrown combination truck and fork lift, that squeezes the bottom of a stack of bales, picks up the stack, and moves it either onto a truck, to some other location, or in this case, into Bob’s barn.

How many bales of hay can you fit in the back of a truck?

Just put 6 bales on their sides (strings facing bed sides), lengthwise on the bottom layer. Then load 10 bales, hanging out over the sides on the middle layer, as pictured above. You should be able to fit 5 or 6 bales on the top layer, depending on the length of your bales.

How many square bales can you fit in a truck bed?

The bales will overhang the bed rails at this point slightly but it won’t matter. You should be able to fit 10 bales on this layer for a total of 18 so far. Next layer the bales will run the opposite direction so that they are crisscrossing the previous layer.

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