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TRUAX ROUGHRIDER - Rangeland Drill
RANGELAND DRILLS

The Truax "Soft Touch" - Seed placement on rugged sites with minimal soil disturbance. Plants at a shallow depth with minimal soil disturbance when disc openers are equipped with side mounted depth/gauge wheels or plants in a furrow for moisture conservation without the depth/gauge wheels.

ROUGHRIDER - RANGELAND DRILL

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RANGELAND Drill ROUGH RIDER


  • Rangeland RoughriderA heavy-duty planter designed to plant multiple species of grasses and grains on sites that typically would be inaccessible to conventional planting equipment.
  • Planting units are arranged in two ranks with a front to back separation of 48" for maximum trash clearance.
  • Ground penetration is achieved by 4 tons riding on planting discs mounted at a 7-degree angle to vertical and a 7-degree angle to horizontal.

 

 

Roughrider - Rangeland Drill Features


Rangeland diskPLANTER ASSEMBLIES

  • The 20" planting discs are mounted on 6 bolt hubs that have tapered roller bearings.
  • Each disc/hub assembly is rated at 3,500 lbs.
  • The planting units have 20" of vertical travel between the low and high points.
  • 12" of ground clearance In the transport position.

rough rider driveDRIVE

  • Power to drive the seed box shafts is from a floating wheel that rides on top of the right end wheel.
  • A lockout is provided to protect against accidental engagement while transporting the Drill.

FLOATING HYDRAULICS

  • Hydraulics is standard. This feature allows planters to be raised for transport or transfer the machine weight to the disc openers when planting.
  • The Rough Rider "float mechanism" adjusts the down pressure, allowing the two ranks of openers to "float" over high spots in the field.
  • Simple adjustment of the hydraulic pressure allows the operator to change the planter response to rough sites or soft field conditions.
  • Truax "Tough" Planter Frames:
  • Rockshafts constructed from 2-1/2" solid bar steel.
  • Planter are mounted on heavy duty parallelograms.
  • Planter mounts are torsion knuckles.

SEED BOXES

  • Three seed boxes are standard.
  • The small seed box, with row dividers and fluted feed, uses a standard shifter output control.
  • The fluffy box, with row dividers, agitator, and picker wheels has a derailleur for output control.
  • The cool season box also has an agitator and has standard grain drill cups with fluted feed and a shifter output control.
  • Output reduction is provided as a standard feature.

SEED DELIVERY

  • The two piece, telescoping, metal seed tubes have 24" of vertical travel.
  • Movement is guided by swivel knuckles mounted top and bottom.
  • WALK BOARD AND HANDRAIL:
  • A rear walk board with handrail and access ladder is standard equipment.

TONGUE

  • Tongue with clevis and pintle style ends is standard equipment.
  • Optional swivel hitch available - two direction swivel.

OTHER STANDARD FEATURES

  • Side mounted depth/gauge wheels
  • Press wheels
  • Mud scrapers on disc openers
  • Open grid grate walkboard
  • Railing on walkboard
  • Folding tongue
  • Front corner parking stands
  • Manual/hydraulic pump

IMPRINTERS (Optional)

  • The establishment of surface sown range species such as Wyoming big sage has improved with the introduction of the Truax Imprinter. This attachment when used with the Truax Roughrider broadcasts seed onto the surface, in an 8" band and then presses it into the surface with Brillion style rollers that are 8" in width. The critical seed to soil contact is achieved with minimal soil surface disturbance. This option is available only for the Roughrider.

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

multi hitchMULTI-Drill HITCH

  • Single or double multi-Drill hitch to pull two or three Drills together.
  • Includes hydraulic interface with the tractor, light package as applicable and dual castor wheel hitch support.

light packageLIGHT PACKAGE

  • Trailer style tail and turn lights with a 4-pin plug is used on the wiring harness.

LIFTING BEAM PACKAGE

  • Includes hi-test shackles, chains, hooks, and lifting beam for loading with a crane.

SWIVEL HITCH

  • Replaces pintle to provide a more flexible connection between the drill and tractor.

IMPRINTERS

  • This attachment when used with the Truax Roughrider broadcasts seed onto the surface, in an 8" band and then presses it into the surface with Brillion style rollers that are 8" in width. The critical seed to soil contact is achieved with minimal soil surface disturbance.

 

 

 

 

Roughrider - Rangeland Drill Specifications


  1. Planting width  -  10 feet
  2. Overall width  -  14 feet
  3. Row spacing  -  12"
  4. Number of planters  -  10
  5. Press Wheels - 3" x 14"  -  semi-pneumatic
  6. Weight  -  8000 lbs.
  7. Ranks of planters - 2 ranks spaced 48" apart - front to back
  8. Depth control/Gauge wheels - 3" x 18" hard rubber wheels attached to 20" disc blades
  9. Vertical movement of planters - 20"
  10. Folding tongue
  11. Walk board with access ladder
  12. Tail lights
  13. Acre Meter
  14. Safety Chain
  15. Optional interchangeable Imprinters for surface sown species
  16. Optional multi-drill hitch

Rangeland Drill Literature


Please contact Truax for additional information or specifications at 763-537-6639 or info@truaxcomp.com

     
     

 

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