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Atlas pull behind scraper

Discussion in 'Old Iron!' started by ryanmueller, Jun 28, 2020.

  1. ryanmueller

    ryanmueller Well-Known Member

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    CDE8DE5C-9B47-435C-BB40-C38FFBF5136F.jpeg 67FD2111-F396-4705-AFF9-E92DCE962080.jpeg 1F10F302-85F8-4F26-A5CF-584EB47C645F.jpeg 82669053-503D-46E5-940A-70C4B7BD8341.jpeg Picked up this atlas pull behind scraper for $50 to pull behind my d2 I can’t figure out how the digging is controlled. There’s linkage that goes to the tongue but I don’t know what moves it. The dump has a trip rope to roll the bowl
     
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  2. Delmer

    Delmer Senior Member

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    it looks like a tumblebug with wheels. A cable control unit would have been the most common available "remote" power source, those bars and chain were added to adapt it for use with a three point hitch. It functions with the pull rope mostly, the linkage is for adjusting the angle, not on every load. That's my story...
     
  3. petepilot

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    ryan . I may be all wet but I believe you`re digging would be controlled with the 3point lift on a farm type tractor while the tongue would be hitched to the lower draw bar. I have something similar and towing it with a crawler is a trip when it comes to turning it around. takes a 40 acre field :D
     
  4. ryanmueller

    ryanmueller Well-Known Member

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    All i have to pull it is a d2 3j so im thinking ill add a hydraulic cylinder to the linkage and control the depth that way
     
  5. Delmer

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    I'd run it a while with a ratchet turnbuckle so you can adjust the angle till you get it where you want it, and then leave it there. I don't think it needs to be adjusted every cycle.

    Why does the hitch have a couple inches of play up and down? and what do those bolts on the frame near the front corners of the tumblebug do?
     
  6. ryanmueller

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    The bolts on the front corners adjust the apron hight. I believe i do have to adjust the linkage going up the tounge every pass otherwise it would always be digging and never carrying