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Hystaway shovel

Discussion in 'Old Iron!' started by trombeur, Oct 17, 2016.

  1. trombeur

    trombeur Senior Member

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  2. Taylortractornu

    Taylortractornu Charter Member

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    I had a neighbor with some old iron had a hystaway dragline for an old D7. The had it to where it woul go between the d7 and an old truck depending on the job. Sadly it met the torch
     
  3. Willie B

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    A number of manufacturers made adaptations of other machines for shovels, and hoes. My favorite is the Austin Western Badger. The one I fell in love with was a set of tracks powered by sprocket and chain from the rear axles of an International W6 tractor. The tractor was mounted backward on top of this contraption. It had no seat, tires, wheels, or steering. Tractor brakes did the track steering. A PTO shaft powered everything else including the winches. This was a 3/4 swing machine. I found a You Tube video of it being operated. Very Dangerous!!!

    I am very impressed by the crane mounted on the Long tractor backhoe loader.
     
  4. Taylortractornu

    Taylortractornu Charter Member

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    I saw what was left of some Long tlb in Decatur al at a tractor yard they were called 5 in 1's. Street depth had a few of them.
     
  5. trombeur

    trombeur Senior Member

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    thanks for your testimony, you have photos or other material thanks for your contributions