Bandit Xpress - Self Propelled Harvest Assist Platform
The Bandit Xpress is a self-propelled harvest assist and platform machine all in one. As a platform growers can effectively use the machine for the process of pruning, tying, fruit and blossom thinning, and any other tree maintenance activates required. The Bandit Xpress Platform can improve your efficiency, cost and productivity. It can operate day and night in all types of terrain and is designed for safety and convenience for orchard workers. It literally eliminates the need for ladders.
For Platform operations the scissor lift is covered by a deck for complete use of the Platform itself. The efficiency of the process speeds up tying or pruning because all work functions are done with mechanical assist rather than manual ladder work. It can be easily toggled from full auto steer to manual operation from a conveniently located joystick.
The platform base can be adjusted to two different heights and multiple base widths. With the Bandit Xpress Platforms unique design each level can be at different heights and base widths for easy access to the entire tree canopy. This can assure that there is maximum functionality which gives you the ability to customize the Xpress to fit your individual needs.
To insure picker safety, the Xpress comes equipped with lanyard bars as a standard feature on every machine for safety harness use if the operators don’t use sidebars. Optional fully adjustable and removable sidebars can be ordered as an accessory. In addition, Other safety features including four emergencies stop switches located at the front and back of the machines both at the platform and ground levels.
Standard features on this machine include:
- Lanyard Bars and Harnesses
- Adjustable Light Bars
- Auxiliary Hydraulic Ports
- Powder Coat Finish
- Tow Bar
The machine can be easily moved from orchard to orchard with a tow bar that comes standard on every machine. You will never need to arrange for a truck and trailer to move the machine. Simply attach the tow bar and hook it to your pick-up and tow it away.