Truax Company, Inc.

- Seed Slinger

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The 'SEED SLINGER' is used for broadcasting fluffy, chaffy seed and small flowable seed on areas that are too small, too steep, or inaccessible for other types of seeding equipment.

  • Built on a tough, cast aluminum frame that supports the sturdy polyethylene seed hopper.
  • Constructed with bronze bushings to ensure long lasting durability.
  • Equipped with protective guards to protect the operator from moving parts.
  • Truax-style auger agitator and picker wheels to handle hard to seed species..

Both Models Feature...

  • Dual seed compartments:
  • One cubic foot size for fluffy seed
  • One gallon size for small flowable seed
  • Auger agitator and picker wheels to handle fluffy seed.
  • Agitator in the small seed compartment.
  • Slide control gate to set seeding rate for the small flowable seed compartment.
  • 1O-inch diameter disc to 'sling' seed uniformly on the soil surface.]

ATV Mounted Electric Operated

  • Easily accessible On-Off switch.
  • Seed hopper lid with a safety On-Off switch.
  • Electric gear motor drive for 12 volt system powers the agitator, picker wheels, and seed slinger disc.
  • Electrical system connection includes positive, negative and ground wires.
  • Universal mounting arms for ATV accessory rack.
  • Suitable for mounting on other motorized vehicles.

Hand Held and Hand Operated:

  • Adjustable backpack style shoulder strap.
  • Easy-to-turn crank powers the agitator, picker wheels, and seed slinger disc.
  • Sturdy base provides stability for filling and storage.

Seed Slinger: Hand & Electric - 12 volt

  1. Hopper capacity
    • about 1 cubic foot - fluffy seed
    • about 1 gallon - small hard seed
  2. Span/width of coverage
    • small hard seed - 10 to 12 feet
    • little bluestem - 3 to 4 feet
    • sideoats - 4 to 5 feet
    • average span - 4 to 6 feet
  3. Weight
    • Hand carried: 19 lbs (plus seed)
    • ATV mounted: 22 lbs (plus seed)
  4. Seed Metering
    • Fluffy Seed - two picker wheels & auger agitator
    • Small Seed - controlled slide gate with wire agitator
  5. Power
    • Hand Operated: Strong, passionate person (not furnished)
    • Electric Operated: 12 Volt, dc. 4 prong, flat plug
  6. ATV electric model includes:
    • Hopper cover Safety On/Off switch to turn off unit when cover is opened.
    • Line switch to activate unit from vehicle seat
    • Mounting bars to help in attaching to luggage rack of ATV
  7. Limits of use
    • Do Not try to seed or distribute the following: Cool season mixes, grains, turf grasses, wheat grasses, granular material, and never, ever try to distribute fertilizer! This unit is specifically designed to sow fluffy, chaffy seeds!

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