Bull wheel


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Bull wheel

A large, heavy, cleated wheel used to drive the mechanism of such implements as Binders and combines.
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As the bull wheeled about to take another gallop across the meadow, the child waved her hand, and said, "Good-bye," playfully pretending that she was now bound on a distant journey, and might not see her brothers again for nobody could tell how long.
The bull wheel and planetary drive system provide reliable power and control.
One day, he and his family were enjoying the slopes at Hoodoo and Aiden stared, transfixed, at the bull wheel, the large wheel on which the lift's cable turns.
Further inspection revealed broken cable strands in the area of its attachment to the elevator control bull wheel.
The pumps drive a Bosch Rexroth hydraulic motor mated with an air-cooled Kissling 50:1 reduction gear that drives the second bull wheel. The standby system is engaged with a hand-operated coupling and when engaged, it provides a wire speed of just over 16 ft.
A sprocket attached to a ground-driven bull wheel on horse-drawn machines could provide rotary power.
The incident happened at the top of the Cliffhanger chairlift where Steven was injured by the "bull wheel" which works the machinery at the top.
They used an old International Harvester binder that ran off of a bull wheel and pulled it with an 8N Ford.
A ground-driven bull wheel provides power to the gears and chains, that in turn provide power to the sickle and the canvases that bring the grain up to the knotters and needles to make a bundle.
We called the transport wheels "trucks." The grain binder was driven by the bull wheel. If the field was muddy, We bull wheel got clogged with mud and would drag.
The large bull wheel, which supports the main part of the binder, is then lowered with a hand crank to raise the transport wheels clear of the ground.