Hay grapple fork

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Hay grapple fork

A set of large claw-like hooks used to pick up hay from a wagon or sweep rake and transport it up into a haymow.
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For winter feeding, we put up loose hay with an old-fashioned hay loader, using a grapple fork to unload it in the barn.
In the fall, he would remove the hay basket and mount a homemade attachment with a grapple fork to the front of the hay stacker.
Everything from hydraulic earth auger to grapple fork to root rake attachments can be swapped for the utility bucket to make your loader really work.
In the horse fork demonstration, the wagon was unloaded in under a half hour--about twice the time it would take with a grapple fork.
ACS Industries announced a vertical arm pipe grapple fork for use on wheel loaders of various sizes when handling long and bulky pipe.
Available attachments include dirt and snow buckets, a trencher, a grapple fork, a posthole auger, a pallet fork, a snowblower, a rototiller, a backhoe and a broom.
That big grapple fork made short work of the wagonload.
For example, the grapple fork was lowered into a wagonload of hay with its jaws opened wide.
It had a Louden track and carrier mounted on the ceiling, and we used a grapple fork to take up the hay.
ACS Industries has introduced hydraulic pipe grapple forks for large Telehandler machines.