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This “Groundsaw” kit is completely assembled ready for
mounting. Pump, all hoses, controls and motors are assembled and mounted.
It mounts with a pin and a bolt. Hook up two belts, adjust tension on
these belts, and it is ready to operate. All controls are mounted on the
Hydraulic pump is mounted on kit and so are two
hydraulic motors and all controls, with all connections factory tight and
hydraulic system factory sealed. Hydraulic valve control to trenching
motor with forward and reverse positions. Traction motor controls have
forward and reverse position. A pressure sensing valve regulates forward
speed automatically for top efficiency. Preset release valves on each
circuit control shock loads and avoids down time. Oil reservoir equipped
with easily serviced filter and is mounted to the kit. Use type A
automatic transmission oil. Reasonable operating pressures used.
TRENCHING CHAIN (All Carbide Tipped)
The “Groundsaw” trencher is designed with a new high
speed trenching chain. The tooth design makes it possible to dig in solid
frozen earth and, therefore, with relative ease in normal soil conditions.
Carbide teeth on all trenching chains are standard equipment with the
“Groundsaw” and never require sharpening. They are permanently welded to
the chain, no bolts or rivets.
The boom is pivoted and can swing in a horizontal ninety
degree arc. This trailing action makes it possible to dig in a circle.
Standard depth is 30 inches, with extension to 36 inches available. Can be
supplied in trench width of 2½, 3 and 4 inches, on special orders, 6”
width. 24” recommended maximum depth. Two-way hydraulic cylinder for depth
When used with the Allis-Chalmers dozer blade, makes an
ideal unit for back filling and packing the trench. With the hydraulic
control on the tractor drive there is no stopping for clutching and
shifting gears as the control can be used for either forward ~r reverse,
making it an ideal operation for dozing. The special front counterweight
which is standard equipment can be used with the dozer blade. Many
contractors find the cost of hand back filling is greater than the cost of
digging the trench. The small rubber tired unit can operate on anyone’s