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New seed tender from CAL Manufacturing simplifies job of filling the planter

New seed tender from CAL Manufacturing simplifies job of filling the planter

CAL Manufacturing Inc., has released its new TowTender Model 185 seed tender, which allows users to fill up to a 36-row conventional box planter without moving the tow vehicle or swinging an auger. Using only a three button remote key fob, the user can place the TowTender directly where they need it, and the brakes are automatically applied whenever the user releases the remote control’s 'forward' button. By moving the entire TowTender to each individual box, the auger length and angle can be keep short and low, ensuring safe seed delivery. With its low fill height and its own hydraulic power unit, the TowTender requires no additional sources of power and re-couples to the tow vehicle with ease. Add-on kits for the upgrading user and power units are also for sale individually.

Standard model TowTender185 includes the following: 10 ton running gear, 260-bu. capacity split box with dual doors, side extensions, Agri-cover SRT2 roll over tarp system, hydraulic power unit mounted on suspension rails, Ramsey brand winch, poly cupped 12-ft. auger with clean-out door and reversible auger direction, 4-ft. flexible downspout, a braking/lockout system, remote control key fob unit, brake 'on' indicator light, pre-wired truck brake controller whip, extendable tongue, front and rear ladders, 2-in. square receiver, and four color choices: orange, red, blue, or green. MSRP of the standard TowTender185 model is $17,250.00.

Options include:  F1 rated high speed tires, lighting kit, remote control auger speed/shutoff, scales, longer augers, tractor tongue mount receiver, Quickattach self closing coupler hitch, and the NoBind door slides.

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