Model : 222440
Weight : 387 lbs.
Convert An Existing Bucket Into A "CONTRACTOR" Grapple Bucket!
The "Contractor" Add A Grapple Front Loader is designed for tractors over 50hp. The curved tines allow for a wider grip and easy release of material. The tine gussets follow the entire contour of the tines for added strength. Two welded cylinders with cylinder guards and plumbing is included. See our Grapple Spec Sheet and Add A Grapple Selector below to choose the correct Add A Grapple for your bucket.
- 39″ Grapple Opening
- Converts Existing Bucket into a Grapple Bucket
- Fits Buckets 68″ to 90″ in Width
- Fully Plumbed with Pioneer Couplers and Hose Guards
- Pins and Boss’ with eight grease zerks
How do I choose the right grapple? (view)
IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS WHEN SHOPPING FOR A GRAPPLE
- Do you want to add a grapple to your existing bucket or remove your bucket and attach a grapple rake?
- Do you have auxiliary hydraulic outlets? If not, see accessories for Xtra Valve Kit. If you have a set of outlets in the rear of your tractor you might want to run a set of hoses from those outlets to the front of your tractor. Conceal them and secure with cable ties so the hoses do not get in the way. Now you can put couplers on the ends and have a disconnect point at the front of the tractor instead of having long hoses to manage.
- How do you intend to use the grapple? Cleaning barns, picking up loose hay, moving round hay bales, brush or construction debris? Choose the right grapple for your job.
- What is the lift capacity of your loader? Choose a grapple that is less than 50% of your loader lift capacity but still strong enough to do the job.
- What is your price range? This is a slippery slope. Choosing a low price grapple may cost you more in the long run, plus frustrate you.
IMPORTANT FEATURES TO LOOK AT WHEN CHOOSING A GRAPPLE
The width of the opening may be the most important feature of a grapple. A wider grapple opening means you can grab more material. Some are even wide enough to grab large round bales. Spacing of tines is important. For brush we think 6” is ideal. It is wide enough to sift the dirt yet tight enough to hold smaller brush. For rock buckets we think 3” is ideal for the same reasons. Single grapple or double grapple? We sell far more doubles than singles. Mainly because with a double grapple you can clamp down on uneven loads. Almost all brush loads will be uneven. A single grapple may be preferred for picking up even material such as hay bales. A grapple that weighs over 50% of your lift capacity may limit the material you are able to carry. Choose one slightly less than 50%. Getting one too light will be costly in the long run.
Grapple Spec Sheet (view)
Add A Grapple Selector (view)
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