Handy Devices

Dry Auger

Dan Miller
By  Dan Miller , Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Dry Auger (Illustration by Ray E. Watkins Jr.)

Gene Smallidge, Hastings, Minnesota, has recycled a poly stock tank to use as a cover for his auger hopper. He bolted a pair of handles to the tank, making it easy to put into place. A saber saw was used to cut a "dog house" opening at the place where the tank fits over the auger -- a couple of wraps there with a gunnysack keeps rain from flowing back down into the auger.


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