90 INCH PECAN TREE SPADE
Designed specifically with the pecan industry in mind, BIG JOHN’s 90AG model carefully moves pecan trees without damaging the tap root. Able to transplant pecan trees up to 12 inches in diameter, the pecan 90 inch tree spade increases survivability of pecan trees after transplanting.
Like the traditional 90D, the BIG JOHN 90 inch pecan tree spade for the pecan industry is made in America of highly durable, cold-formed steel with dual contoured blades. Used in loamy soils pecan trees love across the United States, our pecan tree spades are used by some of the largest pecan nurseries and producers in the country.
Each 90 inch pecan tree spade is mounted to the truck of your choice, with additional specifications below.
Join the BIG JOHN family and increase the survivability of your pecan trees. To learn more about our 90 inch pecan tree spades for sale, contact us today.
TRUCK MOUNTED PECAN TREE SPADE SPECIFICATIONS
|Nominal Tree Trunk Diameter||10″ – 12″|
|Weight of Transplanter||17,760 lbs|
| Height Closed
|Nominal Root Ball Width||90″|
|Root Ball Depth||60″|
|Root Ball Weight||11,800 lbs|
|Water Tank Capacity||400 gal|
|Oil Reservoir Capacity||45 gal|
|Hydraulic Pressure Relief||3,000 psi|
|Hydraulic GPM Rating||20 – 22 GPM|
|Single Axle Truck Length||N/A|
|Tandem Axle Truck Length||156″ – 186″|
- The 400 gal (1,514 L) water tank uses 49” (1,245 mm) of space behind the cab.
- The Model 80 and 90 use 132” (3,353 mm) of frame space from the end of the truck going forward.
- Ground to top of frame height – 42”-44” (1,067-1,118 mm).
- For the Model 90AG we require a rear tandem GVW Rating of at least 46,000lbs (20,865 kg).
- The red line denotes Cab to Trunnion measurement or CT. The Model 90AG requires of minimum CT of 156” to 165” (3,962-4,191 mm).
- We require a front axle suspension rating of at least 18,000 to 20,000 lbs (8,165-9,072 kg) for the Model 80 and Model 90.
- Remember to keep cab height in mind when looking for trucks. Generally lower cabs are preferred to minimize the crown of the tree contacting the cab of the truck. Relocating air horns and lights from the cab is advisable.