What ever happened to.....? - The Combine Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-03-2019, 09:01 PM Thread Starter
Senior Member
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Onoway,AB
Posts: 306
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 111 Post(s)
What ever happened to.....?

So dad and I were having a discussion this afternoon while it was snowing on what ever happened to Scoop A Second grain Augers? It seemed they owned the auger market around here in the late sixty's/early seventy's. Dad seemed to remember that the UFA sold them in Alberta. I see a PAMI report form 1983 for one. So did they fold up? Or were they bought out?

alta66 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-03-2019, 10:10 PM
Senior Member
kevlar's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: central manitoba
Posts: 2,834
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Quoted: 885 Post(s)
I just assumed they ran out of old tank parts to build them out of. They were solid, and heavy, at least the two we have owned over the years.

It's easy enough to be pleasant, when life goes by like a song. But the man worth while, is the man with a smile, when everything goes dead wrong!
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
kevlar is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-04-2019, 09:55 AM
Senior Member
albertabuck's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Boyle, Alberta
Posts: 4,560
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 878 Post(s)
Yep in Alberta, sold thru UFA, maybe was others, dunno. The second series in the early seventies on, were ugly augers to move, so dam heavy on the tail end. 6 inch were slow, 7 inch were respectable, I have one of each. Most of the earlier ones (1960s) that had the drive straight up the tube with no gear box you see now there is nothing left of the tubes or flighting, but the running gear is ideal for mounting a 16 foot or longer electric so some of those here too.

Power-Matic Industries out of Manitoba is who made them, and a quick search turns up they became part of Norstar Industries also of Manitoba.

Few links of interest that come up in that search...




Contracts are made to be broken, a handshake is the law of God.
albertabuck is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-04-2019, 11:12 AM
Senior Member
stockton's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: SC Manitoba
Posts: 273
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 72 Post(s)
These days anything less than 3 scoops a second is a waste of time

The key to a successful rain dance is doing it just before it rains.
stockton is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Combine Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What happened to the QUALITY John Deere use to put wade4545 Tractors 20 07-01-2009 09:03 PM
Whatever happened to the guy on here... wade4545 General Farming Board 9 04-09-2009 08:01 PM
What happened to the Karma counter? redhat Other / Off Topic 2 10-26-2007 09:37 AM
What happened?????? tracked General Farming Board 2 10-25-2007 01:22 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome