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Anyone try the new Brandt conveyors that are rated for canola? How do the various brands of conveyors compare ( Brandt, Batco, Meridian ) ? Looking for a unit to load out of bins.
 

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Had a demo last week. Loaded a super B of 43mt of canola in 24 minutes including moving from trailer to trailer. I think I could have pushed a little more through it. EFI engine, power wasn’t an issue. The pieces they added to clean rollers seemed to work as you could see the stuff on the ground and in the tray above engine. 4 wheel mover worked good also.

We have had a couple 1545 Brandt’s for many years. Had a batco years ago, didn’t like the engine up top and the cables to run everything. Some argue it’s better up there to keep out of dust, I disagree.
Also have a Brandt 20110 and drive over, conveyors are quiet, easy to clean out, but a lot of maintenance compared to an auger.
 

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Brandt makes a nice conveyor but I'll run an auger in canola for the price they want. I see in MB they are trying to eliminate all dealers but one so that one dealer has a monopoly, that's a bad business move IMO. Fortunately there is other competition and one of them is also working on a canola capable conveyor. Looking forward to when that one is ready to go.

Seriously does a small conveyor need to cost the same as a pickup????
 

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Yea I don’t think I will buy one unless replacing an existing conveyor. Have been looking for a new auger of some sort, having 27’ diameter hopper bins really limits options.
 

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$40 k for a canola conveyor? Doesn't seem right.
You can get a new 1545 Brandt for about $26 k, or you could last spring.
Can't be $14 k of goodies on it for a canola model.
 

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Does anybody know how they scrape off the backside of the belt?
$40,000 is crazy, but if I can have one belt for all crops, I'd consider it...#selltheauger
 
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