Wed Jun 19, 2013 2:58 pm
We had one we pulled behind a doodle bug, when I was a kid.....Guy down the road had one for sale last summer...Don't know if its still there or not, he moved to Florida....I guess we just called it "The Scoop"...
Wed Jun 19, 2013 5:52 pm
The scoop is what my Dad called a tumble bug or scraper.
Wed Jun 19, 2013 6:55 pm
The slip scraper is a 3 pt. mounted unit. Those were pertty much obsoluted by the frontend loaders everyone seems to have these days. I'll post more pictures once I get them home.
Mon May 02, 2016 6:14 am
Hey Rickey Racer...I've got one of these that I'm trying to save from the scrap yard and get it to someone that might be in need...its kinda rusted up but still workable. Could you please give me some idea of what it might be worth if I try to sell it? Sure would appreciate it...Your can reply here or send me an e-mail...firstname.lastname@example.org...Thank you.
Mon May 02, 2016 8:12 am
ricky racer wrote:The slip scraper is a 3 pt. mounted unit. Those were pertty much obsoluted by the frontend loaders everyone seems to have these days. I'll post more pictures once I get them home.
When I was a kid, we had a "slip scraper" that was originally built to be pulled by horses. It was about 30 inches wide and had two handles on the rear to trip it over to dump. Shows how old I am!!
Mon May 02, 2016 9:30 am
I have one of those! Can't use it without a horse, and I don't have a tractor driver yet, lol! We called it a drag pan.
Mon May 02, 2016 10:39 am
I sold mine. If I recall I got about $200 for it.
Mon May 02, 2016 5:48 pm
Thanks Ricky...appreciate the info! Nice of you to share.
Mon May 02, 2016 8:00 pm
Does anyone remember a smaller version of this device posted on here? I've seen one somewhere, think it was white but worked like a rotary scoop/scraper, box blade and had scarifier teeth on it as well. I think I saw a garden tractor or Cub pulling it.
Answered my own question: the Gannon Earthcavator.
Tue May 03, 2016 8:40 pm
Don't believe I've ever seen one of those, much less know what it's called.
But it sure looks handy ! If you ever see one, pick it up for me. I'll take it in Cub or Cub Cadet size.
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