Friday, April 12, 2013
Excerpt from: A novice's guide to row hog operations.
The driver usually sat ahead and a little above the front wheels; directly behind the operator was the battery,motor, and hydrostatic pump/transmission that comprised the cab. Connecting the cab to the thorax is the first hydro ball joint buried under tubes,cables, and wiring; the thorax is where the main body of agro-bots (row hogs) are housed, four rows of twenty stacked two on top of two. The second joint attaches the tail tower; after the row hogs have been off loaded, inspected and arranged in the start position, the operator rides the unfolding tower seventy five feet up; then performs all the necessary tasks involved in deploying the weed destroying field hogs