Straddle Loading (Typical Examples)
Shearing protection must be worn when working within 33 feet of the tractor-scraper.
Leave a ridge about 1.5 to 1.8 m (5 to 6 feet) wide for the entire width of the cut. On succeeding passes, pick up the
ridges at a depth below previous cuts. Repeat this cycle until finished depth is reached.
Do not drive over large objects, or attempt to load
them with the elevator. Damage to the transmission
case or elevator can occur.
Maneuver along the side of the object to be picked
up. Raise the bowl and open the floor.
To unload the object, open the floor and raise the
Turn the tractor sharply to the left or right.
Turn the tractor sharply. When the bowl is over the
object, lower the bowl and close the floor to trap the
When the bowl clears the object, close the floor.