Joskin adds hydraulic sides to its bale trailers

To speed up the steady process of securing a load of round bales on a flatbed trailer, Joskin’s Wago bale trailers now have the option of hydraulic sides, which clamp bales on board once loaded.

The ladder sides are constructed of circular tubing so the bales aren’t damaged when they are clamped, with the option to lower both sides at the same time for easy loading.

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Once loaded, the hydraulic rams at each end of the trailer raise the sides to lock in the bales, so there is no need for the time-consuming strapping process.

It is available on a number of bale trailers from Joskin, offering up to three axles and payloads of 20t.

However, there’s no word on the extra pennies you will have to part with to get the ladder sides.