Baker Fabrication's tracked Skid Steer and The Hose Mule flaking system trailer package uses an 18-foot bumper pull trailer with a hose box large enough for two rows of 12-inch hose, 1,000 feet in each bay of the trailer. The trailer is towed by a ¾-ton or 1-ton pickup truck to lay the hose.
The system takes the manual work out of retreiving and flaking the hose.
The Hose Mule operator, equipped with a monitor (with visibility to the rear of the trailer) and dual joystick controls, sits securely and safely in the seat mounted above the trailer hitch and uses the flaking system to retrieve the hose and flakes or folds into the hose box mounted on the trailer.
The hydraulic system of the Skid Steer powers The Hose Mule flaking system which requires no need for an additional power source for the system.
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