Ripper-Stripper® Strip-Till Subsoiler Unverferth Seedbed Tillage

Tillage serves three primary purposes: 1. Create a seedbed that warms quickly, 2. Provide optimum seed-to-soil contact for enhanced germination and vigorous early plant growth, and 3. Make it easy for plant roots, moisture and nutrients to move freely throughout the soil.

The Ripper-Stripper® strip-till tillage tool from Unverferth does it all - in one pass - spring or fall - whether cutting through prior year crop or cover crop residue.

Here's the best part. The Ripper-Stripper tillage tool is your one-stop, strip-till shop with a large variety of tillage,fertilizer and shank attachments to easily customize to your exact needs.

    Features

    • Model 332 features Automatic-reset shanks that reset on the go for more time-efficient field operations
      • Shanks trip rearward and upward from a single pivot point, reducing rocks and other in-field obstacles to minor inconveniences, and trip pressure of 6,000 pounds per shank ensures a constant working depth
    • Model 312 is equipped with shear bolt-protected shanks with a shear pressure of 7,500 pounds for use in lighter, obstruction-free fields
    • Stabilizer wheels with new stubble-resistant tires for enhanced depth control and in-field stability
    • Parking stands to facilitate storage and hookup are standard
    • Standard 3-point connections fit category II quick hitch and category III standard, quick and narrow hitches
      • Adaptor kits for standard category II hitches are also available
    • Available with your choice of a high-gloss, powder-coat finish of tractor red or green
    • Customize Tillage Shank Attachment Options:
      • Strip-Builder with Rolling Harrow Basket - Create up to a 15" fully tilled strip of soil ready for planting with two adjustable coulters and 15" wide Rolling Harrow basket
      • Strip-Builder with Zone Firmer - Ideal for creating up to a 17" fully tilled and firmed strip of soil
      • Strip Builder with notched blades and concave baskets creates up to a 15" fully tilled and firmed strip of soil. Features dual adjustable notched blades that resist soil buildup and 15" wide concave Rolling Harrow basket for building a small mound of soil
      • Strip-Builder with concave blades and baskets creates up to a 15" fully tilled strip of mounded soil for planting. Dual adjustable smooth concave blades and 15" wide concave baskets work the soil
      • Zone-Firmer with lead angled press wheels and 4 section trailing press wheel is ideal for closing and leveling the soil 17" wide behind the shank's path
      • Zone-Firmer with 3-section press wheel - Good for leveling and firming the soil with a 13" wide strip behind the shank
      • Strip-Builder - Width and angle adjustable coulters create up to 15" tilled strips of soil and close the shank's path

    Accessories

    • Till and plant in one pass with planter lift-assist packages that include mounting arms and lift-assist wheels to connect to your planter for more easily raising and lowering the integrated unit. An available weight transfer kit for 12-row wide models provides added lift and stability
    • Floating planter mounting arms are available to connect 3-pt., 4 and 6-row planters to your Ripper-Stripper tool for one-pass planting
    • A lift-assist package for 3-pt., 8- 12, and 16-row Ripper-Stripper models is also available
    • Shear-bolt protected row markers with notched blades penetrate soil to leave a highly visible mark in a variety of soil types, residue and terrain
      • Markers for folding models are either bi- or tri-folding for compact transport
    • The model 500 3-Pt. pull-type caddy with dual wheels and adjustable hitch height is available for up to 8-shank folding models
    • The model 300 3-Pt. pull-type caddy is available for units up to 6 shanks
    • A bolt-on pull-type hitch package is available for 6-, 8- and 12-row models, and it's easily mounted at the 3-point hitch connector with the transport wheels positioned behind the mainframe for greater implement stability and control
    • For additional tillage shattering actions, wings can be mounted near the shank's points and are angle adjustable for customizing to your tillage needs
    • Optional shank protectors enhance shank durability and are available in either plastic or steel styles
    • Liquid fertilizer injectors mount to the rear of the shank add greater one-pass planting benefits and shank protection. Depth adjustable to meet your tillage requirements
    • Dry fertilizer shank attachments feature shank protector plates and left and right hand mounting and are depth adjustable
    • Rear-mounted adjustable-length pull hitch for towing fertilizer carriers behind the unit is also available. An optional hydraulic hitch height control eases towing concerns

    Specifications

    Description Stabilizer Tire Size Transport
    Height/Width
    Model 332 w/Conv. Strip Builder
    Appx. Weight (lbs.)
    Model 312 w/Conv. Strip Builder
    Appx. Weight (lbs.)

    Due to continuing improvements in the design and manufacture of Unverferth products, all specifications contained herein are subject to change without notice.

    4-Row, 30" Spacing - Rigid 7.60x15 8-ply 11'4" 3760 3120
    4-Row, 36" Spacing - Rigid 7.60x15 8-ply 13'9" 3900 3360
    4-Row, 38" Spacing - Rigid 7.60x15 8-ply 13'9" 3900 3360
    4-Row, 40" Spacing - Rigid 7.60x15 8-ply 13'9" 3900 3360
    6-Row, 30" Spacing - Rigid 7.60x15 8-ply 16'6" 5305 4435
    6-Row, 36" Spacing - Rigid 7.60x15 8-ply 19'5" 5525 4680
    6-Row, 38" Spacing - Rigid 7.60x15 8-ply 19'5" 5525 4680
    6-Row, 36" Spacing - Folding 9.5Lx15 8-ply 16' / 7' 6450 5960
    6-Row, 38" Spacing - Folding 9.5Lx15 8-ply 16' / 7' 6450 5960
    8-Row, 30" Spacing - Rigid 7.60x15 8-ply 21'10" 6655 5605
    8-Row, 30" Spacing - Folding 9.5Lx15 8-ply 15'6" / 7" 7690 6665
    8-Row, 36" Spacing - Folding 9.5Lx15 8-ply 16'6" / 9'8" 8075 7385
    8-Row, 38" Spacing - Folding 9.5Lx15 8-ply 16'6" / 9'8" 8075 7385
    8-Row, 40" Spacing - Folding 9.5Lx15 8-ply 15'6" / 10'2" 8075 7385
    12-Row, 30" Spacing - Folding 12.5Lx15 10-ply 15'6" / 12'4" 10,725 9195
    12-Row, 36" Spacing - Folding 12.5Lx15 10-ply 20'10" / 11'9" 12,040 10,565
    12-Row, 38" Spacing - Folding 12.5Lx15 10-ply 20'3" / 12'7" 12,040 10,565
    12-Row, 40" Spacing - Folding 12.5Lx15 10-ply 19'8" / 13'4" 12,110 10,635
    16-Row, 30" Spacing - Folding 12.5Lx15 10-ply 19'8" / 13'4" 14,555 13,025

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