Self-propelled hay bale retriever and stacker

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6079926
SERIAL NO

09123934

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The invention is a self-propelled hay bale retriever and stacker ('retriever/stacker') for loading, transporting, and unloading bales of hay. The retriever/stacker has a tiltable bed for receiving the bales, and has movable side railings mounted to the bed, with each side railing carrying pivotal upper racks. The retriever/stacker also has a pair of spreadable forks mounted to the aft end of the bed. Attached to the front end of the retriever/stacker is a loader for lifting bales off the ground and moving them onto the bed.

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Andersen, Ole P.O. Box 1027, Warden, WA 98857 5 14
Cox, James Y 23333 Rd. 7 SE., Warden, WA 98857 1 9

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
KLEIN, JACK F. (1)
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (11)
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* 4619570 Bale loading-stacking apparatus 14 1984
* 4634336 Bale loader 15 1985
* 4630986 Bale handler 23 1985
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* 5758481 Motorized bale handler 10 1996
 
EMERGENT BUSINESS CAPITAL, INC. (1)
* 5813814 Apparatus for loading, transporting, and stacking bales 16 1997
 
MORRIS INDUSTRIES (USA) INC. (2)
* 5397208 Large bale handling apparatus 17 1992
* 5507612 Large bale handling apparatus 18 1995
 
RICHARDTON MANUFACTURING COMPANY (1)
* 4459075 Roll bale loader 23 1981
 
Sperry Corporation (1)
* 4426183 Automatic control linkage for round bale wagon 11 1981
 
J.A. FREEMAN & SONS, INC. (1)
* 5695311 Apparatus for pressing arrangements of units such as tiers of hay bales and method of stabilizing the same 15 1995
 
Wilson Mfg., Inc. (1)
* 4971504 Bale pickup transfer and stacking apparatus 30 1989
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Triple C Manufacturing, Inc. (2)
6817820 Square bale feeder attachment for flat-bed vehicles 4 2002
6945385 Square bale feeder attachment for flat-bed vehicles 3 2004
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (4)
* 6478522 Round bale handling apparatus 2 2001
7090456 Apparatus for loading, transporting, stacking and feeding bales 6 2004
* 2005/0220,571 Square bale feeder attachment for flat-bed vehicles 1 2005
7887275 Bale handling vehicle 2 2008
 
MORRIS INDUSTRIES (USA) INC. (1)
6997663 Hay bale stacker 9 2002
 
Marcrest Manufacturing Inc. (3)
7610851 Bale stacker 2 2007
8122822 Bale stacker 2 2009
8365898 Pick-up assembly 0 2010
 
HITACHI, LTD. (1)
* 2004/0049,544 In-context launch management method, system therefor, and computer-readable storage medium 1 2003
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