There’s a Right Way to Lift a Bin

Here’s a YouTube regular, known as ‘Always Off Road’, he knows there’s a right way to lift a bin and this week he is showing us how he loads and unloads bins hauling sugar cane out of the paddocks and into the refinery. This is a simple, but highly effective, system used wherever cane is grown. If you ever wondered how this task was handled, now you know.

 

Not all bin lifts are quite as straightforward. Here we have a rigid Mack trying to load a heavy skip bin full of construction materials, I’ve got to say the driver does very well in an iffy situation:

 

The Australian Armed Forces utilise a similar technology on their new multipurpose trucks, demonstrated here:

 

If you are going to pick up one bin, why not pick up three?

Author: Tim Giles

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