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Gauge & Press Wheel Scrapers

Gauge Wheel Scrapers

 50/row Case IH

 50/row Great Plains 2″ wheel

 60/row Great Plains 4″ wheel

 60/row John Deere

 60/row Kinze

 50/row White


Press Wheel Scrapers

 40/row Case IH

 45/row Great Plains

 30/row John Deere planters

 50/row John Deere 455 drills

 30/row Kinze

Mud build up can lead to shallow plantings, delayed emergence and overall reduction in yield.

With the Gauge and Press Wheel Scrapers you will be able to spend more time on the tractor with less time cleaning your depth wheels. No down time cleaning the wheels equals more acres planted per day.

About Our Wheel Scrapers

Gauge wheel scraper on a John Deere planter

The Gauge and Press Wheel Scraper consists of an adjustable poly blade or a metal blade (for JD press wheel scrapers) that keeps the depth wheel clean and mud-free allowing you to keep an even and consistent seed depth.

The Gauge Wheel Scraper easily welds or bolts onto most planters and once the wheel scraper is installed, with a one wrench design, it will conveniently flip out of the way when you are not using it.

Press Wheel Scrapers for JD & Kinze Planters do not have Poly Scrapers—they are metal only.

Benefits of our Wheel Scrapers

Muddy wheels without scrapers shown next to clean wheels with scrapers
Unit on left shown without wheel scrapers and
unit on right shown with wheel scrapers

Benefits

  • Keeps the gauge and press wheel clean even in loose, muddy soil
  • Keeps the gauge wheel clean so seed depth does not change
  • Affordable and economical
  • No hand cleaning = More planting

Features—Design

  • Readily adaptable on most planters
  • Welds or bolts on
  • Flips out of the way when not needed
  • Scrapers are made of high molecular poly for wearability
  • Designed shape to fit contour of tire
  • Scrapers are adjustable in and out–up and down to fit any tire

Scrapers for Case IH

Gauge Wheel Scraper

Gauge wheel scraper for Case IH planters

The Case IH 1200 planters from 2002 and newer that have the 5/8” X 3” bolt on gauge wheel will accept the Schaffert scraper to clean the gauge wheels of mud.

Prior to 2002 the IH planters had a water pump bearing that was held on the gauge wheel arm with a roll pin. The newer planter cannot have a scraper that is bolted on the outside of the gauge wheel arm because it would interfere with the large transport wheels Case IH put on many of their larger planters, especially the narrow transport and central fill planters.

Schaffert Mfg. Co. has introduced a new scraper that bolts on the inside of the gauge wheel arms on the 2002 and newer planters. This new scraper eliminates the problems associated with the lift and transport wheels on these newer planters.

Schaffert Mfg. Co. has had a gauge wheel scraper for the older Case IH planters for years. The plastic scraper has vertical slotted holes with horizontal holes in the bracket to give a person in and out and up and down movement to fit the gauge wheel tires properly.

These gauge wheel scrapers will give you a clean tire in all wet planting conditions, keeping the planter units from riding out of the ground.

The Case IH gauge wheel scraper is very easy to install without drilling any holes. When ordering you will need right and left hand brackets.

Press Wheel Scraper

Case IH press wheel scraper bracket with a square hole in the center for carriage bolt and nut, allows for bend to be added to scraper
Carriage bolt and nut added to the Case IH press wheel scraper bracket in order to bend the scraper to the curve of the tire
Adding a curve to the press wheel scraper allows it to mold to the contour of the Case IH tire
Press wheel scraper for Case IH

  • Square hole and optional carriage bolt added to bend scraper around tire
  • With the bolt, the scraper curves to fit contour of tire
  • Remove the optional carriage bolt to eliminate the curve and run as a straight scraper
  • Made of high molecular poly for wearability

Chicken Tracker Scraper

Scraper mounted to the Chicken Tracker wheel on a Case IH planter

The Chicken Tracker takes the place of the original press wheel. It mulches and mellows the soil over the seed bed.

Press Wheel Scraper for Great Plains

Press wheel scraper for Great Plains planters
Press wheel scraper and bracket for Great Plains planters

Press Wheel Scraper for John Deere 455 Drills

Press wheel scraper for John Deere 455 drills (side view)
Press wheel scraper for John Deere 455 drills (top view)

Updated Gauge Wheel Scraper

photos of the new and old style of weld on piece for John Deere, Kinze, and White gauge wheel scrapers

for John Deere, Kinze, and White planters

We've recently updated the gauge wheel scraper bracket for John Deere, Kinze, and White planters. The updated mounting bracket features a longer nut and more weld.

Gauge Wheel Scraper Mounting Instructions

for John Deere, Kinze, and White planters

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