A bucking machine, also known as a destemmer or a debudder, is a harvesting machine that efficiently removes the buds from the stems prior to trimming. When harvest comes, there is always a lot of talk about trimming, hand trimming, motor-powered trimming, and friction trimming. Bucking can sometimes be an afterthought, when really if your destemming process is not on point, the efficiency of your whole harvest will greatly suffer! Whether you are trimming by hand or with a commercial trimmer, a bud bucker is an investment that will certainly pay for itself after one harvest.
Anyone who wants to maximize their production during harvest should consider the art of bucking! Choosing the best bucker for your grow will depend on the size of your operation and budget. We are going to go over the key points of each machine and hope to narrow down your decision. The number of feed holes, as well as their largest available diameter, food grade safe materials and design and overall usability, will be a few aspects we will be covering.
Twister B4 Bucking Machine
The Newest addition to the Twister line is the B4 Bucker. This quality crafted machine pairs well with any Twister Trimmer and certainly stands up to the brand expectations. The variable 1-10 speed controller allows you to process both wet and dry product and can be disassembled without tools in minutes for easy cleaning.
The B4 is CE certified, CSA compliant, UL compliant and is made of 304 Stainless throughout with anodized aluminum. Like all of their machines, no detail has gone unnoticed. They even have "swappable cartridges" eliminating downtime and "active gearing" which adjusts to the stem diameter preventing treacherous jams.
One of the best things about this machine is the height adjustable front shrouds. This is key for anyone using the full conveyor set up with their Twister T2 or T4. A flawless assembly line for mass production. Shop the Twister Twin T2 Conveyor Package.
The B4 has a 1HP motor, does 1750 RPMs and can process up to 150 pounds an hour. The face plate has three various feed holes, the largest being 3/4 of an inch. This machine is definitely suitable for Medium to large Commercial Growers.
The Twister B4 Bucker has a one year warranty. Shop the Twister B4 Bucking Machine.
Triminator BuckMaster Bucking Machine
Assembled in Northern California, the Triminator BuckMaster and BuckMaster Pro (pictured) Bucking Machines are thoughtfully crafted with the Commercial Grower in mind. Not only can you change the speed for your wet and dry product, the Triminator has also included two plate styles. These plates are easily interchangeable and specifically designed for your dry or wet product. The dry plate has longer insertion stems to the product is not "bashing" against the plate itself. This plate will also be beneficial for your prized "boutique" flowers.
Both models have a 1/2 HP motor and can process stems up to 3/4 of an inch. The motor and controllers are IP65 WashDown Rated, making the whole machine super easy and fast to clean. The standard unit has 5 feed holes and can process up to 150 lbs and hour whereas the Pro unit has ten feed holes and can process 300 lbs an hour! If you want to start with the standard model, you can always upgrade to the Pro model by purchasing a second operation station thanks to their patent-pending SmartMod system.
The BuckMaster is GMP compliant, UL compliant, CE compliant and RoHS compliant where all touchpoint material is 304 stainless. These machines are on wheels making them easily transferable so you can go where your harvest takes you. The standard machine is great for an avid hobby grower up to a small-medium commercial grower whereas the Pro unit is best suited for a large commercial grow.
The BuckMaster and BuckMaster Pro Buckers have a two year warranty. Shop the BuckMaster. Shop the BuckMaster Pro.
Munch Machine Mother Bucker
Not only do they have the coolest name, but the Mother Bucker is a beautiful piece of equipment that truly raises the bar in the industry. Professionally engineered by experts with 75 years of harvest equipment manufacturing experience, the craftsmanship of this machine is exceptional! Patent Pending, these machines are made in the USA and are currently in some of the largest grows in the US and Canada.
This machine is built to last and made from structural grade A36, A500 and 304 Stainless Steel with powder coated surfaces. It is CGMP compliant (Current Good Manufacturing Practice) and easy to clean with a stiff brush and 70 proof alcohol in ten minutes tops. Outdoor and indoor friendly, where you can choose which wheels your machine comes with (industrial casters for indoor and flat free off-road for outdoors). You can always purchase the other wheels separately if you want both options. The face plate has various sizes and is capable of processing stems up to 3/4 of an inch in diameter.
The Mother Bucker has a precise variable speed dial from 1-10. So depending on what you are processing, wet or dry, and/or what you plan to do with your processed material post-harvest, extracts or boutique, you can choose the right speed to best care for your plants! Choosing this for your large commercial grow will definitely help cut labor costs and add to your overall efficiency and is definitely overkill for any hobbyist!
The five year warranty accurately displays the confidence Munch has in this machine! Shop the Mother Bucker.
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