Locust Industrial VD-1480 Bucking Machine


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A truly industrial bucking machine to prepare you for harvest!

The VD-1480 from Locust Industrial is the perfect fit for any indoor or outdoor harvest operation. With an approximate throughput of 200 lbs/hr , the VD-1480 will pay for itself in no time.

All units ship with 2 Round Hole Cutter Plates, 2 Star Hole Cutter Plates and Spare DC Motor Brushes.

The reverse speed control is line voltage compensated and transient voltage is protected. The air-cooled speed control is factory set but can easily be adjusted and fine-tuned for:

  • Adjustable minimum speed (0-30% of max)
  • Adjustable maximum speed (66-110% of base)
  • Adjustable IR compensation
  • Adjustable linear acceleration (0.5-8 sec.)
  • Rated NEMA 4/12 ISO 9001 Compliant

Each unit includes a set (2) of each round 6 hole cutter plates and star 4 hole cutter plates

The VD-1480 is calculated 4 HP at the Roller Surface. Shore A70 Durometer roller surface hardness (equals high milage automotive tire)

The cutter plates come withe following stem diameter sizes:

  • Round - 1/4" - 5/16" - 3/8" - 7/16" - 1/2 - 5/8"
  • Star - 5/16" - 7/16" - 1/2" - 5/8"
VD-1480 Bucking Machine

"Adjustable Spring Loaded Rollers" give way to the plant stem to preserve the roller surface. The rollers can be "Locked Down" for zero give by adjusting springs to zero (operator preference)

The Off-Road package of this bucking machine comes with "Flat Free" off-road casters so you can take your bucker anywhere your operation needs to go, indoors and out!

Key Features of the VD-1480 Bucking Machine

  • Welded Steel Construction
  • Stainless Steel and A36 Powder Coated Steel
  • All Stainless Steel Hardware
  • Removable Base for bench or automated instalation

This machine has an easily removable combined motor. Speed control and safety switch are all one unit with an industrial proven variable speed DC 1 HP Motor. The motor comes with spare brush set located inside speed control

Hinged Semi-driven Upper Rollers easily open for cleaning access.

The industrial oil filled Worm Drive Gearbox with sight glass eliminates servicing belts and chains.

Full Factory 5 Year Warranty on defects of materials and workmanship (excludes rollers)

Field Prep

Quality Custom Fabrication with Locust Industial

Locust Industrial is your source for high-quality production farming equipment. Our products are designed to save time and labor for Industrial Hemp, Hops, or other farming operations while streamlining production, eliminating wasted efforts, and maximizing Return on Investment.

With over 30 years experience Servicing Costumers with Respect, Quality Products, On Time Deliveries and Satisfaction Guaranteed.

Specification for the VD-1480 Bucking Machine

  • Throughput 200 lbs./hr (Approximate)
  • Dimensions: Length: 60" - Width: 30" - Height: 50"
  • Weight: 480 lbs.
  • Power Type: Standard 120 Volt - 15 Amps
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