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Major 2600LGP Slurry Tanker
Major 2600LGP Slurry Tanker

Contractor Spec LGP Slurry Tanker

The MAJOR LGP Tanker is a robust vehicle designed and manufactured with the larger producer or contractor in mind. The MAJOR LGP Tanker is unique in design, in that the barrel is supported by a separate chassis.

The position of the axle relative to the machine length means that a perfect balance is achieved with 80% of the weight running on the tanker’s axle and the remainder being carried on the tractor drawbar.

The tanker is baffled to prevent ‘wave’ motions during transport. It is mounted on wide support wear plates to spread the weight reducing tension and stress. 6” filler points are placed on the sides and rear of the tank.

These tankers are painted the traditional MAJOR green finish as standard or galvanised on request. All MAJOR LGP and Alpine tankers are fitted with hydraulic brakes and side and rears lights as standard. This is in full compliance with regulations for agricultural vehicles.

  • Heavy duty commercial specification axle
  • Fitted with safety breakaway cable
  • Rubber buffers on drawbar for smoother, safer journey
  • Hydraulic brakes as standard ensuring compliance with regulations
  • Internal baffle plates to prevent wave motions during transport
  • Choice of galvanised or painted finish

 

Description

Specifications

Model 2050LGP 2200IND 2250LGP 2400LGP 2600LGP 2800LGP 3100LGP
Capacity (Gallon) 2050 2200 2250 2400 2600 2800 3100
Capacity (Litres) 9319 10228 10228 10910 11819 12712 14092
OA Length (Hitch to coupling ball) 6.9m 6.5m 6.5m 6.9m 7.0m 7.3m 8.1m
OA Width (Tyre dependant) 2.6m 2.4m 2.6m 2.6m 2.6m 2.6m 2.6m
OA Height (Add tractor hitch) 3.3m 3.2m 3.4m 3.4m 3.4m 3.4m 3.5m
Wheel Recess Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Weight (Empty) 3882 Kg 4050 Kg 3920 Kg 4250 Kg 4350 Kg 4550 Kg 4650 Kg
Weight (Full) 13201 Kg 14086 Kg 13630 Kg 15160 Kg 16169 Kg 16369 Kg 18742 Kg
Tyre Options
28.1 R26 Yes N/A Yes Yes N/A N/A N/A
29.5/75 R25 N/A N/A N/A Yes Yes N/A N/A
30.5 R32 Yes N/A Yes Yes Yes N/A Yes
800/60/R34 Yes N/A Yes Yes Yes N/A Yes
550/60/22.5 N/A Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
BKT 181 tyre N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Yes N/A

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Testimonials


We took delivery of our Major 2300-gallon Alpine Tanker and trailing shoe in December 2012 and in just a few months I could see the benefits of this method of placing slurry. The accuracy of spread is excellent. The gra ...
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Gary Orwells, Farmer, Powys, Wales

Our Major Alpine 2670-gallon tanker is fitted with wide, low-ground pressure tyres and Major’s own trailing shoe system, which was quite a step away from our old tanker with a splash plate. We like the trailing shoe sy ...
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Will Davis, Farmer, Abergele, Wales

The grass responds well to the slurry applied with the trailing shoe with minimal grass contamination and we are soon round to harvesting again.
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Victor Jennings, Dairy Farmer, Co. Cork, Ireland

The Major Alpine is built using a separate chassis system which reduces stress on the tank, so it’s a lot more durable than the average tanker. With the large tyres we are using, we get less compaction - even in the we ...
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Victor Jennings, Dairy Farmer, Co. Cork, Ireland
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