- Model FX Series - Aquatic Weed Harvesters



The FX SERIES is designed for rapid deployment and frequent and effortless site to site “leap-frogging”. The paddle wheels are tilted up with hydraulic power. The diesel engine, fuel, and hydraulic systems are mounted to the lower deck, and are protected against water splash. The elevated operator’s bridge with its controls can easily be tilted down for passages under extra low clearance bridges over land or water. This harvester is ideal for contract operations.

The FX-11 HARVESTER above. This unit is the flagship of the “Hydro-Star” Fleet and is constructed with an upper deck as well as power tilt-up paddle wheels.

  • A Complete Hydraulic System for all harvesting, load handling, and propulsion functions, with variable speed control at the operator's finger tips
  • Diesel Engine/Hydraulic Power Unit, with heavy duty battery under a lift-up hood..
  • Lockable hydraulic oil and diesel fuel tanks, hydraulic directional valves, filtration.
  • Operator's platform with a seat and console with engine controls and monitoring system including warning lights, tachometer & hour meter, and hydraulic controls with pressure gauge.
  • Conveyor belt system made of heavy duty open mesh galvanized steel supported by UHMD plastic tracks and interchangeable floors.
  • Harvesting head with adjustable depth setting, as well as swing back impact relief.
  • Storage Conveyor with load indexing and height adjustable discharge.
  • “Hydro-dynamically” shaped hulls, including multiple compartments, inner ribbing, tie and lift cleats, drains & vents, anti-skid deck, and bottom skids.
  • Two independent, bi-directional, hydraulically driven Paddle Wheels with variable speed controls.
  • Paddle Wheel tilt-up system for road transport (on FX Models).
  • Railings & guards.
  • Stainless steel fasteners.
  • Marine coating, following sandblast preparation, included priming and finishing coats.  Standard colors are orange with blue accents.
  • Fire extinguishers and Life jacket.
  • Operators  manual, parts catalog, and one year warranty.

  • Stainless Steel Hull
  • Working Lights
  • Alternate Paint Color
  • Hydraulic Quick Disconnect Outlets, (1/2” Standard)
  • Stainless Steel Conveyor Belt (on harvesting head only)
  • Sun/Rain Roof
  • Machine Wash-Down System
  • Spare Parts Packages (Std. & Extended)
  • Cleats on Front Conveyor Belt
  • Operators Cab (not on all models)
  • Trash Collecting Package
  • Tool Kit & Box
  • Alternate Engine Choice
  • Air Conditioner/Heater (not on all models)
  • Hydraulically Powered Spud Anchors

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