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Catalogue: Ground Cover
For Central Queensland growers Rod and Phillip Otto a passion for drag racing - they have won three Australian championships - has helped them to minimise the risk of a header fire... Following two header fires in the Emerald region during the 2012-13 harvest, they decided to investigate how to reduce the risk of a header fire on their 3200-hectare property, 24 kilometres north-east of Clermont... Phillip says the modifications involved welding together several lengths of pipe and elbows to replace the standard exhaust pipe, which was difficult to seal from crop dust due to a complex series of bends and curves...
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