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Compost Turners

Compost turners are used to mix and stir compost material in commercial composting operations. Compost turners, sometimes called windrow turners, are designed to traverse trapezoidal windrows. There are front loader mounted turners where the operator simply drives close alongside the pile and the turner picks the material up, mixes it, then deposits it behind the machine. Straddle machines work just as their name implies by passing over the compost rows with the compost underneath the machine. Pull behind turners are designed to be pulled by a tractor or loader and may be self powered or may take their power from a PTO on the tractor pulling them. The operator typically drives alongside the pile and the turner aerates and leaves it behind the machine as the operation proceeds. Most operator’s go with rubber tires, but on soft ground or otherwise marginal conditions, a tracked machine can operate under more severe ground conditions.

KW 718 Self Propelled Compost Turner

W021144aWebPrice: $74,500
Number: W021144

This self-propelled KW compost turner is hydraulic driven and powered by a 460HP CAT 3406C diesel engine. It will produce windrows that are 18 ft wide by 7ft high. It has new flails & the A/C works! This turner has approx. 8,000 hours of use, some just idling hours. The engine has new exhaust gaskets & a new turbo. This unit also just had a new hydraulic wheel motor put on this past summer. It is in great working condition and can be demonstrated. Please call for more details, pictures, and a video as this turner is priced to sell!


Scarab 14 Self Propelled Compost Turner-Portable

W021207AWebPrice: $115,000
Number: W021207

This portable 14ft. Scarab will make windrows that are 14’ wide by 6’ high and it is powered by a CAT diesel engine that was rebuilt just one year ago. It is equipped with a 5th wheel hydraulic plate and hydraulic rear double axle bogie. This system allows this turner to be completely mobile without requiring any permits. It was previously owned by a municipality and then by an individual that was a composting contractor for several municipalities. It will need a new set of flails soon (only approx. $3,000), but ready to go right to work. Call today for    —-> Read the Rest


Vermeer CT612 Pull Behind Compost Turner

W021201aWebPrice: $32,500
Number: W021201

This Vermeer pull behind compost turner will create 12’ wide x 6’ tall windrows and only requires a minimum 80HP tractor with creeper gear. It has aggressive flails and can turn up to 1,500 tons per hour. It is in excellent operating condition with low hours of use and it is ready to go right to work. Call for more details & pictures!


Scarab 18 Self Propelled Compost Turner on Tracks

W021197aWebPrice: $129,500
Number: W021197

This self-propelled Scarab 18 is on tracks and is powered by a 360HP CAT 3406 Diesel engine.  It will create 18’ wide windrows and it only has 3,749 hours of use on it.  It was used to turn leaves & bio-solids. It has had many upgrades including a new drum motor & new track gear box. Very clean machine that’s ready to go right to work. Video available. Call today for more details on this great buy!!


Sims 2000 Self-Propelled Compost Turner

W021195aWebPrice: $60,000
Number: W021195

This self-propelled Sims 2000 compost turner is powered by a 5.9 Cummins Diesel engine and will create 6’ wide windrows.  It only has 654 hours of use & is ready to be put right to work.  Call today for more details!


Scarab model 20 Self Propelled Compost Turner

W0190aaWebPrice: $109,500
Number: W0190

We just purchased this unit with the thought of going completely through the machine and re-painting the machine as well. What we’ve found is a very sound machine that needs a little TLC to get it back in good operating condition. So we’re going to be offering this machine basically “as is” for a very attractive price first before we go to all the work of sandblasting, primering and re-painting the machine. Many people would rather see the machine they’re going to purchase in its “working clothes”. The machine will be completely checked over and any and all repairs made    —-> Read the Rest


Komptech X63 Compost Turner

W021191aWebPrice: $325,000
Number: W021191

This portable self-propelled Komptech compost turner will create 18’ wide x 8.5’ tall triangular windrows with a throughput of up to 5,800 cubic yards per hour. This turner only has approx. 3,700 hours of use and is ready to go to work. The turner has been well maintained and is easily portable. Call today for more details!!


Scarab 16 Self Propelled Compost Turner

W021184aWebPrice: $65,000
Number: W021184

This self-propelled Scarab compost turner is powered by a 470HP Detroit Diesel engine and it will produce windrows that are 16 ft wide by 7ft high. It is in good working condition with 8,400hrs. of use and is priced to sell! Maintenance & oil test records available.


Brown Bear PTO PA35C Compost Turner

W021182aWebPrice: $18,000
Number: W021182

This Brown Bear turner is designed to attach a 3 pt. hitch on a 100-160HP tractor and is effective at aerating and turning windrows. It creates 10.5’ windrows and it will work great for composting yard waste, manure, and bio-solids. It requires a tractor with a 3-point hitch and creeper transmission. It is in good condition and is ready to go to work. Call today for more details!!


Frontier TB 12 Pull Behind Compost Turner

W021181aWebPrice: $32,500
Number: W021181

This Frontier pull behind compost turner will create 12’ wide x 5’ tall windrows and only requires a minimum 85HP tractor with creeper gear. It has the patent rotor system and was rebuilt just about a year ago with a new PTO drive, new tunnel, new tires, and more. It is in great operating condition and ready to go right to work. Call for more details & pictures!