Schaffert Zipper Closing Wheels - Pair of 1 Left & 1 Right

Schaffert Zipper Closing Wheels - Pair of 1 Left & 1 Right

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ZIPPER CLOSING WHEEL for JOHN DEERE 1700 7200 7300 series, KINZE 2000 3000 series, and WHITE 6000 8000 series. Plastic wheel & 5/8" OEM bearing LEFT SIDE SILVER = 1 WHEEL, RIGHT SIDE GOLD = 1 WHEEL

The Zipper is a 13″ angled spiked closing wheel designed to take the place of standard, rubber closing wheels. It works in all soil types, and is the go-to wheel for the toughest of no-till conditions.

The non-aggressive, 1″ angled spikes on the Zipper feather the soil in the furrow while simultaneously applying pressure to ensure the furrow is zipped shut.

As the spikes close they create indentations which allow moisture to sink in, increasing seed-to-soil contact.

Zipper closing wheels are angled so that when they engage the soil at the 5, 6, and 7 o'clock positions, they are breaking the side wall down over the seed plus compacting the soil around the seed. Then, when they exit the soil at the 8 o'clock position, they are angled such that they release the soil, leaving it compacted around the seed. Because of this, you will not need to drag a chain behind them.

Other closing wheels on the market are aggressive and have the potential of actually flipping seeds out of the furrow. You will not have that problem with the Zipper.