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Machinery Chatter
Dan Miller Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Thu Aug 20, 2015 11:12 AM CDT

Born in a converted 90- by 150-foot machine shed outside Adel, Iowa, a new-type cargo ramp that quickly loads and unloads ATVs and side-by-sides has rapidly become a big seller. In its first days of production, back orders stretched two and three weeks.

This handy device is called MAD-RAMPS and comes from the inventive minds of Matt and Dave Pelzer. Matt, Dave's son, farms 2,500 acres of corn and soybeans in central Iowa. Father and son found that while ATVs and some side-by-sides fit into the bed of their trucks, it is more often the case that a bulk fuel ...

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