Ladder? These be Silver Stairs!๏ฝœPart 2

Jul 15, 2020
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Finished! Crazy to think these bins will be full in a month! Maybe we need a third???
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  • The two new bins look fantastic ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

    Terry StephensTerry Stephens16 days ago
  • Nice to watch it get build! Thnx

    doppydoppdoppydopp28 days ago
  • Looks like it's bin a few productive days... ^_^

    UncleManuelUncleManuel2 months ago
  • AArrrrrGGGGGHHHHHH! there be silver stairs here.

    Tuco BenedictoTuco Benedicto2 months ago
  • How dose it get filled ?

  • Singing ?dont quit your day job lol

    karl randowkarl randow3 months ago

    Carter Fuson-SouleCarter Fuson-Soule3 months ago
  • Did you get any of the storms Iowa has had, loads of grain bins destroyed in Cole the Cornstar's video last night?

    Big AlBig Al3 months ago
  • Quick question on the new bins. What keeps dust and debris from filling the area where you called the chairs?

    Daniel SweeneyDaniel Sweeney3 months ago
    • Welker Farms Wow that was great you responded before I finished watching the video! I'm not a farmer but just looked like a possible future problem. I hope you have awesome season!

      Daniel SweeneyDaniel Sweeney3 months ago
    • The fan will blow most of it out but I'm sure over time it'll build up and we'll need to pull thr floors and sweep it up. We don't have a lot of experience with large floors like that ๐Ÿ˜

      Welker FarmsWelker Farms3 months ago
  • Looking at the floor will the grain not fall through the slits/vents that are in the whole floor area?

    Derek GreenhalghDerek Greenhalgh3 months ago
  • @6:14 Ahhh you missed the chance to lay the camera sideways against the floor/wall so you could make a ladder optical illusion! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

    HU1212ICAN3HU1212ICAN33 months ago
  • Love your videos! I've binge watched a ton. I have a friend who has a dairy farm, and watching your videos i've learned a bit about what he talks about. It's kinda driving him nuts cuz in some cases, i've learned more than he knows, so that's cool! I was wondering if you are still using Power Director? I'm currently using it, and i'm seeing some editing in your videos that i'd like to learn to put in mine.. Great channel guys! ohhhh.... and how are you liking the DJI cameras? I've experienced some of the craziness with the gopro you did, and understand the frustration... Keep going! I'll keep watching!

    The Mech FixerThe Mech Fixer3 months ago
  • Always awesome to see new bins being constructed in this crazy year. On a curious note, why don't they have the door right above the unload? It would save so many headaches in the future. Also I would recommend parking the sweep either above or just behind intermediate sumps. That way when you go to use it your not starting the sweep under a pile of grain. Just my 2 cents of field experience.

    TBarTBar3 months ago
  • There's a mistake in how they were assembled. The door is too far from the side sump. You will not be able to start the bin sweep from the position Leg Arms described, it will take out the u-joint or the gear box. Done it on one of our bins accidentally. I will be very surprised if it works.

    Mike BuschetteMike Buschette3 months ago
    • We are aware of this, unfortunately it wasn't thought out well enough when they were asseming them. We may be fixing that issue soon. Thanks!

      Welker FarmsWelker Farms3 months ago
  • I Wanted to echo some other comments you are definitely going to want the power sweep directly over or slightly behind the intermediate sumps or it will not start. Nice bins!!

    Brady StrodtmanBrady Strodtman4 months ago
  • Bin Comment Part 2.

    KENtucky ProudKENtucky Proud4 months ago
  • No wind rings?

    Tim LarsonTim Larson4 months ago
  • Yeah there is some pretty big Ben's we have for 50,000 Busch opens at one of our farmyards

    on the farmon the farm4 months ago
  • Ooooweeeeeeee!

    Cathy DuPontCathy DuPont4 months ago
  • Great video !!!!! Just a quick question since the bins are nade out of metal and the highest structure around do you have to ground the structure? keep the videos coming

    Andrew DiPiernoAndrew DiPierno4 months ago
    • The whole metal bin is a ground. Good question

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker4 months ago
  • God Bless

    J P DJ P D4 months ago
  • Congrats on the new bins! ...accidents do happen Leg' Arms... we won't tell. They won't notice the patch. lol

    Brian PelletierBrian Pelletier4 months ago
  • Hollywood arms! New nickname!

    Lonnie BurkettLonnie Burkett4 months ago
  • Beaut bins! Love the safety features!

    Narelle MacPhersonNarelle MacPherson4 months ago
  • Yo

    iBelieveiBelieve4 months ago
  • Hello

    iBelieveiBelieve4 months ago
  • Hey

    iBelieveiBelieve4 months ago
  • Hi

    iBelieveiBelieve4 months ago
  • Sup

    iBelieveiBelieve4 months ago
  • Don't turn on the fans until you have the bin filled with lots of grain to hold the floor down otherwise the aeration floor will fly.

    old guy48old guy484 months ago
    • Thanks

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker4 months ago
  • Now imagine a central loading/unloading pit and tower, with another pair of bins on the other side of the road. That would be a sweet setup

    Ghost NappaGhost Nappa4 months ago
  • I thought when you started this project that the bins would be raised up and there would be a funnel on the bottom of each bin; why didn't you opt for that style of bin?

    David HenschelDavid Henschel4 months ago
    • The cost of putting a hopper under the bin would have been huge, if not feasible

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker4 months ago
  • He can actually sing

    Ben HawkenBen Hawken4 months ago
  • I know you probably already know this, but you should come up with some kind of covers for the unloading augers and motors.

    Richard PoeRichard Poe4 months ago
  • Do you have spreaders on the grain bins

    Paul Looney 1978Paul Looney 19784 months ago
    • No

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker4 months ago
  • Nick where is our Saturday upload Please โฌ๐Ÿ˜ข ๐Ÿ‘ 7/18. 4:47 P.M. EST ๐Ÿšœ

    Stephen KennedyStephen Kennedy4 months ago
  • leg arm's like your singing. can's wate for a part 3

    Dawson VlogsDawson Vlogs4 months ago
  • Shiny metal, nice. ๐Ÿคžfor a great harvest so you can more than fill them.

    Ben PattinsonBen Pattinson4 months ago
  • A lot safer for Nick to climb up.

    Ken ClarkKen Clark4 months ago
  • Are those drying fans? Or just aeration? Also , should there be tar on the outside as well ?

    Richard PoeRichard Poe4 months ago
    • Air only. Can tar outside

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker4 months ago
  • I know it would be a pain but I think Lauraโ€™s harp would sound beautiful in the bin thanks Welkers

    Gerald FelchGerald Felch4 months ago
    • Coming

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker4 months ago
  • Legarms takes over the channel lol but oh wee

    Just random videos I watchJust random videos I watch4 months ago
  • I absolutely love the drone shots coming in across the wheat field to the bins!!! Thank you guys so much for taking us along this project. I've been in many grain bins, but had never seen one put up until now. I really appreciate it!!!

    Art AyersArt Ayers4 months ago
  • Nice

    Jeff MoodyJeff Moody4 months ago
  • If I might, a suggestion: pour a small pad for a step under the steps going up the side of the bin. It doesn't need to be more than the size of a tread on the ladder (maybe a bit larger, but not so much that you have to walk another step to get off it on your way down). Make the top of the pad the same distance lower than the last step as the steps are apart on the ladder -- even if that gives you a much smaller step down to the ground. You won't mind the smaller step down, but just remember "That last step is a Dilly/Douzie" if it is as much different from what the stair tread spacing as it looks now.

    Michael AckermanMichael Ackerman4 months ago
  • Welkers for Kardashian

    Alan ScottAlan Scott4 months ago
  • Wish I could have a job that other people pay my way

    Alan ScottAlan Scott4 months ago
    • ?

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker4 months ago
  • Nice!

    Brently WhitesellBrently Whitesell4 months ago
  • Ag electrician here, however you decide to feed these bins, plan for the future. Either bring out 2x more than you think you need or prep extra conduits in the ground for future. Had to go back and upgrade a lot of farm operations after only a few years because they didnโ€™t anticipate expansion. Good looking bins!

    Drew WidolffDrew Widolff4 months ago
    • Underground line this fall

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker4 months ago
  • next you need a grain leg and pit to fill them from truck to bin

    Aaron KlineAaron Kline4 months ago
  • Congrats on these nice bins. On a side note, on the right hand side bin, the sweep will actually have to go all the way around before you guys will be able to open the access door. I wood move the doors right over the unloading tube. It is nice to open the door and make sure everything is fine before you start that sweep.

    Kaelin FarmsKaelin Farms4 months ago
    • Would

      Kaelin FarmsKaelin Farms4 months ago
  • great video LegArms

    Kevin DavisKevin Davis4 months ago
  • Very nice bins guys! God bless!

    funkfarms 1966funkfarms 19664 months ago
  • Why didnโ€™t you put the doors by the unload? Gonna be a pain to get the grain away from the door unless you put power sweeps in I would think

    Cole FeldtCole Feldt4 months ago
    • Never mind. Hadnโ€™t watched far enough into the video to see it has a power sweep lol

      Cole FeldtCole Feldt4 months ago
  • Are you thinking of getting a 747 BUD sometime? Greatings from a huge fan in Norway๐Ÿ‘ love your videos๐Ÿ˜€

    AndreAndre4 months ago
    • Did video it last week

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker4 months ago
  • if you hit your building with the tractor i suspect you will hit the motors on the bins when it snows.

    Dan JuanDan Juan4 months ago
  • Hey guys, Cole the cornstar is covering you up with his video machine!!... letโ€™s crank them out Nick and leg arms!

    derick tharpderick tharp4 months ago
  • Why donโ€˜t you have 4 Combines anymore?

    Icecream _22_Icecream _22_4 months ago
    • We have always used mostly 2 except the demo last harvest

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker4 months ago
  • Wow-what a great addition to the farm

    Charles ShawCharles Shaw4 months ago
  • "In the grain bin, the giant grain bin, the Leg Arms sleeps tonight"

    mike crowdermike crowder4 months ago
    • Love ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker4 months ago
    • LOL

      james shaw jrjames shaw jr4 months ago
  • Used to do the footings for these. I do not envy the guys having to build them.

    Marcus KooneMarcus Koone4 months ago
  • Nick, and Legarms a thought for you to chew on. What about either spreading a driveway of shale or similar (or a concrete one) in line with the auger output area for the coming and goings of your truck's when accessing the bins? A little prep work now is sure to save a boggy mess in the future Love the bins, let's hope you need MANY more in the future for all the good crops you are sure to grow! Tony from Western Australia.

    Moondyne .JoeMoondyne .Joe4 months ago
    • ๐Ÿ‘

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker4 months ago
  • Cut the grates out on the unload sumps. Pea pods like to accumulate on them and may also save you a headache if a chunk of frozen grain comes thru.

    Ryan DavidsonRyan Davidson4 months ago
  • WESTEEL can be converted to WELKER pretty easily. ;-)

    djmipsdjmips4 months ago
  • What's the purpose of the raised floor? Wouldn't the concrete on its own be a good enough floor?

    fisher hfisher h4 months ago
    • The raised metal floor is perforated to allow the fans to blow air thru the grain

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker4 months ago
  • Do you guys not were masks

    Ryan and Matt's gaming ChannelRyan and Matt's gaming Channel4 months ago
    • Not on the farm

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker4 months ago
  • Hey youguys should start a podcast I think it would be really cool

    Heinemann FarmsHeinemann Farms4 months ago

    This is NOT funny HOSTAGE2EVILThis is NOT funny HOSTAGE2EVIL4 months ago
  • any future plans for replacing some of the older bins with a few more of those westeel units?

    John JaggiJohn Jaggi4 months ago
    • We won't replace, just add

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker4 months ago
  • Run a augar down the roof then used your longest auger to feed it.

    Scott JensenScott Jensen4 months ago
  • When do you start cutting grain?

    Scott JensenScott Jensen4 months ago
    • Peas the first of August

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker4 months ago
  • Cole the Cornstar sent me here...

    Coop KillaCoop Killa4 months ago
  • Great voice in the bin Leg-Arms. I was waiting for your brother and dad to break out with : โ€œweem-away, weem-awayโ€ etc. Maybe next time.

    Kcolby47Kcolby474 months ago
  • Love the videos and keep up the good work and stay safe

    RaZe_AssaultRaZe_Assault4 months ago
  • Welker Farms and Cole the Corn Star are the TWO BEST USworlds Channels ...PERIOD!!!!! FYI LOVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE the intro.

    Top Bestest Greatest Fastest MostestTop Bestest Greatest Fastest Mostest4 months ago
    • @Welker Farms No way man, it's spot on, heck your channel is worth just watching the intro, it is ICONIC. I live in Detroit and have ALWAYS loved farmers, kind of jealous I never had the opportunity to work on farm. You guys are doing Gods work, praying for your farm everyday. Keep up the great work. Would love to make it out to Montana someday.

      Top Bestest Greatest Fastest MostestTop Bestest Greatest Fastest Mostest4 months ago
    • Thank you! Glad you love the intro, I've debated changing it due to it being so old but it is iconic to our channel so better keep it!

      Welker FarmsWelker Farms4 months ago
  • Oh my gosh! We got to see nick! I thought they fired him!

    James ThomasJames Thomas4 months ago
  • I am the pround owner of a 900 horse power 747 big bud 1:16 scale

    Diesel DrankerDiesel Dranker4 months ago
    • Send

      Diesel DrankerDiesel Dranker4 months ago
    • I live 30 miles form the Titan factory

      Diesel DrankerDiesel Dranker4 months ago
    • ๐Ÿ‘

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker4 months ago
  • Rapid roof works great on grain bins instead of tar. It's easier to apply and is better on the metal.

    Forsmann ClassicsForsmann Classics4 months ago
  • Made a mistake by not putting the doer over the unloading auger and put the bin swipe over the unloading auger and you will probably need a longer auger ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

    Flemming NielsenFlemming Nielsen4 months ago
    • Got longer auger but looking at the floor auger location

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker4 months ago
  • You need to have your kids get in the new bens and sing for your own history.

    Justin MillsJustin Mills4 months ago
  • Great your finally getting some working space for grain. very enjoyable seeing what your doing there. Good luck with making a profit. A couple suggestions and observation of a mistake when the bin was erected. Before you fill the bins each year place the sweep just to the right side of the draw off ( as you look at the center from the wall) so they drain the grain from under the sweep. it will start much easier and give less problems in the long run. Place a grain spreader in the top of the bin to fill the bin level and spread any fines through the bin. the fines is block the air and that is where any spoilage takes place and it would block your center draw off hole, also when we use a spreader we get over 1000 bushel more corn in 30,00 bu bin than when it is not used. The mistake is the entrance doors in the wrong place. They should be right beside the unload augur so the door can be opened when you start the sweep. mush easier access to clean the bin between loads. it is a pain if you have to climb up and down the inside ladder when there is a problem. harder to get things into the bin to work on anything before the bin is empty. You can get an enclosed augur boot ends that the unload augur will feed into with out using a hopper. they reduce spillage because the augur does not throw grain out when flow is slow. and are easier to cover each night while unloading the bin. Finally get a frequency drive for the unload augurs, start at a slow speed and build up speed, the motor has the same amount of power at the slow speed as it does at the high speed but the load is easier because you slowly start moving the grain. again less stress and likely hood of breaking things.

    Daniel HillerDaniel Hiller4 months ago
  • Is wiggles guarding the asylum?๐Ÿ˜Š

    Brian FletcherBrian Fletcher4 months ago
  • How much is one 60 foot bin compared to 2 36 foot bins?

    NoahNoah4 months ago
    • for spring wheat where protein levels determines a big part of the value of the wheat, being able to segregate your crop will increase your income. the difference can amount to over $3/bu. That is the difference between profit and loss in many years. In the future farmers will be paid for baking quality, like falling numbers. this year the SE soft red winter wheat crop had poor falling numbers, millers did not even place a bid for any of it so it has to be fed.

      Daniel HillerDaniel Hiller4 months ago
    • the 36 ft bins are 813 bu per foot of depth, the 60 ft is 2261 bu per ft of grain depth. need to compare cost per bu of the entire system including the loading and unload

      Daniel HillerDaniel Hiller4 months ago
  • Can guys do a video about how Covid-19 has affected your operations this year? I'd love to see all the specifics of what you guys have had to do to work around this thing.

    Austin BryantAustin Bryant4 months ago
  • The Strom that hit you toke down a qemeckel building and are to cotton woods

    Zachary VollmerZachary Vollmer4 months ago
  • Pretty neat to see how they are built. I do electrical work and we worked on a farm where they had one of these built to add to two others, as well as a new elevator. I was lucky (?? lol) enough to be able to work on the very top of both the new bins and the elevator.

    Kevin RitchieKevin Ritchie4 months ago
  • Love the video keep up with the great work

    christopher lindchristopher lind4 months ago
  • I'm a new subscriber. I just came over from Cole the Cornstar. Looking forward to watching your content. Best wishes.

    Gayle WATKINSGayle WATKINS4 months ago
    • Awesome! Thanks

      Welker FarmsWelker Farms4 months ago
  • Great video. I always wondered how they built these.

    Ocotillo Serama with Fฤ“Fฤ“ GOcotillo Serama with Fฤ“Fฤ“ G4 months ago
  • Where is your video from CornStar farms???

    Tim JohnsonTim Johnson4 months ago
    • Coming

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker4 months ago
  • WE steel lol๐Ÿคฃ

    Edward- ClancyEdward- Clancy4 months ago
  • You have it too easy putting up bins we put ours up with tri leg bin Jack's on the outside the nine with manual winches!!!

    Tim MonaghanTim Monaghan4 months ago
  • i love the bin i want one now

    Amy WillardAmy Willard4 months ago
  • Waiting for the drone fly through on the new bins. Congrats on the new storage.

    Zach HewittZach Hewitt4 months ago
  • Did FBN pay for those bins ?

    Paul WollmanPaul Wollman4 months ago
  • I'm wondering how long i will take to fill a bin. Pretty big.

    The101stEagleThe101stEagle4 months ago
  • those bins look so massive now that they are up! was NOT expecting that!

    DeutschehordeneliteDeutschehordenelite4 months ago
  • Right on guyzz. New Bins look great out on farm. Happy to hear crops looking good out your way! Have good 1 and see ya on next 1 nick

    Jeremy MullenJeremy Mullen4 months ago
  • I have always enjoyed your time lapse video work thanks for continuing to do it.

    Soybean FarmerSoybean Farmer4 months ago
  • Make sure that you put the power sweeps over the side traps before you fill them up

    Glenn GaulGlenn Gaul4 months ago