Grape Stakes

A well known vineyard in California was developing a new vineyard on sloping hills in California. The  project required the installation of tens of thousands of grape stakes and the time allotment was short.

The Challenge: 

Install tens of thousands of grape stakes within a short time frame allowing the new vine stock to be planted within the seasonal requirements.

The Solution: 

Build a mobile production line.

The Tools: 

2 – Rhino PD 39s, tool retractors, Kaeser M 26 Air Compressor, utility tractor, utility/material trailer with cross rail

The Result: 

3 man crews driving 480 grape stakes per hour.  The installation was completed three weeks ahead of schedule.