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English translation: draw bar

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03:47 Dec 11, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Zugpendel
Zugpendel läßt sich nicht zur Seite klappen (muß immer abgebaut werden)
The Zugpendel is part of a tractor - something to do with the traction?
Julie Neill
Spain
Local time: 21:32
English translation:draw bar
Explanation:
The draw bar, or Zugpendel, is a heavy metal bar at the rear of the tractor to which various pieces of equipment or wagons can be attached. It has holes in it for such attachment. Certain other pieces of equipment don't attach to a tractor in this manner, and the draw bar would be in the way, therefore "es muss abgebaut werden." With other makes of tractors, "es kann zur Seite geklappt werden oder sogar vorwaerts geschoben werden."
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draw bar


Explanation:
The draw bar, or Zugpendel, is a heavy metal bar at the rear of the tractor to which various pieces of equipment or wagons can be attached. It has holes in it for such attachment. Certain other pieces of equipment don't attach to a tractor in this manner, and the draw bar would be in the way, therefore "es muss abgebaut werden." With other makes of tractors, "es kann zur Seite geklappt werden oder sogar vorwaerts geschoben werden."


    I am an agricultural researcher and have used such equipment both in the US and Germany.
John Speese
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