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Features

  • Kid-easy turning effort
  • Fast production speed
  • Shells corn & dehulls walnuts
  • Super durable ductile iron
  • Sealed ball bearings
  • Self adjusting for ear size
  • Auto cob ejection
  • Easy mounting options
  • Powder coat finish
  • Can be belt driven

Description

Maximizer™ Corn Sheller

The Maximizer™ hand crank corn sheller rapidly removes every kernel of grain from whole corn ears. The crank turns extremely easily and the production rate is ten to fifteen bushels of shelled corn per hour (about ten seconds per corn ear). It works on all normal dry ears, even skinny popcorn ears down to 2" diameter.

The sheller turns on sealed ball bearings for smooth operation and long life. Premium ductile iron—not the common brittle grey cast iron—is used throughout for high strength, and it features a tough, handsome powdercoat finish.

In addition to shelling corn, The Maximizer™ sheller also hulls walnuts with relatively fresh hulls (not old petrified hulls!)

  • “I grow rare varieties for seed and needed a corn sheller that wouldn't cracking the seeds on the very thin cobs. Yours works great and saved us a lot of time trying to shell it by hand.”

    – Janna A., AZ

Spring tension on the hinged pressure plate is easily adjustable with a thumb screw. Since one setting accommodates a wide range of corn ear sizes, adjustment is generally set-and-forget.

The corn sheller's ingenious design automatically ejects empty cobs to the side, so they don't drop into your shelled grain.

The sheller's 10" diameter crank wheel includes a pulley groove to accept a v-belt for powered operation. Powering by means other than the hand crank is at the user's discretion, and all responsibility for safety, including necessary power drive shielding, rests exclusively with the user.

Cleats are provided to clamp the sheller onto a board, or if you prefer you can bolt it on directly, through provided holes. A popular mounting option, as shown in the accompanying photos, is to clamp onto the side of a bottomless box that's set inside a bin or tote box. After a quantity of corn is shelled, the box and sheller can be lifted out, leaving your tote full of grain.

  • “We use it at the University of Colorado Grain School in Colorado Springs. It works great for students to shell heirloom corn.”

    – Nanna M., CO

The Maximizer hand crank corn sheller is warranted to be free of defects in materials and workmanship for one year. Due to the possible introduction of strains beyond the sheller's design limits, powering the sheller by any means except the provided hand crank voids the warranty. The sheller is designed and warranted for non-commercial use.

For high speed corn shelling, also see the Cyclone Electric Corn Sheller.

Tags: manual hand crank corn thresher, maize, walnut, huller, manual, rotary, stripper, non-electric

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  • Great fun shelling A LOT of corn
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    I have been shelling about a dozen 50 pound bags of corn that my husband and I grew on his father's farm. Even the grandchildren have been helping. It puts some of the corn on the kitchen floor, but it only takes a few minutes to clean them up. I love it! This is so much better than one by one and getting sore fingers. Thanks!
    15 out of 15 people found this review helpful.  Did you?
  • Look no further, this is the one to buy!
    By on - Verified Buyer
    Top quality... works great!
    15 out of 15 people found this review helpful.  Did you?
  • Corn Sheller
    By on - Verified Buyer
    Well built sheller. Works great.
    14 out of 14 people found this review helpful.  Did you?
  • Great Hand Sheller
    By on - Verified Buyer
    Hand sheller does not damage/chip the corn if you're saving seed for planting.
    11 out of 11 people found this review helpful.  Did you?
  • 100 years of shelling.
    By on - Verified Buyer
    I have a sheller that belonged to my grandfather around 1900. I wanted a new one so I could retire grandfather's sheller. The one I purchased from your store works as well as my original sheller, and is made nearly the same. The ball bearings are a wonderful improvement. Thank you for providing customers with quality products that work as good or better than the originals they replace.
    8 out of 8 people found this review helpful.  Did you?
  • Corn Sheller
    By on - Verified Buyer
    Received in a timely fashion. Works great.
    8 out of 8 people found this review helpful.  Did you?
  • Corn sheller
    By on - Verified Buyer
    Splendid sheller, I did about six bushels with no issues whatsoever. Very easy to turn, cleaned cobs thoroughly and spit out the empties as it should. Bearing was a tad loose but a few peens with a center punch made it perfect. Definitely recommend.
    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.  Did you?
  • Excellent product
    By on - Verified Buyer
    Shells a lot of corns works great.
    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.  Did you?
  • Corn shucker
    By on - Verified Buyer
    Fast and easy corn shucker!
    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.  Did you?
  • Good for both!
    By on - Verified Buyer
    I used this on both corn and black walnuts. Corn shelled very well and we froze 37 quarts. We hulled nearly 3 bushels of black walnuts for cracking and have about 50 lbs in storage. Happily our walnut trees went "nuts" last year.
    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.  Did you?
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Brand Maximizer
Length 12.5"
Width 11.5"
Height 12.5"
Product Weight 15 lb.
Finish Painted
Material Cast ductile iron
Power Manual
PHG Exclusive Yes
Warranty Length 1 year
Country of Manufacture China

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