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TranSpreader - TranSpreader Sole Source

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Document Type:SNOTE
Posted Date:Aug 11, 2017
Category: Agriculture Machinery and Equipment
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Agricultural Research Service - Eastern Business Service Center


Sole Source Document for the TranSpreader THIS IS A NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD A SOLE SOURCE CONTRACT AND IS NOT A REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE QUOTES. The USDA/ARS intends to award a Firm fixed price sole source contract under the authority of 41 U.S.C 253(c)(1) and FAR 6.302-1(a)(2), only one responsible source, to: GVM, Inc. 374 Heidlersburg Rd Biglerville, PA 17307. Description of Requirement: The objective of this sole source award is to procure a TranSpreader with the following features: Frame • Tubular construction frame • 20,000 lb single axle design • Low center of gravity • Adjustable combination hitch Tires • 710/45-26.15 12 ply tire package; 52.48 in diameter x 27.56 wide tires on 26.5 in rims Body • Body of 12 gauge and 3/16 all 304-2B stainless steel • Hopper dimensions: 142 x 99 x 52 in (L x W x H) • Hopper height to ground: 91 inches • 230 ft³ hopper capacity • PWM automatic controller with drag and spinner control • Rawson 6:1 reduction dual-pinion spur gear drive with two hydraulic motor drives • 33 in x 257 PSI wide continuous loop rubber drag belt with cleats • Completely sealed rollers with stainless steel shafts • Dual, top mounted, hydraulic OMP 50 cc spinner motors, operate in series with Case drains and oil enclosed spinner shafts • PWM spinner speed control from computer (tractor hydraulic pump minimum 20gpm @2,500 PSI) • 22.5 in dished stainless steel spinners, 12 gauge construction • Fold up rear spinner deflectors control center of spread pattern • Adjustable spread pattern- Lime: 30 or 40 ft; Fertilizer: 60-90 ft • Air foil splash guards spread carry over material into pattern • 16 x 16.5 stud tread press wheel with hydraulic lift for tandem spool controls • (5) Mild steel angle supports keep weight off belt • Stainless steel rear bumper guard • Manually controlled dual gates • No spinner blade or tray adjustment • Low profile • Spreads; lime, gypsum, fowl manure, fertilizer Factory Options • Shur-Lok roll tarp • Raven Envizio Pro CAN controller w/built in 600 Phoenix Helix ILOS • Raven Envizio Pro variable rate software • Raven viper pro CAN controller w/guidance software and 600 Phoenix ILOS • Raven RGL 600 all-weather lightbar • Raven ISObus system (will work with JD GreenStar, Case 7000 & Ag Leader Integra Task controller or Raven VT terminal) • Ag Leader InCommand 800 with 6500 GPS This requirement will be for the purchase of QTY - 1 EACH, GVM 8.0T TranSpread Computer Spread. The NAICS code for this requirement is 423820; the small business size standard is 500 employees. This notice of intent is not a request for competitive quotes; however, interested persons may identify their interest and capability to respond to this requirement. All information received by 1:00 PM Central Time on August 18, 2017 will be considered by the Government. Responses shall be submitted to Josh Dobereiner at josh.dobereiner@ars.usda.gov. The e-mail subject line shall state: AG-32SC-17-874158 Notice of Intent to Sole Source. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed contract based on responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. NO TELEPHONE REQUESTS WILL BE HONORED.

Original Point of Contact

POC Lynn S. Hults, Phone: 9792609376

Place of Performance

10300 Baltimore Ave., Building 301, Beltsville, Maryland, 20705, United States
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