The Amulet PowerBrute hydraulic thumb (grapple) offers more control than a rigid thumb – an inexpensive universal hydraulic bucket thumb of the highest quality. This hydraulic thumb fits all sizes of loaders, backhoes and excavators. The PowerBrute is an upgraded Amulet Brut thumb. Amulet thumbs are of the highest quality. When not needed the thumb stores flat to the dipper stick. Weld on base plate. An optional hydraulic diverter valve kit available for backhoes with extendable sticks. Many models available, choose from our convenient model pages.
The PowerBrute Hydraulic Thumb can be curled independent of bucket, a highly useful feature for demolition, rock placement, land clearing, etc.
FEATURES: -Independent Action: thumb can be curled separate from bucket for the specific application. – Remote Main-Pin: works with all buckets and quick couplers – Makes changing buckets and other attachments a breeze, no need to remove thumb. – Works great with all buckets and quick couplers. – Full Length Base Plate: includes mount stop and remote main hinge pin. – Open Back: improved visibility – Large Diameter Hardened Pins Throughout – Made of High Strength Alloy: maximum performance and minimum weight – Easy Installation and maintenance: Grease zerks on main pin and hydraulic cylinder – Stores Flat: When not in use the PowerBrute is hydraulically stored tight against dipper stick.
Want a hydraulic thumb but not plumbed, or no available circuits?
Tap into an unused circuit (i.e. stabilizer) with a Hydraulic Diverter Kit switchable from your cab
Power your hydraulic thumb by utilizing the hydraulic circuit for stick extension, stabilizer or a lesser used circuit. After installation, by shifting the VS245 or VS285 selector valve, the control for the extend-a-hoe now operates the Amulet hydraulic thumb. The diverter valve kit includes a rocker or palm handle switch, a double selector, wiring harness and relief. Hoses not included. Choose from either of two double selector kits:
Max PSI Int. Drain
Max PSI Ext. Drain
Voltage 12 VDC Standard, 24 VDC optional
Amulet Hydraulic Diverter Kit with Rocker Switches
The most common diverter kit. Mount switches anywhere in cab. A component only kit. Includes a VS245 or VS285 selector valve, APV310 cylinder protection valve and control handle with wiring harness. Standard voltage is 12VDC. Hoses and fittings not included. Free shipping with Thumb or Hydraulic Upgrade.
Amulet Hydraulic Diverter Kit with Palm Handle Control
Add a push button to your joystick. A component only kit. Includes a VS245 or VS285 selector valve, APV315 cylinder protection valve and control handle with wiring harness. Standard voltage is 12VDC. Hoses and fittings not included. Free shipping with Thumb or Hydraulic Upgrade.
AMU-PHT-DSP12-PB-TK Hydraulic Diverter Kit w/ Diverter Kit w/ Palm Switch. Standard voltage is 12VDRocker Switch $779.00 Free shipping with Thumb or Hydraulic Upgrade.
Kit to install an electric-operated valve and a switch in your cab to divert the flow from an unused hydraulic circuit (i.e. extendahoe or backhoe stabilizers) which are not needed when digging or operating a thumb. An owner/operator can install.
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