The newest Claas single-rotor rake, the Liner 500T, has a 15’9” working width. Attached using a parallel drawbar, it offers a clearing width of 12’8”. Fourteen tine arms with four double tines per arm offer good pickup and clean windrows, while an adjustable swath guard makes it easy to change the windrow width.
The rake also features a new, airtight, solid-rotor gearbox with an extra bearing to absorb high leverage forces.
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Kuhn’s SW 4004 large square bale wrapper comes with a hydraulic sliding feature that allows for drive-through operation, widening the wrapper for easy bale loading and visibility. Its patented loading system has fewer moving parts, resulting in less bale damage and risk of contamination.
Short top rollers allow film to wrap closely to bales, reducing damage to the film. Its hydraulic slide system’s transport width is 8’.
The economical Massey Ferguson Farmer Series disc mowers were designed for small- and medium-size farms. They include models DM1305, DM1306, DM1308 and DM1309. The mowers provide an exact cut and high forage flow without material buildup for fluffy windrows, and their low-profile design keeps the cut clean, even on rough terrain. Cutting widths range from 5½’ to more than 9’
The Farmall 105U and 115U tractors from Case IH, with 91 and 98 pto horsepower, respectively, feature Tier 4A-compliant four-cylinder turbocharged and intercooled engines. Fuel is delivered with electronic high-pressure common-rail fuel injection for efficiency, extended engine life and improved cold-engine starting.
Their electro-hydraulic power shuttle wet-clutch transmissions have 12 forward and 12 reverse speeds. A 17.2 gpm hydraulic pump and load-sensing, close-center rear remotes keep the tractor working in all situations, no matter the load.
The Krone EasyCollect 1053 corn head can harvest 14 rows at a 35’ working width, then fold into three layers for narrow transport. The machine utilizes the Krone Collector, designed to reduce the number of components and drive systems, cutting weight and power requirements.
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