Bobcat’s S510, S530, S550, S570 and S590 skid-steer loaders and T550 and T590 compact track loaders feature increased visibility, comfortable cabs and easier serviceability.
Their unique cab-forward design gives the machines a different look, moves the operator closer to the attachment and provides unmatched visibility in all directions.
The S530, S570, S590 and T590 each provides a vertical lift path, giving operators the ability to lift heavier loads higher. The S510, S550 and T550 each has a radius lift path, which provides more reach and visibility.
Nikkel Iron Works’ 1017 Darf hay rake is an upgrade to the company’s 917 rake, with many enhancements. They include an upgraded Dur-Adjust Spring and Rod System and Super Duty walking-beam assemblies, now standard features. Hydraulic hoses are now enclosed for a smoother, more efficient and maintenance-free operation, and an easy-access cover protects the multifunction hydraulic valve from weather and debris. Also, a redesigned channel lift-tube support delivers trouble-free rake wheel height adjustment. Call 559-999-1014, visit www.nikkelironworks.com/.
Zetor North America, Inc. has relaunched its Major Series value-priced utility tractors, initially in an 80-hp four-wheel-drive cab version. It features a heavy-duty frame and a rugged and easy-to-service four-cylinder Zetor engine free from complex electronics and computer controls. It has a 12-forward, 12-reverse-speed synchro-shuttle gearbox and a user-friendly hydraulic system.
With a lift capacity of more than 5,500 lbs, the Major is one of the most powerful tractors in its class, according to the company.
Call 877-469-3867, visit www.zetorna.com/.
With a new four-tine Double Bale Spear from Westendorf Manufacturing, two bales can be moved at once, cutting handling time in half. Its heavy-duty construction includes four high-quality 49” forged tapered spears.
The bale spear is available with many quick-connector styles to adapt it to most loader models on the market. It also can be mounted to a tractor’s rear three-point hitch.
Call 712-423-2762, visit www.loaders.com/.
The Krone EasyFlow 380 hay head still has a camless pickup, but it has been updated with a new crop roller that has a revised contour and repositioned deflector plate for improved crop flow. An adjustable clearance for the crop roller enables the pickup to adjust even better to varying swath widths. For maximum longevity, the wearing plates in the crop-flow area are now made of stainless steel and Hardox. Visit www.krone-northamerica.com/.
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