Farming Magazine - April, 2012

PRODUCT FOCUS

Haymaking Products I

Mowers, Rakes & Tedders

Mowers

Case IH

Case IH MD Series Rotary Disc Mowers are available in three heavy-duty and three economy models. Cutterbar shock protection comes standard on the heavy-duty models. Mowers are built with heat-treated components.

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John Deere

Frontier Disc Mowers are available in a wide variety of cutting widths from the 5-foot-3-inch DM1140 to the 9-foot-2-inch DM1270 with 4-7 discs and 8, 10,12 or 14 knives. All models are three-point hitch Category I or II.

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New Holland

New H6000 disc mowers use the MowMax cutterbar, and discs spin up to 3,000 PRM, producing a knife tip speed up to 187 mph to slice through dense, wet grasses, fire ant hills and gopher mounds. Select from four heavy-duty models, including a new pull-type model with a cut width of over 10 feet.

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Rakes

Case IH

Case IH WR Series Wheel Rakes are available in working widths up to 30 feet 10 inches. Adjustments can be made without removing or adding components. Number of wheels ranges from eight to 17, with operating speeds up to 15 mph.

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H&S Mfg.

H&S Mfg. introduces its new H&S High Clearance ACTION Rake. Available in eight, 10 and 12-wheel models, the ACTION Rake features the Kwik Pik System with a third hydraulic cylinder that sequences with wing cylinders for immediate clearance of windrows. A rake arm pivot joint provides flexibility for the rake beam in uneven conditions, and large, heavy 7.5 mm, 60-inch rake wheels move the crop more gently to provide longer rake wheel bearing life.

John Deere

Frontier 11 and 12 Series Wheel Rakes are available in high-capacity models with 12, 14, 16 and 18 wheels, or bi-fold models in eight, 12 and 16-wheel configurations. Features include 40 teeth per wheels, a closed width of less than 10 feet. An optional rake-wheel wind board is available for all Frontier wheel rakes.

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New Holland

The new H5980 New Holland Heavy-Duty Wheel Rake features eight 60-inch raking wheels on the left side and nine on the right, raking an area up to 30 feet 3 inches. The offset design creates fluffy windrows up to 72 inches wide, and the H5980 features U channel rims, heavy-duty tapered roller bearings, adjustable ground pressure and flotation, anti-wrap hay guards and more.

www.newholland.com/na


Tedders

John Deere

Frontier Tedders in four and six-rotor models offer working widths from 16 feet 5 inches to 23 feet and feature a closed transport width of 7 feet. Other features include an articulating frame supported by flotation tires; couplings consisting of multiple fingers constructed of forged, case-hardened steel; and flexible, heat-treated steel tines.

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New Holland

Two models of tedders - 163 and H5270 - offer tedding widths of 16 feet 5 inches and 25 feet 7 inches, respectively. Features include heavy-duty rotors; fully articulated frame; slip clutch; flotation tires; and safety barriers.

www.newholland.com/na