We have Fendt and john deere and realy dont like the spool leavers in the fendt i always have to have spool screen open on the monitor just to see what is happening as there is no feel to them and they return to neutral position, the JD on the other hand while a little clunky are very simple to...
If its a machine you have had for a while and know how its been looked after then keep it , you will gain very little in performance or running costs by getting a newer machine and 7000 hrs is not hogh hours for a digger.
Isn’t it amazing how people can run a machine and have no idea if it is running correctly, it’s no wonder some machines get a bad reputation when there set up wrong from new and used by people that have no clue on operating them.
Maize needs constant regular heat not highs and lows for good growth if it stays in the high 20's 24 hours a day with good access to water you will get optimum growth but when it climbs into the mid 30's growth will slow the same as when the temp drops below 20c.
Front right hand side above the hydraulic connectors theres a D plug , if you double click the button in the cab it stays on but in normal mode you need the drum in gear front down and hydro leaver out of park position.
All our JD choppers have 48 knife drums , for grass we always run a half set and whole crop and maize we run a full set you wont notice any difference in power consumption with a half set they run the same as a full set they dont block they dont run rough . We havnt run 3/4 set before but i dont...
Its a small world, i live in the amuri basin and know Tom and Scotty done some work in molesworth station over the years.
These are a few of our trucks havnt got any recent pictures but we have a 720 Volvo aswell now.