mower conditioner

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    What size mower for Massey 3070

    Hi all, Looking at upgrading my old two drum mower for a wider disc mower to be able to cover more ground (Krone Activemow or similar) What sort of size would folks recommend behind a Massey 3070? Not wanting to stress it too much, don't want to break the rear casing/cross arms at all! Was...
  2. steveR

    Will a disc mower cut and leave a long stubble?

    Something of a long title, but needed to get it right :) I am going to have fair few ha of herbal leys in two years time with a % being cut for conservation every year, probs as wrapped haylage for cattle. All the guidance seems to say leaving a long stubble is paramount to preserve the...
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    Fendt 516 / Valtra N174d / Case Maxxum 145 cvx or JD 6130 AP.

    I'm trying to replace a 2014 Case 130cvx (well speced) that I really like, but it's no longer available as short chassis. I am looking for CVT, min 145hp / 50k, front links and pto. Fully suspended with air brakes, short chassis and tight turning (4 CYL) and at least steering ready (run rtk...
  4. P

    Massey 6170 turbo kit

    Does anyone have a Massey 6170 fitted with a turbo kit that has exhaust coming out of bonnet? Going to turbo mine and just trying to work out how to route exhaust using existing hole in top of bonnet. @masseybreaker @Massey mad @massey man
  5. Farm Classifieds

    Lely MC280 Mower Conditioner

    Lely MC280 Mower Conditioner Advert added by: Lister Wilder Machinery Details Category: Mowers Disc Mower Price: £4950 Condition: Used Description How to make contact with the Dealer Click here to read more about this listing and contact the dealer
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    Lely Lotus 300 Combi Raking Hay Video

    This past year I inquired on this form about a Lely Lotus 300 Combi rake tedder combo and got some great advice. Long story short, I bought a Vermeer TR90 which is the Lely in Vermeer colors. We’ve had a chance to use it in haying this year, tedding and raking hay for square bales of hay. The...
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    Bracken for bedding

    Hi all. A couple of questions for those who farm common ground on or around brecon. We are on holiday up here and have been walking today around the national park visitor centre. There was a lot of bracken that had been mowed, some was rowed up and some was bailed. It all seemed very dry so was...
  8. Stags Agri

    Full Dispersal Sale of Telehandler & 5 Tractors at Bradnich, Exeter, EX5 4LT - Wednesday 23rd September 2020 - 700+LOTS

    Chapelhaies Farm, Bradninch, Exeter, EX5 4LT Wed 23 September 2020 STARTING AT 10.00AM (WITH THE HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE) DISPERSAL SALE OF TELEHANDLER, 5 TRACTORS, VEHICLES, FARM MACHINERY, TRAILERS, ATTACHMENTS & IMPLEMENTS, LIVESTOCK & GENERAL EQUIPMENT, VINTAGE EQUIPMENT & SURPLUS HOUSEHOLD...
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    High horsepower 4 Cylinders, will they last?!

    So we are seeing high horse power 4 Cylinder tractors up to 200HP in the Massey Ferguson range. Are they as reliable as a straight 6? Do they have the tourque of a 6 cylinder ? Pros cons ? Are they here to stay? First tractor a drove was. 6930 150HP , it could run rings round a 4 Cylinder 200HP...
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    Mower conditioner under £3500

    I’m looking for a mower conditioner preferably with metal tines on the conditioner. Trailer or mounted I don’t mind. Wider is better but not to picky as long as it’s good to go and is good at conditioning. Max Budget is £3500 plus vat. also looking for a haybob. Just needs to be a good runner...
  11. Jsmith2211

    732 Mower Restoration

    Hello chaps. The 732 is now mostly finished! I might give it another coat of paint as when i put the fingers back on i did scratch a little bit of paint off (as the vapormatic stonleigh grey i have been using seems to not adhere particulaly well, though this may have something to do with my not...
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    Sizing a disc mower for a Massey 135

    Always run a km22 drum mower on our 135 but it’s always been a bit light on the front end when on the road so been thinking of getting a disc mower as been told they’re much lighter. Have seen plenty of 8’ plus disc mowers but know ours wouldn’t handle anywhere near that but nothing much in...
  13. Y

    Mowing charges

    Wondering what do people charge for mowing,grouping it into 18 ft rows,is it extra for grouping it?
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    Chopping whole crop with trailed chopper

    Any 1 do it. Is a mower conditioner a no go. Got some peas barely and grass so like to have abit of wilt . All advice please
  15. Stags Agri

    SOUTH WEST SALE OF 40 TRACTORS, COMBINES & FARM MACHINERY (650+ LOTS) - Ending Sunday 2nd August 2020

    NOW LIVE! – THURSDAY 23RD JULY – SUNDAY 2ND AUGUST (7pm) 2020 SOUTH WEST SALE OF 40 COMBINES, TRACTORS, EXCAVATORS & VEHICLES PLUS OVER 600 LOTS OF TRAILERS, FARM MACHINERY, GENERAL & LIVESTOCK EQUIPMENT BY ONLINE TIMED AUCTION 600+ LOTS To make enquiries with...
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    Mower conditioner

    Any one out there With a pottinger 265 HED mower conditioner? Are they good? Have seen a new 2012 model still not built sitting in a corner of a shed for sale below 8k! Usually won’t look at anything else apart from kuhn!
  17. jamesrm87

    Intro and your thoughts please...

    Hi All, Long term viewer but new user here! Based near Winkleigh, Devon. Recently bought a house with 37 acres (all pasture). Previously owned by a horsey family but not into that (they scare me). They owned for 20 years and never used a single chemical so the grass is pretty 'organic' and its...
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    3,5m mower conditioner

    Hello. Looking to buy new Pottinger 352 ED mower conditioner. Anybody using it? We have two pottinger mowers for 15 years. Maybe somebody has compared Pottinger to a different mower and can share some opinion? Cheers
  19. MX7

    First week in use NEW machinery dramas??

    Over the years what are the worst breakages you have had on brand new machines within their first week or so of use. I ask the above as main drive belt broke on the brand new combine at the small estate where my wife is secretary ,on the second day of use this season. Trouble was it cut through...
  20. Greythundercloudys

    What make, nice 100/110hp loader tractor.

    What would be a nice low roofed tractor, thinking l may change my 08 landini, even a 10year old thing would do maybe a 340 claas.
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