Combines

laurus74

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We are looking at getting a combine, what would people recommend, for 250acres, must be at least 20ft cut budget around £25k
 

kc6475

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Whatever you get take a combine fitter with you to look before you buy, could save you thousands in the long run, for that money it would of had some work, but at the right place and looked after no problem, but the wrong place and not maintained and it's an nightmare waiting to happen, we cut 270 acres with a new Holland cx it's well over capacity and wasn't cheap but it's built to last and will be with us for years.
 
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Rowland

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Have a look at case and John Deere you will get more bang for your buck. If you bale the straw maybe not the case but I’ve bale 1000s of acres behind one . The bales can explode on you and do once the net is off but makes it easier to spread with the loader
John Deere make a decent machine just not popular in this country for what ever reason.
I’d guess for similar machines the John Deere will be 5k less case ones a touch more. There’s not a lot that goes wrong on case combines less moving parts and they can half clock on .
 

Gapples

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A good Claas Mega 204 on 17 foot would be ideal to be honest.
But as advised, take a mechanic who knows combines & buy on condition rather than manufacturer.
 

laurus74

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To answer questions we are on high ground in the north east and have other things going on so don’t want to be combining for weeks. Days can be short to get corn fairly dry. So want to make the most of available slots.
 
To answer questions we are on high ground in the north east and have other things going on so don’t want to be combining for weeks. Days can be short to get corn fairly dry. So want to make the most of available slots.
A New Holland TF 44 would be a good choice for you. Simple, fast and reliable.
Even a TF 42 with a17’ cut would be as fast (tonnes/hour) as any conventional with a 20’ Header.
 

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