Fendt power plus vs profi plus

Surgery

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Location
Oxford
Getting priced up on a few tractors , always like to ask farmers so big difference between the two fendt models please , don’t listen too much to salesman spea and would you swing towards one or the other or doesn’t matter , thanks
 

Boysground

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Mixed Farmer
Location
Wiltshire
It all depends what you want to do and what you are buying are you thinking of a 700 and one cab? In the one cab there are differences with the layout of the arm rest. Also which level of guidance you can get, if you want section control, headland automation and variable rate I am fairly sure you have to have profi plus. If you don’t need them you can have one of the others.

There’s a page at the back of the brochure that explains it and all on the website. I have a 724 profi plus, I need section control so that is why I have it.

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eulb

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Better wiper on the profi models,higher flow hydraulics,both optional.
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Older power models didn’t have armrest paddle spools,something I’d miss.
 

Boysground

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Mixed Farmer
Location
Wiltshire
I think it’s the usual sales type thing, paperwork says rear wiper is an option but in reality no dealer sells without one. I’m sure there would be a few other similar items on that list. I think most tractors leave the dealer with the big front wiper now which covers most of the front screen.

My advice when ordering a new Fendt would be spend extra on the lever operated spool valve connectors they are so much better than standard. Also have 1 extra spool than you require this can then be dedicated to the pickup hitch

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Daniel

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I think it’s the usual sales type thing, paperwork says rear wiper is an option but in reality no dealer sells without one. I’m sure there would be a few other similar items on that list. I think most tractors leave the dealer with the big front wiper now which covers most of the front screen.

My advice when ordering a new Fendt would be spend extra on the lever operated spool valve connectors they are so much better than standard. Also have 1 extra spool than you require this can then be dedicated to the pickup hitch

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I think you can only get the lever spools on the profi models, don’t think they would let you spec them on a power model, you also couldn’t have an integrated front spool, though you could run pipes from a rear spool.
 

Boysground

Member
Mixed Farmer
Location
Wiltshire
I think you can only get the lever spools on the profi models, don’t think they would let you spec them on a power model, you also couldn’t have an integrated front spool, though you could run pipes from a rear spool.

You are probably right, the 3 I’ve had have all been profi plus

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eulb

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I think it’s the usual sales type thing, paperwork says rear wiper is an option but in reality no dealer sells without one. I’m sure there would be a few other similar items on that list. I think most tractors leave the dealer with the big front wiper now which covers most of the front screen.

My advice when ordering a new Fendt would be spend extra on the lever operated spool valve connectors they are so much better than standard. Also have 1 extra spool than you require this can then be dedicated to the pickup hitch

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The lever release spools are a different league to the p1ss poor ones on my last Fendt.
 
In the old days of the little screen @Boysground was right, now under fendt one section control is possible on power plus, rtk also, although I think you can rtk on the old little screen.
On fendt one power plus you get some paddles, 2 from memory, profi plus you get more.
I’ve not actually got vr but I’m 99% you do that on power plus, fairly sure you can do headland turn also.
As far as I recall with fendt one power plus you can’t do telemetry, and some documentation stuff, but that’s junk anyway.
I think the difference I was quoted was about 9k for a rtk, section control tractor, I get 2 paddles and a bit of chrome round the lights for 9k, apart from that it’s the same
 

Zetor

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Location
Northumberland

HarryB97

Member
Mixed Farmer
Just about to take delivery of a 718 power plus that they already had in stock. Apart from a different passenger seat back rest and slightly different spool valve layout on the armrest there’s very little different.
 

HarryB97

Member
Mixed Farmer
Just about to take delivery of a 718 power plus that they already had in stock. Apart from a different passenger seat back rest and slightly different spool valve layout on the armrest there’s very little different.
A 69 plate Valtra N174. It’s a reluctant change as the Valtra is a fantastic tractor but has been disappointing when it comes to reliability, not ideal when you only have one tractor. Maybe I just got a Friday afternoon one!
 

eulb

Member
I remember when they wasn’t any options,they just came fully loaded.

I put the screenshot up purely because there’s so many options you can add.
 

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