Mchale f5600 over f5500

Boss Man

Livestock Farmer
Is the mchale f5600 worth the extra money compared to the mchale f5500. Does the tractor need the power beyond to run the f5600? The main advantage we see is the density and net adjustment on screen.

Boss Man

Livestock Farmer
I would think them two things are things you would set for job and not be changing alot so not justify extra cost
When changing from silage/ straw/hay its somthing you change quiet frequently. The leaver on the side to change the distance from the door sensor only works depending on the type of crop. Can still pack hay too tight

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Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine

JCB has launched new Fastrac 4000 and 8000 Series tractors with an all-new electronics infrastructure which is claimed to deliver higher levels of performance. According to JCB, the new Fastrac iCon operator environment has three key features: iConfigure – creating a bespoke control experience for every operator iConnect – integrating advanced precision agriculture technology iControl – redefining operation through new driveline software The 175hp to 348hp (133kW to 260kW) Fastracs feature the new iCon armrest console and touch-screen display to provide flexibility in operator allocation and operator information, as well as a new transmission control strategy to enhance operator comfort and powertrain efficiency, says the manufacturer...