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Triton drill

Discussion in 'Direct Drilling Machinery' started by Bramble, Mar 2, 2018.

  1. R J H

    R J H Member

    It do,s not mix the soil so do's not bring up black grass seed it just cuts through the soil its the drainage slot that do's the job
     
  2. R J H

    R J H Member

    triton are going to groundswell and are having a open day on their farm the same days as cereals just 5 miles down the road to show off their crops to all farmers how wish to go before or after visiting cereals.
     
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  3. R J H

    R J H Member

    all farmers welcome to go and see all the crops on cereals days just 5 miles down the road at adinham park farm
     
  4. R J H

    R J H Member

    you are welcome to look on cereals days
     
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  5. R J H

    R J H Member

    not far fetched but real
     
  6. R J H

    R J H Member

    it is rock solid clay before the drill,the drill cuts a slot and wings loosen the ground before the side press after the very heavy clay looks medium land.
     
  7. Douglasmn

    Douglasmn Member

    For the benefit of the majority who cannot attend the open days can you not simply post informative and honest videos online for all to see? Surely it's the cheapest and best form or marketing as well. If people can see how the fields drilled in terrible conditions turned into such great crops then that can only be a good thing for your company. As it stands just now some people might find it difficult to take Triton products seriously given the poor P.R. service.
     
    Spencer and Northdowns Martin like this.
  8. Fred

    Fred Member

    Location:
    Mid Northants
    Guys there are lots of videos on line , surely you can find them , they only give a taster, which if you are tempted you can follow up .

    Whilst the website claims may seem far fetched , one thing is for certain ,Triton is owned and developed by a farmer who is videoing and reporting his manufacturing and trialing journey , it is not part of a multinational concern with access to top level PR , mistakes can be made , but something tells me that for heavy land farming this might be a directdrilling answer,
     
  9. principal skinner

    Location:
    Bedfordshire
    Something tells me that if you claim one 4m drill can replace 4 6m drills and drill into any soils in any conditions with zero blackgrass, said person is talking utter bollox
     
  10. Clive

    Clive Staff Member

    Location:
    Lichfield
    Just to sense check this thread we spoke to Triton drills today who assure us that @R J H is a customer with no connection to the company and despite our strong suspicions there is no evidence of multiple accounts sharing IP address etc - if we find out differently in the future we will let TFF members know so it’s a very silly game for any commetcial company to play on here

    The claims are bold (if not extraordinary) but imo the way this drill closes slots maybe a bit different and well suited to some soils
     
  11. T Hectares

    T Hectares Member

    Location:
    Berkshire
    I’ve just found Tritons calculator...

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    It’s the same one you can buy if you fancy taking on land @ ££££££/ha to justify buying that Quadtrac
     
    Fuzzy likes this.
  12. Fred

    Fred Member

    Location:
    Mid Northants
    I cant find that claim on the website. was it just the article in farmers guide ?
     
  13. Shutesy

    Shutesy Moderator

    Location:
    Stansted
    It was made on here I think. Not sure it was intended to mean that 1 x 4m drill could have the same output as 4 x 6m drills all working at the same time but perhaps more meaning it could replace a number of different types of drill on one farm that might get used across the year. Though if you have the money and land to need 4 x 6m drills I still dont think 1 x 4m drill would be enough output wise.
     
  14. R J H

    R J H Member

    I am a yorkshier farmer I have no connection with triton just bought a drlll off them,on it's merits
     
  15. R J H

    R J H Member

    it is not my company i am a honest yorkshier farmer I will post how my triton drill preform's after i have used it after harvest .I joined this site looking for bad user comments before buying, found no bad comments from user's
     
  16. Shutesy

    Shutesy Moderator

    Location:
    Stansted
    Did you ask Triton how many they have sold so far? Big assumption that the farmers that have bought one would also be on here and see your questions to allow them to comment good or bad.
     
  17. Clive

    Clive Staff Member

    Location:
    Lichfield
    On the basis that the workload fair 4x6m drills would be 8-12,000 acres a season that’s a pretty big ask for 1x 4m even working 24/7/365 !

    I think it’s that claim plus the 11t/ha plus crops from December drilled wheat into mud that has caused a few doubts among TFF members
     
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  18. T Hectares

    T Hectares Member

    Location:
    Berkshire
    And those 11t/ha yields are 3rd wheats too ( wonder why we had BG in the first place :scratchhead:)
     
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  19. Douglasmn

    Douglasmn Member

    Any chance to post some photos from your farm of crops after the Triton drill?
     
  20. R J H

    R J H Member

    if i can up load them on here ! i will try some with old drill and triton
     

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