Messick's offers a complete range of round balers and can service the hobbiest or production farmer with fairly priced and quality built balers by Krone, New Holland and Kubota.
We're here to talk about the New Holland 313 Discbine and the advantages of the new cutter bar on this machine. We're going to start discussing the features and benefits of the new cutter bar on the 313 Discbine. If you are a current owner of a New Holland Discbine, you understand that New Holland has a modular cutter bar which is an individual gear box for each hub with a spacer, another gear box and so on down the line. That is continued on the new 313 Discbine cutter bar. The biggest difference is, is the cutter bar is expanded by about 20% in size. Each component tree is bigger. We have an eight disc cutter bar.
One of the things you cannot miss about this machine is the profile of it. You can see as I stand here beside it, this is a much lower tractor that you typically would find in a 111 horsepower machine. You can also notice the huge set of tires that are on this machine here in the front and the back. These tractors are typically sold into two unique applications a one that is in the orchards where they need a load machine to get underneath the low branches and also into poultry and chicken houses where they're typically dealing with lower height rubes, they need a high horsepower machine that they can fit inside the barn.
Today, we’re going to talk about the New Holland Small Square Baler. This is a great implement for your horse farms, your smaller dairy farms, and beef farms, anyone that has to handle small square bales by hand.
We're here today to talk to you about a New Holland pull type forage harvester. The one we have here is a New Holland FP230. We want to talk about is what customers use a pull type forage harvester. Some people think it's a dying industry, because of the self propelled machines and the capabilities of them.
Behind me is the new model 2334 pull-type triple merger. This new merger is loaded with new features that add productivity, versatility and efficiency to the hay harvesting operation.
Today we're going to look at the New Holland nine and 10 foot discbines
Back in 2012, Kubota purchased a Kverneland Group, which we primarily knew here in the US as Vicon. Those pieces were sold as Vicon and, also, under a whole bunch of different manufacturers, painted different colors, but Kubota is now the owner of that company, the owner of all that technology and assets. Hay rakes, tedders, disc mowers, those kinds of things, you will see a lot of commonality with Vicon equipment. However, the baler is different.
Neil: Neil from Messick's here, we’re out today with the Kubota hay rake, joining me here today is Anthony Rhodes, our Kubota hay tools product specialist. We're going to do a quick walk around this piece here, show you some of its features and functions and have a conversation about what customer might be best served by a rake like this.
Neil: Neil from Messick's here. We’re out today with a Kubota hay tedder. Joining me is Anthony Rhodes, my local Kubota hay tools product specialist. We do a quick walk around this piece here to show you some of the features and functions of it. I talked a little bit about hay tedders, what they do and why you should use one. If you watch a lot of our YouTube videos, we do videos on construction equipment and compact tractors and zero turn mowers and all kinds of stuff but if you've not been initiated to hay tools before you might think that a rake and a tedder look very similar but they actually have very different functions. Anthony, what is the difference between a rake and tedder?
Our typical customer for this tractor tends to be a small hay operator, hobby farm, small farmer for looking for a utility tractor. Generally, Kubotas do best in haying and loader applications. This tractor is an incremental step through the rest of the M series so it's replacing the M8560 and the M9960.
I'd like to introduce to you to the New Holland RB-450 Round Baler.
We're going to start at the front of the machine here. This machine, particular one is a 540 power take-off shaft. This machine is also equipped with what we call the drawbar swivel hitch. What that is, is it's a double gearbox, it's a gearbox on the gearbox here. Once hooked to your tractor through this latch system, you are able to turn at any angle and your driveline stays centered with the machine. What that eliminates is any driveline chatter and the possible failure of your driveline from binding from turning to tight. This will let you pivot in any direction eliminating driveline failure for you in the future.
This is a model Krone SW710T is a twin rudder hay rake. A few of the benefits and features of this rake are that you can rake two rows together or you can rake two individual rows. The way this is accomplished is there are a set of hoses on the front of this rake.