Recent content by HayDR

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    Baler belting going UP 25% Jan.1

    No way out of it you've been warned.
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    PTO shaft

    Great Stuff, I've sold it for 25 years
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    Round baler high moisture hay advice

    500 round silage bales may sound like allot but that's not that many. If you are going to keep that RB 450 for 8 years or longer, I'd say it is worth getting the silage special. Realize the endless belts with the bar pattern are only available from NH and are not designed to be laced back. That...
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    Baler Belts Availability

    We sell over a $1 million of baler belting a year. In 2021 our sales are down 35% just because of availability of the OEM product. All the domestic OEM manufacturers and foreign OEM manufacturers are quietly saying that they might only have 50-60% production in 2022 of their normal market...
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    do newer vemeer disk mowers last as long as a krone mower

    Both units are fine machines. The Vermeer company wise is privately held. The industrial division of Vermeer is over 80% of the company. They actually sold off Lely Hay to AGCO. Yes AGCO owns & manufacturers the Vermeer disc mower transmission. The question is Vermeer AG products being...
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    Vermeer 5400 Rebel baler

    The main reason you have build up is your belts edges have the fibers working as a burr catching the small loose hay and transporting them up the belts. Here are some of the fixes: Buy a new set of belts Take the outside belts off and take a propane torch and lightly burn the edge fibers so...
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    Vermeer 554xl Questions

    The XL Vermeer balers are the last of the 504I baler concept design. Its a bullet proof design, simple, great results and easy to work on. The M baler have a modified vertical chamber design with a drum roller. Both the XL & M designs will bale haylage & cornstalks. The 504XL with wide pickup...
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    Vermeer 504SI Questions

    The twine tube is either bent or the mounting stud is slightly bent. Also check the plunger, I have seen them bent too. No the monitor must be reset if it loses power. If you have 2-6" belts and 2-14" belts it is a 93-98 model baler. We sold over 500 of those 504 Super I balers at Carter &...
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    Howard Rotovator HN

    A FORD 105 tiller is exactly the same as a Howard HN. Its known as a Howard Cadet J style tiller. Ford does show the part # in their system.
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    Tiller Rural King Country Way Tiller Opinions

    Sicma tiller is an Italian product. Sicma SPA
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    Tiller Rural King Country Way Tiller Opinions

    The CW tillers come through Tarter. The CW & KK are CHINESE manufactured. There are 3 generations of the same tiller coming from China. The ones pictures are the Gen 2. The Gen 3 tillers have a stamped end cover over the side gearbox.
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    Any Befco tillers on here?

    The Flowing Grease is EP-00. It is also called Cornhead Grease or Cotton Spindle Grease. Tractor supply has the EP-00 grease # 105682899. Drain the oil out and use this product.
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    Tiller Chain drive lube has the tiller tines From the OEM manufacture. The Flowing Grease is EP-00. It is also called Cornhead Grease or Cotton Spindle Grease. Tractor supply has the EP-00 grease # 105682899
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    Steel prices up 20% in some sectors

    We purchase hundreds of thousand tiller blades from Europe. Both Italy and Spain manufacturers are soon having to purchase on the spot market. This will effect tine replacement $1-2 each on the wholesale side. Chinese junk tines will be less effected.