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  1. Machinery
    hello, my little family farm recently got a New Holland 1112 swather, overall the swather is in remarkable shape. however, it likes to wrap taller, viney grasses (vetch, Johnson grass, Sudan grass) around the auger, I have replaced the 2 rubber bats with genuine New Holland bats with no...
  2. Machinery
    I'm looking at buying a new mower conditioner for grass hay. I've got a NH 1431 rubber on rubber as well as a JD 946 impeller. Looking to go to a "one tractor" unit. Either a self propelled disk swather (16') or a the type of mower that mounts to front and rear 3 point hitch to make a 30' cut...
  3. Machinery
    I'm fairly new to this, been around farming/ranching and familiar with it most my life, but never worked it myself, so, I bought some property and I've decided (dementia?) to farm a piece of it... A little info on the property, etc... I have approx 50 acres I have worked up, and this being the...
  4. Machinery
    I'm trying to replace the reel teeth on a John Deere 896 swather header. I have the reel bar disassembled from the reel and am at the point where the operator manual says to pull the sections of the reel bar apart. Any help would be appreciated. I've tried heating and twisting with a pipe...
  5. Machinery
    Hello, This is my first post. I will be a first time hay farmer in 2015. I'll be haying about 75 acres in the Southern Tier of New York State. I'll be using some older equipment because....well...... that's just the way I am... I have a Hesston 6550 windrower with a 12' head and 2500...
  6. Machinery
    1.) I have just retired my second hay head off a Hesston 8200 windrower that has 7500 hours on the Fiat engine. I am looking to add a draper head to the tractor for swathing small grains. Would prefer a 20' head to eliminate a cart for roading. Are there any pull-type models that could be...
  7. Machinery
    I need some help. We have an 8400 Hesston swather and are having problems with the header. It is not lowering consistently. When it doesn't lower if you drive the machine around for awhile a lot of times it will cause it to start working. We have replaced the switch in the cab, checked the...
  8. Machinery
    Have a friend looking for sickle parts on a Hesston 110 swather. Any ideas? Checked Shoup, unless I missed it they have none. Also open to salvage yards. Thanks guys.
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