I have the 1359, seems like a good machine. Works okay here on a mix of grasses, some alfalfa and clover. Had to borrow an old NH machine a couple years ago, to cut some grass and oats, not sure why, the 1359 worked well otherwise and it cut 10 acres of grass and barley just fine.
May have had to do with condition of blades, I don't know. Just put new blades on last year just before harvest, the old ones went about 7 or 8 seasons.
Only bad thing I've heard about the 1363 is that since the tongue is straight (doesn't have a kink near the hitch like a NH) it can't turn as tight to the right as some competing machines. Otherwise it's a whole new animal from the prior 1359 and benefits from the newer RazorBar which should be considerably stronger.
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