20ft rakes

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  1. headcase

    headcase Very Senior Member

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    does the headstock pivot??
    if so id go along the lines of the way the krone is done rather than trying to make it like claas
     
  2. JD 3140T

    JD 3140T Well-Known Member

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    Yes the headstock does pivot. It can be awkward getting into field from a narrow lane , will have to look at some krone .
     
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    headcase Very Senior Member

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    The whole axle pivots instead of the wheels
     
  4. JD 3140T

    JD 3140T Well-Known Member

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    Is there any particular krone model I should look at .
     
  5. Arthur

    Arthur Well-Known Member

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    Why would you want to go to the trouble, first rake I had was a 6 metre Pottinger, no steering but a bit like taking a trailer through a gateway when turning, just a matter of positioning the tractor to turn a corner.
     
  6. JD 3140T

    JD 3140T Well-Known Member

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    Our rake has done v little and won't be changing it just thought if it had a steering axle would make it a lot easier getting through a 12ft gap from a 10ft lane .if it was my own land I would have two 12 gates .
     
  7. Green Grass

    Green Grass Well-Known Member

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    Locally i saw a star 2 rotor rake .It was a small size for a baler with star written along the back ,It caught my eye because it was quaint .I must find out a bit more about it
     
  8. AHC

    AHC Well-Known Member

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    Hi folks rake is good to use, the only issue I had was the rotors lifted together. But of sorting of pipe work and now lifts independently.
     

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  9. Masseyrk662

    Masseyrk662 Well-Known Member

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    Getting this Mchale rake for a couple of days tomorrow now to see what it’s like
     
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