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Old 10-08-2012, 01:51 PM
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I worked on a guys National 84" real mower several times. He had a lot of little problems and was un-happy with its cut. So I when out to see what his problem was. Basically these golf/fairway mower are designed to mow every 3 or 4 day and to a much different type of grass that is seen on most lawns. IT just did not work, so he wanted to sell it to me. I took it and played with it for about 2 weeks on some of my larger commercial lawns. It was a beast, I could not get it to look as nice as anyone hoped. I took it back and I think a junk guy gave scrap iron price for it after he took the motor off.

I am a old farm from my past youth, I still help a farmer harvest and fall plow/ripp ground.
What I would like to see is a mower that can cut and make small round bales without a 25,000 price tag. Right now feed for cows and horses is going through the roof with this drought we just had. I know of 6 or 8 small horse lovers that would love a reasonable price small bail of grass to feed to there horses.

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Old 10-08-2012, 02:17 PM
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that profihopper that mickhippy posted is pretty cool! Really does stripe while it "scarifies". Check out the trailer in the background!
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:40 PM
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What I would like to see is a mower that can cut and make small round bales without a 25,000 price tag. Right now feed for cows and horses is going through the roof with this drought we just had. I know of 6 or 8 small horse lovers that would love a reasonable price small bail of grass to feed to there horses.
You should check out the BCS attachments.

The sickle bar if for cutting the hay.

A rake for windrowing

Then they have a baler you can buy.





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Old 10-08-2012, 05:45 PM
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You should check out the BCS attachments.

The sickle bar if for cutting the hay.

A rake for windrowing

Then they have a baler you can buy.





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Bet it costs a bunch. And let me guess. Not available in the us?
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Old 10-08-2012, 11:26 PM
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Bet it costs a bunch. And let me guess. Not available in the us?
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No, if you search on-line there is a couple of American dealers selling these. Not many though.

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Old 10-09-2012, 01:23 PM
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I have seen these, it is super expensive the tractor part alone is 3 to 5 grand. I have never seen a American Co that carries the small baler attachment. It is available in England I think. All other mini balers are compact tractor size and PTO driven and to big for Even larger yards. Then your talking 6 or 7 grand for the baler and 18 to 20 grand for the compact tractor.
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I think these guys are in Indiana.

http://earthtoolsbcs.com/



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