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Machinery

Has anyone had any experience with disc drills ?

We are a few years away from upgrading

We like the idea of a disc drill but I don’t see a lot of information on how they perform in wet conditions

Looking for the pros and cons

We live in the swan valley and generally have wetter seeding conditions so it needs to perform

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I wouldn't be scared of it. Here in The Red River valley they are a very popular machine, a few years ago I bought one, I flipped it this sp...

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Verified FBN Member (SK, CAN)

An uncle had a Morris never pin in the wetter years up this way and it was awful. Black loam soils with some clay in areas. When it was wet ...

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Verified FBN Member (MN)

As far as yearly it depends on acres and soil type. I cover bout 2000 acres per year with mine and I’ve been told in my heavy soil the wear ...

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I bought it used and so far we have had to put new discs, seed tabs twice, new firming wheels and installed a kit to take the play out of th...

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I farm in the red river valley and John Deere single disc drills are huge here. But if I didn’t have a shop big enough to work on it in the ...

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I like the way the newholland p2082 looks

What kind of maintenance do you do to the ********* yearly ?


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I’m from Westen Oklahoma, so it’s mostly dry here and disc drills are all that’s here. I assume you’re using a hoe drill? Disc drills do not...

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Yea we are using a caseIH precision 800 hoe drill 10” spacings

We like the individual openers a lot

But we can’t go overly fast

It start...

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