Which floating row cleaners do you guys like?
Looking to add floating row cleaners with clean sweep to our JD 1760 with XP row units. Will be planting corn in field cultivated bean stubble and we are transitioning into no till soybeans. Will probably plant some beans into tilled corn stalks. Also would a spiked wheel be better than a shark tooth? Thanks in advance!
You want the residue to be swept out of the way only rather than push a significant amount of soil and residue out of the way in tandem. Sha...More
I checked out sunco units at s local farm show yesterday. I really like the look of them. With clean sweep I know I can limit dirt moment bu...More
The fixed row cleaners will plow badly in tilled ground no matter which brand you have. The floating bracket coupled with cleans weep will d...More
Martin row cleaners are what we have used for years. I believe the make the most durable and toughest row cleaner on the market
Yes I agree. When you wear them down put on back for closing wheels . Remember to Stwich left and right . They are the same wheel
If you want ultimate control, add clean sweep from 20/20 Precision Planting. Or similar system. You can pick up the row cleaners, and let th...More
That's what I was thinking. I'm pretty sure if we switch we will put clean ***** or ******'s version on them
Really like Dawn Gfx’s. Great control and cleaning. Not attached to row unit to put vibration or strain on it and the bushings.
Absolutely agree. Can raise when necessary and operator has great control of how aggressive you want to be.
I was going to comment on the same vibration/strain thing myself. I went from the CleanSweep w/floating yetters w/depth bands, which worked...More
I had suncos didn’t like how much dirt they moved switched to Martin with clean sweep there much better for me for sure in soft ground.
Did you use shark tooth wheels or spiked wheels?
The suncos were shark tooth
The Martin we use now are spiked wheels
Use Dawn hydraulic cleaners. Would only consider air if you already have air on the planter. But still short term solution. Hydraulic is ...More
I have the precision clean sweep with Shark teeth and hydraulic down pressure. Now I realize my real problem is I am not closing. Planting ...More
I run some floating ones made by ****'s Repair out of Bird Island, MN. Don't think they'd work too well with clean sweep though. I've used t...More
***** with the two bearing hub are very durable and do a great job. Adding a clean sweep to control them from the cab is awesome we have 3 ...More
So your ******'s have spiked tooth wheels with depth bands i assume?
Yea spiked with depth band.
And if your in soft ground or planting high speed go with the wide depth band. Just my thought
We have Dawns, work well for no-till. Can't even tell u how many thousands of acres are on them and never have done anything but grease them...More
****** row Cleaners are very durable in 6 seasons I have never replaced a bearing I would stick with the standard wheels feel like they move...More
I have had the best luck with Yetter row cleaners that have the shark tooth cleaners with depth bands. I use clean sweep but have not been ...More
Same. Yetters with shark tooth and depth bands on clean sweep system. The planter has been cleaned and shopped right away when planting is c...More
Agfocus with shark tooth are awesome I like the pull design
We have been running Martin row cleaners with 2 1/2 inch float for five years now very happy with the performance in all types of soil and r...More
Try a good strip tiller. Keep the strip tiller and planter simple. Don't need all the extra stuff. Excellent stands are provided at less cos...More
Are u no-till or strip till?
No till beans strip till corn. Got to put nh3 on some how. Take advantage of the knife. It's free.