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Tillage Tools

The TL2 Series in-line ripper and the TL3 Series disc ripper will be available this fall from Caterpillar.

The in-line ripper features an exclusive pilot shank design for smooth steering on contours. The disc ripper, pictured below, combines deep ripping, residue cutting and incorporation into one pass. Both series will initially be offered in 30" spacing and in five-, seven- and nine-shank versions. Working widths range from 12'6" to 22'6", depending on the model.
Circle 1 on Reader Service Card or call 815-756-5600.

Skid Loader

The 7800 skid loader holds up to 3,600 lbs and lifts up to 11'10", according to Gehl, West Bend, WI.

Vertical-lift linkage provides consistent forward reach throughout the entire lift cycle. Powered by a 110-hp turbo diesel engine, the unit features 3,300 psi system relief pressure and 40 gpm high-flow auxiliary hydraulics. The cab offers low-effort levers and full 360° visibility.
Circle 2 on Reader Service Card or call 262-334-9461.

Compact Tractor

Designed for high performance on a tight budget, the Massey Ferguson MF 1233 compact tractor is available in two- and four-wheel drive models.

The 3-cylinder, 28-hp diesel engine has indirect fuel injection. Its torque backup is designed for tough field conditions. A 540-rpm rear-mount pto is standard; a 2000-rpm mid-mount pto is optional. A wide range of attachments, including a rotary tiller, box scraper and quick-attach backhoe, are also optional.
Circle 3 on Reader Service Card or call 770-813-6185.

GPS Receiver

The GPS4100 receiver from Ag Leader Technology, Ames, IA, can be used with the Ag Leader PF3000 for variable rate application, site verification, navigation and yield monitoring. It also provides straight line and contour parallel swathing when used with Ag Leader's Lightbar.
Circle 4 on Reader Service Card or call 515-232-5363.


Two Case IH self-propelled sprayer models have been enhanced for improved performance.

A new radiator design on the SPX 3200 improves visibility, and a 3" fill line shortens tendering time. The plumbing system will also be available this summer on new 800-gallon poly tanks.

Improvements on the SPX 2130 sprayer include a larger, 71-gallon fuel tank; an adjustable wheel track width ranging from 72" to 102"; and an 80' boom with an independent outer boom.
Circle 5 on Reader Service Card or call 320-843-3333.

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