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Re: Sund pickups for combine header

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GreenEnvy

04-01-2013 06:07:31
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They work fine in small grains and everyone had one around here at one time. We had four of them until I scrapped 3 of them a couple of weeks ago. They are probably the best for picking up crops right off the dirt that got rain and beaten down to the ground. Belt pickups have problems doing that. However, they are generally higher maintenance then a belt pickup which is why Sunds kinda went by the wayside around here.

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Suffolk1

04-01-2013 12:49:43
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 Re: Sund pickups for combine header in reply to GreenEnvy, 04-01-2013 06:07:31  
What parts of the pickups required higher maintenance? Are the maintenance problems pricey, time consuming or both? Was the higher maintenance a design problem, operator problem or due to other factors? Appreciate your comments.



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Jon Hagen

04-09-2013 08:48:38
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 Re: Sund pickups for combine header in reply to Suffolk1, 04-01-2013 12:49:43  
They need more maintenence because they have so many bushings and bearings,sliding and rolling parts. That compared to a belt pickup which is basically just a rubber belt running on a couple of rollers. The sund was popular here in ND because it would pick material very close or on the ground and is an open design where small rocks fall through the pickup and on the ground, instead of in the combine.

If the crop swath is still up on the stubbles, set the pickup to run a bit higher and never worry about scooping up a rock.

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rusty6

04-14-2013 07:44:32
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 Re: Sund pickups for combine header in reply to Jon Hagen, 04-09-2013 08:48:38  
Around here the Sund had a reputation of getting the grain that the other pickups would leave behind. Having replaced an old Case belt pickup with a Sund I would agree. The Sund was (is) an excellent pickup for cereal grain swaths. I used an older one on a Case 460 pull type back in the seventies. Then a newer Sund on a Massey 510. I'm trying to remember if I ever had to replace anything on it but nothing comes to mind. They did not pick up rocks but would pick up a stump or stick sometimes. See a shot of mine at work on the 510 here.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twR8fU4T8fI
This post was edited by rusty6 at 07:46:36 04/14/13.

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