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Re: Baler pondering

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Old Bob

01-20-2013 07:11:34
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Erik in our area, and I'm not sure if it's not the same everywhere, you can buy a 5 foot wide bale cheaper than a 4 foot wide one. The reason for this, as best I can figure out, is it is easier to haul the 4 foot wide bales side by side on a semi trailer with less overhang. So there fore the 5 foot baler is less desirable. I buy and sell some equipment and just recently bought a 530 John Deere baler from a Deere dealer for $3k. It is a one owner baler with no damage, excellent paint, and no rust. Always stored in inside. If you are baling basically for your self, in my opinion, the bigger the bale the less amount of exposure to weather if you leave yours outside, and also you have to feed less as you put out probably 25% more hay in a 5 foot bale then a 4 foot bale, maybe more. I have always said I wish they would develop a 10 x 12 baler, less bales to haul and feed more at a time. Again just a thought.

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Leroy

01-20-2013 18:08:47
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 Re: Baler pondering in reply to Old Bob, 01-20-2013 07:11:34  
The reason for the 4' bales is that you can get 2 of them side by side and stay within the legal width of 8' if you can squeeze them enough on roads with a 8' limit, Ohio is 8 1/2' so easy to stay legal. with the 5' you are over width and could get a ticket.



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Tx Jim

01-20-2013 07:48:09
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 Re: Baler pondering in reply to Old Bob, 01-20-2013 07:11:34  
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My OTR rd bale hauler refuses to haul 5 ft wide bales. IMHO 5 ft wide bales require a much more dedicated tractor operator than 4 ft bales. Most 5 ft bales I see are shaped like a whiskey barrel which is caused usually by "operator ERROR". The whiskey shaped bales contribute to difficult loading/hauling on a trailer.



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