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Jeff    Posted 08-08-2002 at 03:10:35       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Does anyone know where i can find a bale buncher my wife seems to think it would make her life easyer if I would have the bales in a group instead of in a line behind the baler.Cant figure her out she still has to pick them up if there in a bunch or in a row.


jeff    Posted 06-03-2004 at 16:00:49       [Reply]  [No Email]
jeff if you are looking for a bale accumlater go to www.haymaster.biz and take look at them.tell them that jeff williams told you about them


David Ransom    Posted 08-08-2002 at 22:51:30       [Reply]  [Send Email]
When we (my father, my brother William, and I) bale hay, it usually works like this:

One of us drives the David Brown Case 885 and pushes the clutch in a hurry if someone yells 'ĦĦĦĦSTOP!!!!'

One of us rides on or walks behind the International McCormick 46 and stacks the bales on the baler, and if there is time between bales, checks for missed knots, and if there is a missed knot yells 'ĦĦĦĦSTOP!!!!,' raises his hand, and then ties it.

One of us drives the Dodge Ram and puts the hay in it.

The IH 46 holds 5 bales on top of the sheet metal over the auger, a bale or two on the diagonal thing on the back near the bale chamber, a bale on the bale chamber, and a bale on the back hitch. Can you stack bales on your baler?


Ron/Pa    Posted 08-08-2002 at 03:24:07       [Reply]  [Send Email]
you might point out the leaving them in a row allows a little walking time for cooling off on a hot day.
Ron


Hogman    Posted 08-08-2002 at 21:54:36       [Reply]  [No Email]
Mabe She thinks She can ride from pile ta pile. Me, I'd tell er ta walk lest She get sweat on tha seat cushins. Ya just gotta stand up to em boy,lay tha law down,tell em this gettin lazy stuff just ain't gonna get it!!!! Them bale accumalaters cost money and walkins good for Ya! Speak up!

And please post pictures of Your bruises,lacerations,splints,casts etc also any remarks You might wish to make.

Anyway, Your lookin for a "bale accumalater", a dandy piece of equipment that CAN save a lot of work.


Grove r    Posted 08-08-2002 at 06:16:51       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Hi, Jeff, I used to pull a "stooker" behind the square baler, platform on skids with a tipable platform, that held ten bales stacked on edge, between forks. This takes someone riding on the thing to place the bales, used to be me! but works great. Also used a Satoh tractor with a front end loader, to move the bales to the feed yard. Had a fork made for that, that picked the bales up, in the stook, also had forks on the three point hitch for another ten bale stook......not bad, twenty bales to the feed yard, and never touched one. Not haveing a hay shed, I stored the bales as they came in from the field, in the stook, till feeding in the winter, then I just picked up the stook, usualy with the three point hitch, for traction reasons, and took the whole thing out to feed the cows. Being stored on the edge makes the bales shed water, and spoiledge is kept to a minimum. Hope this is of some value to you, have a gooder, R.E.L.


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