Monday, 11 June 2018 10:33

Master plougher

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Kuhn has added a new model to its Master plough range with the 4- to 6-bodied Vari-Master L – an ideal fit with the new generation of short wheelbase tractors from 200 to 300hp. 

Filling the gap between the Master 153 and the 183, the Master L has an on-land format allowing the use of tractors equipped with broad tyres or tracks, protecting the soil from compaction. 

The plough’s geometry uses special kinematics to cancel any drift associated with a change in offset or working width, ensuring the plough remains perfectly aligned with the direction of travel, helping to reduce wear and fuel consumption.  A patented furrow closing angle-of-attack adjustment system is said to improve residue flow and burial, in a single movement and without need for tools. 

Maintenance-free, the VARI system offers increased work rates, and its linkage mechanism, integrated into the housing, provides excellent shock protection. A welded structure and forged wear parts help extend service life. 

A new arched plough beam creates less wheel overrun, allowing operators to work close to the edges of the paddock and get a good finish.

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