What is the difference between a Haybine and an Discbine?

What is the difference between a Haybine and an Discbine?

Haybine is the brand name of the first mower-conditioner. It combined the sickle bar mower and the hay conditioner to promote faster drying hay all in one process. The current versions produced by New Holland are branded the Discbine, since they now feature faster disc mowers.

What is a Discbine mower?

In fact, New Holland coined the term “Discbine,” which has become the popular name that’s loosely used to refer to any disc mower-conditioner, regardless of brand. It’s no surprise, because even in tough conditions, a genuine Discbine disc mower-conditioner swiftly turns heavy crop into fast-drying windrows or swaths.

How much horsepower does a Discbine need?

In New Hollands case both the ten ft discbines call for 80 hp minimum. When mowing thick down mangled hay the flails will grab the hay before its cut also sometimes.

How much horsepower does a disc mower need?

A new 9 ft cut disc mower/conditioner with rubber rolls from NH calls for 65 HP. But if you move up to the 10 foot cut NH, minimum HP is 80. Keep in mind that these ratings are for ideal conditions (flat land, uniform crop, etc.) and running at pretty high ground speeds.

What should I look for when buying a used lawn mower?

If one disc doesn’t move for some reason it’s gear may be shelled out inside which would require replacement. Also you want to check health of the skid plates which wear down over time and may need to be replaced. Depending on the brand of mower it will be shaft or belt driven from the pto to main gearbox.

How fast can you cut hay with a Haybine?

Re: Haybine cutting speed. Usually 8.5 mph for us.

What is the smallest Discbine?

9’2″ Cut with H7220 or H7320: The smallest models of the Discbine family, the H7220 and H7320, provide a 9′ 2″ cutting width and narrow transport, which is ideal for mowing tight spaces and passing through narrow entrances.

How much horsepower does it take to run a 9 foot disc mower?

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