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Tractor test

In October 2015

Powermix check

Are you one of those cynics who reckon our test tractors must have been tweaked by their makers prior to delivery to the DLG? To answer the doubters we put a selection of farmer-owned tractors through our test.

Practical test

In October 2015

Krone BiG X 480 forager

Monster 800-1,000hp forage munchers might attract the most attention at exhibitions and working demonstrations, yet it’s still the 500hp units that account for a big chunk of self-propelled sales. Our test unit is Krone’s BiG X 480.

Driving impression

In October 2015

Claas Disco 9200 mower combination

Downing a swath of 9.1m, the Claas Disco 9200 also features the company’s Max Cut cutterbar. Main claim for the bar is that its wave-shaped leading edge and new discs produce a greater blade overlap.

Used machinery

In October 2015

Case IH Quadtrac

It’s almost two decades since the Quadtrac rubber-tracked crawler first appeared on these shores, and over the intervening years it has become the main prime mover on many larger arable units. Fancy a used Quad? Then check out our guide.


In October 2015

Drill bit sharpeners on test

Obvious, perhaps, but the difference in performance between a blunt drill and a properly sharpened bit is... well, ‘staggering’ is no exaggeration. Our workshop section compares the quality of work provided by four sharpening tools.

Last updated: 12.08.2015
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