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In November 2014

Deutz-Fahr 6160 TTV

Standout feature on the 113kW/154hp Deutz-Fahr 6160 TTV? No question... it’s the ‘MaxiVisionCab’, complete with a radically redesigned armrest. Yet there’s rather more to this mid-sized CVT model than just new accommodation, as we find out.

Driving impression

In November 2014

Four livestock tractors compared

Livestock tractor buyers continue to represent a substantial slice of the tractor market and, as such, remain very much in manufacturers’ minds. This group driving impression assesses models from Iseki, Kubota, New Holland and Zetor.

Machine management

In November 2014

Mixed machinery policy

To help free up valuable working capital, Braintree-based contractor Tom Coxall runs a mixed fleet of owned and hired equipment. His four-year-old business majors on baling big tonnages of straw for power station contracts.


In November 2014

How it works — ABS on tractors

Tractors are being asked to tow heavier loads at faster speeds. Which, of course, means that having an efficient braking system becomes even more important. ABS is one of the key technologies.


In November 2014

Väderstad Rapid drills

With autumn drilling already underway, or very soon to be, now might be an opportune time to make any last-minute tweaks to the farm’s primary seeding machine. If you’re a Rapid user, these reader tips should come in handy.

Last updated: 17.09.2014
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