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Tractor test

In May 2017

Valtra N134 Versu

Much like the T series update in 2014, Finnish tractor maker Valtra completely revamped its smaller N series line in 2015 for Stage IV emissions compliance. Major beneficiary is the cab, which represents a big improvement on the accommodation offered by its predecessor. Our test candidate in the May magazine is the 99kW/135hp (max) N134 model.

Practical test

In May 2017

Front-mounted mowers — part II

Part I of our front-mounted mower test focused on power requirement and conditioning effect of the assembled machines from Claas, Fella, Kongskilde, Krone, Kuhn, Lely, Pöttinger, Samasz and Vicon. For part II we progress to look at what the individual units are like to live with in the field.

Used machinery

In May 2017

Second-hand Väderstad Rexius Twin press

Surely, buying a second-hand press is just a matter of assessing ring condition and, if that’s in order, agreeing a price? Ah. Not exactly. At least not when looking for a bargain Väderstad Rexius Twin.


In May 2017

Isuzu AT35 and D-Max Blade double-cabs

Monster tyres, extended wheel arches, Fox front springs and a full set of dampers — the AT35 is quite a beast. But is this extra performance spec worth the extra cash? That’s the £ 7,500 question.

In May 2017

Till, plant and ridge up spud land in the one field pass

This 250hp Deutz-Fahr 7250 TTV is, what you might call, ‘fully loaded’. Running on tracks, it carries a cultivator up front and a cultivator/planter/ridger combination at the rear. Find out more in our May issue.

Last updated: 22.03.2017
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