Keep your trailers secure with Trailock!

Trailock is available for 30-40mm ring hitches usually fitted to compressors/fuel bowsers/plant trailers, there’s also a lockable towing pin for that size too that fits in a Dixon Bate jaw type hitch. There’s a 50mm one for tractor size trailers, one for lorry drag/drawbar trailers and also one for the army sankey/penman trailers, basically if it’s a ring hitch, They […]

Another package of machines for RJT Excavations Ltd

RJT Excavations Ltd of Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders continues to invest in Volvo Construction Equipment products by taking delivery of a further four excavators for its plant fleet. These most recent additions to RJT Excavations’ fleet come in the guise of a forty tonne Volvo EC380E equipped with standard digging equipment coupled to a Trimble groundworks machine control system, and three smaller twenty-two tonne EC220Es. One of the […]

What’s On Guide – September 2019

Below are a list of Machine and Farm related events and shows taking place in September 2019. Make sure you keep an eye on Machine Mad Blog’s event calendar for more events in the coming months.  Tillage-Live, Wednesday 4th September 2019, 8am – 3pm, Deenethorpe Airfield, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 3AN  RTM Show, Wednesday 4th September 2019, 9.30am – 3.30pm, R T Machinery Brackwell Farm, […]

First Drive – Fendt 942 Gen 6

First launched back in July 2019 the next generation Fendt 900 series tractors have made their way to many countries around the world including the UK, I’ve been keen to see the new machines and the updates that come with them and it’s taken me until now to get my hands on one and find out what they’re really like, […]

New: NOVADISC 222 to 352

Rear mowers with side pivot mounting – cost effective and ideal for working on steep terrain Pöttinger has redesigned its proven rear-mounted mowers with side pivot mounting: because they are so smooth running, NOVADISC mowers stand for high cost effectiveness. Their low power requirement is due to their lightweight construction. These advantages really come into play on steep inclines, rough […]

Energy snaps up more John Deere Gators

Leading event equipment supply company Energy Generator Hire Limited, based in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, has recently added a record beating 51 John Deere Gator 4×4 utility vehicles to its UK hire fleet, which now numbers in excess of 170 units. Supplied by Farol Limited of Milton Common near Thame in Oxfordshire and supported by John Deere Financial, the purchase of the XUV 855D two-seater models was already the largest single order for Gators in the UK, before they were joined shortly afterwards by another 12 S4 […]

John Deere updates combines for 2020

John Deere has announced a number of combine updates for the 2020 season, with the focus on increased throughput, automation and easier operation. All the new updates can be ordered from dealers from August 2019. The S-Series combine’s automatic regulation of forward speed, HarvestSmart, has been optimised and integrated with the Interactive Combine Adjustment system ICA2. In situations where ICA2 cannot achieve the required grain sample due to high levels of chaff or broken grain, or it exceeds the set loss rate, ICA2 automatically adjusts the HarvestSmart system and the combine’s speed just as the driver would normally do. At the […]