R68-78

R 68-78 Centre Delivery Rake

Building on their comprehensive range of grass machinery, McHale now introduce their R 68-78 centre delivery rake.

McHale rakes have been tested in the world’s most difficult conditions, in order to deliver a strong and robust machine, which is efficient and reliable in all terrain. The McHale R 68-78 rake is an ideal machine for those who want to get the best quality fodder, by delivering an aerated swath. The R 68-78 delivers an ideal swath for maximum baling and harvesting output.

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Overview


The McHale R 68-78 can be used to combine multiple mower rows or to row up grass, which is left on the flat. McHale centre delivery rakes are powerful but gentle on the crop, delivering the perfect swath preparation. The rotors on the McHale centre delivery rakes are suspended centrally and both rotors operate at equal ground pressure across the adjustable working width to deliver the perfect swath.


Standard Features:

McHale Heavy Duty Design Incab Width Adjustment Steering Axle
380/55 – 17 tyres Pivoting Headstock Heavy Duty Wide Angle Driveline
Tine Arm Cam Adjustment High Speed Running Gear Rotor Height Adjustment Indicators
Transport Height under 4m

 

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McHale Heavy Duty Design

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McHale Heavy Duty Design

Through innovative design McHale has delivered a high quality heavy duty range of rakes. McHale rakes have been tested in the world’s most difficult conditions, in order to deliver a strong and robust machine, which is efficient and reliable in all terrain.

Features

Incab Width Adjustment

Features

Incab Width Adjustment

The McHale R 68-78 twin-rotor centre delivery rake offers a number of different working widths from 6.8 to 7.8 metres. The variable working width is adjusted hydraulically from the tractor seat.

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Low Maintenance Steering System

Features

Low Maintenance Steering System

McHale rakes feature a simple and low maintenance steering system to master even the tightest of turns and give excellent road stability.

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Wide 380/55 - 17 tyres

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Wide 380/55 - 17 tyres

McHale rakes are equipped as standard with wide tyres to give excellent stability on the road and minimise compaction in the field.

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Pivoting Headstock

Features

Pivoting Headstock

The pivoting headstock of the McHale rake couples into the 2 point linkage arms. The rake is designed to deliver a tight turning movement and high work rates.

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Wide Angle Gearbox

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Wide Angle Gearbox

The drive power flows through a wide angle gearbox to the individual rotors.

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Tine Arm Cam Adjustment

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Tine Arm Cam Adjustment

Both rotors are fitted with a Tine Arm Cam Adjustment to allow the speed at which the crop is distributed to the row to be adjusted. The cam on the tine arms can be adjusted simply to cater for all working widths and crops.

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Steering & Headland Clearance

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Steering & Headland Clearance

The R 68-78 is designed to deliver a tight turning movement and high output. The low-maintenance steering system is effective in even the tightest turns.

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Rotors & Tines

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Rotors & Tines

The tines on each tine arm guarantee the cleanest sweep, delivering uncontaminated fodder into the aerated swath. The tine cam adjustment, allows the operator to adjust when the tines release the crop.

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Transport

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Transport

For transport, when the rotors are folded up, they move down into a locking position, which delivers a transport height under 4 metres. As a result, tine arms do not need to be removed for transport.

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    McHale R 68-78 Centre Delivery Rake Videos

    The McHale R 68-78 can be used to combine multiple mower rows or to row up grass, which is left on the flat. McHale centre delivery rakes are powerful but gentle on the crop, delivering the perfect swath preparation. The rotors on the McHale centre delivery rakes are suspended centrally and both rotors operate at equal ground pressure across the adjustable working width to deliver the perfect swath.

      Technical Specification

      3 Metre Swath Gathering 3 Swaths
      Mounting Type 2 Point Linkage
      Mounting Category Cat I & Cat II
      Incab Adjustable Working Width (m/ ft) 6.8m – 7.8m (22’ 4” – 25’ 7”)
      Number of Rotors & Rotor Wheels 2 rotors / 6 wheels per rotor
      Rotor Diameter (m/ ft) 3.2 m ( 10’ 6”)
      Number of Arms 13
      Number of Tines Per Arm 4
      Tine Diameter (mm) 10mm / 3 Coil
      PTO Shaft Speed (rpm) 540 RPM
      PTO Driveline Y Gearbox
      Hydraulic Requirements 1 x Single Acting &1 x Double Acting
      Main Greasing Grease Nipples
      Axle & Wheels 6 stud – 380/55/17
      Transport Width 2.84 m (9’ 4”)
      Transport Height 3.99 m (13’ 1”)
      Length 6.05 m (19’ 8”)
      Weight 2100 kg (4630 lbs)
      Options

      Adapted for Multipurpose

      The McHale R 68-78 twin-rotor centre delivery rake offers a number of different working widths from 6.8 to 7.8 metres. The variable working width is adjusted hydraulically from the tractor seat.

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