There’s a new offering from Case IH in its harvester range, with 6130 Axial-Flow Combines now available for Australian producers. But before you buy, check out our 10 tips for buying a combine harvester.
So what’s new in this series? Power efficiency and responsiveness are hallmarks of the 130 Series, with the 6130 suited to a range of applications within the local market.
“These combines are ideal for operators looking to replace earlier model Axial-Flow combines or the smaller owner/operator or contractor looking for a cost-effective, efficient harvester,” said Tim Slater, Hay and Harvest Product Manager for Case IH Australia/New Zealand.
The 6130 has a Tier 3 engine emission standard (322 rated hp/382 max hp), 2-speed hydro transmission allowing for a maximum harvest speed of 13.5km/h, fixed cleaning system and a large (300 Bu) grain tank.
– Deluxe Cab – with automatic temperature control
– A-Post instrument cluster with automatic crop settings
– AFS Pro 700 display with yield and moisture mapping
– AccuGuide complete with HP/XP receive and Nav Controller
– Six roof lights (4x HID, 2x Halogen), under shield lights and two beacons
– Lateral tilt feeder, single-speed with 21 spline header coupler
– Ride Control Accumulator
– Standard elevators with yield and moisture sensor
– Unloading auger base tube 6.4m (extended wear)
– Straw chopper (fixed blade) and dual disc straw spreaders
“Our Axial-Flow Combine range has been improving harvest quality and productivity and maximising operator comfort for more than 40 years,” Tim said.
“The 6130 lives up to these high standards, with no combine simpler to operate, or more efficient around the paddock, regardless of the crop, field condition, or farm size.”