Sauk City, Wis. — McFarlane Mfg. Co., (flexharrow.com), recently introduced the HDL-1100 Series Heavy Duty Harrow cart at the 2017 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky. In keeping with their 100 year reputation as an innovator in the tillage industry, McFarlane Mfg.’s new HDL-1100 series harrow cart offers greater strength and easier operation. This new, updated design allows the user to create the ultimate seedbed with single pass.
“Although the concept of spike-tooth, flexible harrow carts is not new, we felt there was an opportunity to modernize the design to make it more reliable and easier to use and that was our goal”, states Stan McFarlane, owner of McFarlane Mfg.
The HDL-1100 McFarlane Harrow Cart design features include one piece frame for greater strength and reduced assembly time and a spring-cushioned folding wing that eliminates the cable supports. The folding and unfolding during transport and field operations is now more reliable and user-friendly. The updated locking wing rest uses a pin to retain the wings in the transport position so the operator can lock and unlock the wings with much less effort.
The McFarlane Harrow also features flexible sections with proprietary hardened spikes that ensure the ability to follow the terrain while leveling, breaking clods while providing shallow chemical incorporation as recommended by herbicide manufacturers. Harrow sections are adjustable with 2 positive pitch teeth settings of 50° or 38°.to attain excellent leveling and superior soil stirring action.
Available in working widths from 24’ to 50’, the HDL-1100 offers close-tooth spacing and multiple bar options and configurations to meet the most demanding seed bed preparation challenges for both traditional and conservation tillage practices.