A new high-capacity, heavy-built tedder, which boasts an impressive tedding width of 49.2′ (15 m) – yet handling capabilities that rival much smaller models – is now available from Vermeer.
The new Vermeer® TE490 Tedder is “designed to meet the needs of high-acre hay producers who want to cover more acres, in fewer passes, in less time, with lower fuel costs,” says Phil Egging, Product Manager, Vermeer Forage Solutions.
“The TE490 is a prime example of smart design in a machine that combines high-capacity with exceptional handling and operator convenience. You can fold and unfold it quickly, transport it easily, cover lots of acres in a short timeframe and make adjustments without tools. It has all the advantages of a smaller tedder in a much larger package, allowing you to do more with fewer operators and less equipment,” Egging added.
Similar to its TE Series forerunners, the TE490 features specially coiled hook-style tines, which create unprecedented “bottoms-up” tedding action for more consistent dry down.… Continue readingRead More »