fisrt you need to get a Ford baler I recomend looking at aution fliers in the Midwest [much more time comsumeing then eBay] If this step takes long enough you may never have to make hay just keep going to auctions. Once you have the baler you will need to have a tractor to power it I recomend inheriting one from your gampa or pa if this is not possible you will probably have to borrow one, as a last resort buy one . Next make sure you have twine loaded in the twine bin wich is located at the rear of the baler [the door that opens up] you will need two bales rolls of twine one for each side of the bale. As you stand behind this compartment look to the lower left side you will see two clamps held in place with a wingnut over a tensioner spring behind this is the hole the twine goes thru loop the twine thru the loosened tensioner and let it fall through the hole so it hangs below the compartment towards the ground. At this point it helps to have a partner I recomend having one of your children help you, that way they will know how to thread a ford baler it will also give them the chance to increase their vocbulary of words not to us in school. If you don't have a helper don't give up! Crawl under the baler [wait] befor you can finish this the baler has to be hooked up to the tractor draw bar and the PTO shaft needs to be hooked up be sure all guards are in place. Now slide gently under the twine compartment to where you have pushed the twine thru the hole pull out 3 or 4 feet of twine you partner at this time should make sure the twine doesn,t tangle uo in the compartment front hole is for left side of bale rear whole is for right side , also when you put the spools of twine in be sure the twine spools out the center and up thru the top of the spool. If as you lay under the baler pulling out the twine thru these holes it should come out freely if it doesn,t tell the kid to give you some slack. Now as you look to the left side of the baler you will see two arch shaped thick pieces of steel called the needles depending on wich part of the rotation the baler stoped moveing at you mabe able to see the front part of them for as the baler cycles they will come all the way free of the bottom of the baler if you can see the front of the needles you will notice a hole in the front of each if the front of the needles are not visible you will need to cycle the baler by turning the flywheel do this manualy and have the kid watch and tell you when the front of the needles come free of the bottom of the baler now thread the twine thru the whole in the front of the needles left twine for left side right for right pull several feet of twine thru and let it lay on the ground, Now if you don't have a windrow of hay ready to bale this process cannot be completed if you do however you may tighten up the wingnuts over the tensioner springs until the twine pulls free but without free spooling it does need some tension. The baler now needs to be brought up to the windrow of hay and engauged let it start making a bale the first one wont tie but it will bring the twine up to the knotter wich are on top of the bale compressing area opposite the bottom where the needles are basically at this point if all is working correctly the second bale will tie perfectly as the needles feed the twine the knotters wich self feed . Then you are done if the second bale doent tie sqirt some wd40 on the knotters and adjust the bale knotter timing so you are making very small bales and run thru a fairly good piece of windrow even if it doesnt tie correctly rite away keep going for a while it may loosen up a stuck knotter and start working .
be sure you gease all the zerk before you start
Try ebay and a general google search, I found several for sale and parting out listings in the first 20 results.
... are you serious? A hay baler is used to to collect, compress and tie cut hay into bales.
Patent 113,792 Previze A. Perry was the first to be given a patent for a hay baler' in 1871.
Go to Vermeer website and get a operators manual if you are a new owner. Also does it have dual tie or single tie?
A round bail of hay is cheaper. The cost of a single bail of hay times the amount in a regular round bail is alot more in price. A round baler is more expensive.
how do time a 24 t john deere baler
No need to answer I've just got the book for the baler and have made correcting adjustments....... Thank you............
have no clue but Ed Nolt invented it
hay is picked up by a the pickup tines, then pushed perpendicularly by a "fork". it is then compacted into slabs by the plunger and tied with twine by the knotters. the bale then comes out the back of the baler.
It all depends on the size of the baler and how long the hay has dried.
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How do adjust the knotters on #12 Massey Fergurson hay baler
Depends on the type of hay and how tightly the hay was baled, as well as how big of flakes the baler was set to.
run the twine through the eyelets and through the needles , which are the large arms that rise up . take that twine and tie to the rear of the baler,both of them and run them where the bale forms. next trip the wheel that ties the bale, and turn the baler by hand for one cycle. the twine will be tied now cut the excess twine that u tied to the rear of the baler from the needles and you are ready to bale .
What: make, model, what is it doing or not doing? GETERDONE!
It is used to make bales of hay.
Adjust tension on the line feeder inside the baler.
A blade cuts the twine as it finishes wrapping
Unless used with care and safety in mind at all times, the main disadvantage of a hay baler (and many other farm equipment) is that you could become trapped, hurt or killed in the machinery. Never, ever, try to adjust the baler while the tractor/take off is running.
With a round hay baler. The baler is powered by the tractor through the PTO, an electrical control box, and hydraulics, which enables the operator full control over the baler. The tractor moves along the swath of hay, and the revolving pick-up cylinder picks up the swath and moves it into the baler chamber. In the baler chamber, the chains or belts move like a constant pulley system (there is more than one: bottom, top, and the two sides) rolling the hay, as it enters the chamber, into a cylinder. The cylindrical hay bale grows until it cannot expand anymore inside the baler. The size limit sensors in the baler go through to the control box in the tractor, often through audio alert, and the operator either keeps going until he can judge when the bale is big enough and/or until he sees it is nice and tightly packed enough inside the baler to let stop and let it out. But, before he lets it out, he has to stop first and, with the control box, apply the strings or netting to the bale. There is no need to worry about tying, as the baler machine does it automatically. Once the bale has been entwined (literally), the tractor and baler powers down, stopping the movement of the belts and pick-up wheel in/on the baler, then the operator lifts the back end of the baler (with the control box in the tractor of course, not manually), and initiates the belts or chains to eject the bale out of the baler. The back door closes, the baler power ups again, and resumes creating another bale. This process repeats until the operator has to quit because of one of four things: 1) the baler gets plugged up (most commonly in the pick-up shaft) 2) it starts to rain 3) it gets too late in the evening and the hay starts to, what we call, "toughen up." 4) he finished baling up the hay field
There is NO timing. Just turn it on and drive. They are wonderful!
Well you have to have the equiptment. as long as have a hay cutter, a round or square baler, and a wagon for square bales,or a trailer and a hay lifter for round bails. and there you have it!!! oh and you need a tractor too.