Twinstar G3 Hay Rake – 7-Bar US Patent #10,448,573

Twinstar Generation 3 Basket Rakes

The Twinstar Generation 3 Basket Rake is the premier hay rake designed for commercial farming operations. This rugged built hay rakes is designed to rake two windrows together and for turning hay to speedup drying time prior to baling for high production hay farming, custom operators, dairies raking green chop and raking bio feed stocks. Twinstar Basket Rakes produce consistent uniform windrows and the cleanest hay on the market. Cleaner hay brings higher returns and provides the highest quality feed to ensure animals receive proper nutrients. Research has documented that basket raked hay contains significantly less contaminants (dirt, rocks, and debris) and has less leaf loss compared to traditional finger wheel and rotary rakes. Twinstar Generation 3 Hay Rakes are designed for functionality and longevity in today‚Äôs demanding markets. Twinstar 7-Bar Rakes are available in 27′ & 30′ approximate raking widths for windrowers equipped with 12′ to 18′ headers.

FEATURES:

  • Seven-function electric/hydraulic valve and control box plus baskets on / off switch
  • Independent raising & lowering of left / right baskets or together
  • Faster raising & lowering of baskets
  • Higher torque basket drive motors are standard equipment
  • New time-tested solid rubber gauge wheels
  • Split hoses with JIC fittings at end of slide tubes for serviceability
  • Improved double-shear angle cylinder mounts
  • Transport light kit per ASABE / ANSIS279
    • Baskets equipped with 30″ diameter drive & idler wheels 3/8″ high strength steel
    • Baskets make fluffier, more uniform windrows for faster drying time
    • 7 Tine Bar design allows for higher ground speeds up to 10 MPH
    • Baskets are designed to handle heavier crops
    • 7 Bar Baskets allow the operator to rake longer in the day, accomplished by slowing basket RPM speed which minimizes leaf loss
    • Hydraulic drive motors are mounted to a separate bearing housing and shaft assembly which in turn is mounted to the drive wheel and basket assembly for increased strength & reliability
    • Basket rake assemblies are equipped with torsion axles which provide a superior suspension versus spring protection
    • Basket Frames are designed for durability & are equipped with gauge wheel mounting brackets front and rear
    • Parallel basket linkage provides heavy-duty basket support and precision alignment
    • Idler end of the basket is equipped with a self-aligning idler hub. This unique feature ensures precision tine bar, bearing and hub alignment which provides years of trouble free service

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    FEATURE MODEL 2027G3-7 MODEL 2030G3-7
    Slide Tubes Double Pair Double Pair
    Maximum Raking Width Up to 27′ Up to 30′
    Transport Width 10′ – 9″ 10′ – 9″
    Overall Length 19′ – 5″ 20′ – 2″
    Approximate Weight 5100 lbs. 5600 lbs.
    Tire Size (4) LT235/75R15 (4) LT235/75R15
    Rubber Mounted Tines Standard: 154 per basket
    Optional: 224 per basket
    Standard: 175 per basket
    Optional: 259 per basket
    Basket Reel Speed Maximum 90 RPM Maximum 90 RPM
    Tine Bar Bearings Precision Sealed ball bearings Precision Sealed ball bearings
    Hydraulic Requirement 12 gallons/minute @ 2000 PSI
    Tractor with single hydraulic remotes
    12 gallons/minute @ 2000 PSI
    Tractor with single hydraulic remotes
    Operating Speed Up to 10 MPH Up to 10 MPH

    OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT INCLUDES: Front and rear gauge wheels (highly recommended), full tines (for lighter crop conditions), 2-5/16″ ball hitch, and walking beams.

    • 7-Function Electric Hydraulic Valve
      7-Function Electric Hydraulic Valve
    • 7-Function Control Box
      7-Function Control Box
    • Equipped with Heavy-duty High-Torqued Motors
      Equipped with Heavy-duty High-Torqued Motors
    • Faster Raising and Lowering of Baskets
      Faster Raising and Lowering of Baskets
    • Split Hoses with JIC Fittings for Serviceability
      Split Hoses with JIC Fittings for Serviceability
    • Double Shear Angle Cylinder Mount
      Double Shear Angle Cylinder Mount
    • Transport Light Kit per ASABE/ANSI S279
      Transport Light Kit per ASABE/ANSI S279
    • Baskets Equipped with Optional Full Tines
      Baskets Equipped with Optional Full Tines
    • Optional Front & Rear Optional Gauge Wheels with Torsion Axle Suspension
      Optional Front & Rear Gauge Wheels with Torsion Axle Suspension
    • Optional 2 5/16
      Optional 2 5/16-inch Ball Hitch
    • Tool Storage Box
      Tool Storage Box
    • Optional Walking Beams Transport Position
      Optional Walking Beams
    • Double Extension Tubes for Added Strength
      Double Extension Tubes For Added Strength
    • Basket Extension Sight Gauge
      Basket Extension Sight Gauge
    • Basket Angle Sight Gauge
      Basket Angle Sight Gauge
    • Heavy-Duty Basket Pivot w/ UHMW Shims, Shear Bolt Protected
      Heavy-Duty Basket Pivot w/ UHMW Shims, Shear Bolt Protected

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