VR1428 Makes a Lot of Hay

Vermeer's new gutsy high-capacity wheel rake covers 28-feet at a time.

Published on: Sep 19, 2011

High labor costs and finicky weather make "hay making" a do-it-now-or-maybe-not-at-all proposition in many areas of the nation, so Vermeer is adding a new high capacity wheel rake to the mix to make timely hay pickup easier.

The VR1428 made its debut at Husker Harvest Days this year, and features a 28-foot working width with a newly-designed, beefed-up frame and running gear. The VR1428 features a non-bolted, non-telescoping tongue and a bent-tube frame, rear frame and fold arms. The tougher machine rides on a patent-pending rake wheel lift and suspension system.

Vermeers new VR1428 high-capacity wheel rake offers more speed and capacity to hay producers with a 28-foot swath and a beefed up frame and running gear.
Vermeer's new VR1428 high-capacity wheel rake offers more speed and capacity to hay producers with a 28-foot swath and a beefed up frame and running gear.

Tool-free adjustments and a unique center splitter attachment make covering wide swaths a breeze, even in tight time schedules ahead of rain or storms. And, because the VR1428 is designed to follow closely behind the tractor, maneuverability is improved over many competing models.

For more information, visit www.vermeer.com.

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