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Hello again,
Dano here with yet another 9600 chopper question. So I heard that it's possible to "Half Chop" straw to bale it. So the straw won't be long, but still balable. Has anyone ever done something like this? and how?
We were thinking maybe by putting the chopper in some position to achieve this, or maybe even taking out half the knifes?

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Dano
 

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As far as I know, you either chop straw or take the belt off and wind the chopper forward so you can bale. No inbetween. The only time we took knives out was if the combine was struggling for power in heavy crops.
 

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We have done it with flax straw. not sue it would work with cereal straw. Might break it up to fine.
We take the knifes out and reposition the fins so it blows the straw into a narrow row.
 
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