Yes, it did fine. Not a lot of hills here in Southern Minnesota. Still eat a drive belt once in awhile (for the feederhouse) but next year the 5 speed gearbox is available on the 9770. They had a few trash issues, but we put in dividers every other row to cut down on the windrowing. It would throw it all to the right (as you sit in the combine) and then the plow would plug. Not problem with a disk ripper, but 90% of the ground is plowed for corn on corn.