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Quote:Bushel, I think it may have RWA & might have even done some rice on mainland Australia previously

what do mean with RWA?

interesting I did nor know that there is also
rice in Australia, do they have special combines
for that (no front tires-> catapliar drive lines) ?
 

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RWA = Rear Wheel Assist (like FWA, Front Wheel Assist on tractors).

Yes rice is grown in areas of New South Wales mostly. As for the combines, there probably are some with tracks but also ones like this (with the RWA), as I guess these machines can be used in a wide range of crops too.
 

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oh now i got it;)
and also got that you had written that the combine might have
had harvested rice before
(sometimes its takes a second read since English is
not my mother tongue)

as far as i know the rice combines are a bit special
or at least have something more than a normal JD.
i remember something reading it in a owner manual of
a 9860 sts

so do they combine some on the mainland of Australia and
the ship them to Tasmania every year?
 

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Quote:in think there was a reason for that
but cant remember what it was

as far as i know
its just usually done on non driven wheels


The tires are supposed to last longer if the machine does a lot of time on the black top. Thats what I was always told anyway. Can't say i'm convinced but a lot of people do it over here in the UK and Ireland.
 
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