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They are built by Amity Tech out of Fargo ND.
We run a 40ft Amity with mid row banders. A unique design for sure but very simple and works well. We've used it in zero till and conventional till - works well in both. We bought it because we wanted a one pass disc drill. Other one pass disc drills have too many moving parts for long term owning this is what interested us in the Amity. Also really like the flotation it gives you.
 

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I am interested in this as well (amity disc drill). The design of the drill seems simple enough, and the maintenance on it seems better than some of the other drills.

For the Amity disc drill -- what conditions are you running in?
Is it dry soil (hard to germinate without good seed-to-soil contact)?
Or is it kinda dry on the surface but moist to wet underneath (sticky soil makes discs hard to turn).
How does it handle a wet straw mat? Do you have hairpinning?
 

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We will be planting in no till. We like to burn before our canola but plant into wheat stubble on the rest. What would the major problems be?
Complete lack of in-furrow seed-firming. Lots of soil thrown out of the furrow, and stubble burial & destruction. Poor depth control. Almost everything is trampled by the packer wheels. You might as well just run a tandem disc and plant with an ordinary press drill.
 

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Amity drills are built for heavy black soils. They move dirt... that's a good thing when you need to blacken fields to get them to warm up so a guy can get germination...

They are very well built... but if you have light soils/blowing/dryness they aren't for you...
 

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Amity drills are built for heavy black soils. They move dirt... that's a good thing when you need to blacken fields to get them to warm up so a guy can get germination...

They are very well built... but if you have light soils/blowing/dryness they aren't for you...
We have very light soil as well as very heavy soil. This is what we like about it - just how universally it adapts to different soil types. However we are in a realatively moist climate in southern Manitoba and the conditions are friends here from Oklahoma are talking about could be very different and I don't want to say it would work well for them without any experience.
 
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