Simba will be launching 4.5m and 6m wide FlatLiner models this year, with a 4.5m model due to be shown for the first time at Cereals 2010.
“These new machines will appeal to people who already use our bigger machines, like the 10m CultiPress or X-Press and the SL700,” says Guy Leversha, sales and marketing director.
“These farms already have high horsepower tractors and these new models give them the capacity to complete deeper loosening at a pace that matches that at which they complete their seed-bed cultivations.
“The extra output will help them make optimum use of tractor power at a time of year when it is in high demand and so achieve efficient crop turnaround.”
Also the ProntoEX (3m mounted drill; launched at LAMMA 2010) will be on show at Cereals for the first time.
One of our new Pronto EX drills made an excellent impression during two days of field demonstrations completed by our Cumbrian dealers Taylor and Braithwaite, who are based at Appleby.
The drill worked straight into pressed ploughing, and left an even and well consolidated finish working behind a Lynx Streamline front press (fitted with DD rings).
Jimmie Carver, territory manager, says the drill is attracting great interest in the region.
“The Pronto EX is well suited to the size of tractor generally used in this region. The front press did an excellent job of levelling the seedbed and made a well-balanced and manoeuvrable unit.
“We saw plenty of farmers and contractors from all over the North of England during the two days. As well as securing an order for a 3m X-Press and ST Bar, we have sent out quotes and booked demos for the SL, X-Press and the Aqueel roller.”