Vicon’s revamped Extra mower-conditioners

Vicon Extra mower

Vicon’s completely revamped Extra
mower-conditioners made their debut at ScotGrass.

On mounted units like this 632 T there is one feature that is strikingly different – the cranked mounting arm. This couples to the headstock at a low pivot point and runs out to almost the centre of the mower’s width.

A parallelogram linkage means that the disc-bed and conditioner unit then follow in a ‘pull-type’ arrangement.

According to Vicon, this means that, in combination with hydro-pneumatic suspension and bed pressure control, contour-following is vastly improved.

Other changes include redesigned disc gearing for quieter running and new ‘semi-swing’ conditioner flails. Price for a 3.2m mounted Extra is £10,390.

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