3 Point Bale Wrappers

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Anyone here with any experience with the 3 point hitch bale wrappers? Mainly interested in the Ag Wrap or Farm Land styles. Won't do enough to justify the expense of a high dollar wrapper, so looking at these types used. Be neat if it could be adapted to the front of a skid steer, too.

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We have an Anderson RB200, looks almost identical to the Tubeline jltrent posted above. We use the 1.5 mil plastic just to speed things up. When going it takes less than 2 minutes per bale, but we can only do 17 bales per roll of plastic. Only takes a minute or so to change, but from stopping in the middle of a bale until starting again, it is probably closer to 5 minutes. Biggest downside is it really takes 2 people to be efficient, one on the wrapper and one on the loader. I think we paid $5400 a few years ago.
 
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Thanks, guys.

I'd love to have one that only requires one operator, as I'm by myself most of the time.
 

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I have an AG Wrap 5x5 and it will wrap a bale... Not super pretty bales, not fast, not user friendly, and not convient to operate but it'll get the job done in a pinch. I only use it as a last resort and do everything I can not to need it. For the 500 dollars I paid for it, its perfect lol. I wouldn't pay much more for one.

If I plan on making any quantity of silage I borrow a tube wrapper from a friend.
 

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I have a farmland. It works good, it just is not good with a tractor with a cab or canopy, I raise it to high and hit the cab glass or canopy. I don't have a tractor with out.
 

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turklilley":3t87lj6n said:
I have a farmland. It works good, it just is not good with a tractor with a cab or canopy, I raise it to high and hit the cab glass or canopy. I don't have a tractor with out.

That climate control sucks sometimes.
 

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jltrent":2tcs8cww said:
turklilley":2tcs8cww said:
I have a farmland. It works good, it just is not good with a tractor with a cab or canopy, I raise it to high and hit the cab glass or canopy. I don't have a tractor with out.

That climate control sucks sometimes.

No. Climate control is awesome, all the time :D :D :D
 

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I have a neighbor that has a Anderson inline wrapper. I have him wrap close to 1000 bales a year. I bale them 5’x 60” usually and they will weigh 18-2200lbs. He charges me 5$ a bale to wrap them ( I buy the wrap). I keep looking at wrappers, but for that price I’d be nuts to own one. Also, that includes him running the wrapper, so it’s like having an extra hand.
I would look into having someone custom wrap for you. You save quite a bit of wrap by going inline, only downfall is you loose the ablitly to move them
 
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Thanks for all of the responses, I appreciate the feedback.

If there was someone local that did custom wrapping I'd much prefer that, but that's not an option.

I bought one of the Farm Land wrappers the other day, so we'll see. It's actually pretty simple construction, just some bearings and hydraulic motors/cylinders as wear points. All of which I can rebuild myself if need be.
 

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