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The Model M100 PTO Adapter: A Hassle-Free Tool for Small Farms

The Model M100 PTO Adapter is Small Farms Innovations’ hassle-free PTO Adapter. If you have ever used a PTO adapter in the past, you have an idea of what they can do. But the real power of a PTO adapter is in the convenience it can provide. Have you had to attach a trailer in subzero temperatures at 5:00 a.m. with numb fingers? A Model M100 PTO Adapter might have come in handy.

Don’t let weather or a broken PTO shaft interrupt your workday

This PTO Adapter is rated for 125 HP. The ability to handle this much power means that the M100 PTO Adapter will help extend the life of a tractor’s PTO shaft. That means having more seasons of being able to attach any implement to your tractor. Having that much time saved makes you more efficient in a time where every advantage counts. But what makes this tool so advantageous?

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M100 PTO Adapter Advantages

The M100’s innovative design boasts several key features to take the hassle out of your daily farm work.

To use it, simply attach it to your tractor’s PTO, remove the lynch pins, pull off the male end, slide it into the PTO shaft, align the two arbors, slide the two units together, and reinstall the lynch pins. Watch our helpful tutorial video to see installation in action.

Helpful Tip: Lynch pins are notorious for getting lost. If you lose one, replace it with a ½” coarse-thread cap screw. 

M100 PTO Adapter Tractor Compatibility

The Model M100 PTO Adapter is compatible with most USA-made tractors. If you’re not quite sure, feel free to contact Small Farms Innovations to confirm if your tractor will work well with the Model M100 PTO. All questions are welcome as Small Farms is focused on making sure you have the best Ag experience possible.

As you browse Small Farm Innovations, take a moment to compare our various products that can improve your work. The Model M100 PTO Adapter is about making your job more efficient. Who doesn’t want to spend less time doing busy work in the dark or the cold? A successful business life is about doing what you can to make a profit without wasting time.

Model 100 PTO Adapter

The Model M100 PTO Adapter is an exciting evergreen offering from your friends at Small Farm Innovations. Consider this, if you might not currently have an urgent need for implement and towing help. The M100 is one of several innovative products that can extend the life of your equipment to keep your farm running smoothly. If you have any questions, stop by the site and contact us. We love to help small farms succeed and thrive.

Behold the Underrated Sickle Bar Mower!

 

The sickle bar mower is a lightweight add-on for your tractor that is designed to mow any irregular landscape. In a world where farms do not exist on perfectly level tracts of land, this is quite handy. If you haven’t considered picking up a sickle bar mower, now might be the perfect time.

 

It’s a little-known fact that the sickle bar mower was the first mechanical mower in history. The design has not changed much over the decades, except we’ve now replaced horses for tractors. Outside of a change in power source, the sickle bar mower of 2020 is nearly the same as it was 100 years ago.

 

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Sickle bar mower advantages

Disc mowers may have cornered the market, but that doesn’t mean there is not a market for the sickle bar mower. Some are quick to poke fun at the older design, but the sickle bar allows for amazing control and has some distinct advantages over disc mowers.

 

Certain farming groups will dispute the crop damage issue. But are they paying for you to replace your mower’s cutting head? Couple that with the unique challenges your farmland provides, and the benefits of the sickle bar mower become apparent.

Compact Sickle Bar Mowers

 

Sickle Bar Mower Disadvantages

 

The sickle bar mower does have one notable downside.

 

The blade is exposed a lot more than that of newer model mowers. This requires frequent resharpening the mower blades. It is not the worst thing in the world, but it consumes a good chunk of time.

 

But you are a farmer. Managing time is your strong suit. The extra attention might not be an ideal situation for everyone, but the payoff comes into play where disc mowers cannot reach.

 

Ultimately, it all boils down to what you need to achieve. If you are looking to make hay with less of the crop left behind and less damage to your land, then this mower has your back. However, if you want to cut grass fast and aren’t worried about the quality of the trimmings, then a disc mower is your speedy friend.

 

 

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Find out more!

Small Farm Innovations carries 3 models of Compact Sickle Bar Mowers. These simple machines are perfect for sub-compact tractors. They have a reciprocating guard to prevent clogs and can even cut vertically if needed. While they include a hydraulic lift, they’re light enough to be lifted by hand.

 

 

Visit our website for more information, specs, and videos. We carry a wide variety of mowers, balers, rakes, wrappers, and other equipment to make your hay harvest easier. Let Small Farm Innovations help you make hay while the sun shines.