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New Maxxum 125 ROPS takes the lead as the biggest ROPS tractor in the Case IH range

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Combining the great features and strength of the Maxxum 125 series with ease of access of a ROPS tractor has positioned the new Maxxum 125 ROPS as a real stand-out tractor in its class.   Teaming powerful features with ease of access The Maxxum 125 CAB tractor has always been a strong performer in the Maxxum range. With the new ROPS option in ...

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Meet the new CASE IH FARMALL M ACTIVEDRIVE 4 series

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Another new kid on the block….well, not that new but it has been hard to get one in stock long enough to sell locally since its release earlier in the year.Meet the new CASE IH FARMALL M ACTIVEDRIVE 4 series... Recent delivery of the new FARMALL 100M to local cane farmer, Steve Russell, whose initial response, once offloaded from the truck, was to ...

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New deluxe Tier 5 Pumas released with Tier 3 Pumas still available

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With the first major styling update to the Case IH Puma series in more than a decade, the all new highly anticipated TIER 5 PUMA SERIES will soon be arriving in Australia with our first to arrive here in stock in Mackay in the next couple of weeks! Available with CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) the new models will have a long wheelbase and...

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Maxxum 110: BUILT TOUGH for mining applications

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McDonald Murphy Machinery has partnered with EHS Manufacturing to supply Case IH Maxxum 110 tractors to mining customers. When it became apparent that smaller horsepower and framed tractors previously used in the mining industry were not coping with the demands out on mine sites, resulting in drive line issues, Case IH's Maxxum 110 came to the fore...

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A Speedtiller for Every Size Farming Operation


We recently delivered to a customer's farm in our area a K-Line 2.5m Speedtiller.  This smaller Speedtiller is ideal for farmers who don't have larger HP tractors to pull the implement or who need to travel a lot between their properties.  The K-Line range caters for Speedtillers as small as 1.75m in width, right up to 12.5m with the...

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Puma Haulouts - Comparing Apples with Apples


When hauling sugar cane bins, you need a tractor that can work under load and lug down without the engine dying.This is where the Case IH Puma comes into its own. For example, the Puma 165 has a max torque at only 1400 revs, has a 45% torque rise and boosted power under transport operation up to an impressive 215HP which means it is more driveable ...

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NEW MAXXUM MODELS SUITABLE AS CANE HAULOUTS

Exciting new Maxxum models now released in Australia

With the release of the new Case IH Maxxum 150 (6 cylinder) Multicontroller ActiveDrive 8 Transmission or CVT model, there is now another option available to sugar cane farmers and harvesting contractors when it comes to tractors suitable as cane haulouts. Although the Case IH Pumas have always been the tractor of choice for haulouts, and will cont...

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Hydraulic Flow Adjustment for Electronic Rear Remotes

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Another short video - this time on how to adjust the hydraulic flow for electronic rear remotes in Case IH Puma CVT or Ultimate Series tractors, especially if you do not have a pro 700 monitor.  This enables you to adjust the rear remote flow from within the cab.  Let us know if you would like to know more about this feature Adjusting Rea...

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Shuttle Logic Transmission Feature on Case IH Maxxum Tractors

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This is a handy feature of the Case IH Maxxum series of tractors.  It enables you to program transmission gear selection to suit the application at hand. If you haven't already tried using this feature, you should give it a go.  Easy to do.  Any queries at all, give us a call here at McDonald Murphy Machinery. Using Shuttle Logic fea...

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How to Use Headland Management System on Case IH Tractors

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A couple of "How  To" videos on how to use the Headland Management System on the Case IH Puma, Magnum and Steiger tractors.  This function enables you to record a sequence for when you wish to turn into a field and for when you leave the field at the other end.  The recorded sequence can be replayed each time either manually or autom...

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How to Use Auto PTO Function

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A couple of short videos on how to use the auto PTO function on the Case IH Maxxum and Puma series of tractors. The first video shows how to program and the second video goes through how to retrieve and activate the program.  A simple way to use the auto PTO function which can save on uni joints especially when using say a rotary hoe. Part 1 -...

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How to set CRPM in Case IH Puma tractors

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Here is another video in my "How To" series explaining how to set the CRPM (Constant Revs Per Minute) in the Puma tractor.  This allows you to automate your rev settings for different situations eg. in the field for one and then say when doing a turn on the head lands for the other setting.  I also explain how the CRPM can be se...

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How to use Ride Control feature in Case IH Puma Tractors


This feature is great to use when moving heavy implements.  Takes the bounce out of the machine and makes it more comfortable for the operator. Watch my video below.  Working on making better quality videos for future blogs. Let me know if there is anything in particular you would like me to cover. Using the Ride Control feature in t...

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New Look Case IH Puma

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Check out the new look being introduced for the high horsepower Case IH range of tractors…. With its streamline sleek looking new roof line, new interior and new seats! They now offer front PTO linkage and an impressive LED light package throughout which are brighter than the previous standard lights and can offer almost daylight visibility during ...

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Case IH Factory Fitted Weight Blocks


You now have the option of weighting the front or rear of your Case IH tractor with weight block packs. The use of smaller individual weight blocks of 45kgs each at the front of the tractor, are limited to 12 blocks together, giving you a total weight of only 540kgs. With these weight block packs, you now have the option of using a great counter we...

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Our Latest Blogs

12 August 2022
McDonald Murphy's Advanced Farming Systems Specialist, Owen Rippingale, recently attended the Case IH Connect Conference on the Gold Coast along with Parts Specialists, Grant Paterson (Mackay) and Wayne Handley (Proserpine). At the conference, Owen w...
25 May 2022
Combining the great features and strength of the Maxxum 125 series with ease of access of a ROPS tractor has positioned the new Maxxum 125 ROPS as a real stand-out tractor in its class.   Teaming powerful features with ease of access The Maxxum ...
23 December 2021
Another new kid on the block….well, not that new but it has been hard to get one in stock long enough to sell locally since its release earlier in the year.Meet the new CASE IH FARMALL M ACTIVEDRIVE 4 series... Recent delivery of the new FARMALL 100M...
20 October 2021
With the first major styling update to the Case IH Puma series in more than a decade, the all new highly anticipated TIER 5 PUMA SERIES will soon be arriving in Australia with our first to arrive here in stock in Mackay in the next couple of weeks! A...
22 September 2021
What is happening?  The provider of RTX services is changing the satellite beam or signal (Frequency and Baud Rate) used to deliver RTX (e.g. Rangepoint, Centrepoint) corrections signals to Case IH and Trimble guidance systems. When is it happen...
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