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Browny (Mackay)

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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Browny (Mackay)

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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Browny (Mackay)

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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Our Latest Blogs

29 November 2019
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.  ...
01 November 2019
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...
31 October 2019
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 hau...
30 August 2017
Ever wondered exactly what the difference is between the Case IH Puma and the Puma Sugar Special which you may have seen advertised? Well, if you are looking at a CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) Puma, then the only real difference is that th...
22 August 2017
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 fr...
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