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Browny (Mackay)

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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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

22 April 2021
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 ...
17 November 2020
At this time of the year, we offer our customers, in particular our cane farmers and harvesting contractors, Interest Free Servicing and Parts Programs which enables them to buy now and pay later both from us at McDonald Murphy Machinery as well as o...
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...
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