Yep. I've seen that one quite a bit. He just lives up the road a bit,
and for a few years brought it to every little parade and show around the county.
It's actually the only one like it I've ever seen.
nice find i have seen some pictures of those but never seen it opperate. quite an idea for its day. i wonder why they still don't make self propel balers, we already make self propel combines and choppers, heck i have seen pictures of a self propel disk.
They were terrible to run, hot, noisy, underpowered, 2 motors to keep up and the dust was right in your face. I have run the newer version with 1 engine, not much better. I owned 2 of the first freeman balers without cabs, same problems. Of course early swathers were bad too but usually the crop wasn't as bad as hay. Alfalfa and red clover were bad though. Pull type swathers, windrowers and balers were at least a ways away from the operator....James
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