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  • HEAVY DUTY DRAPER TRACKING SYSTEM - MacDon's patented V-Guide roller groove tracking system provides reliable, maintenance-free draper tracking. Our four draper joining system and large 5 inches (12.7cm) diameter drive roller minimize the chance of draper slippage even with today’s larger, heavier swaths.
  • SEED SAVING TECHNOLOGY - Unique draper connectors and increased overlap of front to rear draper decks to ensure hours of slip-free draper operation and enhanced seed saving technology when harvesting delicate small or large swaths.
  • SERIOUS CAPACITY - A robust and extremely durable endless 80 chain Auger Drive, allows the PW8 to provide significantly more capacity than previous models.
  • SIMPLE ADJUSTMENTS - A simple draper tensioning system, easy to see draper tension indicators, and common all metric hardware allow adjustments to be made in a flash.
  • DROP-AND-GO FLOAT PERFORMANCE - Our simple and effective Spring-Over-Shock floatation system provides a ground following 18 inches (45.7cm) of wheel float, and requires no adjustment during operation or lockout during transport, it is a true plug and plays for the combine operator. Float indicator numbers are clearly visible on both sides of the machine, letting you know the PW8 is operating at an optimum float position.
  • EASY MAINTENANCE - Five 100 hour lubricating points make for quick easy maintenance of this machine.
  • ON THE GO CONTROL - The PW8 is Header Height Control and Lateral Tilt ready.
  • ADAPTS TO ANY BRAND OF COMBINE - Combine Completion Packages allow quick and easy mounting to most combine makes
    and models, this flexibility increases resale value down the road.


Specs PW8
Weight 3,200 lbs. (1452 kg)
Overall Width 18 ft. 6 in. (566 cm) 
Effective Picking Width 14 ft. 8 in. (452 cm) between divider lugs
Overall Depth 8 ft. (246 cm)
Auger Diameter 2 ft. (61 cm)
Auger Fingers Factory set for 18, qty to match specific combine feeder house
Auger Speed 0-35 ft/min (2.72 m/sec)
Auger Drive Chian Endless # 80 for strength and durability
Drive Shaft Heavy duty, 1-3/8 in. diameter, fully shielded with built-in clutch
Draper Belts Each deck consists of (4) 44.3 in. (1125 mm) wide drapers joined and equipped with patented tracking V-guide on right end
Draper Fingers 5 in. plastic
Draper Rollers Large 5 in. (127 mm) drive and 4 in. (102 mm) idler roller (same on both decks) with V-Groove on the right-hand side to ensure proper draper tracking and reduce slippage
Draper Drive  Two 5.9 CID (97 cc) hydraulic motors
Guage Wheels 8.50 x 8 adjustable height
Header Float Spring-Over-Shock System requires no adjustment or lock-out for transport and provides 18-inches of wheel float
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