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Looking for advice on offset disks. I might be in the market for one in a few months here. What brands are best? How big of an offset disk can a 3588 handle?

Thank you in advance.

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Look for a Miller or a CaseIH 770. Personally I think the Miller is a better disk. They also built them for New Holland as well. 12’ would be all you would want 

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I would think a 3588 could handle more then12 foot but I guess it depends on the soil in your area.

 

i pull an 18 foot Miller behind a 1066

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I pull a 21 foot standard disk with the 3588 already but I've always heard offset disks pull much harder. Looking to break up corn stalks in the fall with it mostly.

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1 minute ago, 1566 3588 said:

I pull a 21 foot standard disk with the 3588 already but I've always heard offset disks pull much harder. Looking to break up corn stalks in the fall with it mostly.

Offset discs are a completely different animal!

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I pulled a borrowed 10' Miller with my turbo'd 766 running around 130 hp and 13,000 lb and it was a good match in the ground I was working.  Low 3 d.d. and low 4 t.a.

I later owned a JD TW plowing disk that chewed trash up real well.  Blades were worn down to 22 - 24" (notched Deere cone blades) and it would cut up sod almost as well as the Miller I mentioned above.  It was around 12' and was a nice load behind my 7.  My little big tractor liked to pull it in Hi 1 t.a.

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We pull a 18’ Miller behind a 300hp articulate and will bring it to its knees if you bury it. 

Pulled a 14’ Miller behind a 4366 and 4166 for years. 41 did not like it. 

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I used to pull a 15 ft. King behind a 1486 at 6 to 8 inches deep. Sure made cornstalks plow nice in the spring. Would probably still be using it yet if no till wouldn't have been discovered. 

Jerry

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Athens

 

 

12.1 width, brings a 142hp tractor to it's knees in places, will cause lots of wheel hop if tractor is not weighted down and dialed in.

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35 minutes ago, SMiller said:

Athens

 

 

12.1 width, brings a 142hp tractor to it's knees in places, will causes lots of wheel hop if tractor is not weighted down and dialed in.

Man, is that ever working up nice! 1 pass and done?

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3 hours ago, Ihfan4life said:

Man, is that ever working up nice! 1 pass and done?

Yes Sir., run the drill at a opposite offset, smooth as glass.

 

Takes a little while to get it set up to run like that but once it is dialed in you see the results.

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18 foot disk , 1066 with factory settings un touched.

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Pulled a 16' JD4000 plow disk w/22" cone blades with my1256. Worked great in corn on corn. Hit it in the spring with a light disk just enough to incorporate the pre emerge. Loved that disk. Neighbors did too they borrowed it enough.

BIL was pulling a 12' same disk with a warmed 4320, and it was all that tractor wanted. He would never hook on to my 16'.

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