Packing tough tyres for drapers

While recently looking at harvester fronts for an upcoming Research Report in 2017, we spotted this modification to the stabiliser wheels on a MacDon D65 with road-roller tyres replacing the standard issue rubber, albeit on a flipped rim.

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Owner, Andrew Todd, said the standard tyres chopped out in around one season and while vulcanised second-casing options were available, they weren’t always successful.