Kuhn GA13131 rake versus Merge Maxx 950 merger: Belts or rotors?

Are mergers just the latest machinery trend? Or does the extra spend actually have major benefits over a comparable four-rotor rake?

by Christian Bruse

Until recently, belt mergers were a niche product usually bought by specialist businesses handling easily damaged crops that demanded a softer approach and minimal contamination with soil. However, they are now becoming mainstream as more manufacturers throw their hat into the ring and the price narrows between them and the big rake alternatives. Kuhn has now been building mergers for over a decade (profi first looked at the Merge