Since AGCO’s takeover of the Lely hay and forage kit business in mid-2017, little has changed with the hardware except the switch in livery to either Massey’s triple triangle or Fendt’s distinctive green and red colour scheme. Now, though, updates are creeping in, starting with Welger-derived baler wrappers. We take a closer look at the fixed-chamber Massey Ferguson RB3130F Protec (also sold in green as the Fendt Rotana 130F Combi), which is, in effect, an updated version of the familiar Lely-Welger RPC245 Tornado.
It would be easy to dismiss AGCO’s rebranding of the Lely Welger Tornado as nothing more than a change of colour. But the engineers have had the opportunity to revamp several areas as we take a closer look at the Massey version, the RB3130F Protec