Tanco has been taking a cautious approach to launching its triple mower combi. While a number of units have clocked up a couple of seasons with Irish users, and demo machines have even made it across to the UK, the two rear mower conditioner models, along with the front unit, will only be available widely in Britain for the first time this season

This is actually not the first time we have featured the semi-mounted rear butterfly. Back in the 9/2016 issue of profi we caught up with what was then the HiSpec Autocut RH980C, a machine that had been developed initially by engineer and agri contractor John Kennedy of Stealth Manufacturing. Incidentally, these two Irish businesses had already worked together on coming up with the Kompactor trailer.