ULTIMATE INNOVATION – 6 years in the making
GINORMOUS CAPACITY – 17 tonne playload
TRIPLE-AXLE DESIGN – Gentle on pasture
MASSIVE 21m3 – Combination feeder
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In April 2021, the Hustler Combi RX218 will hit New Zealand’s roads for a tour from the very bottom of the South Island to the very top of the North Island. This new multi-feeder wagon will be accessible in more than 15 on-farm demos.
Take part in this unique FREE opportunity to share the large diversity of livestock farming practices, whether deer, beef, lamb or dairy.
Join this unique event never before seen in the country! There’s bound to be a demo near you! Not in New Zealand? Follow the demo live on our social media – click here to access our Facebook page and here to access the latest replay.
Don’t miss out and register your interest NOW!
|Region/ District||Day/Time||Location/Farm’s address|
|Southland||Thursday, 8 April 10AM||DETJ Dairies (Dave Campbell) – 34 Shand Road, Otapiri 9782|
|Central Otago||Friday, 9 April 10AM||
George Barnish’s Farm – 263 Puketoi Runs Road, Puketoi 9398
|Waitaki/ Oamaru||Monday, 12 April 10AM||Still’s Farm Machinery – SH 1, Pukeuri Junction, Oamaru 9493 – directly followed by a demo 2 minutes drive away on McCulloch Road.|
|Timaru||Tuesday, 13 April 10AM||Eugene Casey’s Farm – 278 Winchester Hanging Rock Road, Canterbury 7985|
|Ashburton||Wednesday, 14 April 10AM||Peter Stocker’s Farm – 381 Westerfield School Road, Westerfield 7778|
|Christchurch||Thursday, 15 April 10AM||Hollands Farm (John Gray) – 243 Milton Road (Supply Number 37580), Greendale 7671|
|Waimakariri/ Amberley||Friday, 16 April 10AM||Carleton Dairies (Phil Wells) – 1447 Carleton Road, Oxford 7495|
|West Coast||Monday, 19 April 10AM||Rangi Hahn’s Farm – 3040 State Highway 7 (Supply Number 461), Ahaura 7871|
|Tasman/ St Arnaud||Tuesday, 20 April April 10AM||Wantwood (Vincent Parkes, owner and Tom Curnow, farm manager) – 395 Eighty-Eight Valley Road, Wakefield 7095|
|Wairarapa||Thursday, 22 April 1PM||Woodlea Farm (Matt McLennan) – Hodders Road, Carterton/Dalefield 5791 | NOTE: join a free BBQ offered by PowerFarming Wairarapa (307 High Street, Solway, Masterton 5810) from 10am to 12pm|
|Manawatū||Friday, 23 April 10AM||Makindad Farm (Jeremy Mckenzi) – 221 Jeffersons Line, Marton 4788|
|Whanganui/Taranaki||Tuesday, 27 April 10AM||Fraser Middleton’s Farm – 493 Maxwell Station Road, Maxwell 4574|
|Taranaki||Wednesday, 28 April 9AM||Cleaver Family Farm – Corner South Road and Ketemarae Road, Hawera 4671|
|Taupo (12-hour feeding challenge)||Thursday, 29 April 6AM–6PM||Marcus Deadman’s Farm|
|Taupo||Friday, 30 April 9.30AM||Foxbay properties 1 (Glenn Speed) – 641 Forest Road, Kinleith Forest, Maroa 3384|
|Rotorua||Monday, 3 May 10AM||GKS Farms Ltd (Graham Shearer) – 525 Long View Road, Reporoa 3081|
|Waikato/Waipa||Tuesday, 4 May 10AM||Lakeside Arohena farm – 1291 Mangare Road, Wharepapa South 3877|
|Matamata-Piako||Wednesday, 5 May 10AM||Geoff Sutherland’s Farm – 156 Maiseys Road, Waharoa 3471|
|Waikato/Huntly||Thursday, 6 May 10AM||Louis Cronin’s Farm – 593 Rutherfurd Road, Orini, Waiterimu 3792, New Zealand|
|Whangarei||Friday, 7 May 10AM||Mayflower Farms Ltd (Richard Westlake) – Fresha Valley Supply Number 2 – Brynderwyn Road, Maungaturoto, Brynderwyn 0587|
Farms’ addresses to be announced. Dates and locations are subject to change, make sure to check this page regularly or register below to be notified of any updates.
2021 is Hustler’s 60th anniversary, and for this month-long celebratory tour, we are partnering with a tractor brand observing their own 70th anniversary, AGCO’s Valtra. So a Valtra T174 EV tractor will be towing Hustler’s wagon from one end of the country to the other.
This year, Hustler is supporting Farmstrong with various actions and fundraising events.
Farmstrong is an initiative designed to give farmers the skills and resources to live well, farm well and get the most out of life.
Hustler will donate $300 to Farmstrong for each demo day during our 2021 Roadshow, but YOU can also make a difference! For each adult coming to a demo (you’ll need to register on the day of the demo to count), Hustler will donate an additional $5.
“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.“
– Vincent Van Gogh
1. Twin speed rear pusher blade powered by hydraulic cylinders and greaseless slides provides longevity with low maintenance.
2. Our new Feed Control in-cab joystick gives fingertip control over the entire feeder, letting you control the feed row of any feed type and density.
3. With the toughest 12,000lb roller chains and hardened sprockets, the new RX range is built to handle the heaviest loads with ease.
4. Our unique HD Puckboard floors are slippery, durable and extremely tough. 15mm thick rear floor and 12mm thick cross floor for longevity.
5. When it comes to visibility no other wagon beats an RX. See right through to the rear of the machine and into the cross floor with no obstructions blocking your view.
6. We’ve gone to a larger feed bar, giving maximum torsional strength with a lower profile for the best of both worlds.
7. Unique drawbar provides superior maneuverability and weighs the load both when on the jack and attached to the tractor without the need to fold and unfold a parking stand.
8. All chains have adjustable tensioners with easy access for long life and simple servicing.
In longer wagons – unlike trailers – the load moves to the front of the wagon as it’s being fed out. This shifts the load balance around, and can often exceed a drawbar’s load and create a harsh ride. Adding a triple load sharing axle to our longer wagon range distributes the weight across the entire area, which provides more constant drawbar loading, safer operation and a smoother ride.
Thanks to the load-sharing design, the improved suspension of the RX218 reduces impact on the tractor and diminishes chances of unsettling the tractor while operating in winter feeding conditions. This provides far more safety in slippery conditions, compared to a tandem axle in which every bump is transferred to the tractor with fore/aft motion.
Bigger foot print provides a huge reduction in soil compaction and improves floatation on soft ground allowing for a smaller tractor to be used compared to a tandem axle design.
The combination of a rear steering axle, with a more popular tyre size range extends tyre life, reduces pasture damage and scuffing, and lowers the overall operational cost for the same weight class when compared to a tandem axle setup.
The heavy-duty leaf springs suspension with tie rods provides extra cushioning making for a smooth, fast ride, eliminating the bounce when operating at speed with heavy loads, and the 6 wheel braking provides massive stopping power with the heaviest of loads for added safety.