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« on: November 18, 2012, 10:31:19 pm »

Kidd 346-6 Double Chop Forage Harvester


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Background info

Mention the “Kidd” name to farmers and the majority of them will think of “double chop”. Kidd launched it’s double chop harvester in 1967, in a period when UK farmers were moving away from hay making and looking towards silage. Archie Kidd sold his business to the Wolseley group, who also purchased Parmiter and McConnel. Taarup then purchased Kidd in 1991 and in 1993, Taarup-Kidd was absorbed into the Kverneland Group.

The model

We have modeled a later model double chop with a 6ft (1.8m) cutting width. This model was typically used on tractors with 70hp and above; tractors such as 5000s, 7000s, 185s, 590s and the like.

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Further Information

For more info and pictures visit our website click here

Also, keep an eye on our twitter page for more frequent updates

Update 8th Dec 12

The proposed output fruit for the Kidd and JF have been discussed previously in their respective topics. Our Kidd and JF now have a script that gives you the option as to what you want your grass output to be – simply pressing Z swaps the output between Grass and Chaff.

On a an arable crop, e.g. barley, the harvesters only give you the option for a chaff output.



Both harvesters can lift a swath of grass – as they can in reality. Another bonus is the fact that mowed and direct cut forage quantities are very similar, and choosing grass or chaff makes no difference to the output quantity.

UPDATE TWO 8th December 2012

Video for the Kidd

http://youtu.be/5qYJygKwFVE

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This mod has been finished and is now released. We hope you enjoy it.


Download link: http://fs-uk.com/mods/view/28768

Official Support topic: http://fs-uk.com/forum/index.php?topic=126118
« Last Edit: December 09, 2012, 03:11:21 pm by rh » Logged
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« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2012, 10:32:28 pm »

Looking Great! Will be nice for small farm single player silage.

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« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2012, 10:33:24 pm »

looking good lads keep it up
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« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2012, 10:33:28 pm »

Looks sweet! good job
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« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2012, 10:36:15 pm »

looks amazing cnt wait to tacle the grass with it Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2012, 10:37:32 pm »

many a day i would goe out with my kidd double chop and bring home a load of grass haha looks unbelievbley great
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« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2012, 10:38:39 pm »

Awesome will be great will springhill
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« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2012, 10:48:01 pm »

nice work! Wink
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« Reply #8 on: November 19, 2012, 12:11:03 am »

Looks great guys! Will work perfectly for the grass savegame on Springhill! Love the looks of it so far!
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« Reply #9 on: November 19, 2012, 12:20:45 am »

Looking nice! We appreciate an wonderful silage chopper from you! Smiley
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« Reply #10 on: November 19, 2012, 05:25:22 am »

Amazing! Keep it on.
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« Reply #11 on: November 19, 2012, 06:56:50 am »

Looking very good Smiley
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« Reply #12 on: November 19, 2012, 07:18:29 am »

Looking very well lads Smiley
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« Reply #13 on: November 19, 2012, 07:24:45 am »

Looks good lass keep up the great work
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« Reply #14 on: November 19, 2012, 07:41:17 am »

Seen this on the website a while ago looking brilliant
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