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bale twine or sting?
« on: July 06, 2013, 04:59:36 pm »
hi just brough an international b46 baler what twine should i be using for it
any suggestions welcome many thanks john


  • Joined Jul 2013
Re: bale twine or sting?
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2013, 08:14:39 pm »
Only two types to use sisal or polypropylene(plastic) and remember to get the right thickness.
regards bb


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Re: bale twine or sting?
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2013, 09:56:41 pm »
Our old New Holland won't cut polyprop (pink) so it's sisal or bust.  We prefer sisal anyway as it rots down in a year or so if it accidentally gets lost in the grass, whereas polyprop goes on for several years before it photodegrades, but I don't know if it ever disappears completely.
Isn't baler twine of whatever type expensive  :o

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