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MAJOR appoints new dealer for Mississippi, US Major Equipment Intl Ltd has confirmed Wade Incorporated as its dealer for Mississippi, USA.  Wade Inc. will be the sole representative for the MAJOR range of agricultural mowers and shredders in this state. “We are excited to be...

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MAJOR topper helps train farmers of the future

Students training for a career in agriculture at Askham Bryan and Newton Rigg College benefit from plenty of practical experience with the tools of the trade, whether in supervised operation or when carrying out farm duties as part of their course.   Machinery used on...

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Successful Close to Cyclone UK Roadshow

The MAJOR Cyclone Roadshow completed this week with enthusiastic response across the UK.   The roadshow was held over four days in Haltwhistle, Carlisle, Selattyn, and Bury St. Edmunds together with participating dealers Lloyd, Carrs Billington, Hughes Bros, and Thurlow Nunn Standen (TNS) over the...

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Major Eagle Wing Grass Topper
Major Eagle Wing Grass Topper

Eagle Wing Grass Topper

The MAJOR 490EW grass topper is the machine of choice for grassland and setaside areas as well as military bases and related training areas. It is also suitable for use by airports for inner runway maintenance and at racecourses and stud farms for pasture improvements.

Practical, simple engineering are the key elements in the design of this robust and flexible mower. The blade lift and aerofoil combination disperses cut grass evenly.

  • Three rotors with three blades per rotor
  • Four gear box drive, with independent slip clutch and two year warranty
  • Wide angle shaft (80°) constant velocity
  • U-joint for continuous cutting
  • Road lighting kit with flashing beacon
  • 24 ply virtually puncture proof aircraft tyres
  • Floating front swivel hitch and frame allows the machine to follow the grounds contours
  • 153 mm (6”) blade overlap and high blade tip speeds ensure clean cutting

Description

Specifications

Model 490EW
Overall Width 5.1m (16′ 7″)
Working Width 4.9m (16′)
Transport Width 2.3m (7’ 6”)
Transport Height 2.25m (7’ 4”)
No. of Blades 9
No. of Rotors 3
Power (HP) 90 – 180
PTO rpm 1000
Blade Speed 17520 f/min (89m/s)
Cutting Height 24 – 410mm (1”-16”)
Blade Overlap 155mm (6”)
Weight 2750 kg
Wing Float 90° Up, 20° Down
Input Gearbox 120HP continuous
Rotor Gearbox 75HP continious
Input PTO Shaft V 80 Wide Angle
Rotor PTO shaft T 60 Slip Clutch

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Testimonials


We have a long grass policy where we let the grass grow to 8” and then cut it back to 6”. This is to stop the birds nesting. We think that the 490EW is the best machine on the market. It does the job we need and i ...
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Chas Holcomb, Facilities Team Leader, Bournemouth Airport, UK