Looking back at the Claas Mercator combine


Claas has opened its archives and uncovered this vintage film made after the launch of its Mercator straw walker combine harvester, released in 1967. The combine was equipped with 1.25m wide threshing drum (450mm in diameter), 3.000l grain tank and 95hp strong 6-cylinder Diesel engine. Compare this to the newly released Tucano combines…

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