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504R Classic
Bale Diameter 60 in (152.4 cm)
Bale Width 47 in (119.4 cm)
Bale Weight 1000 lbs (453.6 kg)
504R Classic
Length - Standard 156 in (396.2 cm)
Length (With Net) 173 in (439.4 cm)
Length (With Ramp) 169 in (429.3 cm)
Height 109 in (276.9 cm)
Height - With Inline Ramp Not applicable
Width - Standard 100 in (254 cm)
Width (With Flotation Tires) Not applicable
Width (With Standard Tires and Scale) Not applicable
Width (With Flotation Tires and Scale) Not applicable
Weight - Standard Not applicable
Weight (Fully Optioned) 5260 lbs (2385.9 kg)
Drawbar Weight 760 lbs (344.7 kg)
504R Classic
Type of Chamber Variable
Number of Rollers Not applicable
Drive Roller Size Two 4.78” (12.1 cm) diameter, rubber coated, with 1.9” (4.9 cm) round bearings
Drum Roller Size Not applicable
Idler Roller Size 3.5 in (8.9 cm)
Start Roller Size 4.5 in (11.4 cm)
Number of Plys 3-ply mini rough top
Width of Belt 6.8 in (17.3 cm)
Width of Belt - Option Two Not applicable
Number of Belts 5
Type of Lace Alligator® Rivet   
Length of Belt - Long 455 in (1155.7 cm)
Length of Belt - Short 465 in (1181.1 cm)
504R Classic
Driveline 80 deg CV, 540 RPM   
Roller Chain Single 60
Torque Protection - Main Input Shaft Radial pin clutch
Torque Protection - Pick-up Radial pin clutch
Bearing and Sprocket Configuration Round draft shafts and bearings
PTO speed Not applicable
504R Classic
Horsepower Required 40 hp (29.8 kw)
Horsepower Recommended 50 hp (37.3 kw)
504R Classic
Width (Tooth to Tooth) Not applicable
Width (Hay Saver Wheels) Not applicable
Width (On Outside Flair) Not applicable
Tooth Bars Not applicable
Number of Teeth Not applicable
Stripper Band Diameter Not applicable
Drive Not applicable
Floatation Not applicable
504R Classic
Width (Tooth to Tooth) 60 in (152.4 cm)
HYDROFLEX Control Not applicable
Width (On Outside Flair) 68.5 in (174 cm)
Tooth Bars 4
Number of Teeth (48) steel coil with 2.83 in (7.2 cm) spacing
Stripper Band Diameter 12.6 in (32 cm)
Drive Single 60
Floatation Not applicable
Pickup Lift Manual standard, Hydraulic optional
504R Classic
Bale Formation Not applicable
Monitor/Controller Atlas Control System
Machine Adjustments Not applicable
Miscellaneous Adjustable hydraulic bale density control, Drop 'n Go bale ejection, Hitch pin with retention system, SMV sign/tail lights, 3-year pickup warranty
Safety Equipment Manual pickup lift crank
Tailgate Cylinders Not applicable
Density System Not applicable
Hay Saver Wheels Not applicable
Tire Size - Standard 11L-15 tires
504R Classic
Monitor Not applicable
Bale Shape Feedback (Left (L) / Center (C) / Right (R) indicators) Not applicable
Number of wraps per bale for Net Wrap Not applicable
Number of Start/Center/End wraps for twine Not applicable
Auto Start Advance Not applicable
Manual Override Not applicable
Pause function Not applicable
"Near Full" and "Full Bale" alarms Not applicable
Tailgate locked alarm/indicator Not applicable
Ramp "home" indicator Not applicable
Alarm on/off/volume control Not applicable
Real-time bale size data Not applicable
Real-time bale weight data Not applicable
Real-time moisture data Not applicable
Bales per hour Not applicable
Tons per hour Not applicable
Monitor Mount Not applicable
Self-diagnostic monitor and sensors Not applicable
Error history Not applicable
Touchscreen and button control Not applicable
Electronic Bale Density control Not applicable
Dual Knife Bank Control Not applicable
Field Statistics Not applicable
504R Classic
Feed Mechanism Single arm applying two twines
Twine Tension Adjustable spring loaded tension plates
Twine Storage 4 Balls
504R Classic
Feed Mechanism Friction pan onto main belts,
Net Tension Brake system varies tension to maximize bales per roll of net
Net Width Capable of standard and over width netwrap
Net Storage 1 extra roll
504R Classic
Knife Protection Not applicable
Engage/Disengage Not applicable
Number of Knives Not applicable
504R Classic
Pickup Lift Hydraulic (replaces manual lift crank)
Tires - Optional 31 x 13.5 - 15
Safety Equipment Fire extinguisher, safety chain
Hay Saver Wheels Gauge wheels 4.80-16 HD semi-pneumatic with spring assist
Mechanical Bale Counter Not applicable
Bale ramp Bolt-on spring loaded bale ramp
Monitor Not applicable
Restrictor Plates Not applicable
Hydraulic Density Gauge Not applicable
Pick-up Gauge Wheel Not applicable
Miscellaneous Not applicable
Hydraulic Pickup Lift Not applicable
Work Lights Not applicable
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