Model differences

Loxton Engineering Model Differences 1 Model 1 – Red machine

Manufactured before March 1967.

Model sizes 3 metre (10′) & 3.9 metre (13′)

Gearbox (International)

1. Not level lift
2. IH gearbox – gearbox is mounted on top of pulley
3. 1 1/4″ rotor shaft and bearings
4. Unable to pivot wheels
5. 3m (10′) – 3.9m (13′), fixed towbar

Model 2 – Red machineLoxton Engineering Model Differences 2 (March 1967 to April 1969 ).

Model sizes 3 metre (10′) & 3.9 metre (13′) 

Gearbox (International 3067094R1)  540 rpm, 2.54: 1 ratio

1. Level lift
2. IH gearbox – 3 groove pulley on top of gearbox
3. 1 1/4″ rotor shaft and bearings
4. Able to pivot wheels
5. 3m (10′) – 3.9m (13′), fixed towbar

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Model 3 – Red machine (April 1969 to September 1975).

Model sizes 3 metre (10′) & 3.9 metre (13′)

Gearbox (International 3067094R1)  540 rpm, 2.54: 1 ratio

April 1969 – 3m (10′) Machine no. 69X45                                                                                                                                                                                                            April 1969 – 3.9m (13′) Machine no. 69113

1. Level lift
2. IH gearbox – 3 groove pulley on top of gearbox
3. 1 1/2″ rotor shaft and bearings
4. Able to pivot wheels
5. Optional extra 16″ rims fitted to standard HT Holden pattern hub.
6.  3m (10′) – 3.9m (13′), fixed  towbar
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Model 3 A- Red machine (Major alterations) (September 1975 to March 1985). 

Model sizes 3 metre (10′) &  3.9 metre (13′) 

Gearbox (International 3067094R1)  540 rpm, 2.54: 1 ratio

September 1975   3m (10′) Machine no. 75X317.                                                                                                                                                                                        September 1975    3.9m (13′) Machine no. 75667

7. Altered pivoted axle degree of angle after 08/09/75
8. Optional extra 16″ Landrover rims now available on heavy duty stubs with 5 stud pattern after 15/07/80.

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Model 4 – Red machine (March 1985 to February 1986). 

Model sizes 3.9m (13′), 4.6m (15′) and 5.4m (18′)

3m (10′) remain same as model 3A  

Gearbox (Hardbro GB14) 540 rpm, 2.54 : 1 ratio

March 1985 – 3.0m (10′) Machine no. A84X532.                                                                                                                                                                                      March 1985 – 3.9m (13′) Machine no. A852543

1. Level lift bellcrank – model 4
2. New heavy duty gearbox – 4 groove pulley on gearbox
3. 1 1/2″ rotor shaft with cast housing regreasable bearings
4. Altered degree of angle on pivoting stubs
5. New pivoting towbar 3.9m (13′), 4.6m (15′) and 5.4m (18′)
6. Jockey wheel 6.00 x 9
7.Wind up stand
8. 3.9m (13′) machine can be built up to 5.4m (18′)

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Model 5 – Red machine (February 1986 to February 1996).

Model sizes 3.9m (13′), 4.6m (15′) and 5.4m (18′).

3m (10′) remain same as model 3A.  

Gearbox (Hardbro GB14) 540 rpm, 2.54 : 1 ratio.

February 1986 – 3.9m (13′) Machine no. AA86—–

1. Level lift bellcrank
2. Heavy duty gearbox – 4 groove pulley on gearbox
3. 1 1/2″ rotor shaft with cast housing regreasable bearings
4. Altered pivoted axle, degree of angle – model 5
5. 3m (10′) fixed towbar jockey wheel frame – model 4 and 5
6. Pivoting towbar 3.9m (13′), 4.6m (15′) and 5.4m (18′)
7. Height adjustable tow tongue
8. Wind up castor jockey wheel, 6.00 x 9 wheel
9. Wind up stand
10. 3.9m (13′) machine can be built up to 5.4m (18′) machine
11. 4.6m (15′) bolt on extension capable of windrowing (lighter crops)
12. Walterscheid PTO standard from machine no. WAA882875

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Model 6 – Green machine (August 1992 to July 2001)

Model sizes 3.9 m (13′) , 4.6 m (15′) , 5.4 m (18′) , 6.4 m (21′) , 7.0 m (23′) , 7.9 m (26′) & 9.45 m (31′)  

Gearbox (Hardbro GB14) 540 rpm, 2.54 : 1 ratio,  or 1000 rpm, 1.53 : 1 ratio,  or 1000 rpm 2 : 1 ratio

August 1992 – 3.9m (13′) Machine no. WG 92 000.                                                                                                                                                                            February 1994 – 9.45m (31′) Machine no. WG (1) 94 123.                                                                                                                                                                        September 1995 – 9.45 (31′) Machine no. WG (2) 95 175.

The number (1) as the third digit in the machine number indicates that the machine was fitted at the factory with a 1000 rpm gearbox with a 1.53:1 ratio.                                                                                The number (2) as the third digit in the machine number indicates that the machine was fitted at the factory with a 1000 rpm gearbox with a 2:1 ratio.                                                                                    If there is no number then the machine was originally fitted with a 540 rpm gearbox with a 2.54:1 ratio.

1. October 1992 – Axle legs made 25mm (1″) longer
2. Level lift bellcrank – Model 6
3.Heavy duty gearbox – 4 or 5 groove pulley on top
4. 1 1/2″ rotor shaft with cast housing regreasable bearings
5. Altered pivoted axle degree of angle – Model 6
6. 5 stud pattern 16″ Landrover rims and hubs as standard until 11/09/98
7. 6 stud pattern 16″ Sunraysia rims and hubs as standard after 11/09/98
8. New wheel domes to suit Sunraysia wheel rims.
9. Pivoting towbar 3.9m (13′) to 9.45m (31′)
10. Height adjustable tow tongue
11. Auto levelling castor jockey wheels 6.00 x 9 (2 of)
12. Wind up stand
13. 3.9m (13′) machine can be built up to 9.45m (31′)
14. 4.6m (15′) and 5.4m (18′) bolt on extension capable of windrowing (lighter crops)
15. Walterscheid PTO’s standard
16. Lifting 8″ ram and hoses fitted standard
17. Trunnion ram to towbar fitted standard
18. 540 or 1000 rpm gearbox
19. Full safety covers fitted
20. 20/05/95 – special rubber guards standard
21. 08/06/95 – Ratchet on inside jockey wheel (standard)
22. 17/12/98 – Barrel Bush full weld
23. 26/2/99 Lazer cut Barrel plates
24. 21/09/00 – Pulley Disc. Belt Guide (standard) gusset
25. 5 grooved Gearbox pulley (standard)
26. Jockey Wheels heavy duty 14″ stubs/hubs & wheel bearings (Holden HT hub 5 stud)( cap & cone) with 3/4″ castle nut

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Model 6A – Green machine – Major Alteration (one) (July 2001 to February 2012)

Model sizes 3.9 m (13′) , 4.6 m (15′) , 5.4 m (18′) , 6.4 m (21′) , 7.0 m (23′) , 7.9 m (26′) & 9.45 m (31′)

Gearbox (Hardbro GB14 ) 540 rpm, 2.54 : 1 ratio.  or 1000 rpm, 1.53 : 1 ratio.  or 1000 rpm, 2 : 1 ratio.

27. 04/07/01 – WG 01 505 New pivoting hinged towbar + new jockey wheel frames + new axel legs pivot
28. 21/05/02 – WG 02 536 Barrel bolt in parallel shafts for barrels
29. 09/02/04 – WG04586 new depth stop Plate
30. 07/10/05 – Turnbuckle length increase
31. 07/12/06 – SPCX special vee belts on 9.45 metre (31 ft) machines
32. 07/10/06 – Bellcrank shaft from 1-1/2″ dia to 1-5/8″ dia
33. 29/10/07 – Main 2 x C156 vee belts and 2 x C152 vee belts changed to 4 x C154 vee belts (standard)

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Model 6B – Green machine – Major Alteration (two) (February 2012 to May 2022)

Model sizes 3.9 m (13′) , 4.6 m (15′) , 5.4 m (18′) , 6.4 m (21′) , 7.0 m (23′) , 7.9 m (26′) & 9.45 m (31′)

Gearbox (Hardbro GB14 or GB13) 540 rpm, 2.54 : 1 ratio.  or 1000 rpm 1.53 : 1 ratio.  or 1000 rpm 2 : 1 ratio

34. 2012 – New Gearbox housing change
35. 2012 – New Jockey wheel rim 5 stub.
36. 2014 – Heavy Duty GB13 Gearbox 540 or 1000 Rev (New input Shatt)
37. 2014 – New Wheel Domes to suit Sunraysia wheel rims
38. 12/09/14 – New Jockey Wheels heavy duty 14″ stubs/hubs & wheel bearings (Holden HT hub 5 stud)(Ford stub, cap & cone) with 7/8″ castle nut
39. 01/06/15 – New Heavy Duty Rams
40. 10/07/16 – New machine sheeting
41. 22/11/17 – New Sunraysia rims
42.22/11/17 – New 6 x 9.00 Jockey rim & tyre (5 stud)

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Model 6-5-S  RED/GREEN MACHINE (February 2012 to May 2022).

 Model sizes 3.9m (13ft) , 4.6m  (15ft) and 5.4m (18ft) only available.

Gearbox (Hardbro GB13) 540 rpm, 2.54 : 1 ratio. or 1000 rpm 1.53 : 1 ratio. or 1000 rpm 2 : 1 ratio

February 2012 –5.4 metre (18ft) Machine number WS 11 3213

(Combination of Model 6 GREEN MACHINE and Model 5 RED MACHINE)

1. Level lift bellcrank 1- 5/8” shaft
2.  New heavy duty GB13 Gear box ( 540 rev or 1000 rev)
3. 5 groove pulley on Gear box
4. 1 ½” rotor shaft with cast housing and regreasable bearings
5.  6 stud pattern 16” stubs/hubs and Sunraysia/Toyota rims
6. Pivoting towbar
7.  Height adjustable tow tongue
8. Auto levelling castor jockey wheel 6.00 x 9
9. Jockey wheel rim 5 stud
10. Wind up stand
11. 9m (13’) and 4.6m (15’) bolt on extension capable of windrowing
12. Walterscheid PTO
13. Lifting 8” ram and hoses
14. Full safety covers fitted
15.  Special rubber guards
16. Pulley disc and Belt guide
17. Bellcrank shaft 1 5/8” diameter
18. Quick release Vee belt change over from straight Vee belt ( Slashing, Cutting & Mulching) to twist Vee belts (Haymowing & Windrowing)
19. New wheel domes to suit Sunraysia wheel rims
20. 12/09/14 – New Jockey Wheels heavy duty 14″ stubs/hubs & wheel bearings (Holden HT hub 5 stud)(Ford stub, cap & cone) with 7/8″ castle nut
21. 01/06/15 – New Heavy Duty Rams
22. 10/07/16 – New machine sheeting
23. 22/11/17 – New Sunraysia rims
24. 22/11/17 – New 6 x 9.00 Jockey rim & tyre (5 stud)

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Model 7 GREEN MACHINE       (May 2022———CURRENT MODEL MANUFACTURING)

Model sizes 3.9 m (13′) , 4.6 m (15′) , 5.4 m (18′) , 6.4 m (21′) , 7.0 m (23′) , 7.9 m (26′) & 9.45 m (31′)

Gearbox (Hardbro GB 13)  (540 rev Gearbox 2.54 : 1 ratio)  (1000 rev Gearbox 1.53 : 1 ratio)  (1000 rev Gearbox 2 : 1 ratio)

May 2022 – 5.4m (18′) Machine no. 2WG 22 1650

The number stamped on the machine .eg (. WG  22 .…)  was originally fitted with a 540 rpm gearbox with a 2.54 :1 ratio.
The number (1) as the first digit stamped on the machine number eg ( 1 WG  22 .…) indicates that the machine was fitted at the  factory with a 1000 rpm gearbox with a 1.52 : 1 ratio.
The number (2) as the first digit stamped on the machine number eg.( 2 WG  22 .…) indicates that the machine was fitted at the factory with a 1000 rpm gearbox with a 2 :1 ratio.

1.    Level lift bellcrank 1 5/8” shaft
2.    Heavy duty GB13 Gearbox 540 rev or 1000 rev
3.    5 groove pulley on Gearbox
4.    1 ½” rotor shaft with cast housing and regreasable bearings
5.    Laser rotor disc with pressed bush onto rotor shaft
6.    6 stud pattern 16” with heavy duty stubs/hubs and Sunraysia/Toyota rims
7.    Pivoting hinge towbar 3.9m (13’) to 9.45m (31’)
8.    Height adjustable tow tongue
9.    Two auto levelling heavy duty castor jockey wheels
10.   Wind up jack
11.    3.9m (13’) machine can be built up to 9.45m (31’)
12.    Off set 3.9m (13’) 4.6m (15’) and 5.4m (18’) capable of windrowing into one windrow (normal and lighter crops)
13.    Two Waltershield PTO’s (Long & short)
14.    New lifting 8” ram and hoses fitted
15.   New Tow bar trunnion ram and hoses on towbar fitted
16.   Full safety covers fitted
17.   Special rubber guards
18.   Ratchet on inside jockey wheel
19.   Barrel bush fully welded
20.   Lazer cut barrel plates
21.   Pulley disc and Belt Guide
22.   Short barrel bolts in parallel barrel shafts
23.   Standard C section V belts from 3.9m (13”) to 7.9m (26’)
24.   SPCX or SPC special Vee belts on some rotors 9.45m (31’) machine
25.   Option of CX section Vee belts on all rotors (More torque) can only be used on straight Vee belts for (Mulching, Slashing, Topping, Mowing & Weed control.)
26.   Option SPC or SPCX Vee belts form more torque.
27.   New 16” Wheel Domes to suit Sunraysia wheel rims
28.   New Heavy Duty 14” (Holden 5 stud Hub) & wheel bearings (Ford stub cap & cone) with ¾” castle nut
29.   Heavy duty 5 stud Castor Jockey rims/wheels 6.00 x 9
30.  Quick release Vee belt pulley change over from straight Vee belts (Slashing, Cutting & Mulching) to crossed Vee belts (windrowing, and haymowing)