Ellis Machinery

Drills


Ellis Machinery have been sourcing machinery for farmers around the globe for over 25 years.  Ellis Machinery's selection of seed drills is very extensive with drills suitable for many different soils, weather conditions and seed types.  Power harrow combination drills and tine seeders for wet conditions, and the ever popular Vaderstad Rapid and Horsch DC Pronto for high output drilling in drier conditions.  With the recent increase in direct drilling Ellis Machinery now stock a range of Claydon, Moore and Sumo direct drills.... Read More


VADERSTAD 300S 3M DRILL 11011064
VADERSTAD 300S 3M DRILL 11011064
system disc, just in, priced to sell, genuine drill, available for immediate delivery, excellent discs, ribbed tyres, straight axle
£9850
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POTTINGER TERRASEM 4000T 11010971
POTTINGER TERRASEM 4000T 11010971
Ex-farm drill, press wheels, following harrow, hydraulic fan
£14950
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SIMBA 6M FREEFLOW 11011080
SIMBA 6M FREEFLOW 11011080
Ex-farm drill, good example, pre-ems, following harrow,
£7950
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SUMO SEEDER for Cultivator 11011090
SUMO SEEDER for Cultivator 11011090
Nice machine, 6/12 outlet, C/W Sumo Trio mounting kit
£3500
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HORSCH PRONTO 4DC 11011029
HORSCH PRONTO 4DC 11011029
Very good ex-farm drill, pre-ems, radar, Isobus, only 903ha
£34750
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VADERSTAD RAPID A400S 11010965
VADERSTAD RAPID A400S 11010965
Excellent drill, very good metal, pre-ems, following harrow, radar, OTM seed rate, hydraulic fan, very tidy, ready for work
£28950
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HORSCH PRONTO 4DC 11010853
HORSCH PRONTO 4DC 11010853
Very genuine condition, ready to go, Muller controls, pre-em, following harrow, radar, 2010
£27950
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HORSCH SPRINTER 4ST 11010720
HORSCH SPRINTER 4ST 11010720
Very good drill on good metal and tyres, new harrow tines, Muller controls, radar
£25950
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KVERNELAND TS EVO 4000 11010738
KVERNELAND TS EVO 4000 11010738
Very tidy, focus 2 control box, can run on Isobus, electronic drive, 4 row stagger
£14950
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VADERSTAD RAPID 300S 11010771
VADERSTAD RAPID 300S 11010771
Excellent drill new drilling discs and coulters, system discs 98% new paddle tips, pre-em, following harrow.
£23500
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VADERSTAD SPIRIT 600S 11010793
VADERSTAD SPIRIT 600S 11010793
Excellent condition drill on new metal,grain only, 2900 hectares totalwork done, pre-ems, following harrow, radar, price - £POA
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VADERSTAD 600S DRILL 11010704
VADERSTAD 600S DRILL 11010704
Ex-farm, pre-em, following harrow, radar,
£25950
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VADERSTAD RAPID 300S 11010680
VADERSTAD RAPID 300S 11010680
Very nice dril on new system discs, x-patten, front press, grassbox, hydraulic paddles, following harrow
£19950
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CLAYDON 3M HYBRID DRILL 11010697
CLAYDON 3M HYBRID DRILL 11010697
Very nice drill, good metal, cereal coulters, batter boards, 547 ha.
£22950
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LEMKEN 6M SOLITAIRE 9
LEMKEN 6M SOLITAIRE 9
Very very tidy condition. 6m working width. Hydraulic folding. Good disc coulters. Comes with control box.
£10500
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KONGSKILDE 8 ROW MAIZE DRILL AEROMAT 11010613
KONGSKILDE 8 ROW MAIZE DRILL AEROMAT 11010613
Nice drill, 8 row, hydraulic folding
£8950
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VADERSTAD SPIRIT 400S 11010617
VADERSTAD SPIRIT 400S 11010617
Excellent drill, good metal, hydraulic paddles, 1276ha, blockage sensors, paddles, radar, pre-em, following harrow, electric drive seed wheel
£27500
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WEAVING 4M TINE DRILL 11010581
WEAVING 4M TINE DRILL 11010581
Nice drill, new points, following harrow, hydraulic folding, new harrow tines
£8950
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SIMBA FREEFLOW 4M 11010526
SIMBA FREEFLOW 4M 11010526
Genuine drill, Otico packer, good metal
£4950
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MZURI 3M PRO-TIL 11010528
MZURI 3M PRO-TIL 11010528
Mounted, very clean condition, grain only
£19950
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KUHN MAIZE DRILL 8 ROW 11010484
KUHN MAIZE DRILL 8 ROW 11010484
Ex-farm, hydraulic fold, suffolk coulters, press wheels, front tank for fert
£7950
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KVERNELAND ACCORD 3M DRILL COMBINATION 11010494
KVERNELAND ACCORD 3M DRILL COMBINATION 11010494
2 row stagger, good ex-farm drill, following harrow, stell packer roller
£4950
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MOORE 6M UNIDRILL 11010507
MOORE 6M UNIDRILL 11010507
Good discs and press wheels, genuine condition
£12950
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KRM 4M DRILL 11010433
KRM 4M DRILL 11010433
Good condition drill, for mounting to a power harrow, suffolk coulters following harrow
£2950
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HORSCH PRONTO 6DC 11010356
HORSCH PRONTO 6DC 11010356
6m working width, muller control box, radar, electric drive seed wheel, blockage sensors, all ready to go to work, 2006, price - £POA
£0
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MOORE 6M UNIDRILL 11010174
MOORE 6M UNIDRILL 11010174
Trailed disc drill, RDS controls, hydraulic fan
£24950
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SUMO DTS 4M DIRECT DRILL 11009957
SUMO DTS 4M DIRECT DRILL 11009957
Grain only drill, 2013 year, very good condition, has come from a good home. Very nice drill. well cared for with good metal, may be eligible for a leader grant in this machine!
£33500
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KVERNELAND TS EVO 4000 4M DRILL 11010124
KVERNELAND TS EVO 4000 4M DRILL 11010124
4m working width, very good condition Excellent drill. New points. V good coulters
£13750
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KVERNELAND 4M TINESEEDER 11010125
KVERNELAND 4M TINESEEDER 11010125
Good drill, new points and harrow tines, wheel eradicators, FGS controls
£8350
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WEAVING 6M TINE DRILL 11010128
WEAVING 6M TINE DRILL 11010128
Nice ex-farm drill on new points, pre-em, following harrow, wheel eradicators,
£11950
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Establishing a crop is the most important part of the farmer’s job.  The profitability of the farm depends on the success of the crop and all the jobs throughout the year revolve round it.  It is important to get the cultivation methods right and create the seedbed, it is also important to maintain the crop during the year, but all of this will be useless without the crop being planted correctly.

Drilling methods are very varied and consequently the range of drills on sale today can be confusing.  Ellis Machinery have a wide range of used agricultural drills for sale.

Most agricultural drills fall into the following categories:

Box drills – the simplest for os metering and distribution.  This drill relies on gravity to feed the seed through the metering unit and then to the coulters which are either discs or tines.

Tine drills – e.g. Kverneland TS Evo or weaving tine drill.  These are a simple and effective drill, ideal for wet conditions as they are light and tractor mounted.  Usually a fairly inexpensive method of crop establishment.

High output cultivation drills – e.g. Horsch Pronto DC or Vaderstad Rapid seed drill.  These are some of the most popular drill currently available.  Able to drill accurately at high speeds and cover large acreages.  Whilst not the best drill in wet conditions these drills do produce excellent results.

Combination drills – e.g. Amazone or Kuhn.  A power harrow with a drill mounted on it.  This is another we weather option due to it being tractor mounted.  The power harrow adds another pass of cultivation.  They are not usually very high output and a wide option would need a front hopper to keep the drill effective.

Direct drill – e.g. Claydon, Moore and Muzuri.  Growing in popularity this is a massive time and money saving option.  Drilling straight into uncultivated soil is not a proven technique in all land types but is certainly an attractive proposition in saving money in crop establishment.

Precision drills – used predominately from crops such as maize these planters place the seeds one at a time with great accuracy resulting in an even distribution of plants.  Often they will place fertilizer in the same pass to assist crop growth.

All of the above drills require different ground preparation and cultivation techniques to provide the right kind of seedbed for crop establishment.  Some are more intensive than others but each has its own merits in the right conditions.  There is no one size fits all when it comes to planting so Ellis Machinery have a wide selection of drills available to cater for all needs.

One of the most important parts of drilling is getting the set up right and running of the drill correctly.  There are some simple checks that can be carried out before use and a guide on troubleshooting drill problems on our blog

Ellis Machinery also stock a wide range of ploughs and cultivators, available for immediate deleivery.  Vaderstad semoir