New 260hp mannequin heads trio of five-walker MF Activa combines – Farmers

Massey Ferguson has tweaked its entry-level, five-walker Activa vary, which now contains the choice of the agency’s Multi Crop Separator on all three fashions.

The 260hp 7344 is the largest of the trio, although it’s propelled by the identical 7.4-litre, six-cylinder Agco Energy engine because the 226hp 7343.

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Backside of the pile is the 7342, which is rated to 185hp and runs the 4.9-litre four-potter utilized by lots of the agency’s mid-sized tractors. In every case, the engine is paired with an up to date three-speed hydrostatic transmission.

Header choices embody the Powerflow vary from 5.5m to six.2m for the 2 greatest fashions. This makes use of a steady belt feed to serve the crop head first into the feeder home, which is claimed to considerably scale back losses and improve output by as much as 73% in oilseed rape, 15% in wheat and 12% in barley.

The underside-of-the-range 7342 comes with a Freeflow header obtainable in widths from 4.8m to 6m, although it may be specced as much as 7.6m huge on the larger fashions. Computerized header top management is normal, with lateral flotation an possibility.

Standout options within the threshing division embody impartial entrance and rear concave adjustment managed electronically from the cab.

All three use the identical 600mm-diameter, 1,340mm-wide drum with eight rasp bars, and the sectional concave apparently permits parts to be shortly modified when switching between small- and large-grain crops. 

There’s additionally the choice of the Multi Crop Separator to tease out grain forward of the straw walkers, plus a brand new modular grain pan with detachable plastic inserts to ease cleansing when working in tough circumstances.

Grain tank capacities vary from 5,200 litres to six,500 litres, and unloading speeds are both 72 litres/sec or 85 litres/sec, relying on the mannequin.

Among the many cab enhancements is the addition of an air-suspended seat with an armrest that carries a multi-function lever to manage the hydrostatic transmission, unloading auger and a raft of different features. 

Non-obligatory extras embody electrical sieve adjustment and returns monitor, a cool field and a rear digital camera.

Listing costs, excluding the header, are £153,035 for the 7342, £164,039 for the mid-range 7343 and £180,127 for the 7344. Choosing the Multi Crop Separator provides roughly £10,000 to these figures.

Activa vary specs


Activa 7342

Activa 7343

Activa 7344


4.9-litre, four-cyl Agco

7.4-litre, six-cyl Agco

7.4-litre, six-cyl Agco

Max energy





Three-speed hydrostatic

Three-speed hydrostatic

Three-speed hydrostatic

Straw walkers








Chopping width

4.8m to six.m



Grain tank

5,200 litres

5,200/6,500 litres (possibility)

6,500 litres

Unloading velocity

72 litres/sec

72/85 litres/sec (possibility)

85 litres/sec

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