Ploughs: DP8A, DP8B, DP8B Hydrawidth, DP8D
|Max Horse Power||110 HP|
|Tractor Ploughing Position||IN FURROW ONLY|
|Furrows||2, 2+1, 2+1+1, 3, 3+1, 3+1+1|
|Weight (Kg)||624 TO 1230|
|Underbeam||25.5" TO 27"|
|Furrow Width||12" 14" OR 16"|
The dowdeswell DP8 is a lightweight range of fully mounted reversible ploughs with fixed furrow width suitable for working in the furrow only.
DP8A - 2 furrow basic, could have 2 attachments (2+1+1). Manual front furrow adjustment. Available in shearbolt and reset* version.
DP8B - 3 furrow basic, could have 2 attachments (3+1+1). Manual front furrow adjustment. Available in shearbolt and reset* vesions.
DP8B Hydrawidth - 3 furrow basic, could have 2 attachments (3+1+1) Hydraulic front furrow adjustment. Available in shearbolt and reset* versions.
* Reset version could only have 1 attachment (2+1 or 3+1).
Manufactured from 1981 to 2003 the DP8A Shearbolt was available from 2 to 4 furrows and is suitable for tractors up to 90hp. It featured manual offset adjuistment and was suitable for tractors with inside tyre measurements from 44" to 55". The DP8A Spring Reset Version was manufactured from 1982 until 1991.
The DP8B was a 3 furrow basic version of the DP8A. Front furrow width adjustment was still manual.
The DP8B Hydrawidth was suitable for tractors up to 110h.p and has from 3 to 5 furrows in Shearbolt form and 3 to 4 furrows in Auto-Reset form. Both the Shearbolt and Reset version were made from 1987 until 1997. Initially fitted with a manual turnbuckle front furrow adjustment this was soon replaced by a hydrailic ram.
The DP8D was a varient of the DP8B - Hydrawidth design to take discs on all furrows, initially for the Dutch market but some were sold in the UK.
- Currently in production: No
- Model successor: 100 Series FS & FR