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New Auger Design

The new cone-shaped, single-auger design with a steeper sloped top, new generation scraper and bolt-on kicker provide superior feed movement for faster, more complete mixing and processing, and improved cleanoff.

Heavy-Duty Front, Side and Rear Doors

VSL 200 Series mixers feature heavily reinforced doors for tight closure and long service life. The hydraulically activated door linkage reduces the overall height of the mixer to allow clearance in barns with rafter/door limitations. It also allows for faster unloading as a result of a higher door opening height than would be possible with straight pulled doors.

Simple, Planetary Drive System

The simple planetary drive has very few moving parts and is specifically designed to provide long life and reliability under heavy-duty use and in the most difficult mixing conditions. The planetary gearbox is protected by a shear bolt from overload and torque spikes caused by foreign obstructions. The flooded top bearing eliminates the need for extra grease zerks. This proven and rugged drive system, coupled with an external oil reservoir, is virtually maintenance free with the exception of scheduled gear lube changes.

Two-Speed Gearbox

A shiftable, 2-speed gearbox option allows for reduced input horsepower and auger speed for easier starting and mixing, even with smaller tractors. The gearbox can by shifted manually on the machine or with an in-cab electric shift option for operator convenience.

Heavy-Duty Front Conveyor

Heavy front cross conveyor uses rugged components for unmatched dependability and longer life. Different conveyor options and extension lengths allow the mixer to be adapted to match most feeding situations.


Specifications VSL 242
Capacity - no extensions (m3) 12
Capacity - no extensions (cu.ft) 420
Number of augers 1
Overall height - no extensions (cm) 249
Overall height - no extensions (in) 98
Overall width - without options (cm) 287
Overall width - without options (in) 113
Tread width (cm) 254
Tread width (in) 100
Weight (kg) 4400
Weight (lb) 9700
Drive Planetary
PTO speed (rpm) 540 / 1000
Minimum power requirement for PTO (kW) 67
Minimum power requirement for PTO (hp) 90
Maximum load (kg) 6396
Maximum load (lb) 14100
Door opening (h x w, cm) 107 x 94
Door opening (h x w, in) 42 x 37
Auger Diameters (cm) 274
Auger Diameters (in) 108