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Feeds better – built tougher: i-paddock’s GenII TyphoonTM feed drum

Now exclusively distributed across Australia by Primary Sales Australia, and available at all good local machinery outlets.

Don’t settle for anything less than the GOLD STANDARD in feed drum technology, from the original farmer inventor of the very first model GenI i-paddock TurbodrumTM.

i-paddock’s GenII TyphoonTM feed drum

The i-paddock Typhoon, Twister and all associated parts are now available through your local Primary Sales dealer outlets.

Dealers please call Primary Sales WA, or click here


Suits Macdon CA20 (D60), CA25 (D65) and NEW D/FD1 fronts

ALL NEW FROM 2021: John Deere 6/7 series draper fronts

  • “She’s loving the big canola. Not even a stutter at the feeder”
  • “Pretty exciting how much it is pumping through. Like it should be from the start. Massive stuff”
  • “Actually driving machine to engine capacity now for first time in canola”
  • “In heavy barley it just loads the header up good, no fluffing and no noise”
  • “All good, works like a dream, cheers!”
  • “Before we were driving on the edge of the seat with the feeder slip clutch constantly going off in big lupins. We’re actually loading the engine up now, and the slip clutch hasn’t gone off once!”
  • “Our old turbodrum was matching our Vario tin front in canola at 11 k’s on wheeltracks. Now with our updated Typhoons, I honestly think our drapers are just a better all round front”
  • “Loving the timing system in the new Typhoon – good job!”
  • “In she went and away it went. Awesome so far. In some 7 ft canola, smashing it in!”

Superseding the original i-paddockIndustries Turbodrum, i-paddock’s all new i-paddock TyphoonTM  fixes the frustration of slow harvest speeds in bulky crops like canola and pulses, and the blockages and breakdowns caused by old technology feed drums in draper fronts.

With a new manufacturer and a raft of significant updates, the next generation i-paddock TyphoonTM  aggressively grabs crop and pulls it through in a constant, steady flow: day after day, year after year .

Feeds better:

  • LATEST MODELS: Macdon D/FD1 and John Deere 6/7 series
  • UPDATED Electroplated gold since 2021
  • UPDATED Fully adjustable Macdon Quick-set finger timing to suit all conditions
  • UPDATED 150° timing adjustment with just one nut (Macdon)
  • UPDATED Easy installation with simple instructions
  • Harvest up to 50% faster in difficult crops
  • 3 times larger crop feed window than the original feed drum
  • MORE solid steel fingers: in a super aggressive pattern
  • Aggressive flighting design
  • i-paddock’s patented paddle flights prevent repeats
  • Australian Innovation Patent 2017101797 & pending Australian Patent Application No. 2017322101

Built tougher:

  • UPGRADED Fully welded, thicker plate steel internal structure
  • UPGRADED High strength 2 piece retractable finger guides
  • UPGRADED Premium NSK bearings inside
  • UPGRADED Integrated strengthers for Macdon D60 supports
  • UPGRADED Precision aligned crankshaft
  • UPGRADED Now built to i-paddock’s quality standard by Primary Sales
  • 40% bigger crankshaft (Macdon) – fully welded, end to end
  • DELETED Internal reversing clutch
  • Solid high grade steel retractable fingers – that still run cool
  • Field fit retractable finger holders
  • Commonly available generic replacement parts

i-paddock’s TyphoonTM feed drum

i-paddock’s Typhoon is exclusively distributed across Australia and New Zealand through Primary Sales. Buy yours now from your local Primary Sales dealer outlet.

Dealers please call Primary Sales WA, or click here


Suits Macdon CA20 (D60), CA25 (D65) and D/FD1 fronts

NEW FROM 2021: John Deere 6/7 series draper fronts

ALL NEW from 2022: Midwest Durus draper fronts

i-paddock’s TwisterTM Chain Tensioner

Available from all Primary Sales local machinery outlets, the patent pending i-paddock TwisterTM is the latest invention from the i-paddock stable which fixes the problem of the drive chain for the feed drum coming off in Macdon fronts. The cam shaped slot makes precise adjustment of chain tension possible with just hand pressure, while preventing the tensioner from sliding loose in the track when it is tightened up again. Save yourself hours of lost time and operator frustration during your busy harvest.

No drilling, welding or cutting required; i-paddock Twister is installed in just minutes. The i-paddock TwisterTM is yet another game changer, proudly brought to you by i-paddock, and distributed across Australia by Primary Sales.  Anywhere in Australia, your local dealer can supply the  i-paddock TwisterTM, distributed nationwide by Primary Sales.

Only $135.45 plus GST

You will regret it later – if you don’t fit a Twister

Dealers please call Primary Sales WA, or click here

Suits Macdon CA20 and CA25 fronts with the original feed drum and older model Turbodrums

Got a question? Ask us about i-paddock’s updated Typhoon and Twister now

i-paddock: Built, tried and tested in the real world, by real farmers

The dollars and sense of fitting an i-paddock Typhoon in your front

With modern combine hire rates at $400 – $500 per hour, the Typhoon pays for itself over and again when your machine is harvesting faster and without the breakdowns.  Every farmer knows, there’s no money in leaving crop standing when it’s ready to go. 

We take all year growing our crops; don’t throw it away by putting up with poor feeding, blockages, breakages, bent and broken crankshafts, broken end plates, and busted drive chains this harvest.  

It’s been proven that every day lost at harvest accounts for a massive 1% loss in value. (SEPWA, 2007). Even one day lost with breakdowns or bad feeding in a 5000t program can cost you 25t in lost yield – more than the cost of an i-paddock TyphoonTM.

You can fit a new i-paddock TyphoonTM and TwisterTM in around two hours with the supplied instructions. You will probably gain that time back within the first day of direct cutting troublesome crops like canola and beans.

You might regret it – if you don’t fit a TyphoonTM and TwisterTM this harvest.

Practical advantages with an i-paddock Typhoon in your paddock:

The i-paddock TyphoonTM is yet another a step up in harvesting with draper fronts, but there are many incremental changes in the i-paddock TyphoonTM developed from our own real in-paddock experience which make harvest more productive, and less stressful. 

  • Eliminate swathing, and all the extra costs and risks that go with it
  • i-paddock’s unique patented paddle flights minimise repeating issues in light crops by eliminating the usual “dead zone” under the drum
  • Fast and simple adjustable finger timing through 150°, so you can easily adjust it for any conditions
  • Jam packed with retractable fingers with an aggressive pattern and a longer stroke. Typhoon grabs crop and pulls it through the massive crop window in a constant and steady flow
  • Full width between the outer flights uses the whole feeder house, meaning more even wear and less grumbling all the way from the feeder chains right through the rest of the combine and out the chopper
  • Feeder chains and drum bars now wear evenly across the full width. No more chain sag in the middle
  • Eliminating blockages means less reversing and less wear on the slip clutch
  • Harvest later at night without the risk of plugging from slug feeding
  • Easy installation with clear instructions provided
  • i-paddock support: we don’t just make the product, we use the product and know how to make it work

i-paddock: Built, tried and tested in the real world, by real farmers

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