CapacityMaximum 1100 bales/hour
Bales Required - Will keep up to 3 balers
EngineJohn Deere 6068HF285 6.8L
Tier 3 Emission Standard Compliant 6 Cylinder Turbo Charged Diesel
Horsepower - 173 hp
Cooling - Reversing fan, by Clean Fix
Alternator - 120 Amp
HydraulicsClosed Center, Load Sensing - 40 gpm, 150L / m
Oil Cooler, High Capacity - C/W Reversing Fan
PickupHigh Speed Pickup - Up to 12 mph
Reversing Feature - Yes
Transmission2 Speed Hydrostatic - Infinitely Variable
Electronically Controlled
Differential LockHydraulic Flow Divider - Yes
Can be activated on the go
Travel SpeedField - 12 mph / 19 kph
Road - 30 mph / 48 kph
Tire SizeRear - 500 / 50 × 22.5 - 16 ply
Front - 400 / 60 × 22.5 - 18 ply
BrakingHydrostatic Braking plus 4 Wheel Dynamic Braking
Parking BrakeSpring applied on Rear Axle - Hydraulic Release
CapacitiesFuel Tank - 65 gal / 210 l
Hydraulic Tank - 50 gal / 190 l
Shipping Weight19,900 lb / 9025 kg
DimensionsLength - 32 ft / 9.75 m
Width - 107 in / 2.72 m
Height - 11 ft / 3.35 m


Spacious Cab

A spacious premium cab offers a full view of your surroundings and comes equipped with dual monitors, air conditioning and a comfortable ergonomic driver’s seat.

Split Camera Monitor

In-cab split camera monitor gives the operator a simultaneous view of the exit ramp, rotary table and injector. When backing up, the backup camera takes full screen view in the monitor.

John Deere Engine

The Bale Baron 6240SP’s power comes from a 6.8L John Deere 6 Cylinder Turbocharged 173 hp emissions compliant Tier 3 diesel engine, known for its unparalleled durability.

Pickup Reverse

In event of a bale jam, simply reverse the pickup and eject the jammed bale. No need to get out of the cab.

Road Ready

With our advanced 4WD system and wide flotation tires, you can easily work in varied field conditions such as muck ground and sandy soil. Complete with travel lights, air ride suspension and hydrostatic and dynamic braking, the Self-Propelled Bale Baron is ready to travel from field to field at a top road speed of 30 MPH (48 KM/H).

Rasspe Knotter

The low maintenance Rasspe knotter is reliable and easy to maintain. Knotter only needs greasing every 2000 bundles. Missed ties have an audible alarm.