The Rata Blog

Discover innovations, news and tips from NZ's own farm machinery attachments manufacturer.

Loader Attachments Review

Posted by Casey-lee Cranston on Jan 2, 2023 10:18:00 AM

Will Bailey let's us know his review on a range of Rata Loader Attachments. 'Strong, Reliable and Durable'. Find out what he has to say on the Bale Grabs, Bale Forks, Silage Sabre, Hay Forks and Combo Set.


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Topics: Material Handling, Bale Handling & Storage, attachments, Tractor Grapples

Loader Attachments and Quick Hitch Review

Posted by Casey-lee Cranston on Dec 1, 2022 10:02:00 AM

"We have tried all the other brands and we are stuck on Rata and are looking at another set in the near future. We started with the Rata brand back in the old days and we have stuck with it and always specifically order Rata. Really happy with these quick hitches and we wouldn't use anything else".


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Topics: Bale Handling & Storage, attachments, Tractor Grapples

Telehandler Grapple Review "It's a real multipurpose implement"

Posted by Sam Searle on Oct 7, 2022 4:00:00 PM

With trees blown down, a few roofs lost & widespread damage from a windstorm 2 years ago Rob Taylor of Greenthorpe NSW Australia was looking for something to get the job done & make things easier. Listen as he tells us how much better a Power Claw is after only having used stick rakes & hay forks.


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Topics: Tractor Grapples

Skidsteer Grapple Review (VIDEO) See why Ben Lawson switched from a 4-in-1 bucket to a Rata Power Claw!

Posted by Sam Searle on Sep 16, 2022 8:23:00 AM

After a cyclone knocked down 13km of fences & a couple of thousand tonnes of timber the team at Monte Carlo Store Creek Pty Ltd was in need of an effective bit of gear to clean up & add to the operation. The 4-in-1 bucket just wasn't cutting it. Check out the video to see & hear why they chose to switch to a Power Claw grapple to get the job done & how that decision has improved the way they do things ever since.


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Topics: Tractor Grapples