Get to Know Firestone Ag Tires in Port Orchard, WA
Maybe you know where to find all the deals on ag tires in Port Orchard. You know your spade grip tires form your guide grip tires. Your bias tires from your radial tires. Or, maybe you're new to the market and looking for tires that help you work smarter, not harder. Firestone Commercial can help on both fronts (and in the back forty).
Harvey Firestone invented the pneumatic farm tire in 1932, and it didn't take long for the Firestone name to become a leader in the ag tier market. As a farmer himself, Firestone was always developing in ways to help growers solve problems. His goal was to get farm equipment off of metal wheels, which lacked ride comfort and traction. In other words, "Put the Farm on Rubber." His dream was realized by 1950 when you'd be hard pressed to find a tractor that didn't roll on rubber. Today, Harvey Firestone's original Ohio farmstead is still in use. It's home to the Firestone Farm Tire Test Center, where farm tire tech continues to develop! Keep reading to learn more about Firestone's selection of farm tires and tracks, and contact your Washington Firestone Commercial ag tire dealer for farm tire availability in Port Orchard.
For the Growing Season: Farm Tires in Port Orchard
Growers can increase efficiencies by running on flotation tires during certain seasons. Flotation tires aim to decrease the damage done to a field's yield. They're made with a wider footprint to limit soil compaction. This unique farm tire provides traction and stability on soft surfaces, but without destroying the ground being driven on. Flotation tires are great for getting less soil compaction and better flotation during spring planting, fieldwork, tillage, and harvest. They help keep heavy-duty farm vehicles off the ground in situations where other tires would dig in and damage the soil. Use Firestone flotation tires in Port Orchard for equipment that floats better, rides smoother
You can't get to harvest season without proper irrigation. The irrigation professionals at your local Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose for your soil type, irrigation method, and equipment. The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is a top seller. It's designed for pivot and linear irrigation systems. The non-directional tread pattern means you'll have stable traction when moving both forward and reverse. The Irrigation Special Tire for mobile irrigation is just that—special. It has a robust nylon-cord body and Firestone's proven 23° tread for long wear and reliable traction. Whether your system floods, sprinkles, or drips, you'll find that we have the right irrigation tires and wheels for your setup.
To protect your crop through the growing season, you rely on a little help from modern technology and your sprayer, the machine that helps you apply pesticides, fertilizers, and herbicides. Though self-propelled sprayers and fertilizers come in many sizes, sprayer tanks are becoming larger and larger. To stay current, modern sprayer tires must be designed for handling and stability—at all speeds. The Radial All Traction RC Tire is designed for this very thing. It's designed to support the same load at lower pressure, or more load at the same pressure when compared to standard radials. But that's just one of our sprayer tires. that provide superb lateral stability, ride comfort, and handling.
Port Orchard Farm Tires for Harvest Season
It's hard to bring in the fruits (or veggies or grains) of your labor when your machines aren't equipped with the right tires. But with harvest tires from your local ag tire dealer in Port Orchard, you can take in the harvest with ease. We sell harvest tires for a range of terrain, soil types, and equipment. For instance, there's the Champion Spade Grip Tire. It features an extra-deep tread for traction in mud and is especially well-suited for sugar cane and rice harvesting. Then there's the Super All Traction HD Tire, which has a sturdier carcass for remarkable field performance in grain cart and cotton picker applications. We know you're outstanding in your field. Let Firestone help you stay there, with the right farm tires.
Discover Other Types of Ag Tires for Sale in Port Orchard
The correct tractor tires can make running a farm easier. The wrong tractor tires? They can be as frustrating as a new government mandate. Your Port Orchard ag tire dealer has an inventory of Firestone tractor tires for sale, including tires for pullers, backhoes, loaders, 4WD, 2WD, and MFWD combines and tractors. Maximize your tractor's power with tractor tires that suit your field. Your Firestone ag tire dealer can help you find the right size and style.
So many loggers turn to Firestone for forestry tires in Port Orchard. While some other companies can't see the forest for the trees, Firestone can. Our engineers see it all. They design forestry tires that can handle the heavy loads and uncertain terrain that forwarders, loggers, and skidders traverse every day. Features like 23° tread traction bars help heavy-duty vehicles access the inaccessible. There's also our proprietary Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) which helps to safeguard against snags, tears, and cuts. Muddy swamp or rocky hill, Firestone forestry tires give your operation the performance and value it needs. Call your Port Orchard forestry tire dealer for more information.
When you see the words, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and roses. Think power and durability… and maybe a little flower power? Firestone farm tire dealers in Port Orchard sell a variety of garden tires for small tractors, utility equipment, and mowers. From the Super All Traction II 23° Tire to the Flotation 23° G-1 Tire, Firestone garden tires are engineered with unique tread designs that allow for increased ride comfort, traction and flotation.
There are about as many types of farm implement tires as there types of farmers. Firestone farm implement tires are engineered to resist stubble damage and handle heavy loads while providing quality traction on- or off-road and limited soil compaction. Find your local Firestone ag tire dealer in Port Orchard for farm implement tires for seeders, wagons, trailers, balers, sprayers, manure spreaders, and more.
Does Firestone Sell Tire Tracks in Port Orchard?
Even though you're shopping for farm tires, you may also be interested in looking at tire tracks in Port Orchard. But you're probably wondering: are rubber tracks better than tires when it comes to soil compaction, roading, traction, and fuel economy? The truth is, the answer varies. You can read all about Rubber Tracks vs. Tires in the Tire Expert Center, but we'll provide a brief overview here, too. Each system has ups and downs. The best system for your Washington farm will depend on your specific operation. You might even be able to benefit from a combination of tire tracks and tires.
Firestone Ag research has shown that in terms of fuel economy, a track system will consume more fuel since it takes more horsepower to rotate the track. The correct tire inflation can make all the difference, though. With the right tire pressure, a tracked tractor and a comparable wheeled tractor will employ about the same amount of fuel. For traction, our research has found that track systems perform better than wheeled systems at 0 - 3% slip. Increase slip to 5 - 9% and wheeled systems prove more efficient. In reality, many variables influence the performance of tire tracks over traditional rubber tires and vice versa. Both systems get the job done. It's all about matching the system to your field conditions. A Port Orchard farm tire dealer or local Firestone Ag expert can help you select the right system for your needs.