More on Firestone Ag Tires for Sale in Port Townsend, WA
Maybe you're a seasoned veteran when it comes to buying agriculture tires in Port Townsend. You know your sprayer tires from your scraper tires. Your high flotation tires from your flotation 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).
Firestone has been a leader in the farm tire market for a long time, ever since Harvey Firestone invented the pneumatic farm tire in 1932. 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." Fast forward to 1950 and rubber tires were everywhere. Almost every farmer had installed rubber tires on their tractor. Firestone Commercial continues to advance farm tire technology at the Farm Tire Test Center, located on Harvey Firestone's original farmstead in Ohio. Learn more about Firestone's large inventory of farm tires and tracks below, and contact your nearest Washington Firestone Commercial dealer for ag tire availability in Port Townsend.
Farm Tires in Port Townsend: For the Growing Season
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 type of farm tire delivers stability and traction on soft ground, but without harming the surface being driven on. Flotation tires are great for getting better flotation and less soil compaction from planting to fieldwork, tillage to harvest. Where other tires dig in and damage the soil, flotation tires don't. They keep heavy-duty farm tires up and off the ground. Use Firestone flotation tires in Port Townsend for equipment that rides smoother, floats better, and makes your job easier.
Proper irrigation is essential if you ever want to get to harvest season. The irrigation professionals at your closest Firestone farm tire dealer can help you buy for your irrigation method, equipment, and soil type. The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is a popular choice. It's crafted specially for pivot and linear irrigation systems. The non-directional tread pattern means you'll have stable traction when moving both forward and reverse. Our Irrigation Special Tire is another top choice for mobile irrigation equipment. It has a robust nylon-cord body and Firestone's proven 23° tread for long wear and reliable traction. Whether your system sprinkles, drips, or floods, you'll find we have the right tires and wheels for your irrigation equipment.
To protect your crop through the growing season, you turn to 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. That's what the Radial All Traction RC Tire is made to do. 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 only one of our many sprayer tires. Your Port Townsend Firestone farm tire dealer has a catalog of sprayer tires that deliver excellent handling, lateral stability, and ride comfort.
Farm Tires for Port Townsend's Harvest Season
Without the right equipment and tires, it's hard to reap what you sow—literally. But with harvest tires from your local ag tire dealer in Port Townsend, you can bring in the harvest, rain or shine. Firestone makes harvest tires for a range of terrain, soil types, and equipment. The Champion Spade Grip is one such tire. It features super tread for grip in mud and is especially well-suited for rice and sugar cane harvesting. Then there's the Super All Traction HD Tire, which has a sturdier carcass for optimum field performance in grain cart and cotton picker applications. Whatever field conditions you face, you can count on Firestone farm tires to face them with you.
Discover Other Types of Ag Tires for Sale in Port Townsend
The right tractor tires can make farming more manageable. The wrong tractor tires? They can be as troublesome as a new government mandate. Your Port Townsend ag tire dealer has an inventory of Firestone tractor tires for sale, including tires for backhoes, loaders, and pullers, 2WD, 4WD, 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 identify the best match.
So many loggers turn to Firestone for forestry tires in Port Townsend. Some companies can't see the forest through the trees. Firestone can. Big detail or small, our engineers see everything. They design forestry tires that can handle the heavy loads and uncertain terrain that forwarders, loggers, and skidders traverse every day. Design features like deep skid depth give heavy-duty equipment maximum flotation on soft ground. Then there's our Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) safeguard against snags, tears, and cuts. Muddy swamp or rocky hill, Firestone forestry tires give your operation the performance and value it needs. Contact a Port Townsend Firestone forestry tire dealer to learn more.
When you see the words, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and roses. Think durability and power… and a little bit of flower power? Port Townsend Firestone farm tire stores sell a variety of garden tires for small tractors, utility equipment, and mowers. From the Super Traction Duplex Tire to the Flotation 23° G-1 Tire, Firestone garden tires are constructed with unique tread that allows for optimized traction, flotation, and ride comfort.
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 exceptional on- and off-road traction and minimal soil compaction. Reach out to a Firestone ag tire store in Port Townsend for farm implement tires for seeders, wagons, trailers, manure spreaders, balers, sprayers, and more.
Does Firestone Sell Tire Tracks in Port Townsend?
When shopping for farm tires, you might also be interested in comparing tire tracks in Port Townsend. But first, you'll probably want to know: are rubber tracks better than tires when it comes to soil compaction, roading, traction, and fuel economy? The answer depends on a variety of factors. 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 system you choose for your Washington farm will depend on your operation. Some farmers can benefit from a combination of tire tracks and tires.
Firestone Ag research has insight into your questions. With regards to fuel economy, our research has shown that a track system will use more fuel since it takes more horsepower to rotate the track. But as long as proper tire inflation is maintained, a wheeled tractor and comparable tracked tractor will use about equal amounts 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 things can alter the performance of tire tracks over traditional rubber tires and vice versa. Both systems farm hard. It's all about matching the system to your field conditions. A Port Townsend farm tire dealer or local Firestone Ag expert can help you select the right system for your needs.