Compact Soft Hands

For farmers handling thousands of bales a year, Compact Soft Hands® is a robust, dependable bale handler designed for use with smaller tractors. They will handle virtually any size of square or round bale and feature Hustler’s unique 3 position adjustable hands. An Equalizer bar is available if required.


  • Compact design – The heat-formed main frame of the Compact serves many benefits such as unbeatable visibility, the bale is held closer to the tractor, the ram/hoses are fully protected within the main frame and because of the smooth, contoured design ripping another bale is virtually impossible.
  • Handle square or round bales. – One bale handler to shift all your bales! With the 3 position adjustable hands the grip can be fine-tuned to handle virtually any bale size of rounds or squares.
  • Large pivots, proven design. – Built tough and proven to handle the most rigorous of tests and perform year in and year out.
  • Optional Equaliser® bar. – Designed for ultimate control and safer operation. The invention of an Equaliser allows you to place bales exactly where you need them, not where gravity take it.
  • 2 year warranty. – Hustler’s stamp of quality, backed up by more than 200 accredited dealers nationwide.
*Always confirm model specifications & pricing with a Gendore Product & Sales Specialist
Compact Soft Hands


  • Compact Design

    Compact design for great visibility, keeps the weight closer to the tractor and has no sharp edges to catch or tear the balage wrap.

  • Even Pressure

    Even clamping pressure avoids overstretching balage wrap.

  • Protected Ram

    The ram is protected inside the mainframe of the Compact Softhands to eliminate any chance of damage.

  • Slim Hands

    Slim hands make stacking bales close together a breeze.

  • Large Pivots

    Large 32mm pins for longevity.

  • Square & Round Bales

    3 position adjustable hands allows the handling of both square and round bales.



      BALE SIZES ROUND:all sizes
      BALE SIZES SQUARE:will clamp 0.9m to 1.8m
      MAX OPENING/CLOSING:2.4m/0.2m
      BALE WEIGHT:up to 1.0 tonne
      UNIT WEIGHT:180kg
      HYDRAULICS REQUIRED:1 X double-acting, 12-60 litres/min, 2250-3000 psi


    • Safety Back Bar

      Safety back bar adds extra protection for the operator.

    • Optional Equaliser® Bar

      An optional Equaliser® Bar keeps the hands moving symmetrically for precision bale control and operator safety.

    • Brackets

      A full brackets range available to suit all front-end loaders.

    • 3 Point Linkage Brackets

      Cat 1/2 brackets to fit the 3 pt linkage of any tractor.

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