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The Mako 440, 440NT, and 450 sprayers are the newest members of the GVM equipment family.  

Named after one of the most prized, aggressive, and intelligent predators, the Mako will be the first to the fields this spring. The Mako is the smallest, most compact self-propelled sprayer in the marketplace offering a light footprint, leaving behind minimal soil compaction and little to no crop damage.

It's aggressive and reliable all-mechanical powertrain makes the Mako the perfect solution for farmers, growers, co-ops, and ag retailers of all sizes. In addition to reliability, the powertrain offers plenty of horsepower, a quick response, fuel efficiency, and high field speeds.

  • 400-gallon product tank
  • 36 or 46 inches of clearance
  • 13.8 ft turning radius
  • Boom options up to 90 ft
  • Tier 3 Cummins, 130 hp 4.5L engine
  • Automatic Allison 5-speed transmission
  • ISO ready
  • Fuel-efficient mechanical drivetrain

The Mako features a Tier 3, 130 horsepower, 4.5L Cummins QSB engine and an all-mechanical powertrain. Paired with an automatic, Allison five-speed transmission, the Mako's robust powertrain provides aggressive reliability to keep you in motion.

Backed by a Cummins warranty and the largest service network in the business, the charge air cooled and turbocharged Cummins QSB4.5 works harder, smarter, quieter, and longer. The QSB4.5 combines proven full-authority electronic controls with impressive reliability, durability, and long maintenance intervals you expect from one of the world's most successful and durable designs.

The Mako's Allison 2100 Series 5-speed transmission delivers unrivaled reliability and durability day in and day out. Its patented, Continuous Power Technology delivers smooth and seamless full-power shifts, superior acceleration, reliable start ability, and high field speeds.

Speed Ranges

  • 1st:  4.5 mph (7.2 kph)
  • 2nd:  7.7 mph (12.4 mph)
  • 3rd:  10.1 mph (16.3 kph)
  • 4th:  14.1 mph (22.8 kph)
  • 5th:  22 mph (35.4 kph)
  • Reverse:  3.2 mph (5.1 kph)

 

The sprayer-specific Mako cab is simple, spacious, and comfortable. Whether you’re headed out for a quick job or a long day of application, the Mako will keep you cool and comfortable. 

Step through the large, glass door into the air conditioned cab, and you’ll notice ample leg room, a comfortable, air ride seat, and unobstructed visibility. Next, you’ll find that all controls are smartly organized, easily within an arm’s reach, and simple to operate.

Once inside, optimize your comfort by adjusting your seat position, angle and air support, lumbar support, and the tilt and telescoping steering wheel. As you head to the field, you’ll immediately notice the quiet drivetrain and well-insulated cab are designed to maximize operator comfort. You’ll also notice the large glass windows and door maximize your visibility to help you monitor your application.

  • Unobstructed visibility, 28 ft³ of glass including a full glass door
  • Simple, clean, well-organized controls
  • Comfortable air ride seat
  • Air conditioned
  • Tilt & telescoping steering wheel
  • Charcoal filter

Choose the technology you want. The Mako comes standard with ISOBUS controls, so whether you’re comfortable with Ag Leader, Raven, TeeJet, Trimble, John Deere, or Case, you’ll be able to choose the guidance system that works for you. Thoroughly tested with each system you’ll notice a seamless integration and easy start-up.

 

Strength in Lightweight Spraying

When it’s time to spray, you don’t have time to waste. Packed with reliable power, the quick and light Mako will be the first to the fields, no matter the conditions. Carrying a small, 400-gallon poly tank, there’s no need to worry about rutting or yield-robbing compaction, and there’s no need to wait until the ground dries out. 

GVM’s spray system is designed for durability, even in the harshest conditions. Standard with steel booms, the design is light, yet features extra support to withstand the tough demands of the industry. Aluminum boom options let you spray further while reducing your weight and adding strength.

  • Hypro belt drive, centrifugal pump with heavy duty clutch
  • Maximum capacity: 140 gpm (530 lpm) and 114 psi (7.8 bar)
  • Quick easy, ground level access to the 2 in. plumbing
  • Electric agitation with manual adjust

Boom System/Options:

  • Standard booms: 60 ft steel booms, 20 in. spacing, single nozzle bodies
  • Boom options: 60/80' (18.3/24.4 m) steel, 42/80' (12.8/24.4 m) or 50/90' (15.2/27.4 m) aluminum
  • Electronically controlled, 5-section manifolds
  • Hydraulic adjustable boom height, boom fold w/ cylinder cushion, &boom tip lift
  • Inner boom breakaway w/ shock absorber, auto reset

Ready to Go, Wherever You Go

Built on a solid foundation, the Mako will provide years of dependable use through a wide variety of crops, growth stages, and field conditions. Its box-style frame is reinforced with plates and gussets, eliminating the need for heavy cross members and reducing overall machine weight. Built-in rear axle tubes add strength and rigidity to the frame. Additionally, the Mako offers users a balanced center of gravity, placing the engine, transmission, and differential between the frame rails to increase the machine's stability.

Tackle any field and every crop with the Mako’s multiple track width adjustments. Prepare to switch between fields using the manual front and hydraulic rear track adjustments, for over 30 inches of adjustability.

The optional extended width kit takes the standard track width from 80-108 inches to 92-120 inches.

The Mako features an independent integral strut and spring front suspension with an oscillating front axle and an independent knee action suspension with coil springs and hydraulic shocks to provide a comfortable, stable ride over any field condition.

  Mako 440NT   Mako 440   Mako 450

Track Width
72 in. (182.9 cm)
Crop Clearance
36 in. (91.4 cm)
Boom Heights
Low: 11-66 in. (27.9-167.6 cm)
High: 27-82 in. (68.6-208.3 cm)

Track Width
80-120 in. (203.2-304 cm)
Crop Clearance
36 in. (91.4 cm)
Boom Heights
Low: 11-66 in. (27.9-167.6 cm)
High: 27-82 in. (68.6-208.3 cm)

Track Width
80-120 in. (203.2-304 cm)
Crop Clearance
46 in. (116.8 cm)
Boom Heights
Low: 21-76 in. (53.3-193 cm)
High: 37-92 in. (94-233.7 cm)

Drivetrain

    440NT 440 450
Drivetrain Type drive Mechanical
  Max. transport/field speed 22 mph (35.4 kph)
Engine Make & configuration Cummins QSB4.5, inline 4-cylinder
  Type Tier 3/Stage IIIA emissions compliant
  Peak rated power 130 hp (97 kW) @2300 rpm
  Displacement 4.5 L (269 in.³)
  Torque Peak: 459 ft-b
  Fuel & fuel tank capacity Diesel, 44 U.S. gal. (166.6 L)
  Engine oil capacity 11.6 qt (11 L)
Transmission Type Automatic Allison 2100 RDS 5-speed
  Trans. oil capacity 15 qt (14 L)

Speed Ranges

    440NT 440 450
Speed Ranges First 4.5 mph (7.2 kph)
  Second 7.7 mph (12.4 kph)
  Third 10.1 mph (16.3 kph)
  Fourth 14.1 mph (22.8 kph)
  Fifth 22 mph (35.4 kph)
  Reverse 3.2 mph (5.1 kph)

Chassis

   440NT 440 450
Chassis Frame construction 5 x 3 x .3 in. (12.7 x 7.6 x .95 cm) rectangular tube steel 
  Clearance* 36 in. (91.4 cm) 46 in. (116.8 cm)
  Wheelbase 139.9 in. (355 cm)
  Overall length* 245 in. (622.3 cm)  
  Overall width 108 in. (274.3 cm) top-fold boom tips, 112 in. (284 cm) side-fold boom tips
  Overall height 117.5 in. (298.5 cm)   127 in. (322.6 cm) 
  Turning radius 13.8 ft (4.2 m)
  Primary brakes Individual left and right power disc brakes
  Parking brakes Foot-operated parking brake
  Weight Unloaded: 12,080 lb (5,479.4 kg)
Loaded: 15,200 lb (6,894.6 kg)
Unloaded: 12,360 lb (5,606.4 kg)
Loaded: 15,480 lb (7,021.6 kg)

*Clearance, overall length, overall height, and turning radius are all listed for a standard machine.
Weight listed with standard tires and 60/80 ft steel booms. Boom and tire options will cause these measures to vary.

 

Spraying System & Booms

   440NT 440 450
Spraying System Product tank capacity 400 U.S. gal. (1,514 L)
  Spray control ISO spray control
  Product pump Engine mounted, belt-drive Hypro centrifugal pump w/electromagnetic clutch
  Agitation Manual adjsut with electric on/off
  Filtration 50-mesh screen
  Quick Fill size 2 in. (5.08 cm)
Booms  Spraying width Steel: 60 ft (18.3 m) and 60/80 ft (18.3/24.4 m) Aluminum: 42/80 ft (12.8/24.4 m) and 50/90 ft (15.2/27.4 m)
  Boom sections 5 section, electronically controlled
  Nozzle spacing 10 in. (25.4 cm) off-center (60/80 ft)
15 in. (38.1 cm) off-center (42/80 ft)
20 in. (50.8 cm) off-center (60, 60/80, 42/80, & 50/90 ft)
  Breakaway width Steel: 7.3 ft (2.2 m)
Aluminum: 14.4 ft (4.4 m)
Boom Height Low position 11-66 in. (27.9-167.6 cm) 21-76 in. (53.3-193 cm)
  High position 27-82 in. (68.6-208.3 cm) 37-92 in. (94-233.7 cm)

Tires, Suspension & Track Width

    440NT 440 450
Tires Front tires, standard 320/85R24
  Front tires, optional 9.00 x 24, 320/85R24 fluid-filled
  Rear tires, standard 320/85R24
  Rear tires, optional 320/85R24, 380/85R24, 270/95R32, fluid-filled optional
Suspension Front suspension Independent spring suspension with oscillating front axle
  Rear suspension Independent knee action suspension with coil spring & hydraulic shock
Track Width  Track width 72 in. (183 cm) 80-120 in. (203.2-304.8 cm)

Additional Options

  • Controller &Steering Options
    • ISO GVM 8 in. virtual terminal & 6500 GPS receiver
    • Raven 460 w/ GPS speed sensor
    • Ag Leader OnTrac3™ assisted steering
    • Ag Leader SteerCommand™ automated steering
  • Boom Height Control Options
    • Greentronics RiteHeight with 3 or 5 sensors, ISO or standard
  • Fenders, front and/or rear
  • Toolbox
  • Field Installed Options
    • Poly crop deflectors 
    • Belly shield 
    • Foam Marker Kit 
    • Rear Floodlight Kit, LED (2, 4, or 6 lights) 
    • Extended Width Kit: includes 12 in. front suspension extension and 6 in. stub axle driveshaft extension (allows 80-108 in. machines to be extended to 92-120 in.)
  • 2 yr/2,000 hr Cummins engine
  • 3 yr/3,000 hr Allison trans.
  • 2 yr/2,000 hr Dana rear
  • 1 yr/1,000 hy GVM bumper-to-bumper