Patriot 3340 vs. Deere R4038: Lighter is Better.
What’s the difference between the Patriot 3340 and Deere R4038? About 5,000 pounds!
The Patriot 3340 is approximately 5,000 lb. lighter in overall weight1 than the Deere R4038, resulting in reduced compaction and increased yield potential.
Adding a carbon fiber boom still doesn’t change the equation.
Even when equipped with a 120-ft. carbon fiber boom, the R4038 still weighs 2,770 lb. more than a Patriot 3340 equipped with a 120-ft. steel boom.
- Heavier sprayers consume more fuel.
A heavier sprayer will consume more fuel than a lighter machine. When compared to the Deere R4038, the fuel economy advantage also goes to the Patriot 3340.