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FS17 Joskin-TransSpace8000
FS17 Joskin

The Joskin Trans-Space 8000 is a Tipper available in Farming Simulator 17. It is a medium tipper, combining a few of the benefits of a small tipper with an impressive capacity. It is the largest Tipper in the game that can service a small Harvester. Unfortunately, it is also the smallest Tipper that lacks a rear attachment point, and thus can only be attached at the very end of a chain.

Advantages Edit

  • Physically Small: The Trans-Space 8000 combines large capacity with a low frame. It is the largest Tipper in the game that can service any machine, including the smallest Harvesters.
  • Good Maneuverability: Although it has 3 axles, the Trans-Space 8000 maintains a good turning radius by allowing these axles to swivel together with the direction of the turn. It is significantly more maneuverable than most other 3-axle trailers.
  • Cost Efficient: The Trans-Space 8000 has the best price-to-capacity ratio of any Tipper in the base game.

Disadvantages Edit

  • Heavy: Even when empty, the Trans-Space 8000 weighs almost 10 tons, which is twice as much as to the next smaller Tipper model. When full, its total weight will cause serious acceleration problems for any a small Tractor or Car. A Medium Tractor is pretty much the bare minimum required to pull this trailer with a full load of crop.
  • No Rear Attachment Point: The Trans-Space 8000 is the cheapest Tipper that does not have any attachment points at the rear. If you want to hook it up in a chain, it has to be the rearmost Tipper.
  • No Side Unloading: The Trans-Space 8000 is the cheapest Tipper that cannot unload to either side. It can only unload through its rear door or a small grain door.

Specifications Edit

  • Price: $35,000
  • Maintenance Cost: $15 / day
  • Leasing Costs: $700 + $1,750/h + $350/d
  • Cargo Types: Any loose material (full list here)
  • Capacity: 31,000 Liters
  • Front Attachment Point: Drawbar (Ball)
  • Rear Attachment Point: None.
  • Tipping Sides: Back, Grain Door
  • Mass (empty): 9,573 kg