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#1 JD DANNELS OFFLINE  

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Posted April 24, 2013 - 06:45 PM

Middle Buster scoured very well.photo8_zps02f3a849.jpg


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Posted April 24, 2013 - 07:04 PM

Looks shinny and well built and see it works great

 

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Posted April 24, 2013 - 07:32 PM

My nephew bought one of those. Didn't work for him. Would not dig in. So, I tried it and it didn't work for me either! I brought it back to him with a bunch of bushes to plant. He tried it again still no good. So I stood on it. 200+ pounds of down pressure did the trick! Worked nice.

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Posted April 24, 2013 - 07:37 PM

Are you done with it?  Will you grease it up or put paint on it?

 

I saw how nice a job it did for you in the other thread.



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Posted April 24, 2013 - 08:09 PM

My nephew bought one of those. Didn't work for him. Would not dig in. So, I tried it and it didn't work for me either! I brought it back to him with a bunch of bushes to plant. He tried it again still no good. So I stood on it. 200+ pounds of down pressure did the trick! Worked nice.
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This not the first time I have heard of people having trouble getting them to work. I had never used one.
But I mounted it, set the top link so the main upright was at 90 degrees (eyeballed) and gave it a try.
It just plain buries itself. infect last night I had dirt on the angle iron. It flat impresses me.

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Posted April 24, 2013 - 08:15 PM

We both have rocky soil. But, even in my good field it would not go deeper than 3" no matter how it was set up! Maybe they are just meant for tractors with down pressure? I was running a Ford 640 and, my nephew has an 8N.

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Posted April 24, 2013 - 08:15 PM

Are you done with it? Will you grease it up or put paint on it?

I saw how nice a job it did for you in the other thread.

I can see me using it often for different projects.
Once I have the salad garden tilled, I will mount it up again. I figured out if i ran ti and then ran the other way with my wheels running along the mound. Then rake the tops of the two mounds I get a nice raised bed about 30 to 36 inches wide.
We wide row 4 rows of salad crops on the mounds/beds.
I did that two weeks ago and planted onions, garlic and shallots. It will be sufficient till the hilling discs arrive and I get the tool bar built.
After that who knows? So I think i will just grease it and not paint.

Edited by MH81, April 24, 2013 - 08:27 PM.

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Posted April 24, 2013 - 09:30 PM

We both have rocky soil. But, even in my good field it would not go deeper than 3" no matter how it was set up! Maybe they are just meant for tractors with down pressure? I was running a Ford 640 and, my nephew has an 8N.
Joe

I do not know that my 1500 has down pressure. I do not have rocks, more of a clay loam mix. My tractor is much like a 1980 version of the 8n. It is rated for the same size implements. In dry summer clay it might not work as well? but now it will suck its self right in clear up to the crossbar if I do not limit it.




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