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#1 ErnRemy OFFLINE  



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Posted May 19, 2011 - 01:46 PM

How to adjust the slip clutch on the tiller anybody have the manual ??

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Posted May 19, 2011 - 02:00 PM

No manual,but the way I do it is to first loosen it to where it slips, and let it slip for a few seconds to slicken things up, as they tend to rust-weld themselves. Then once slipped a bit, I tighten in sequence equal turns until the springs are engaged, then equal turns in until about half the spring clearance is used up. Then I go to the garden & till deep. If it doesn't slip at all, then I lessen the tension till it just slips a bit, then re-tighten each 1/2 turn.