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My woods belly mower

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harkel51

04-15-2018 20:45:13




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My Woods Belly mower has the 3 belt system. Is it better to go to a 1 belt system? If so, what do I need to do to do that? I've heard with the 3 belt system that if you get into tall grass, the 2 outside blades slip because there is no way to tighten them. Is that the case?




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Dick L

04-16-2018 04:44:44




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 Re: My woods belly mower in reply to harkel51, 04-15-2018 20:45:13  
That is kinda right! It depends on how tall and thick the grass is. I don't think most people tighten the one belt tight enough. The spindles have tapered wheel type bearings that will take a tighter belt than the straight ball bearing bearings. I mulch manure down in my hay fields and the weak part is the one outside blade will stop first under any plug condition. I have mower weed patches without grass as high as the hood of my B. I have a short video of mowing grass hay with some growth.

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