Yesterday's Tractor Co. Low Prices, Parts Ship Fast!
Click Here or call 800-853-2651 
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
 
Marketplace
Tractor Manuals
Tractor Parts
Classified Ads
Photo Ads

Community
Discussion Forums
Project Journals
Tractor Town
Your Stories
Show & Pull Guide
Events Calendar
Hauling Schedule

Galleries
Tractor Photos
Implement Photos
Vintage Photos
Help Identify
Parts & Pieces
Stuck & Troubled
Vintage Ads
Community Album
Photo Ad Archives

Research & Info
Articles
Tractor Registry
Tip of the Day
Safety Cartoons
Tractor Values
Serial Numbers
Tune-Up Guide
Paint Codes
List Prices
Production Nbrs
Tune-Up Specs
Torque Values
3-Point Specs
Glossary

Miscellaneous
Tractor Games
Just For Kids
Virtual Show
Museum Guide
Memorial Page
Feedback Form

Yesterday's Tractors Facebook Page

Related Sites
Tractor Shed
TractorLinks.com
Ford 8N/9N Club
Today's Tractors
Garden Tractors
Classic Trucks
Kountry Life
Enter your email address to receive our newsletter!

subscribe
unsubscribe
  
Implement Alley Discussion Forum

Re: H&S hay rake, no worky worth a darn

[Show Entire Topic]  

Author  [Modern View]
fastline

06-27-2013 19:09:58
99.13.20.112



Report to Moderator

Quoting Removed, click Modern View to see

what MPH are we talking? I try to run 3/hi in my case but it a ROUGH ride and hard on me and the tractor. I would estimate about 7-8mph. I agree that faster seems to help but when it bunches up, it also screws things up faster.
So, could we ALL agree that the point of the tines should face forward at the bottom of the wheel.




[Reply]   [No Email]
mss3020

06-28-2013 09:49:43
209.50.28.186



Report to Moderator
 Re: H&S hay rake, no worky worth a darn in reply to fastline, 06-27-2013 19:09:58  
I would think your going fast enough.. at 7-8 mph.. Yep tines pointing forward are correct.. When I first put mine together I had them the other way.. ha ha ha ha.. huge mess not to mention made a huge dust cloud..as mentioned the wider the V the worse it rakes so a nice V with the wheels kicking out behind and not so much at each other.. I have adjusted mine many times until I finally got it to what I want. I love the rake I have BUT adjusting it is a real pain.. so once I got it where I wanted it I spot welded a few things so they wont come loose..

[Reply]  [No Email]
WCS

06-27-2013 19:35:48
173.213.179.141



Report to Moderator
 Re: H&S hay rake, no worky worth a darn in reply to fastline, 06-27-2013 19:09:58  
I just went and looked at my Sitrex and the teeth on the wheels are pointing forward at the point of contact with the ground, just like your H & S.



[Reply]  [No Email]
Tx Jim

06-28-2013 03:37:04
69.35.160.119



Report to Moderator
 Re: H&S hay rake, no worky worth a darn in reply to WCS, 06-27-2013 19:35:48  
fastline

What type crop are you trying to rake? You could try just a little more tooth to ground contact.



[Reply]  [No Email]
bison

06-28-2013 08:26:55
69.168.144.137



Report to Moderator
 Re: H&S hay rake, no worky worth a darn in reply to Tx Jim, 06-28-2013 03:37:04  
I gave up on raking altogether,I never found one that gave no problems and there is no timesaving if you're by yourself unless one rolls 3 swaths together and that causes crop and nutrition losses.

I use nowadays a combine pickup on a set of wheels behind the tractor to just lift and fluff the crop after a rain to facilitate drying(works just as good)

Normally I just bale the undisturbed swath when dry.
This post was edited by bison at 08:29:36 06/28/13.

[Reply]  [No Email]
[Show Entire Topic]     [Options]  [Printer Friendly]  [Posting Help]  [Return to Forum]   [Add a Reply]

Hop to:
TRACTOR   PARTS TRACTOR   MANUALS
Same-Day Shipping! Most of our stocked parts ship the same day you order (M-F).  Expedited shipping available, just call!  Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors.  Compare our super low shipping rates!  We have the parts you need to repair your tractor.  We are a Company you can trust and have generous return policies!   Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651. [ More Info ]

Home  |  Forums


Copyright © 1997-2014 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters