Posted by 495man on November 09, 2012 at 12:52:20 from (126.96.36.199):
In Reply to: Mowing hay posted by Bernie/MA on November 06, 2012 at 20:05:19:
Agreed, no need to slow down or stop and back up to make a 90 degree turn while cutting if technique is right.
I do that on outside rounds easy, but at least with my mower/tractor combo do a 90 degree turn at normal speed in heavy crop puts more strain on the tractor i.e. lugs the engine down when using the wheel brake. My tractor is the minimum HP size for the mower.
Field size and shape play a factor as well. The fields I cut are small (1 acre to 16 acres) and mostly irregular shape so there is a lot of turning compared to cutting a perfectly square 40 acre field.
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 ]
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.