Posted by rankrank1 on November 10, 2012 at 17:47:15 from (18.104.22.168):
In Reply to: Mowing hay posted by Riggsjr on November 06, 2012 at 20:05:19:
495man said: (quoted from post at 21:59:04 11/10/12) ...Use what ever technique works best for you....
Well said - whatever works best for the tractor, mower type, and field shape that you are mowing.
Lots of us it does not matter what technique we use because it is not really significant in time wasted or fuel wasted if we choose to use a technique that is less than optimized since it makes so little difference on small acreage with smaller tractors that do not burn much fuel.
That said, it does make a difference for big time operators who are using tractors that are of big hp and burning 9-10 gallon of fuel per hour and have lots of acres to cover. Inefficient patterns make for wasted time and wasted fuel that really adds up.
Not my video, but shows a moco doing 6 mph and a 90 degree turn as well as a loop around turn. Also shows their upgrade to discbine doing 12 mph.
This post was edited by rankrank1 at 17:51:00 11/10/12 2 times.
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