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Old 05-23-2013, 04:26 PM
farmmower farmmower is offline
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I certainly agree these engines should be operated always at WOT but thought I would not cut my thickest grass the shortest first time around. That was all I was suggesting - just don't overload anything first time. Next mow I'll go a little shorter but this time of year will probably keep the cut at least 4". With 36 hp doubt it will matter much. Thanks for input.
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Old 05-23-2013, 04:33 PM
Ridin' Green Ridin' Green is offline
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You're definitely gonna have all the HP you'll need. Congrats on the new machine BTW.
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Old 05-24-2013, 01:24 AM
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We changed the oil at just over 5 hrs. Other than that it's been running non stop. Things are growing really fast here. I don't see the need to baby it, nor do we have time.

We put solid tires on the front and have a light kit but haven't had time to put it on.

15 hrs on it now and it's doing great.

I'm sure glad we made the switch from Dixie Chopper a couple years ago.
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