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cutting rpm

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by BruinLawn, Jul 30, 2013.

  1. BruinLawn

    BruinLawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 86

    I've got a 48" bobcat walkbehind. What rpm should I have my engine set to?
  2. sjessen

    sjessen LawnSite Gold Member
    Male, from Knoxville, Tn
    Posts: 3,312

    Most recommend 3600 rpm with the blades engaged but not under load.
  3. Snyder's Lawn Inc

    Snyder's Lawn Inc LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,541

    what motor do you have
  4. BruinLawn

    BruinLawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 86

    Kawasaki fh381v
  5. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,023

    Book spec is 3600 blades off NO load......

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