dixie chopper blade speed

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by JOshua Gallerick, Mar 28, 2001.

  1. JOshua Gallerick

    JOshua Gallerick LawnSite Member
    Posts: 57

    I was out trying my new xwd2600 dixie out and when I have the blades engaged it seems like they have more power turning when I am sitting in place compared to when I was moving forward by the way the blades sounded. Am i just hearing things or could there be a loss of power problem? I was not cutting any grass when I was moving.
  2. John DiMartino

    John DiMartino LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,555

    Xplain better-if the rpm's are faling back,then its a power problem-I doubt you have any problem at all,wait til there is grass,give it a try,then see what happens-should be fine if its new.
  3. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,937


    Are you saying that you are seeing an engine bog with blades engaged, and simply going forward on say, a parking lot? There may be a govonor setting that needs adjusting. This engine shouldn't bog until you are cutting A LOT of grass.


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