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cutting rpm

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

  1. BruinLawn

    BruinLawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 87

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

    sjessen LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Knoxville, Tn
    Messages: 4,275

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

    Snyder's Lawn Inc LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,530

    what motor do you have
     
  4. BruinLawn

    BruinLawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 87

    Kawasaki fh381v
     
  5. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,029

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

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