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    Default Re: Will my tractor handle a post driver?

    Quote Originally Posted by RickB View Post
    Shaver HD8 and HD10's will work just fine on limited flow. The lift cylinder is MAYBE 2" bore. They work fine on even less flow than the published requirements. Even with hyd tilt and angle, the cylinders are small and motions are one at a time and generally slow and controlled.
    Rick, you are mistaken. The lift "cylinder" is the rod. ... somewhat less than an inch diameter.
    larry
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    Default Re: Will my tractor handle a post driver?

    Quote Originally Posted by SPYDERLK View Post
    Rick, you are mistaken. The lift "cylinder" is the rod. ... somewhat less than an inch diameter.
    larry
    Nice to hear from you, Larry.

    The bore diameter is greater than that of the rod (maybe 2", maybe less), but the effective piston area of the cylinder is the cross section of the rod itself.
    I hope that meets your requirements for technical accuracy.
    The point is made; flow requirements for Shaver HD8 and HD10 drivers are minimal.
    That is the important part, and I got it right.
    Shaver drivers do not require anything remotely approaching what a reasonably well informed person would call high flow rates.
    We have too much gun control.
    What we need is more idiot control.

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    Default Re: Will my tractor handle a post driver?

    I run a Shaver HD10 on a John Deere 990. According to the Shaver specs, I don't have the recommended hd flow, but it works fine for me.

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    Default Re: Will my tractor handle a post driver?

    Quote Originally Posted by RickB View Post
    Nice to hear from you, Larry.

    The bore diameter is greater than that of the rod (maybe 2", maybe less), but the effective piston area of the cylinder is the cross section of the rod itself.
    I hope that meets your requirements for technical accuracy.
    The point is made; flow requirements for Shaver HD8 and HD10 drivers are minimal.
    That is the important part, and I got it right.
    Shaver drivers do not require anything remotely approaching what a reasonably well informed person would call high flow rates.
    Yeah, I was pretty sure you knew the rod part, but when you didnt say it it left open the flow issue to those not aware of how the cylinder is internally set up. That setup is what ensures a lo flo requirement. To the uninitiated calculating flows based on a 2" +/- cyl would indicate a huge flow and dumpvalve issue []. Thats why I brought it up.
    larry
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    IH37 Baler, CCM165 Drum Mower, JD Rake
    JD 127 bushog, Flail, SK Tilt Tatch , KK tiller, Rhino rear blade, Post driver, post auger, chipper, pallet fork, Grapple/Loader Buddy, Homemade Splitter/DC Welder

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    Default Re: Will my tractor handle a post driver?

    ezking,

    Rear lift (at 24"/610mm): 2,320 lbs [1052 kg]*

    HD8 Hydraulic Requirements--- 3-4 GPM/1,500 PSI

    HD10-------------------------------12 GPM/1,500 PSI

    HD12-------------------------------15 GPM/2,000 PSI


    kubota L4600

    Hydraulics:
    Type: open center gear pump
    Valves: 0 to 3
    Pump flow: 8.4 gpm [31.8 lpm]
    Total flow: 13.5 gpm [51.1 lpm]
    Steering flow: 5.1 gpm [19.3 lpm]
    J.J.

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