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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    Hello Reg,


    Thank for your explaining the "Verticut" method of grass and brush mowing used in flail shredding of...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    Hello Steave,

    I want to welcome you as the newest member of the Flail Mower Nations. As you know we are a happy bunch and are quick to help the lifelong residents of the Flail Mower Nations.
    ...
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    Re: mott 72HD flail mower idler

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  4. Thread: JD1023R

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    JD1023R

    Is there any other JD purchasing option for the series ones?

    I do not have 2K for a down payment to get the $99.00 monthly payment and I am worried about my current mule dying in the middle of a...
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    Flail Mower Re: Rears Flail Parts

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    Hello Matt1,

    AH the JD shuttle shift was dream to use on the tricycle 3020 I rented.
    I had the lower link pins pop out...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    That is how it s supposed to run.
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    Hello Ozarks Landowner,


    Were the cutting edges on the knives shiny/blue?????????????


    Your Flail Mowers cutting...
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    Flail Mower Re: Rears Flail Parts

    If the mower does not have a PTO shaft he will have to invest in one and properly measure it and cut it for length to avoid damaging the tractor PTO and or the flail mower gearbox when the mower is...
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    Re: side to side counterbalance

    What model Toro do you have?

    If your mowing a side hill that is greater than 15 degrees you asking for trouble
    as the mowers center of gravity is too high.

    Is there any reason you cannot mow...
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    Flail Mower Re: Rears Flail Parts

    Hello Matt1,

    I want to welcome you as the newest Member of the Flail Mower Nations.

    There is no need to replace all your knives on your flail mower.

    You can purchase knives for your flail...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    Hello Mr. Yuan,

    The comparison for the hinged discharge guard plates is like night and day as chains will not stop all the...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    Dads older JD25A fit just inside the 8 foot garage doors of the shed 78 inches in cutting width.
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    Hello Island,

    It is not functionally different at all, I just remember my dads JD290 being a great, solid, heavy flail mower and its there to be purchased today unless someone else purchases it...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    That John Deere flail Mower is either JD 290 or 390 model, it looks like the wider JD390(8 foot width of cut) burn rubber and run over there to...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    Good Morning Greenland South,

    Your 5 Kilometers per hour ground speed for the flail mower is fine The question is whether...
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    Flail Mower Re: Flail mower vs. rotary? (pros & cons)

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    Sorry about that :(Piston,

    it should be Fecon - Tough Forestry Equipment Made in the USA


    Again please accept my...
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    Re: Rear mount finish mowers

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    You should consider a Landpride offset flail mower(Maschio) or Vrisimo Offset Flail Mower(made in California)
    for what...
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    Re: which snow blower is better?

    Hello Mr. Yuan,

    Yes that is one of the four operating snow plow trains that operates on Donner Pass when the weather requires that the railroad line be cleared on an around the clock basis.
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    Re: which snow blower is better?

    I can sympathize with you Dick, I want a new mule in the worst way as the garden tractor is looking like its going to need a clutch.


    I enquired of Caltrans an interesting question a while back....
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    Re: which snow blower is better?

    Hello Piston,


    The short answer is that it would cost you less money to invest in a used/rebuilt Pronovost motorized snow caster that you can mount to the bucket of your backhoe provided it has...
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    Re: which snow blower is better?

    Hello Piston,

    Not yet anyway. they would need a third valve to rotate the drum cylinder, and the smaller mules do not have three sets of remotes unless its offered as an option. The hydraulics for...
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    Flail Mower Re: owners manual for Caroni products in English

    Hello Oosik,

    Sometimes they are not packed away in the crates or they get lost when they are unloaded from the Caroni shipping container. If the Caroni Family ever gets around to attaching the...
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    Flail Mower Re: owners manual for Caroni products in English

    Hello Woodseaves,


    Send me your e-mail after you have placed ten postings preferably about flail mowers and I will
    send them to you for you to print them out.


    You will have ten flail more...
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    Re: which snow blower is better?

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    No actually dick the best snow blower/snow clearer is the single 88 ton self propelled phantom Beilhack HB1600S climbing...
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    Re: which snow blower is better?

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    Thanks for jogging my memory Egon. Louis J. Hill the...
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    Re: which snow blower is better?

    I bet he was watching Paul Vanderzon's crew working outside of Ottowa in the suburbs,
    Those old lamp poles that belong to Hydro Quebec look like big dinosaur necks.
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    Re: which snow blower is better?

    What Part of Montana Egon? The Bitterroots?
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    Re: which snow blower is better?

    I think Buffalo was the recipient of the of the golden snow globe this year after a few dry years.
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    Flail Mower Re: owners manual for Caroni products in English

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    Hello Joseph,


    Please send me your email via PM when its convenient for you as I will be tied up all day tomorrow.
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    Just understand that the P rotor scoop knives are not cast hammers they are shaped, formed, then hardened.

    The Scoop...
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    Welcome to the "Flail Mower Nations" woodseaves.

    No worries your inquiry makes sense. As far as the lower links and...
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    Re: which snow blower is better?

    Hello Mr. Yuan,


    The amount of snow and the type of snow depends on many factors due to our geography and the Jet streams behavior.

    The Great Lakes is a huge driver of our weather patterns in...
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    Re: which snow blower is better?

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    Can you imagine what would happen Egon if they received that much
    high moisture ocean air generated snow over here as...
  34. Tiller Re: NH 105A Tiller. Anyone know how to service this thing?

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    If you do not have a Cardan slip clutch PTO shaft you need to invest in one for the tiller and your tractor to protect them...
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    Re: Dipstick Extension For Caroni Flail Mower

    You might want to check with a napa store too as they handle Parker Hannafin Hydraulic Fittings and
    the metric fittings they make would be Identical.

    Another option is an Aeroquip hydraulic...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    Hello KenB2920,


    Going in the reverse so to speak, the majority of flail mower builders in Italy like Maschio,...
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    Re: Another "smoothing lawn thread"

    Hello LD1,

    The fastest way to get the results you want are to mow closely and use a/overseeder dethatcher
    and pick up the thatch and dirt clumps with a lawn sweeper since Mathews Lawn Genie Pick...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    Engine speed measurement can be done with an infra red point and shoot tachometer but I would not worry about that too much as long as the engine is working.

    You may want to consider upgrading...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    Hello Megachimp,

    I forgot to ask you this but are you running the engine wide open at about 3300 RPM??


    Do you have a lawn tractor you can tow it with? I think that the ATV is part of the...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    Hello Megachimp,

    I want to welcome you as the newest member of the Flail Mower Nations.


    The Horse Power Per Foot...
  41. Re: Caroni TL 1500 quality and blade choice questions

    Once you see what the grass blades look like after passing over them with a side slicer knive versus
    the tearing action of your dizzie chopper...
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    Flail Mower Re: Flail mower vs. rotary? (pros & cons)

    The Femcos are very small self propelled diesel powered track drive units with full FOPS/ROPS cages.
    I thought I mentioned they were self propelled?
    Its a one and done approach and you will clear...
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    Flail Mower Re: Flail mower vs. rotary? (pros & cons)

    Hello Piston,


    Option one is to invest in the smaller model Landpride Flail Mower that is actually a Land Pride Branded Maschio scoop knive/cast hammer "Vineyard Flail Mower" that has a trash...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    Yes take the entire pulley off Zerker. You may end up replacing everything down to the bushing for the tensioner arm too...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    Hello Mr. Yuan,


    I do not have the ambition to yell in Mandarin; but once again this "flail mower owner" is not using the flail mower properly.

    It is much too low to cut properly and as result...
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    Flail Mower Re: Flail mower vs. rotary? (pros & cons)

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    The higher a flail mower is off the ground the less effective it is at mowing as it cannot create the "ground effect"...
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    Hello hawk232,


    SO much of this is going to depend on your wallet, The time you have to mow, and what kind of finish you...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    Hello Zerker,


    What you have is not good. NO twisting allowed.

    If the center snubber pulley is not lined up with the two driven pulleys UGH, UGh!!!
    There is no adjustment for belt tension on...
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    Flail Mower Re: owners manual for Caroni products in English

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    Hello George,

    Please PM me with your Email as the web site does not have enough memory to do this and I will send it to...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    Yup its a ford Mule,

    That state Ford dealer won the low bid for supplying tractors and mowers to the municipality.
    And most likely the same Ford farm equipment dealer is also an Alamo farm...
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    Flail Mower Re: Ford 917L shaft bearing

    OK if you have a Kaman Bearing Inc. office or a NAPA dealer that knows something about bearings you can purchase them locally with zero issues.

    All Bearings are metric, all Pulleys are metric...
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    Re: Off road dump trailer options

    Hello Piston,

    The trailer is going to dump only as fast as your hydraulic system
    will let it as the weight of the cargo and the weight of the dump box
    is what you are dealing with as...
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    Re: Non differential walk behinds?

    Hello freedomlives,

    My old Troybilt is like that too, you have to pull them around
    unless you have room to make circle to the next row.

    I though the BCS and the Grillo both had individual...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    HE double hockey sticks no!!!!!!!!!!!! They did not and do not thank god!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    You probably saw the side mount...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    Will your mule raise the mower high enough to load it? But not B4 you disconnect the PTO SHAFT- if you have lower link extenders with the top link fully extended it would probably load and unload it...
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    Re: Sitrex

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    OK now listen carefully;

    Take a strong toothpick and follow the thread on one of the spindles and then you will know...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    Do not go anywhere near it, it was a municipal machine and it already had one gauge wheel arm broken as evident from the paint on the right wheel set.

    The other thing is the gearbox as its being...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    Yes, As long as the new beast is working for now I would not worry too much for now though.
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    Re: BCS Tiller not Tilling

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    Did you buy your 2 wheel mule from my neighbor at the BCS SHOP?
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    Rotary Cutter Re: Trimax Pegasus Series 3

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    Greetings from across the Pond hawkmoon2263,



    So you have a Pegasis series three roller mower??????????????????????????
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    Hello Ozarks Landowner,


    Did you try rubbing a pencil over a piece of writting paper or legal pad paper to get the the numbers or what remains of them to ID it??
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    Re: BCS Tiller not Tilling

    Yes I was responding to your question.
    If your sickle bar is working then a shear
    pin is broken in the tiller drive train.
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    Re: BCS Tiller not Tilling

    Editing what I said earlier:

    I think the clutch cable needs to be adjusted.
    Are you comfortable doing something like this?

    There is a video on YouTube showing how it is
    done on an older Demo...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    Hello OzarksLandowner,


    AH yes it is the...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    Hello Ozarks Landowner,

    I hate to tell you this but you seem to be digging dirt with the flail knives.

    There should be no dirt whatsoever...
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    Re: improved snow blower skid shows

    I will be doing the same thing to my 42" JD when I add the two
    pneumatic caster rear wheels to let it travel easier.
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    Hey Zerker,

    Hope all is well. The Vrisimo folks are running sale on thier smaller flail mowers
    now for what its worth.
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    Greetings Doitwithlife,

    I want to welcome you as the newest member of the Flail Mower Nation.
    The Flail Mower Nation does not require passports or identity papers to travel
    to and from the...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    Hello Philinva,


    I want to welcome you as the newest member of the Flail Mower Nation.
  70. Re: top recommendations for optimizing berta rotary plow usage

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    I disagree with bill about the tiller useage in a friendly way as I always create raised beds with my original Troy Bilt...
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    Snow Attachments Re: Converting front mount blower to rear

    Just be sure to check the price of converting it versus investing in rear mount.

    I will say that RAD quality(Kubotas sub contractor builder for implements)is not the best
    in my opinion- I have...
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    Snow Attachments Re: Converting front mount blower to rear

    I doubt seriously that you will find one unless you contact Wengers of Myerstown, PA, USA

    The problem is the 2,000 plus RPM gearbox for a front mount and the work needed to
    convert it to a 540...
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    Re: Flail mower or rotary cutter?

    Being able to tow a 15 or 20 foot wide cut flail shredder on a narrow farm road with the width of the row crop tractors rear tires with turn signals and running lights using and end hitch is not...
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    Re: Flail mower or rotary cutter?

    You are not explaining or do not know the entire story as it regards mr. farmswithjunk.

    He was sold a bill of goods by the Alamo salesman that he bought his flail mower
    from and his business...
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    Re: Flail mower or rotary cutter?

    Unless you invest in a orchard and vineyard flail mower like the smallest LandPride flail mower(Maschio brand)
    with the trash door and cast hammer knives the issue is pointless as you are only...
  76. Re: top recommendations for optimizing berta rotary plow usage

    You might want to think about the smallest model BCS rotary tiller to add to your one way rotary plow stable and I will tell you why.

    The more you break up the soil the further you can throw it...
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    Flail Mower Re: 918L flail mower question

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    Hello Sfabern,

    Don't lose hope my friend or be discouraged.

    You may just need a new V belt, I am...
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    Snow Attachments Re: 5' rear blower too big for Kubota B7100HST?

    A Pronovost P540 model with a 54 inch cut is the smallest rear mounted snow caster that you can mount on your mule.

    You need rear chains and loaded tires to take full advantage of the available...
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    Flail Mower Re: Victory verge flail mowers

    I have my reservations on these flail mowers in only because there is little to no welding done on them
    to increase and maintain the frame strength surrounding the flail mower shroud.

    There are...
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    Hello Carl,

    The flat bars are there to protect the row crop while cultivating around it.

    You have couple of things...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    Hello CADplans,


    I want to welcome you as the newest member of the Flail Mower Nation.

    I am sure by now you have...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    Hello Ozarks Landowner,


    In a properly designed, built, and constructed flail mower the Flail Mower Rotors are...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    Hello Zerker,


    Welcome to the Flail Mower Nation. IF you have not done it already check the V belts and if frayed...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    Hello Jimmy,


    You can allow yourself about 2 inches of rubber above the rear roller +- to allow the clippings to pass...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    Hello Jimmy,

    About the wheels, you can have a new pair of longer weldments made to allow you to back up but its better if...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    I bet it was Katrina that you talked to. The red paint is a primer,
    The Seal Master bearings were made in Ithaca, New York...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    I would call the main office of John Deere in Moline, Illinois, they have to have records of this flail shredder type....
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    Hello Jimmy,

    The issue for him would be the machining and welding as one inch schedule 80
    pipe was almost $80.00 a foot the last time I checked as I was going to
    use it for my boiler install....
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    Hello Ozarks Landowner,

    They are probably old Brillion knives but they can be
    purchased from many sources as they are standard size.

    They dont have to be Briliion knives they can be JD side ...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    I am pretty sure its an old Mott Interstater Flail Mower.


    I cannot believe that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Is the JD dealer you chatted with a full product dealer??

    I would call another...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    As strong as that flail mowers shell looks I would think long and hard about investing in a new Flail Mower Rotor as the rotor as it looks now has had some serious impact damage and is probably out...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    Hello Ozarks Landowner,

    Yes it does matter, you have to have enough room to create the air current and pressure gradient...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    Hello Ken,

    It would be possible but counterproductive as the flail knives work best at 2,200 RPM+-

    The tractor PTO...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    It is a case of worrying about impact damage liability in my opinion. The JD Flail Crop Shredders now only have side slicers...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    Hello Zerker,

    I want to welcome you as the newest member of the Flail Mower Nation.
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    Now that I know you have a standard John Deere Flail Mower Rotor for that flail crop shredder life just got easier for you.

    The JD folks apparently made this specifically for shredding/topping...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    I am unsure if this flail shredder was ment for potato, cotton or sugar beet topping BUT the knives on the chain links is...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    That is definitely a JD flail shredder, I would take the pictures over to a JD dealer to find the model.

    I have never...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    The two links on a piece of chain are not stock equipment, they must to be replaced.

    If you take a picture of it to a...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

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    I can tell your already addicted; you may need a flail mower intervention :drink:
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