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 05-16-2004, 11:32 Post: 86150
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 no gearbox, rubber tired drive?

i say a listing once for a rotary cutter that used a small (12 inch or so) rubber tire turned by the pto shaft on a steel plate insteed of a gearbox. i have not been ablwe to find any info on these, don't remember the brand. looks like they would transmit a lot less shock through the pto to the tractor, anyone know were to find these?






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 05-17-2004, 08:04 Post: 86194
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 no gearbox, rubber tired drive?

Chris, I doubt you will find any information on those cutters.

I don't know of any that were made in anything but a small welding shop on a VERY limited basis.

There were problems with them, mostly that they didn't work worth a darn under heavy loads, They also had a nasty habit of starting grass fires, which still got rid of the long grass, just not in the best manner.

They were commonly home-made though in rural areas since they, like the v-shaped single stage snowblowers could be made easily from mostly scrap and didn't need any complicated engineering or tooling to produce.

Best of luck.






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