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 09-27-2003, 05:58 Post: 64951
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Hi,

Been lurking here for a few days, and enjoying it immensely. I have a TC29 pulling a 5' Woods brush Bull. With 7 acres of my 10 acres needing mowing, needless to say it's slow. Even with freshly sharpened blades, I can barely run in 2x3 gear. The wheelbase is too short for 1 thing, and it bucks and pounds my rear end without mercy. Sooo...moving up to a TC35 3x4 and a 6' Woods Brush Bull. My question is, will I find myself in the same situation? According to the Woods charts, the 6 footer needs 30-60 HP. At least the TC35 has a decent wheel base! Aaaahhhh! Smile






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 09-27-2003, 08:05 Post: 64964
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If the acreage you cutting is that rough you may not gain very much in cutting time.






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 09-27-2003, 10:35 Post: 64971
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Seems to me that if you up-size the tractor AND the cutter you run the risk of recreating the problem on a larger scale.

I have had a couple of short coupled tractors that occasionally needed FRONT ballast to keep the wheels on the ground during certain operations.

If I was in your shoes I would ballast the front to deal with the handling issue and maybe mow more often to stay ahead of the tough going.

If I got the itch to up-size I would get the bigger tractor and stay with the current cutter.






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 09-27-2003, 11:50 Post: 64974
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Thanks for the reply. So you think the TC35 will pull the 6 footer at a good clip if I mow often? I'm just worried about the marginal matchup. 30 HP minimum required for the 6 footer, and only 30-32 HP available at the PTO. Worrisome!

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 09-27-2003, 14:24 Post: 64975
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If you are just field mowing the 35hp should handle the 6 ft. The larger frame should not be a problem. I am not sure how the seat is sprung on the TC35. The tractor it replaced had a good seat and really was not a problem bouncing over rough ground.
I replaced the seat on my MF65 a few years back. It makes a world of difference.
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 09-27-2003, 14:48 Post: 64977
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Same seat as the TC29...fairly comfy. Problem is the very short wheelbase on the TC29 bounces you around at any speed above a creep. The TC35 has a much longer wheelbase, (63" vs 73.5"Wink yeah right It should take the bumps much better, as well as mow more smoothly. I'm just worried about the marginal power to turn the 6 footer. Guess I'll find out in a week or 2. I'm considering water in the rear tires to counterbalance the FEL. Better not. I bet that will make it ride rough.






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 09-27-2003, 16:48 Post: 64982
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I got to brush hog last weekend with 2 other tractors. I have a TC29 with gear transmission, my friend a TC40 with gears, and the other friend an old MF 135. All of us were using 5' brush hogs. I was surprised to find that my TC29 would just about keep up with the TC40. In the fields that had been mowed once this year, I could mow in 2x3 or even 3x1 in most places. Some of the tougher grass had us both going down to 2x1. The only place that he had a noticeable advantage was up some of the steep hills. We were backing up them, and some of them I had to use low range on; he never had to resort to low range.
The MF 135 was significantly more powerful than either one of our NH tractors.
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 09-28-2003, 13:49 Post: 65022
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Thanks for the reply Bill. My guess is that I'll have to go as slow or slower thn my TC29, but at least I'll get a 6' swath. I swear I'll mow more often when I get my new stuff. Yea, right. Wink yeah right






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I am not sure you can go any much on a rough field no matter how large the tractor. My MF 65 normally runs in 1 high and I can not really run any faster. With the 7 ft mower it takes less time.
Is the TC range seat fully sprung? I can not recall. I found the larger tractor a more comfortable ride in testing.






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 09-29-2003, 10:18 Post: 65065
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Hi Peters. Thanks for the comments.
Never examined it closely, but the Boomer series seats seem to be nothing more than large riding mower-type seats.
My wife doesn't know it yet, but she's going to make me a thick terry cloth cover for it. That should help my butt breathe. I hate getting off the tractor and having a sweaty rear end. Yea, my field is rough on the 63" wheelbase TC29, but the 73.5" WB and biger tires should help! Watering the tires may help too. Opinions?






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