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Touch Control Speed

Postby ajhbike » Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:07 am

Is there an adjustment on the TC to slow down the oil flow when raising or lowering implements? Mine is pretty fast and lively

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Re: Touch Control Speed

Postby Shane Nelson » Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:00 pm

I don't think there is any way to slow it down. Do you have a fast hitch on the tractor?
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Re: Touch Control Speed

Postby Don McCombs » Thu Jul 20, 2017 6:51 pm

The adjustment is in your technique. :D
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Re: Touch Control Speed

Postby ajhbike » Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:40 pm

No FH.

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Re: Touch Control Speed

Postby Rick Spivey » Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:05 am

Slowing the engine down gives you some control.
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Re: Touch Control Speed

Postby ajhbike » Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:41 pm

Does the TC have more power to lift as the engine rpm's increase?

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Re: Touch Control Speed

Postby Eugene » Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:20 pm

ajhbike wrote:Does the TC have more power to lift as the engine rpm's increase?
Yes/no/sometimes. The power limit of the touch control is managed by an internal pressure relief valve. Use the engine throttle and touch control lever to control the hydraulics speed of operation.

I usually set the engine throttle at about 1/3 to initially set my mower deck height, then full throttle to start mowing, or to lift the deck off the shop floor. If I need to change the mower deck height while mowing, I just bump the touch control lever.
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