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Tiller

Wed Jan 02, 2013 4:24 pm

Is 1st gear on a IH140 too fast for a tiller?

Re: Tiller

Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:32 pm

Way too fast.

Re: Tiller

Thu Jan 03, 2013 2:34 pm

Yes, too fast. You need something that moves at a modest shuffle with the tractor at full throttle in order to effectively till.

If you've ever run a walk-behind tiller, that's about the speed the tractor would need to go at wide open.

A 140 in 1st moves at what I'd consider a moderate walking speed.

Re: Tiller

Thu Jan 03, 2013 7:26 pm

Thanks, I kind of figured it was but needed to hear it from someone else.
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