Question about size of tractor needed to pull 7′ bush hog
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What HP tractor do I need for a 6 ft bush hog?
In my opinion, 50 HP should be sufficient for a 6 foot bush; if I recall correctly, Bush Hog has specs on recommended HP for their various mowers; don’t worry about the power required to move it.
How much horsepower does a 12ft Bush Hog need?
The 12ft batwing is made by Woods, Rhino, and Bush Hog, and it requires 35 horsepower.
What size tractor do I need for a 12 foot bush hog?
A lighter-duty 12-foot unit is suitable for utility tractors with 50 to 80 horsepower, while the popular 15-foot models are suitable for tractors with 75 horsepower.
How much horsepower does it take to run a 6 ft brush hog?
A 6′ bushhog is a large, heavy attachment, and the general rule of thumb for rotary mowers at optimal use is about 10 HP per foot, so I’d recommend 50-60 PTO horsepower to run a 6′ mower.
How much HP do you need for a brush hog?
I believe the old “rule of thumb” is 5 HP per foot (width) of implement. I’ve seen the 5 hp per foot of mower posted many times, which would equal 30 hp for a 6 ft bushhog.
How thick can a bush hog cut?
The blades on a rotary cutter can reach top speeds of over 150 miles per hour, allowing the blades to cut through saplings and small trees with diameters of several inches.
What size rotary cutter do I need for my tractor?
With a cutting width of 54-21/64,u201d it’s recommended for tractors with 22-50 horsepower and can handle brush up to one inch in diameter. A 5′ Rotary Cut Mower 3 Point Category 1 might be available for as little as $953 and makes for a great machine when mowing large lawns or golf courses.
How much horsepower do I need for a 15 foot bush hog?
The bush hog literature recommends a tractor with at least 60 horsepower, but I’ve found one that looks good but only has 85-90 pto horsepower.
How much horsepower do you need to run a batwing mower?
Whether you’re cutting brush or shredding stalks, Woods Batwing cutters set the standard for cut quality, distribution, and ease of use. The BW12 requires a minimum of 35 PTO HP and features Woods quality and performance in a sleek, round-front design with our industry-leading sloped deck.
Can you run a batwing mower with the wings up?
You could lock one wing and mow down the field’s side ditch, but you can’t mow with one wing up. Bought a new John Deere 15 ft.