What size disc for 33 hp diesel tractor?
Older tractors are generally heavier than their modern CUT hp equivalents, and soil conditions Clay vs loam also dictate what it can comfortably pull. If the surface is rough, or sloped, a 5′ or 5′-6″ 16/18″ harrow will be all you can pull with a 2,000 pound tractor and 2-WD.
How big of a disc can a 40 hp tractor pull?
According to what I’ve read, a 575 lb disc with minimal offset is recommended for up to a 40 HP Kubota. The more offset, the more HP is used to pull it. Some say 10HP per foot of offset for a double gang, so a 6 foot double gang offset would be a 60 HP tractor.
What size tractor do I need for a 10 foot disc?
With a 50-65 horse tractor, you could easily handle a 10′ wheel disc.
How much horsepower does it take to pull a disc?
For tilling sod, etc., discs may require 350 horsepower. The size of the blades and the model of disc may be helpful. Light discs with easy-going 20″ blades may only require 150 horsepower, but sock it in the ground and you’ll need more.
How much horsepower does it take to pull a 20 foot disc?
RE: Typical Hp requirements for a 20-foot disk? 150 watts is plenty, and 120 watts would suffice.
How much horsepower is needed to pull a chisel plow?
Chisel plows require 12 to 15 horsepower per shank, with differences in soil hardness depending on soil type and moisture. Chisel plows pull a little easier than moldboard plows, but both pull better with a little more moisture.
How fast should you pull a disc harrow?
While the design of some tillage tools allows for faster ground speeds, going too fast is an easy way to create ridges and furrows, as well as causing tillage tools to bounce, resulting in inconsistent tillage depth.
Do you need to plow before you disc?
It depends on how compacted or sodded your soil is; if it’s heavily compacted or sodded, you’ll probably need a plow for at least the first year, then a disc should suffice until it starts to compact again; if it’s not compacted, a disc should suffice.
How fast should you disc a field?
In most cases, the best operating speed is 4u20136 miles per hour, though discs can go up to 8 miles per hour in sandier soils. If you’re not sure what speed is best for your soil, try a few test passes at different speeds and measure the furrow depth.
What is the difference between disking and plowing?
Plowing creates furrows and ridges by cutting, granulating, and inverting the soil; disking breaks up clods and surface crusts, improving soil granulation and uniformity.
How much horsepower does a tractor need?
1 to 2 acres: Choose a garden tractor with a 14 to 16 horsepower engine and a 42 or 46 inch deck. 3 acres or more: Choose a garden tractor with a 46 to 54 inch deck and an 18 to 24 horsepower engine for an extra large lawn.