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abraham    Posted 12-20-2020 at 10:13:30 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • what size brush hog can a 2n handle without overstressing the tractor?
    Thank you

    Jack-Iowa    Posted 12-21-2020 at 08:51:54 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • As Tim says, a 5 foot is pretty standard to use on the N. However it depends to some extent on what you are mowing.

    I use a 5 foot Ford 901 on either my 2N or my 860.

    If you get into heavy stuff you may find your self mowing in 1st gear. In real light 3rd will also work fine if the ground is not too rough. Actually one year with plenty of moisture I had a section of one field where I made about three passes to mow it. First pass with the mower lifted as high as I could lift it, second pass lowered about half way and the third pass completely lowered. I have even been able to mow with the 860 in 4th gear. Different situation, different answer.

    Tim Daley(MI)    Posted 12-20-2020 at 10:31:14 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • A 5 foot Brush Hog is pretty standard and a 5 or 6 foot mower will work fine on an N-Series tractor. Use 2nd gear about 7/8 Throttle but don't get into real heavy weeds or you will stall out or overheat. Best to take shorter cuts and make two passes if weeds are real high. A 9N/2N only has DRAFT CONTROL so I advise to use Limiter Chains for setting the mower height or getting a Zane Thang or Red Rock Mfg. POSITION CONTROL device. If going into unknown territory, I advise to survey the whole area first for any hidden obstructions like old cars, parts, refrigerators, Jimmy Hoffa, or any other dead bodies... ; > )

    Tim Daley(MI)

    abraham    Posted 12-20-2020 at 10:15:19 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • sorry

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