FAQ: What Gear Is The Best To Bush Hog In On A 36 Hp Tractor?

How much HP do you need for a brush hog?

Veteran Member. The rule of thumb is 5 HP per foot of cutter. Thus a 5 foot bush hog requires 25 HP.

How much HP does it take to run a 6ft brush hog?

50 HP should be more an adequate for a 6 foot bush in my humble opinion.

What RPM should you bush hog at?

To brush hog, all you do is engage the PTO. It may be button or lever activated if fully independent. On certain tractors, however, you may have to push the clutch down and move a lever, then gradually let up on the clutch. You want to be between 1200 and 1600 RPM’s when turning the PTO on.

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How many horsepower does it take to run a 5 ft brush hog?

The rule of thumb is 5 HP per foot of cutter. Thus a 5 foot bush hog requires 25 HP.

How much horsepower do I need for a 10 foot bush hog?

I’d say in MOST conditions, you’d want 60 to 65 hp at a minimum. Grass and weeds will put more pto load on the tractor than brush and saplings in most cases. But with a 10 ‘ mounted mower, more critical than HP, you need a good heavy tractor. Even with ligher duty mowers, a 10 ‘er will pack a few pounds onto the hitch.

How many horsepower is a 7 foot bush hog?

Question about size of tractor needed to pull 7 ‘ bush hog | TigerDroppings.com. Try about 50-60 hp if you plan on doing any work with it.

How much does a 6 ft Bush Hog weigh?

Comparison 6′ Brush Cutters

Brand Bush -Whacker Rhino
Gearbox HP 250 HP 210 HP
Blade Size 1/2″ x 3.5″ 1/2″ x 4″
Blade Tip Speed 18,325 FPM 16, 286 FPM
Weight 1,300 1,560

What size tractor do I need for a 7 foot bush hog?

Silver Member. Your PTO HP should be 5HP per foot ( width ) for things like a finishing mower, rotary cutter, tiller, etc. So for a 7 ‘ bushhog you should look at least 35HP @ the PTO and for a 9’ bushhog you should look at least 45HP @ the PTO. This is just a general rule of thumb.

How much does a 6 Bush Hog weigh?

Specifications

Specification Description
Brand CountyLine
Product Weight 529 lb.
Manufacturer Part Number RC6

What RPM should I run my tractor at?

As far as running under loadas others wrote, you won’t hurt the engine running at a higher RPM, but you can hurt an engine by too low an RPM (lugging). I never run mine below 1500 RPM and more if necessary. There’s only two times I reduce RPM down to a low idle when engaging the PTO and when disengaging the PTO.

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What kind of oil goes in the gearbox on a bush hog?

Owners manual calls for EP 90 gear oil.

Can you bush hog in reverse?

Elite Member. My advice is to remove the FEL (slopes and FEL are a bad combo), mow up the slope in reverse (wont hurt your brush hog as long as you don’t push it into the ground) and mow down the slope in forward, always keep the front of your tractor pointed downhill.

How much does a 5 ft Bush Hog weigh?

Specifications

Specification Description
Brand CountyLine
Product Weight 450 lb.
Manufacturer Part Number RC5

What is the best brush hog on the market?

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What size tractor do I need to pull a 15 ft batwing?

Rhino and Jd recommend minimum of 55-60 hp for their 15 ‘ batwing mowers.

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