What is the key to bush hogging to get the best thatch layer? By best I mean evenly distributed. Slow RPM? Fast RPM? Higher or lower? Fast or slow?
Yeah I thought about taking the john deere zero turn out but figured the wife would kill me! Took several passes at high rpm to get it even like I wantedI did my first throw and mow this summer, usually do a throw and roll. I had the same problem with the brush hog wind rowing. I tried different heights but not really different speeds. I need to get the hydraulic pump fixed on my tractor because the brush hog kept drifting down on me so I went back with the lawn mower and blew the wind rows into a even mulch. Not the best way but I'd like to find a good way also to do it with just the brush hog.
I have to respectfully disagree. My Bushhog Squealer has a round back and will throw that stuff into pretty windrows where as the Woods in my profile picture is straight 15 foot across and does rather well.Guys, the biggest thing causing the windrow effect is the cutter design. Round back cutters provide a much better vacuum which lifts the material. They usually mulch the material much better because most do not have a chute coming out the back.
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