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Old 12-17-2011, 10:38 PM   post #1 of 8
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Default 4ft howard rototiller and 700 series tractor?

I have a chance to buy a very nice condition howard HR4(48 inch ) rototiller.Will my JD740 series be able to handle tiller?Thanks,coobie
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Old 12-17-2011, 11:04 PM   post #2 of 8
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I have no idea but you might get a manual here http://www.ebay.com/itm/1990-HOWARD-HR4-HR8-HR10-ROTAVATORS-BROCHURE-F-/380130941639?item=380130941639&vxp=mtr
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The tiller is in geat condition and priced at $800 bucks.
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Default Re: 4ft howard rototiller and 700 series tractor?

48inch tiller should be fine as Long as it only Need's 18PTO HP or Less to run it. It will be fine on your tractor
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48inch tiller should be fine as Long as it only Need's 18PTO HP or Less to run it. It will be fine on your tractor
Thats the part I don,t know?it states 540 RMP on the tiller tag.I guess I will have to some more research on the tiller.
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Old 12-18-2011, 07:18 AM   post #6 of 8
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You are good to go:http://www.ongmac.com.au/howard/howardHR10specs.gif

The HR4 is listed as having a Cat 1 hitch, and requires a minimum of 17 hp at the pto.
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thats what I was looking for.coobie
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Your also going to need a few of the these to get that tiller to work to its optimum:
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Good luck! Lots of pics when ya get it, please!
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