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I have a tow behind Disc (Cat 0) that I converted to my 3 pt hitch to raise and lower

one question I have always wondered is that the discs can be angled one way or another....

So which way is right? I am not sure. I can take a picture if you need to see, but from what I have seen they are all roughly the same. You can adjust them so they "V" inwards or "V" outwards...

I haven't used the disc since last year but am about to drag it back out from the barn and put it on....so I have always wondered which way to adjust so it works best



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So the dirt hits the cup side.
 

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One way,dirt is thrown inward--other way,and it throws outward.Hince the reason folks like two sets-in & out--that way dirt is kinda leveled out with one run.
 

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The more "V" that you put into it........the HARDER that it is going to pull......but on the other hand, the more aggressive it will cut.

Also the 'point' of the V is going to be where the dirt is going to be thrown.
 

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The more "V" that you put into it........the HARDER that it is going to pull......but on the other hand, the more aggressive it will cut.

Also the 'point' of the V is going to be where the dirt is going to be thrown.
OK I think I get it. I have one set...which is two discs (5-6 individual discs) on each side. Most of you are familiar with a sears disc setup and thats what it is.

It was a pull behind. I converted it to fit on the three point hitch bar that sears uses for cultivators (I have two of these, and need another)

Using the V as an example with the computer and knowing I only have one set which would be the most efficient way to set them. My garden I plow in one direction because of the fencing so I can't turn around like a "field" so I go forward and backward across it:trink40:

So standing behind the tractor would it be best to set them as so the V tip is pointing toward the tractor or the other way?

Hmm, feels a little like "Who's on First..."

I will take a picture of the discs, the setup and how it attaches tomorrow....

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not very good pictures but gives you an idea...../

 

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The way you have should be best if you want to fill in the furrow after plowing to level the field. IMO...
 

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I see in the picture provided by Umaxman that my setup is very similar as to how it attaches to the tractor.

EXCEPT I have my discs the other direction, and I noticed yesterday that it seemed to cut better in reverse

So I am going to turn them around today if it doesn't rain and set them as pictured.

I am using two Golfcart Batteries for weight. Now I am so glad the hydraulics are done in the rear....using the manual lever was a PITA with the weight
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Can you find something to replace those?? I would hate for one to crack open and leak into your garden. two cinder blocks.. a log.. you could borrow my EX to sit on the disks.. anything but batteries..
LOL....Thats what I thought too!

But it was all I had at the moment for testing, and they fit perfectly and oh gawd were they heavy...I think these weighed about 80 lbs each easy.

Two cinder blocks aren't heavy enough. I was thinking about welding together a couple stacks of brake rotors to make weights....or pouring a concrete mold to fit the disc top. It is the same style as in the photos earlier in this post on the gold sears.

I turned them around as he has pictured and strapped the batteries on top. But it was too much weight for the way I had it mounted to the tool bar, so i had to stop after two passes. I will have to reinforce the mount to the sears tool (or cultivator bar) bar. I really am trying to find one more. I have two...one holds my york rake, the other I switch back and forth between my ox blade and the discs...

Now it is raining and too wet, so I will have to wait.

I worked on the hydraulics for the front blade instead (and finished)

I will remount the discs and try again when it dries up around here
 

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I hear ya on use what ya got..

Do you have any pictures of your set up... What you guys do with with gts amazes me.. not sure why.. i know they will work their tails off for a guy..
Plenty of pictures in the links in my signature

The Photo bucket Album is Public

Also the newest set is the hydraulic write up
http://www.mytractorforum.com/showthread.php?t=225207

Unlike lots of folks here I just have the one though lol....no collections

I built it because I could not find what I needed for purchase...So I made my own. Its a combination of an old Wheelhorse C-125 and a few Sears suburbans...some Toro parts...and other parts, including automotive power steering pump

I have never done anything like this before (or since)

I use the **** out of her a lot
 
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