f-Mowing Decks-Kelley

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8/27/11 Single spindle model Flex-wing model
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8/27/11 Also known as a:
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8/27/11 Mowing Deck Components Power Divider Gearbox Driveline (operated via the PTO ) Axl e Blade Gearbox Self Leveling Clevis Hitch Wing Hinge Bush Hog 3715 Operator’s Manual, Available at http://www.bushhog.com/ContentFiles/Documents/Manuals/3715.pdf Mowing Deck is bladed rotary mower that is pulled behind a tractor and is driven via the Power Take Off(PTO)
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8/27/11 Mowing Decks Rotary blade Typically used for cutting thick/tall grass or brush on the sides and middle portions of public roadways
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8/27/11 History of Mowing Decks o The first mower was invented by English engineer Edwin Beard Budding in 1827 o Rotary mowers were not developed until engines were powerful enough to run the blades at high speeds
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8/27/11 History cont. o On May 9, 1899, John Albert Burr designed and patented a rotary blade mower with traction wheels and a rotary blade. o In the 1930’s, Power Specialties Ltd. introduced a gasoline-powered rotary mower.
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8/27/11 Typical Hazards/Safety Concerns o Holes, ditches, or embankments present in the terrain and whether it is slick or muddy o Sloped or uneven terrain o Rocks and pieces of trash not visible in
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