Are Kuhn mower blades reversible?

Are Kuhn mower blades reversible?

The thing with Kuhn blades is if flip them the bevel is reversed. They grind the same side of each blade.

Can you sharpen disc mower blades?

Yes, don’t over sharpen and don’t over heat (try not to turn it blue) the blade. Take more off the inside ( towards the bolt) of blade to keep the blade edge straight rather than ending up with a point on the end.

How long will a disc mower last?

That’s why discbines are often worn out in 4 or 5 years. University studies suggest that you get twice the dirt in your hay with a discbine due to scalping. It’s a function of mowing too fast and low.

What angle should lawn mower blades be sharpened at?

Lawn mower blades come from the factory with a specific angle on the angled edge. This angle should be kept as you grind your blades over time. The most common lawn mower blade angle is 30-35 degrees. When sharpening your mower blades it is important to keep this 30-35 degree angle over time.

Do you sharpen both sides of a lawn mower blade?

Always sharpen from the top side of the cutting edge; this will give you the longest-lasting edge on the blade. Note: The file cuts in one direction only, on the push stroke; you’ll feel it bite into the steel on the blade.

How many horsepower does it take to run a disc mower?

A new 9 ft cut disc mower/conditioner with rubber rolls from NH calls for 65 HP. But if you move up to the 10 foot cut NH, minimum HP is 80. Keep in mind that these ratings are for ideal conditions (flat land, uniform crop, etc.) and running at pretty high ground speeds.

Can you cut alfalfa with a disc mower?

The straight disc mower will do fine in grass. I persnoally like to ted my hay after it wilts. Getting alfalfa to dry is TOTALLY dependant upon the weather especially the humidity. The type of machine that it is cut with makes little difference under high humidty conditions.