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When attaching the slasher to the 3-point link-
age, always use a chain (as opposed to a rigid link)
to enable the slasher to move up when traversing
Using a slasher
Before cutting in long grass always check things
that could interfere with the tractor or slasher --
for example stumps, potholes, rocks and wire.
Keep all bystanders well clear of the slasher dur-
ing operation to prevent injury caused by flying
On sloping ground travel up and down the
slope, not across it, to reduce the risk of rollover.
On steep ground use 4WD and set the rear wheels
at the widest wheel track.
Be aware that slasher blades can continue to
spin for some time after you engage the clutch, so
And finally a little maintenances will go a long
way to keeping your slasher in good order.
Check the gear box oil on a regular basis to
ensure correct levels are maintained.
Check the blade regularly to ensure it is in good
order and that the blade carrier is securely mount-
ed.Ensure the PTO shaft is well greased, and check
all bolts regularly, particularly gear box mounting
Safety is always the highest priority. Always use
a tractor that complies with Australian Standards
including Roll over Protective Structure, seat belt
and protective covers. Only take on tasks within
the capability of the machine and operator. Follow
all relevant safety warnings, instructions and regu-
lations. Wear appropriate safety equipment and
use common sense.
This article is a general guide only. Conditions
vary from site to site. Judgement relating to your
individual conditions must be exercised.
East Wind tractors and Hanmey implements fea-
ture in this article.
• Need to know more? eastwind.com.au or
hanmey.com.au or ring 1300 TRACTOR (1300 87
• from previous page
Front weights are sometimes necessary to offset the
weight of the slasher at the rear of the tractor.
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