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  1. Tractor & Equipment Maintenance
    Good morning, Will a brush cutter slip clutch loosen over time and start randomly slipping and smoking? I have a 7 foot frontier cutter on a 75 horse JD tractor that has been used for about 2 seasons cutting around 60 acres. I've never had any trouble with it but I am pretty tough on it...
  2. Implements & Attachments
    Have had this thing apart so many times. Been very troublesome. I want to convert it to a modern slip clutch. Just wondered if anyone had done it. assume I’d have to cut off the excess shaft and maybe grind some grooves for the new clutch to lock on? Murph
  3. Implements & Attachments
    All, I have an RC 2048 Frontier Rotary Cutter and it's getting to cutting time. I purchased the thing last year and need to adjust the slip clutch. I have misplaced my manual. Does anyone have an electronic copy? The JD website is awful. When you search you end up with over 300...
  4. Lawn & Garden Tractors
    The other day when I was mowing my lawn, I started noticing that my John Deere “slips” when it is in gear and the clutch is engaged. Weird, because it’s not a hydro. Anyway, as I was finishing up, I noticed there was a loud gear noise. Now the tractor is 30+ years old, so it’s noisy, but this...
  5. Implements & Attachments
    Slip clutch castle nut and threaded clutch plate holder broke. Bought new parts but not sure how tight the assembly slides onto the shaft being it came apart in pieces. Does it need to be driven into position? Is the shafts tapered? Afraid to force it.
  6. Agricultural Tractors
    We have a 4450 that will not operate any of our equipment that has a slip clutch without slipping. Round and square balers, disc mowers, and batwing brush hog all offer the same experience. All of the equipment works properly on any of our other tractors, including 4430, 4240, and late model...
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