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I have been told by a guy who really knows slip clutches (rep for major manufacturer), to back off the clutch springs when storing my tiller for the winter. This takes spring pressure off the friction discs and ensures that you'll re-adjust the clutch before use. This avoids running with a frozen NON slip clutch. This makes sense. Penn fishing reels (and others) advise releasing the brake/drag for storage, too. :bigthumb:

I've done this for my spreader's PTO shaft slip clutch, too.
 

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I have been told by a guy who really knows slip clutches (rep for major manufacturer), to back off the clutch springs when storing my tiller for the winter. This takes spring pressure off the friction discs and ensures that you'll re-adjust the clutch before use. This avoids running with a frozen NON slip clutch. This makes sense. Penn fishing reels (and others) advise releasing the brake/drag for storage, too. :bigthumb:

I've done this for my spreader's PTO shaft slip clutch, too.
This is advised by most manufacturers, but very few slip-clutch equipment owners do.
 
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