Service FAQs

Service FAQs for Folding Cutters

The following are some of the questions most frequently asked by Land Pride customers in the Folding Cutters category.

Folding Cutters

Pre-Adjustments & Cut Quality Check List
Answer

Before contacting Customer Service on any pre-adjustments or cut quality issues, please be sure to have the following information on hand:

  • Is the unit 540 or 1000 RPM?
  • Is the front driveline correct (540 or 1000 RPM to match the unit)?
  • Is the tractor PTO running 540 RPM or 1000 RPM (check with tachometer)?
  • Check all ratios on the splitter and all three deck boxes.
  • Check the gearbox to make sure the box is turning in the right direction.
  • Check all blades to make sure they are correct (CW vs. CCW) and correct number.
  • Are the front skid shoes on or off?
  • Are the front chain guards on? Are they rubber, chain or double chain?
  • Are the rear chain guards on? Are they rubber, chain or double chain?
  • Is the unit level front to rear? (It should be 3/4" to 1" down in the front.)
  • Does the unit have deck rings?
  • Does the unit have a baffle kit?
  • What is the cutting height?
  • What is your ground speed when cutting?
  • What is your tractor horsepower, model and tire size?