Selecting Tractor PTO Speed

IMPORTANT: Never operate a mower equipped for 540 rpm PTO drive with a tractor equipped with 1000 rpm PTO.

Always run tractor at rated PTO speed. Overspeed will cause damage to drive system.

Tractor must be equipped with a 540 rpm PTO shaft and have a minimum output of:

  • 265 Mower-31 kW (42 hp)
  • 275 Mower-37 kW (50 hp)
  • 285 Mower-41 kW (55 hp)

Refer to your tractor Operator's manual to change PTO stub shaft, if necessary.

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