Draft Animal Equipment






Setting Riding Plowshares

by John Deere Company

plowshare


Set the point of the share down until suction is 1/8" to 3/16" under the landside at point "A."

plowshare


The clearance in the share's throat at "B" should be at least 1/8".


plowshare wing point


Set the edge of the share at wing point "F" without wing bearing.




plowshare clearance


Set landside clearance to about 3/16" at "H."

 

 

Related information: Riding Plow Line of Draft

Author
John Deere Company originally published The Operation, Care and Repair of Farm Machinery fin 1932, from which the above was reprinted in Evener 1998 issue of Rural Heritage magazine.

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