Draft Animal Equipment

Setting Riding Plowshares

by John Deere Company


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


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

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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