DickB wrote:A question regarding the hillers.
My hillers are 13 inches I believe and I set them as close as they would go on the main toolbars for single wide beds (for things like broccoli). I didn't have the ground pressure too high, but i'm not sure if that would have made the hills higher or not.. they actually ended up being exactly the same size as I usually do by hand. probably 10 inches tall before i raked it flat on top, then maybe 4 or 5 when ready to plant. i know you can get bigger ones too, 16 inches I think. To prep the soil I plow first, then disk, then usually a couple passes with the rototiller if i'm planting seed, then hillers. My rows are about 60 feet long and it was quite a chore to raise them up without the hillers! We occasionally get some flooding though, so it's worth the extra effort to keep the water between
the rows. the spacing is as tight as i can get them. usually about 40 inches on center with the wheel spacing still set for plowing.
Hengy wrote:Proves the usefulness of a fasthitch! Makes going from plow to disk much easier. Putting the plow on has been the worst mounting that I have done thus far in my cub ownership!
I must be spoiled by the fast hitch because i've never even thought about it! I am a glutton for punishment however, so I also remove the fast hitch and put on a C-3 mower to do my grass every couple of weeks.