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Yeomans Plow?

 
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Looking at pics of a yeomans plow and it doesn't look like the one that the guy used on our site.

What do you think of this plow?

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Nice looking rig.
I see two potential problems:
* The 'feet' are quite large. They could create their own 'plow pan' below the existing one.
* Wouldn't the following disks clog the new water paths?

Out of curiosity, how much horsepower was needed to pull all that through your soil?

 
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Not sure about the horsepower, but I can post a pic of the John Deere he was using.
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Yeah. That's a 'big boy'.
I have seen single & double rippers that recommend around 25hp as a minimum.
That thing obviously needs some serious hp.

Hope that it helps you & your soil. Great way to get 'life' deeper.

 
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seems to me, the implement would be better without the rotary hoe part behind the rippers.

with the rotary hoe on the back, it seems the newly ripped lines would be covered with dirt after 1 pass.
 
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