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Okay here's my deal.

I'm plowing with my 3788 it's only a 4 x 18 plow so should be very easy pulling even though my dirt is heavy black dirt.

When I'm plowing it keeps wanting to lift and drop lift then drop constantly. I assume that is the draft sensitivity I have that all the way too heavy and still doing it

Any ideas how I can get this to stop doing this?

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Does you hitch drop when you shut the tractor off ?

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Yeah 

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You need to rebuild the lift piston in the hitch. What its doing  is leaking down and correcting itself continuously.

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I hear you with the leaking.

My thing is when it's under load it or pulls harder is the packed ground it when it really kicks in.

is there a way to have it stop doing that and just stay in the ground?

Or is this all because of the leaking?

Thanks!

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No way to stop it. The more load with hard ground the faster its going to fall and the draft control is keeping your plow from going out of sight. When everything is working correctly you will barely feel your draft control working when you hit a real tough spot that pulls down hard on your plow.

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Doesn't the tractor have a draft lockout position on the handle?

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Even if it does, if the cylinder is leaking the plow will just bury itself and stop you cold.

The whole point here is the cylinder is leaking. The harder the plowing, the more down force is placed on the cylinder, and the faster it leaks.

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looks like I need to get the cylinder rebuilt

Thanks

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I've seriously considered putting guage wheels under the front hitch on a plow before.  Or just get an on-land hitch plow....

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