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Hawkline Model #SS Subsoiler: Is bracing in back of drawbar all the way across or merely half way as shown?
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Is there a blade on the rear as well as the front side of the box?
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how high is the hinged panel or with the panel removed what is the opening height ?
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Hawkline Model #SS Subsoiler: Is bracing in back of drawbar all the way across or merely half way as shown?
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Is there a blade on the rear as well as the front side of the box?
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how high is the hinged panel or with the panel removed what is the opening height ?

Customer Questions & Answers for
NorTrac Subsoiler - 3-Point Hitch

Item# 508311
"With a solid steel beam backbone and a forged, heat-treated reversible ripper tooth, this NorTrac Subsoiler is the tool you need for ripping sod and loosening compacted soil for better plant growth and production. Ripping depth can be adjusted up to a 14in. maximum. Blade Type Reversible ripper tooth, Blades qty. 1, Product Type Subsoilers, Required HP 22, Working Depth in. 14, Category Type 1, Hitch Type 3-pt., Max. HP 50, Working Width in. 2. 8 1/9in.L x 2in.W and 2in. thick"
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Questions & Answers for NorTrac Subsoiler - 3-Point Hitch

Question

Does this subsoiler have a pipe laying attachment?

asked 7 months ago
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Jwray
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NorTrac Expert
This Subsoiler does not have a pipe laying attachment.
answered 7 months ago
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There are 2 sets of holes to attach the shank to the frame. Can either set be used?

Using the bottom holes would put the tooth much deeper than 14" .
asked 3 years, 3 months ago
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Anonymous
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Yes, either set can be used.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
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NorTracExperts
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Both set of hole can be used. I have used both for difference soil condition and both work well.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
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MinerDave
 - Newton, UT
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Is leading edge sharp so it will cut through roots easier?

asked 3 years, 2 months ago
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Anonymous
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The leading edge of the NorTrac Subsoiler is not sharp, and is not designed to cut through roots. It is designed simply to loosen and break up soil at depths below the level of a traditional disk harrow or rototiller.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
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NorTracExperts29
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answer 2
Just at the tip, like a chisel. The surface that interacts with the ground is flat.
answered 2 years ago
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GregTCNY
 - Central NY
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Question

Is the shovel for the middle buster(508312) interchangable with the tooth on the subsoiler(508311)? Thanks

 
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asked 3 years, 2 months ago
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pineyriverrat
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The shovel on the Nortrac Middle Buster, and the tooth on the Nortrac Subsoiler, do have different dimensions, and would not be interchangeable.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
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answer 2
I'm going to confess to not knowing the precise answer to your question, as I've not measured. However, I own a middle buster and a sub soiler, and was interested in a dual purpose one as well.

What I came to understand is that you can either have a really effective single tasker, or a measly multitasker. It SEEMS that if you drive an arm deep enough to be a good subsoiler (12-14") it's so deep that a middle buster just doesn't work, as it cannot flip the soil. Likewise, if you put a subsoiler tooth on the middle buster, you just tear up the surface.

it's a bummer, but as far as I can see, unless you seriously modify one, you're a bit stuck with either-or. Granted it seems like you should be able to put a short enough arm on the sub soiler, but. . . haven't tried it myself.

I guess I'm coming up with "Maybe, but you'd probably want to build or buy a shorter arm to mount it on anyway"
answered 2 years ago
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GregTCNY
 - Central NY
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Question

How can I order the ripper tooth?

asked 3 years, 9 months ago
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Anonymous
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NorTrac Expert
To purchase another ripper tooth for this NorTrac Subsoiler, please call us at 1-800-221-0516.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
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NorTracExpert5
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Question

I see two bolts, is this subsoiler ajustable ?

I would like to really go to 24 inches deep, is this possible

thanks Bob
asked 3 years, 4 months ago
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maxboy
 - Saanichton BC
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NorTrac Expert
Our NorTrac Subsoiler is adjustable and has a maximum depth of 14 inches.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
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NorTracExpert5
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Does this item have a sheer pin? Where is it.

Your materials do not mention a sheer pin but the questions do. Since this is a significant point, I would like it clarified. Also the other model you advertise cuts deeper and it does not mention a sheer pin either. I would think for a subsoiler the deeper the better.
 
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asked 1 year, 11 months ago
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HEARN
 - HUNTINGDON PA
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NorTrac Expert
This subsoiler doesn't have a shear pin.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
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NorTracExperts
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Is there a way to attach to a garden tractor?

Is there anyway to attach this to a cub cadet garden tractor?
asked 7 months ago
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meross
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NorTrac Expert
On this NorTrac Subsoiler it would only be compatible with a 3 point category 1 hitch. This would not be compatible on a standard garden tractor, unless you have a category 1, 3 point hitch assembly.
answered 7 months ago
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NorTracExperts
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Question

How wide is the actual shank that penetrates the ground?

Is there a shear pin to prevent damage to the equipment?
asked 2 years, 6 months ago
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sssssss
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The ripper tooth that penetrates the ground measures 2" wide, 8-1/9" long and 3/4" thick. This subsoiler does not have a sheer pin available.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
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