BX with a Bagger Issues

TheShadyKubota

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BX2380 w/ FEL(QA), 54" MMM, 60” Box Scraper
Apr 1, 2022
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Does anyone have a BX model with the 3PH bagger assembly that has the PTO driven turbine?

If so, have you been able to adjust the lifting rate of the 3PH to mimic the lift rate of the MMM?

My neighbour is having issues where the 3PH lifts to the sky well before the lifting of the MMM begins lifting up causing a weird angle on the chute of the bagger popping it off numerous amount of times.
 
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DustyRusty

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BX23S
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On my old BX22, the bagger didn't go up at all. It was designed to be fixed in place. I think that I used to close the 3-point hitch knob under the seat to eliminate the issue that your neighbor is having.
 
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tinkerwitheverything

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bx2370-1
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I'm not sure because mine is the fixed mount style. But wondering if with his being on the 3 pth arms ,does he have to maybe. Remove his lift [rods] from the rock shaft and place them onto the fixed brackets that are on the rear frame to keep the bagger in a fixed position rather then moving up and down with the mower deck.
 

shelkol

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bx-2200, Woods BH6000 backhoe, Tach-N-Go quick attach bucket, snow blower
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On mine, the lift rods for the two lower link 3pt arms are removed. The top link is removed and the bagger connects to the point that the top link attached to and the lower link arms. This keeps it from moving

He could also move the top of the lift rod from the hydraulic lift arm and attach them to the fixed holes (just about 4" outside of the lift are ) so the 3pt doesn't move at all
 

TheShadyKubota

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BX2380 w/ FEL(QA), 54" MMM, 60” Box Scraper
Apr 1, 2022
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Manitoba, Canada
On mine, the lift rods for the two lower link 3pt arms are removed. The top link is removed and the bagger connects to the point that the top link attached to and the lower link arms. This keeps it from moving

He could also move the top of the lift rod from the hydraulic lift arm and attach them to the fixed holes (just about 4" outside of the lift are ) so the 3pt doesn't move at all
I'm not sure because mine is the fixed mount style. But wondering if with his being on the 3 pth arms ,does he have to maybe. Remove his lift [rods] from the rock shaft and place them onto the fixed brackets that are on the rear frame to keep the bagger in a fixed position rather then moving up and down with the mower deck.
Hey Gentlemen (Tinkerwitheverything & shelkol) that's exactly what we're thinking. Once we get the PTO Casing replaced as it cracked and is gushing fluid everywhere we'll set it up that way. Thanks for your feedback!
 

atitus

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BX1880+FEL,MMM,Blower
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Sounds like you got the answer, but just to confirm, as an owner here of this setup. When you bought the bagger should have received L brackets bolted on that are stationary to connect the 3pt lift arms to. You should also have two adjustable length pto lift arms (turnbuckles) instead of one being fixed.
 
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