Branson 3520 VS. Kioti CK3510

It may not feel like it today, but Spring is just around the corner. planting time will be here before we know it. There’s going to be a lot to do and you’ll need a machine that’s up to the task. From time to time I try to offer a quick comparison between tractors to…

Diesel Starting Issues Part 3

midstatemower.com In the previous articles we determined that we are getting fuel to & thru, the mechanical fuel pump. Here is a simple test to see if we have fuel getting into the cylinders. I contacted Branson Tractors in Rome, GA. for this test. According to Branson Service Manager, Scott Baughtman, There is a small pipe plug…

Diesel Starting Issues Part #2

midstateturfandtractor In part 1 of this lesson, we started covering some simple steps you can do to help diagnose no-start tractor problems at home. Remember, even these basic tests that you can do with hand tools can be dangerous. You’re working with fuel and moving parts, wear eye and skin protection and catch all fuel in an approved container. Now…

Diesel Starting issues..Simplified.

midstateturfandtractor I created this brief 3 part overview to help take a little of the mystery out of diesel engines. A little understanding goes a long way. A basic diesel engines runs by squeezing the fuel/air mixture so tightly that it explodes. (like a balloon, the higher the pressure the more powerful the pop will be). Heat…