Many people prefer to grow agricultural products on their own and always have fresh seasonal vegetables and fruits on the table. In order for agricultural labor to be comfortable, many technical devices have been created. Cultivators are suitable for processing not too large areas. Among them stands out the cultivator "Caliber".
Selection and operation
The market offers a good selection of cultivators. They differ in power, weight, speed and type of engine, for the price. Cultivators are designed not only for loosening the soil and row-spacings, but also for harrowing, removing weeds, mixing fertilizers, hilling and even harvesting.
However, the purchase of a heavy unit with a large set of functions is not always advisable. Before the acquisition, it will not be superfluous to compare the technical characteristics of the units.
First of all, it is necessary to evaluate the scope and list of works, the severity of their implementation. For a small summer cottage with light, regularly cultivated soil, small models with not the highest power and productivity are suitable. For farms, for areas with dense rocky soil, heavy motor cultivators are suitable.
You need to evaluate your own knowledge and skills to work with technology. The easiest to use is an electric cultivator. It is ideal for caring for a greenhouse, flower beds, small beds. A woman will be able to control it. However, for an electrical appliance it is necessary that a power source is nearby. Gasoline and diesel cultivators are more effective, but require care about the availability of spare parts, the ability to refuel, change the belt.
The ability to install attachments.
In order for the units to serve for a long time and not to fail, they must be properly operated and carefully maintained, following the requirements specified in the instructions. Gasoline should be filled with high-quality fuel, cleaned and lubricated, timely minor repairs. Changing parts, for example, gear reducer, you should choose original spare parts from the manufacturer. Diesel motoblocks are more durable and reliable, have excellent performance. But in the event of a breakdown, the repair will be very expensive. Periodic starting of the engine at full power for two hours will help to avoid unpleasant events.
"Caliber" offers a variety of models that have proven themselves, have the best value for money. For example, good reviews are left about the “Caliber MK-7.0 C” model. This gasoline unit is powerful, suitable for working on hard, untidy ground. It allows plowing to a depth of 35 cm with a maximum processing width of up to 85 cm.
The “Caliber MKD-9E” model is distinguished by excellent functionality. A diesel unit having a capacity of 9 liters. with, cope with almost any task of soil treatment. Attachments that are not included in the package can be attached to the cultivator. For small and medium sized sites, the Caliber 55 B&S Quantum 60 model is suitable. With its help it is possible to plow and loosen the soil, to process row-spacings. He has the optimal balance of reliability, technical performance and price. The unit has a high motor resource, high power. In addition, it is convenient to store and transport, thanks to the presence of folding handles.
If work at a summer cottage is performed by a woman or an elderly person, you should pay attention to the light maneuverable cultivator Caliber "Countryman KE-1300" , whose weight is only 3.4 kg. With its help it is possible to process beds both on an open ground, and in a greenhouse. Folding handle for easy transportation and storage. It features quiet operation and lack of exhaust.
An overview of the cultivator "Caliber MK-7.0C" see in the next video.