DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

DDE (DYNAMIC DRIVE EQUIPMENT) is a brand originating in the USA in 1965. Starting from the 2000s, the company began the release of equipment and equipment for the garden and garden. Small technique will come in handy as amateur gardeners and farmers.

Peculiarities

Products with DDE trademark have long been manufactured and serviced in many countries, for example, in China.

Thus, buying a DDE cultivator, you will see in the documents: “US brand, produced in China”.

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

The question arises, is it good for the buyer. Yes and no. Chinese-made products possesses the following features:

  • It is obliged to comply with the quality standards of the country, under whose brand it works; Is it really possible, you can learn from customer reviews and various ratings of specialists;
  • Products are available in price – it is definitely so, because it is for that we appreciate Chinese products.

What are different from the motoblocks?

To determine which model of DDE technology is better to buy to handle your land, you need to understand why some models have the word “cultivator” in the title, and others – “Motoblock”. In everyday life these words often become synonymous. But the difference lies in several characteristics.

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

  • Constructive features. The cultivator processes (loose) the upper layer of the Earth, moves forward after the rotating cutter. With the help of nozzles, you can wrap up, shelf outwards, dig a crop. Motoblock is a technique that can navigate back and forth due to the drive on the wheel of the wheel. With the help of hinged equipment, he will not only explode the earth, but also cleanses it from snow, fits grass, makes sowing and harvesting, will carry it to a permanent storage location.
  • Power. The gasoline cultivator has a capacity of 1-6 liters. with., and electric – up to 2.5 kW. Motoblock is a more powerful unit, since its power can vary from 6 to 13 liters. with.
  • Productivity in working area processing. Cultivator can handle up to 20 acres, and motor-block – up to 5 hectares.

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

  • Width cutters and depth of loosening. You can put the milling mill to the motorcultivator, which will treat the ground with a width of 15-90 cm. Motoblock is able to break the ground with a seizure of 130 cm, as well as due to its own severity and weight of the nozzle treats the Earth deeper.
  • Motion speed. Cultivator – Device-dependent device, low speed, is able to work in small areas. His opponent – self-independent technique on wheels, having a greater speed, and even adjustable to 6 gears.
  • Control complex. Light cultivator are able to manage women, and even teenagers. His weight begins from 9 kg, due to the compactness to transport it easy. Motoblock is also called a mini-tractor. This technique can achieve weight in 70 kg due to attachment equipment. Driving and carry such an aggregate for the garden is not for every.

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

  • Type of fuel. Cultivator can be electric, rechargeable or gasoline. Motoblock fill with gasoline or diesel fuel, as well as it can work from an electrical drive. On large areas can only be used gasoline or diesel unit.
  • Economy. Experts argue that the service, buying spare parts and repair of the motoblock will require much more investments. In addition, gasoline or diesel heavy mini tractor will require more fuel.
  • At the cost will win a cultivator due to ease, weak power, ease of control. Reliability will determine not only the quality of the assembly, but also the attitude of the owner to its technique. There is no unambiguous answer to this question. But, nevertheless, diesel motoblocks are considered potentially the most reliable.

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

Diversity

All types of cultivators can be divided into such three categories as:

  • Light (electric and gasoline);
  • medium (electrical and gasoline);
  • Heavy (gasoline and diesel).

Professional and amateurs made up a large number of ratings: cultivators of all manufacturers, only Chinese technology, motor-cultivators of the DDE trademark.

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

DDE offers the following series of cultivators and motoblocks:

  • “Elf”;
  • “Mole”;
  • “Dwarf”;
  • “Centaur”;
  • “Mustang”;
  • “Bucephalus”;
  • “Hobbit”.

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

ET1200-40

Easy electric cultivator DDE ET1200-40 ranked second in his group in the ranking of the best world manufacturers. It is designed for utility and farming.

Distinctive feature – low weight (12 kg) and dimensions, high maneuverability.

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

This unit was created for small uneven, narrow sections. Among users are many women and pensioners who say that the unit is quite easy to manage.

Among the negative reviews should be noted as follows:

  • Because of its ease, he cannot cope with virgin land (but he was not intended for this);
  • can only be used for gardening works;
  • Unprofitable hollow handles are very impractical;
  • Short wire.

The electric motor frees from the purchase of gasoline, but does not imply long work. Although some users write that they work 5-6 hours (this is a lot for electric cultivator). Buyers warn that on the scorch the sun the unit is quickly heated, and the motor stalls.

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

Et750-30

Another light electric cultivator – DDE ET750-30. According to the characteristics it is similar to ET1200-40. Earth processing width – 30 cm. Complete 4 cutters. With weight in 8 kg is very compact. Mobility is limited only by an electric cord.

Buyers really liked the ease of assembly and settings, accessible instructions. And did not like the fact that when the milling cutter throws the soil on the sides. In this regard, even express the wishes to the manufacturer: reduce the speed of turnover of the cutter, which will allow processing heavier land and reduce the swing of the soil of the Wilk. As well as users offer to make a folding handle.

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

V380 II “Elf” 32630

To a light class, but the gasoline group includes DDE V380 II “Elf” 32630 with a capacity of 3.5 liters. with. American four-stroke engine especially appreciated buyers. The cultivator is heavier than its electric colleague (32.5 kg), which allows you to deepen the land with a minimum of weighting agents. The bundle includes a set of mills, coulter, transport wheels, keys and instructions.

Additionally, you can purchase primer for weighting, hitch and skateboards that can be bought in a set specifically for Elf.

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

Buyers are very pleased with the “elf”. Maneuverable, quite a powerful unit with attachments – this is the most thing for home. Someone faced the problem of a short gas handle life. But in the service center without problems could help with replacement.

V380 II – 2S “Gnome”

Another gasoline cultivator – DDE V380 II – 2S “GNOM” (TG-35-2S). This is an excellent solution for working in greenhouses. The unit is equipped with a single-cylinder two-stroke engine DDE 52 with a capacity of 2.5 liters. with. Those who acquired this technique write that the “Gnome” has a powerful engine, but it has a gear of a worm gear of aluminum. The result is a gearbox breakdown. Replacement will cost half the cost of the cultivator. Is such a breakdown of a single case, to say difficult. About the unreliable operation of the gearbox and carburetor write other buyers. At the same time, many use the cultivator for several years and satisfied with his work.

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

TG-80BN

Another Assistant Available Economy – DDE TG-80BN. It works on gasoline, has a four-stroke engine with a power of 7 liters. with. Two speeds (back and forth) will help facilitate exit and contribute to the best maneuverability. Plowing depth – 15-35 cm, the processing width is 95 cm, which allows you to handle arable land before sowing up to 25 m². The advantages of this unit include a powerful engine produced under license Honda, the ability to change the depth of plowing. The right and left handles of the control handle are conveniently located, which allows to work for a long time on complex soils, while not tired.

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

Exploitation

According to the old tradition, many of us love to try the technique in the case first, and only then read the instructions. But the technique does not like such a relationship. Therefore, even the buyers of motor-cultivators themselves write in responses that before starting work, read the instructions so as not to ruin the unit ahead of time.

The principal difference in the operation of electrical and gasoline cultivators is the impossibility of using electrical engineering in wet conditions (in the rain), as well as its long work without a break.

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

The remainder applies the following general safety rules:

  • Skate to read symbol stickers available on the unit;
  • Work in protective glasses and headphones;
  • Do not let people (including children) in a danger zone during operation;
  • Do not bring your hands and legs to cutting equipment;
  • Before starting cleaning, repair or maintenance, rain full stop and cooling of the unit after turning off;
  • Before starting work, read how to stop the device;

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

DDE cultivators: varieties and instructions for use

  • Motor-cultivators are not provided for working on steep (more than 10 degrees) slopes;
  • Do not work with bad lighting;
  • Do not use the unit, being under the influence of medicines, drug-containing substances, alcohol;
  • To work, pick up clothes, hide your hair under the headpiece; Choose a comfortable closed shoes, preferably on a thick sole;
  • Before starting operation, check whether nuts and bolts are tightened;
  • Do not overload the device – in the instructions of some electrical conditions it is indicated that the unit after 20 minutes of operation should be off the state of 40 minutes.

Look at the DDE cultivator in the work you can in the video below.

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