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English translation: power shift gear/ power shift gear level

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German term or phrase:lastschaltbar / Lastschaltstufe
English translation:power shift gear/ power shift gear level
Entered by: Johanna Timm, PhD
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11:19 Nov 21, 2000
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German term or phrase: lastschaltbar / Lastschaltstufe
This is another tractor-related problem. I think my handwritten German says:
Lastschaltbare Wendeschaltung ob 90 PS, 4. Lastschaltstufe ob 90 PS.
If anything strikes you as odd, it is probably an error in the original or a mistake from me trying to make out their handwriting. I wonder the 'ob' might be 'ab' but even if it were, I still don't know what PS is. Any ideas?
Julie Neill
Spain
Local time: 16:29
power shift gear/ power shift gear level
Explanation:
I confess I don't know much about tractors- above term is listed in Ernst: Lastschalt-und Wendegetriebe= power shift gear
as for PS, this should be the abbrev. for Pferdestärke- horse power
Your suggestion that "ob" is realy" ab" sounds plausible. HTH


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napower shift gear/ power shift gear level
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power shift gear/ power shift gear level


Explanation:
I confess I don't know much about tractors- above term is listed in Ernst: Lastschalt-und Wendegetriebe= power shift gear
as for PS, this should be the abbrev. for Pferdestärke- horse power
Your suggestion that "ob" is realy" ab" sounds plausible. HTH





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Johanna Timm, PhD
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powershift transmission / powershift gear


Explanation:
Confirming what Johanna has already suggested -
Lastschaltgetriebe - powershift transmission
(Ein Getriebe, das unter Last schaltbar ist, ohne zu kuppeln oder vom Gas gehen zu müssen)
For Stufe, I'd suggest gear (Fahrstufe or Gang - gear).

I agree that "ob" is "ab", and PS (Pferdestärke) is hp (horsepower)

Incidentally, this puts one of your questions from yesterday into a new light - Wenden ohne Kupplung nicht mehr möglich - the tractor couldn't be turned around any more without clutching

HTH

Ulrike Lieder
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Explanation:
aha! Another meaning of Wende(n) is 'reverse' -- thus this is a reverse gearshift that can be operated under load (probably very handy with a tractor) AND (yes!) the answer to your previous question is 'cannot be shifted into reverse without clutching (told you so!). Presumably there is some sort of safety device to prevent accidentally shifting into reverse (could be dangerous or damage equipment being pulled by the tractor).

Ken Cox
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