Chain tension adjustment, Drag closing attachment, Gauge wheel adjustment – Kinze 3140 Stack Fold Planter Rev. 7/14 User Manual
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Lubrication and Maintenance
CHAIN TENSION ADJUSTMENT
Drive chains have spring loaded idlers and are self-adjusting.
Remove link to shorten chain if wear stretches chain and
reduces spring tension. Check idler pivot points to make sure
they rotate freely. See “Wrap Spring Wrench Assembly” in this
section for additional information.
Additional chain links are stored inside planter frame.
Additional chain links
Inspect each drag closing attachment and replace any worn or
broken parts before storing planter. Check for loose hardware
and tighten as needed.
Gauge wheels should lightly contact opener blades to prevent accumulation of dirt or trash. Gauge wheels and opener
blades should turn with only slight resistance.
Add or remove machine bushings between shank and gauge wheel arm to adjust clearance between gauge wheels
and opener blades. Store remaining machine bushings between gauge wheel arm and flat washer on outer side of
gauge wheel arm.
NOTE: It may be desirable to space gauge wheel further from blade when operating in sticky soils.
DRAg CLOSINg ATTACHMENT
Shim gauge wheel
to lightly contact
opener disc blade.
in field position.
gAUgE wHEEL ADJUSTMENT
Drag Closing Attachment
gauge wheel adjustment