Seed hoppers, Seed meter drive release, Row unit extension brackets – Kinze 3140 Stack Fold Planter Rev. 7/14 User Manual
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Row Unit Operation
Mechanical seed hopper has a capacity of 1.9 bushels.
EdgeVac seed hopper has a capacity of 1.75 bushels.
Use clean seed and make certain there are no foreign objects
inside when filling seed hopper.
Replace hopper lids after
hoppers are filled to prevent accumulation of dust or
dirt in seed meter which can cause premature wear. See
“Finger Pickup Seed Meter” and/or “Brush-Type Seed Meter”.
Periodically empty hoppers completely to remove any foreign
objects and to ensure proper seed meter operation.
Mechanical seed hopper
Disengage meter drive and hopper latch and lift hopper off hopper support. See “Seed Meter Drive Release”.
Row unit extension brackets extend row units rearward 4" to
provide clearance for coulter mounted residue wheels and HD
single disc fertilizer openers.
ROw UNIT ExTENSION bRACKETS
Row unit extension brackets
A clutch release mechanism disengages seed meter drive from seed
meter to remove seed hopper. Disconnecting drive allows operator to
check granular chemical application rates without dropping seed. It
also allows one or more rows to be disconnected when finishing fields.
Turn knob ¼ turn counterclockwise to disengage or ¼ turn clockwise
SEED METER DRIVE RELEASE
Seed meter drive release