Kinze 3140 Stack Fold Planter Rev. 7/14 User Manual
To the Owner
Kinze Manufacturing, Inc. would like to thank you for your patronage. We appreciate your confidence in Kinze farm
machinery. Your Kinze planter has been carefully designed to provide dependable operation in return for your investment.
This manual has been prepared to aid you in planter operation and maintenance. It should be considered a
permanent part of the machine and remain with the machine when you sell it.
It is the responsibility of the user to read and understand this Operator Manual before operating this equipment. It
is the user’s responsibility to inspect and service the machine routinely as directed in this Operator Manual. We have
attempted to cover all areas of safety, operation, lubrication and maintenance; however, there may be times when special
care must be taken to fit your conditions.
Throughout this manual the symbol
and the words
DANgER, wARNINg, and CAUTION are used to call attention
to safety information that if not followed, will or could result in death or injury.
NOTICE and NOTE are used to call your
attention to important information. The definition of each of these terms follows:
DANgER Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious
wARNINg Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious
CAUTION, used with the safety alert symbol, indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided,
could result in minor or moderate injury.
NOTICE is used to address practices not related to personal injury.
NOTE: Special point of information or machine adjustment instructions.
Read and follow all safety instructions in the equipment manual
before operating or working on this equipment.
Some photos in this manual may show safety covers, shields or
lockup devices removed for visual clarity. NEVER OPERATE machine
without all safety covers, shields and lockup devices in place.
NOTE: Some photos in this manual may have been taken of prototype machines. Production
machines may vary in appearance.
NOTE: Some photos and illustrations in this manual show optional attachments installed. Contact
your Kinze Dealer for purchase of optional attachments.