Seed rate transmission adjustment, Standard and half rate (2 to 1) drives, Seed rate transmission adjustment -17 – Kinze 3200 Wing-Fold Planter Rev. 7/14 User Manual
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Seed rate transmissions allow simple, rapid changes of sprockets to obtain
desired planting population. By removing lynch pins on hexagon shafts,
sprockets can be interchanged with those from the sprocket storage rod
bolted to the transmission.
Chain tension is controlled by a spring-loaded dual-sprocket idler. The idler
assembly is equipped with an easy-release idler arm to remove spring
tension for replacing sprockets.
Planting rate charts in Rate Chart section will aid you in selecting correct
SEED RATE TRANSMISSION ADJUSTMENT
Seed rate transmission chain tension
Seed planting rate charts are based on the standard rate drive using a 17 tooth sprocket unless otherwise specified.
NOTE: Half rate (2 to 1) drive is recommended only when desired population falls below that on
planting rate charts.
Replacing standard 17 tooth drive sprocket located on inner side of top transmission shaft, with 34 tooth half
rate (2 to 1) drive reduction sprocket reduces planter transmission speed and planting and application rates by
NOTE: Do a field check after each sprocket combination adjustment to make sure you are planting
at the desired rate.
STANDARD AND HALF RATE (2 TO 1) DRIVES