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BUSHBackhoe MoHOGdels ®

CBH60 / CBH70/ CBH80

Operator’s Manual

ASSEMBLY • OPERATION MAINTENANCE

06/09 Rev. 2

$4.00

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CONGRATULATIONS!

You have invested in the best implement of its type on the market today.

The care you give your Bush Hog implement will greatly determine your satisfaction

with its performance and its service life. We urge a careful study of this manual to provide you with a thorough understanding of your new implement before operating, as well as suggestions for operation and maintenance.

If your manual should become lost or destroyed, Bush Hog will be glad to provide you with a new copy. Order from Bush Hog, 2501 Griffin Ave., Selma, Alabama 36703.

As an authorized Bush Hog dealer, we stock genuine Bush Hog parts which are manufactured with the same precision and skill as our original equipment. Our trained service personnel are well informed on methods required to service Bush Hog equipment, and are ready and able to help you.

Should you require additional information or assistance, please contact us.

YOUR AUTHORIZED

BUSH HOG DEALER

BECAUSE BUSH HOG MAINTAINS AN ONGOING

PROGRAM OF PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT, WE

RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE IMPROVEMENTS IN

DESIGN OR CHANGES IN SPECIFICATIONS WITH-

OUT INCURRING ANY OBLIGATION TO INSTALL

THEM ON UNITS PREVIOUSLY SOLD.

BECAUSE OF THE POSSIBILITY THAT SOME

PHOTOGRAPHS IN THIS MANUAL WERE TAKEN OF

PROTOTYPE MODELS, PRODUCTION MODELS MAY

VARY IN SOME DETAIL. IN ADDITION, SOME

PHOTOGRAPHS MAY SHOW SHIELDS REMOVED

FOR PURPOSES OF CLARITY. NEVER OPERATE

THIS IMPLEMENT WITHOUT ALL SHIELDS IN PLACE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operator’s Manual

 

 

 

 

BUSH HOGBACKHOE MODELS

 

 

 

 

CBH60, CBH70, CBH80

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SECTION/PARA

PAGE

 

SECTION/PARA

PAGE

 

Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . 2

 

Tooth Replacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 16

 

 

 

Dealer Preparation Check List. . . . . . . . .

. . . . . 3

 

Lubrication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 16

 

 

 

Safety Precautions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . 5

 

Removal / Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 17

 

 

 

Safety Decals. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 44

 

Stabilizer Pads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 18

 

 

 

Federal Laws and Regulations . . . . . . . .

. . . . . 8

 

Hydraulic Trouble Shooting . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 18

 

 

 

General Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . 9

 

Valve Repair CBH 60 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 25

 

 

 

Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . 9

 

Valve Repair CBH 70 & 80. . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 26

 

 

 

Operating The Backhoe. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 10

 

Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 28

 

 

 

Transporting The Backhoe . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 12

 

Mounting Kit Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 29

 

 

 

Placing The Stabilizers . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 12

 

PTO Pump Kits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 36

 

 

 

Filling The Bucket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 13

 

Hydraulic Hook-UpTo Tractor . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 40

 

 

 

Dumping The Bucket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 13

 

Power Beyond Kit. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 42

 

 

 

Trenching. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 13

 

Mechanical Thumb. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 47

 

 

 

Back Filling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 14

 

Removing From Shipping Pallet. . . . . . . .

. . . . 49

 

 

 

Service. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 15

 

General Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 50

 

 

 

Beginning Of Season. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 15

 

Torque Specifications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 45

 

 

 

Hydraulic System. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RETAIL CUSTOMER’S RESPONSIBILITY

UNDER THE BUSH HOG WARRANTY

It is the Retail Customer and/or Operator’s responsibility to read the Operator’s Manual, to operate, lubricate, maintain, and store the product in accordance with all instructions and safety procedures. Failure of the operator to read the Operator’s Manual is a misuse of this equipment.

It is the Retail Customer and/or Operator’s responsibility to inspect the product and to have any part(s) repaired or replaced when continued operation would cause damage or excessive wear to other parts or cause a safety hazard.

It is the Retail Customer’s responsibility to deliver the product to the authorized Bush Hog dealer from whom he purchased it, for service or replacement of defective parts which are covered by warranty. Repairs to be submitted for warranty consideration must be made within forty-five(45) days of failure.

It is the Retail Customer’s responsibility for any cost incurred by the Dealer for traveling to or hauling of the product for the purpose of performing a warranty obligation or inspection.

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LIMITED WARRANTY

Bush Hog warrants to the or iginal purchaser of any new Bush H og equipment, purchased from an authorized

Bush Hog dealer, that the eq uipment be free from defects in materi al and workmanship for a period of one (1)

year for non-commercial,state, and municipalities’ use and ninety (90) days for commercial use

from date of

retail sale. The obligation of Bush Hog to the purchaser under this warranty is limited to the repair or repl ace-

ment of defective parts.

 

Replacement or repair parts installed in the equipment covered by this limited warranty are warranted for nine -

ty (90) days from the d ate of purchase of such par t or to the expir ation of the appli cable new equipment war-

ranty period, whichever occurs later. Warranted parts shall be provided at no cost to the user at a

n authorized

Bush Hog dealer during r egular working hours. Bush H og reserves the right to inspect any equipment or parts

which are claimed to have been defective in material or workmanship.

 

DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES & CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES

Bush Hog’s obli gation un der th is limited warran ty, to t he extent allo wed by law, is in lieu of al

l warrantie s,

implied or expressed, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A

PARTICULAR PURPOSE and any liability for incidental and consequential damages with respect to the sale or

use of the it ems war ranted. Such i ncidental and c onsequential damages shall include but not be limited to:

transportation charges other than normal freight charges; cost of installation other than cost approved by Bush

Hog; duty; taxes; charges for normal service or adjustment; loss of crops or any other loss of income; rental of

substitute equipment, expenses due to l oss, damage, detention or delay i n the del ivery of equipment or parts

resulting from acts beyond the control of Bush Hog.

 

THIS LIMITED WARRANTY SHALL NOT APPLY:

 

1. To vendor items which carry their own warranties, such as engines, tires, and tubes.

 

2. If the unit has been subjected to misapplication, abuse, misuse, negligence, fire or other accident.

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3. If parts not made or supplied by Bush Hog have been used in connection with the unit, if, in the sole judgement of Bush Hog such use affects its performance, stability or reliability.

4. If the unit has been altered or repaired outside of an authorized Bush Hog dealership in a manner which, in the sole judgement of Bush Hog, affects its performance, stability or reliability.

5. To normal maintenance service and normal replacement items such as gearbox lubricant, hydraulic fluid, worn blades, or to normal deterioration of such things as belts and exterior finish due to use or exposure.

6. To expendable or wear items such as teeth, chains, sprockets, belts, springs and any other items that in the company’s sole judgement is a wear item.

NO EMPLOYEE OR REPRESE NTATIVE OF BUSH H OG IS AUTHORIZED TO CHANGE THIS LIM - ITED WARRANTY IN ANY WAY OR GRANT ANY OTHER WARRANTY UNLESS SUCH CHANGE IS MADE IN WRITING AND SIGNED BY BUSH HOG’S SERVICE MANAGER, 2501 GRIFFIN AVE., SELMA, ALABAMA 36703

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Record the model number, serial number and date purchased. This information will be helpful to your dealer if parts or service are required.

MAKE CERTAIN THE WARRANTY REGISTRATION CARD HAS BEEN FILED WITH BUSH HOG/ SELMA, ALABAMA

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MODEL NUMBER

SERIAL NUMBER DATE OF RETAIL SALE

DEALER PREPARATION CHECK LIST

CBH60 - CBH70 - CBH80 BACKHOES

BEFORE DELIVERING MACHINE - The following check list should be completed. Use the Operator’s Manual as a guide.

qMachine properly assembled.

qAll safety decals readable (See decal page).

qAll bolts tightened to torque specifications given in the torque chart.

qMachine operates properly.

Operator’s manual has been delivered to owner and he has been instructed

qon the safe and proper use of the backhoe. Dealer’s Signature

CAUTION:

It is recommended that the tractor be equipped with Rollover

Protection System (ROPS) and seat belt be used for all implement operations.

THIS CHECKLIST TO REMAIN IN OWNER’S MANUAL

It is the responsibility of the dealer to complete the procedures listed above before delivery of this implement to the customer.

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Safety Alert Symbol

This Safety Alert Symbol means: “ATTENTION! BECOME ALERT!

YOUR SAFETY IS INVOLVED!”

This s ymbol is used to call attenti on to safety

precaut ions that should be followed

by the

operator to a void accidents. When you see this

symbol, carefully read the message that follows

and h eed its advice. Failure to com

ply with

safety precautions could result in death or serious bodily injury.

Safety Signs Signal Words

The signal words DANGER, WARNING, AND CAUTION are used on the equipment safety signs. These words are intended to alert the viewer to the existence and the degree of hazard seriousness.

This s ignal w ord in dicates a p otentially hazar dous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury.

White letters on RED

This signal wo rd indica tes a p otentially hazardou s situat ion which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury

It may also be used to alert against unsafe practices.

Black letters on ORANGE

This signal word indicates a p otentially hazardous situation exist which, if not avoided, may result in minor or moderate injury.

It may also be used to alert against unsafe practices.

Black letters on YELLOW

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IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

This symbol is used to call attention to safety precautions that should be followed by the operator to avoid accidents. When you see this symbol, carefully read the message that follows and heed its advice. Failure to comply with safety precautions could result in serious bodily injury.

In addition to the design and configuration of equipment, hazard control and accident prevention are dependent upon the awareness, concern, prudence and proper training of personnel in the operation, transport, maintenance and storage of equipment. Lack of attention to safety can result in accident, personal injury, reduction of efficiency and worst ofall—lossof life. Watch for safety hazards and correct deficiencies promptly. Use the following safety precautions as a general guide to safe operations when using this machine. Additional safety precautions are used throughout this manual for specific operating and maintenance procedures. Read this manual and review the safety precautions often until you know the limitations.

THE TRACTOR

1. Read the tractor operator’s manual to learn how to operate your tractor safely. Failure to do so could result in serious injury or death and equipment damage.

2. It is recommended that tractor be equipped with Rollover Protective System (ROPS) and a seat belt be used for all loader operations.

3. Add wheel ballast or front weight for stability.

4. Move wheels to the tractor manufacturer’s widest recommended settings to increase stability. 5. For better stability, use tractor with wide front axle rather than tricycle front wheels.

6. Move and turn the tractor at low speeds.

7. Stop tractor engine, place transmission in park (or neutral), engage parking brake, lower loader arms to ground, cycle all hydraulic controls to relieve pressure, allow machine moving parts to stop, remove ignition key to prevent unauthorized person from starting engine before dismounting tractor or servicing, repairing, or making adjustments to the equipment.

8. Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) such as, but not limited to, protection for eyes, ears, lungs, head, hands and feet when operating, servicing, or repairing equipment. Avoid wearing loose clothing or jewelry that may catch and entangle on equipment moving parts.

THE BACKHOE

1. DO NOT operate the backhoe unless it is rigidly attached to the tractor or skid steer loader.

2.KNOW your controls. Read this operator’s manual and the manual provided with your tractor. Learn how to stop the tractor, the engine and the backhoe quickly in an emergency.

3.PROVIDE adequate front end weight to counter-balancethe backhoe at all times. 20% of the total tractor, loader and backhoe weight must be on the tractor front axle. If unsure of weight distribution, determine at a weight scale. Total vehicle weight , including backhoe andcounter weights, must not exceed the ROPS certificate for gross vehicle weight.

4.BE SURE the area is clear of overhead or underground utilities or other hazards.

5.POSITION a barricade around the work area.

6.KEEP all bystanders a safe distance away.

7.DO NOT attempt to enter operator’s platform of backhoe by using the stabilizers as a step.

8.OPERATE from the backhoe operator’s seat only.

9.ALLOW only one person to operate the backhoe at any time.

10.DISENGAGE safety locks as shown in Figures 1 & 3 before attempting to operate the backhoe.

11.NEVER dig with the backhoe unless the stabilizers are properly set.

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SAFETY PRECAUTIONS CONTINUED

12.DO NOT dig under stabilizers or tractor backhoe. Soft ground or sandy soil can cause cave-ins.

13.KEEP BUCKET away from the stabilizer area to avoid possible stabilizer damage.

14.ALWAYS swing bucket uphill to dump when on a hillside and keep loaded bucket low.

15.SET BRAKES and block wheels when operating on hills and banks to avoid dangerous runaway.

16.WATCH for overhead wires. DO NOT touch wires with any part of the backhoe.

17.NEVER allow a person to work under a raised bucket.

18.NEVER lift a person with the backhoe.

19.DO NOT use the backhoe as a battering ram. Use the backhoe only for digging.

20.ALWAYS lower the backhoe bucket and stabilizers to the ground, shut off engine, and apply the parking brake before getting off unit, or when not digging.

21.NEVER leave the tractor unattended with the engine running.

22.DO NOT attempt to raise the tractor off the ground or move the tractor forward or backward using the backhoe dipperstick or bucket.

TRANSPORTATION

1.ALWAYS engage safety locks before transporting backhoe. See Figures 1 & 3.

2.DO NOT drive the tractor near the edge of a ditch or excavation.

3.ALWAYS use accessory lights and devices when transporting on a road or highway to warn operators of other vehicles. Check your local government regulations.

4.BE SURE the SMV emblem is visible to the rear.

ADJUSTMENTS AND INSPECTION

1.CHECK pins that attach backhoe to tractor and all pivot pins for tightness several times daily. Replace any parts that are bent, broken or missing.

2.ALWAYS engage safety locks before servicing backhoe. See Figures 1 & 3.

3.DO NOT oil, grease, or adjust the backhoe while it is in motion. For greasing, see Service section for details.

4.DO NOT change any backhoe relief valve settings.They are factory set for best backhoe performance and safety.

5.PROTECT YOUR EYES - WEAR SAFETY GLASSES.

6.GUARD AGAINST INJURY when driving connecting pins or performing any repair in which particles can chip from work piece or striking tool.

7.DO NOT remove any guards on backhoe or tractor.

AVOID HIGH-PRESSUREFLUIDS

ESCAPING fluid under pressure can have sufficient force to penetrate the skin and cause serious injury. Be sure to stop engine and relieve all pressure before disconnecting lines. Be sure all connections are tight and that lines, pipes, and hoses are not damaged before applying pressure to the system. Fluid escaping from a very small hole can be almost invisible. Use a piece of cardboard or wood - not your hands-tosearch for suspected leaks.

SEE A DOCTOR at once if injured by escaping fluid. Serious infection or gangrene can develop if proper medical treatment is not administered immediately.

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SAFETY DECALS

The safety of the operator was a prime consideration in the design of the backhoe. Proper shielding, convenient controls, simple adjustm ents and other safety features have been built into this implement. The following decals a re loca ted on th e back hoe. Keep decals clean and rep lace the m immediat ely if they are missing.

Contact your dealer or Bush Hog for replacements.

All Models

All Models

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CBH 60

 

 

CBH 70

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CBH 80

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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IMPORTANT FEDERAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS* CONCERNING

 

EMPLOYERS, EMPLOYEES AND OPERATIONS.

 

*(This section is intended to explain in broad terms the concept and effect of the following federal laws and

 

regulations. It is not intended as a legal interpretation of the laws and should not be considered as such).

 

U.S. Public Law 91-596(TheWilliams-SteigerOccupational Safety and Health Act of 1970) OSHA

 

This Act Seeks:

 

 

 

 

“...to assure so far as possible every working man and woman in the nation safe and healthful working

 

conditions and to preserve our human resources...”

 

 

 

Sec. 5 (a) Each employer—

DUTIES

 

 

 

 

 

 

(1) shall furnish to each of his employees employment and a place of employment

 

which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause

 

death or serious physical harm to his employees;

 

(2) shall comply with occupational safety and health standards promulgated under

 

this Act.

 

 

 

 

(b) Each employee shall comply with occupational safety and health standards

 

and all rules, regulations and orders issued pursuant to this Act which are

 

OSHA Regulations applicable to his own actions and conduct.

 

Current OSHA regulations state in part: “At the time of initial assignment and at least annually thereafter, the

 

employer shall instruct every employee in the safe operation and servicing of all equipment with which the

 

employee is, or will be involved.” These will include (but are not limited to) instructions to:

 

Keep all guards in place when the machine is in operation;

 

Permit no riders on equipment;

 

 

 

 

Stop engine, disconnect the power source, and wait for all machine movement to stop before

 

servicing, adjusting, cleaning or unclogging the equipment, except where the machine must be

 

running to be properly serviced or maintained, in which case the employer shall instruct employees

 

as to all steps and procedures which are necessary to safely service or maintain the equipment.

 

Make sure everyone is clear of machinery before starting the engine, engaging power, or operating

 

the machine.

 

 

 

 

EMPLOYEE TRACTOR OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS:

1.

Securely fasten your seat belt if the tractor has a

5.

Watch where you are going, especially at row

 

ROPS.

 

 

ends, on roads, and around trees.

2.

Where possible, avoid operating the tractor near

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Do not permit others to ride.

 

ditches, embankments, and holes.

 

7.

Operate the tractor smoothly - no jerky turns,

 

 

 

3.

Reduce speed when turning , crossing slopes,

 

starts, or stops.

 

and on rough, slick, or muddy surfaces.

 

8. Hitch only to the drawbar and hitch points recom-

 

 

 

4.

Stay off slopes too steep for safe operation.

 

 

mended by tractor manufacturers.

9. When tractor is stopped, set brakes securely and use park lock if available.

Child Labor Under 16 Years Old

Some regulations specify that no one under the age of 16 may operate power machinery. It is your responsibility to know what these regulations are in your own area or situation. (Refer to U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employment Standard Administration, Wage & Home Division, Child Labor Bulletin #102.)

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