Yetter 1300 Seed Jet II User Manual

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Systems One

A YETTER COMPANY

SEED JET II

2565-441_REV_D 02/2012

YETTER MANUFACTURING CO.

FOUNDED 1930

Colchester, IL 62326-0358 Toll free: 800/447-5777

309/776-3222 (Fax) Website: www.yetterco.com

E-mail: info@yetterco.com

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FOREWORD

You’ve just joined an exclusive but rapidly growing club.

For our part, we want to welcome you to the group and thank you for buying a Yetter product.

We hope your new Seed Jet II will help you achieve both increased productivity and increased efficiency so that you may generate more profit.

This operator’s manual has been designed into four major sections: Foreword, Safety Precautions, Installation Instructions and Parts Breakdown.

This SAFETY ALERT SYMBOL indicates important safety messages in the manual. When you see this

symbol, be alert to the possibility of PERSONAL INJURY and carefully read the message that follows.

The word NOTE is used to convey information that is out of context with the manual text. It contains special information such as specifications, techniques, reference information of a supplementary nature.

The word IMPORTANT is used in the text when immediate damage will occur to the machine due to improper technique or operation. Important will apply to the same information as specified by note only of an immediate and urgent nature.

It is the responsibility of the user to read the operator’s manual and comply with the safe and correct operating procedure and to lubricate and maintain the product according to the maintenance schedule in the operator’s manual.

The user is responsible for inspecting his machine and for having parts repaired or replaced when continued use of the product would cause damage or excessive wear to the other parts.

It is the user’s responsibility to deliver his machine to the Yetter dealer who sold him the product for service or replacement of defective parts, which are covered by the warranty policy.

If you are unable to understand or follow the instructions provided in this publication, consult you local Yetter dealer or contact: SYSTEMS ONE

309/776-4111 800/447-5777 309/776-3222 (FAX) E-mail: info@yetterco.com

WARRANTY POLICY

Yetter Manufacturing warrants all products manufactured and sold by it against defect in material. This warranty being expressly limited to replacement at the factory of such parts or products as shall appear to be defective after inspection. This warranty does not obligate the Company to bear cost of labor in replacement of parts. It is the policy of the company to make improvements without incurring obligations to add them to any unit already sold. No warranty is made or authorized to be made other than herein set forth. This warranty is in effect for 1 year after purchase.

Dealer ___________________________________

Yetter Manufacturing warrants its own products only and cannot be responsible for damage to equipment on which mounted.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Cover Page…………………………………………………………………….. 1

Foreword……………………………………………………………………….. 2

Table of Contents……………………………………………………………… 3

Safety Information……………………………………………………………... 4

General Information…………………………………………………………… 5

Assembly Instructions

1300-183 Power Unit Assembly……….……………………………...6

1300-120 Hopper Assembly……………………………………….… 7

1300-124 Seed Jet II Hose Assembly………………………………8-9

Operation………………………………………………………………………..10 Maintenance…………………………………………………………………….11 Parts Identification

1300-121 Seed Jet II………………………………………………….12

1300-120 Hopper Assembly………………………………………….13

1300-119 Airlock Assembly…………………………………………..14

1300-183 Power Unit Assembly………………………………….15-22

1300-124 Seed Jet II Hose Assembly……………………………….23

1300-166 Cyclone Exhaust kit………………………………………..24 Cyclone Shutoff…………………………………………….24 1300-620 Remote Control (OPTIONAL)…………………………….25

1300-178 Cyclone Switch Pack………………………………………25

Trouble Shooting………………………………………………………………..26

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SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

You can make your farm a safer place to live and work if you observe the safety precautions given. Study these precautions carefully and insist those working with you and for you follow the precautions.

Finally, remember this an accident is usually caused by someone’s carelessness, neglect or oversight.

A brief description of signal words that may be used in this manual:

CAUTION: Used as a general reminder of good safety practices or to direct attention to unsafe practices. WARNING: Denotes a specific potential hazard.

DANGER: Denotes the most serious specific potential hazard.

CAUTION

Consult your implement and tractor operator’s manual for correct and safe operating practices. Be aware of towed implement width and allow safe clearance.

CAUTION: SAFETY SIGNS

Safety decals are placed on the implement to alert the operator and others to the risk of personal injury or unsafe operation during normal operations and servicing.

1.The safety decals must be kept clean and in good condition to ensure that they are legible.

2.Safety decals must be replaced if they are missing or illegible.

3.When components are replaced during repair or servicing, check that the new components include the necessary safety signs.

4.Replacement safety decals may be obtained from your local dealer.

WARNING

Read these instructions carefully to acquaint yourself with the Seed Jet II. Working with unfamiliar equipment can lead to accidents.

Safety shields must always be in place during operation.

Never park the gravity wagon on a steep incline or leave the equipment running unattended.

Never clean, lubricate or adjust a machine that is in motion. Always remove spark plug wire before performing service. Always replace safety shields after servicing.

If machine must be serviced in the raised position, jack or block it up to prevent it from accidentally falling and injuring someone.

Be sure the park brake is set before operating.

Do not allow children to operate this equipment.

Do not allow riders on the wagon or pickup.

Use speeds and caution dictated by the terrain being traversed. Do not operate on any slope steep enough to cause tipping or loss of control.

Be sure all personnel are clear of the immediate area before operating.

Read and understand the operator’s manual and require all other persons who will operate the equipment to do the same.

If operating on public roadways, where legal, be certain all lighting is operating properly and observe all traffic laws. Attach a slow moving vehicle emblem to the rear of the trailing implement.

Beware of increased stopping distances and control effort when operating with implements attached.

Be familiar with all controls and be prepared to stop engine and equipment quickly in an emergency.

If seed or seed treatment is dusty or dirty, wear a full-face respirator.

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FAILURE TO HEED MAY RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH.

GENERAL INFORMATION

SHIPMENT CHECKLIST

Your Seed Jet II is shipped as a complete unit in one container. Please check that the following items are received in the container:

Power Unit Assembly

Hopper Assembly

Bolt Bag, Seed Jet II

Seed Jet II Hose Assembly

Pair of Hopper Brackets

Cyclone Cable Assembly

Cyclone Exhaust Kit

15' of Rubber Flex Hose

NOTE: Gasoline, oil and a 12-Volt battery (Group 58 or 26-70) will be required before the unit can be operated.

DO NOT START ENGINE OR USE BLOWER BEFORE FILLING WITH PROPER LUBRICANTS. ENGINE HAS AN OIL LEVEL SENSOR; OIL LEVEL MUST BE FULL ON DIPSTICK. DO NOT OVERFILL!!

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ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS

POWER UNIT SET UP

1.Add oil to blower gear case. DO NOT OVERFILL. 8 oz., 80W-140 gear oil (ISO220, 5EP, GL-5 service grade). Lubricate the bearings using Shell Darina EP NLG grade 2 grease.

2.Fill crankcase of engine with oil. (High quality SAE 30 weight, SE, SF or SG service grade)

3.Fill gasoline tank with clean, fresh lead free gasoline (85 octane).

NOTE: Engine Manufacturer does not recommend the use of gasoline, which contains alcohol such as gasohol. If gasoline with alcohol is used, it must not contain more than 10% Ethanol and MUST be removed from the engine during

storage. DO NOT use gasoline-containing methanol.

4.Install and clamp securely a 12-volt battery, Group 58 or 26-70.

5.Check that all electrical connections are tight.

6.Check tension of drive belt.

7.Ensure that all safety shields are in place.

NOTE: For questions concerning warranty on the engine or blower contact the corresponding manufacturer or the local service/retail outlet.

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ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS

HOPPER UNIT SET UP

With the assistance of another person and/or lifting equipment, position the hopper assembly next to the discharge slide door of your gravity wagon. The hopper should be level once attached.

The brackets supplied are of a universal type and it may be necessary to drill extra holes in the frame of your wagon to attach these parts. The long pins and spacers provided should accommodate most sizes of wagons. Install the 3/16” x 1 ¼” roll pin onto the hopper pins before attaching the hopper to the brackets.

*CAUTION: Ground clearance of wagon is reduced when hopper unit is attached, before transporting, rotate the hopper assembly upward and secure with 3/16 chain. Negotiate obstacles and uneven terrain carefully.

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ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS

35’ SEED HOSE ASSEMBLY

STEP 1. Attach the 1300-124 seed hose assembly to the 2 1/4” airlock fitting and secure with the 2570716 muffler style clamp. DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN THE CLAMP.

STEP 2. Attach the 1300-166 cyclone exhaust kit to the seed cyclone. Left hand thread the 2515-712 hose cuff onto the 1300-553 3 1/8” OD vinyl hose. Then insert the hose and cuff assembly into the top of the cyclone. Using plastic tie straps, tie the vinyl hose to the stainless steel seed hose using the (3) 2515-405 black cable ties.

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ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 3. Attach the 1300-163 cable assembly to the 1300-124 seed hose assembly. Connect the 1300163 cable to the power unit’s module at the plug connector labeled “switch input”. Inspect the plug connector for dirt, debris or bent pins; clean and repair the connectors if necessary.

STEP 3. CONTINUED….Coil the cable assembly around the seed hose. Install the toggle switch to the cyclone handle and secure with the jam nut.

STEP 4. Tape the seed hose assembly and the cable assembly together at regular intervals to prevent snagging and damaging of the cable assembly.

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