Yetter 2959 Row Unit Mounted Fertilizer Coulter User Manual

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ROW UNIT MOUNTED FERTILIZER

COULTER

OPERATOR’S / INSTRUCTION MANUAL

W/ PARTS IDENTIFICATION

MANUAL PART# 2565-482_REV_B – LAST UPDATED: 04/09

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

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 2959 Coulter.

We hope your new Yetter implement 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 six major sections.

Foreword, Safety Precautions, assembly instructions, Operation, parts identification and troubleshooting.

It is important the owner/operator knows the implement model number and serial number. Write the serial and model number in the space provided and use it in all correspondence when referring to the implement.

Throughout the manual references may be made to left side and right side. These terms are used as viewed from the operator’s seat facing the front of the tractor.

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 and other

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 that are covered by the warranty policy.

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

YETTER MANUFACTURING CO.

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

WARRANTY POLICY

Yetter Manufacturing warrants all products manufactured and sold by it against defects in material. This warranty being expressly limited to replacement at the factory of such parts or products as will 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 one year after purchase.

Model Number:_________________________

Dealer :_______________________________

The serial and model numbers are located on the top of the left hitch plate.

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

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SAFETY

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.

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 that those working with you and for you follow them.

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

WARNING

Never clean, lubricate or adjust a machine that is in motion. Always lower or block the implement before performing service.

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

Do not allow riders on the tractor or implement.

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.

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

CAUTION

Consult your implement and tractor operator’s manual for correct and safe operating practices.

Beware of towed implement width and allow safe clearance.

FAILURE TO HEED MAY RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

The 2959 Fertilizer Coulter can be used as a R.H. opener or a L.H. opener, it is recommended that half of the planter is R.H. assemblies and the other half is L.H. assemblies.

NOTE: The 2959 Fertilizer Coulter is NOT recommended for use in rocky conditions as the coulter arm and fertilizer tube are susceptible to bending.

For proper operation of the 2959 coulter, a ¼” NPT “Straight Stream” nozzle or a ¼” NPT Female “Nozzle Body” with orifice plates will be required. Yetter Manufacturing Co. does not supply these parts.

See tip application chart.

BOLT TORQUE

READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS FIRST:

1.Improperly tightened bolts will result in damage, breakage, expense, and down time.

2.Always replace bolts with the specified grade and type.

3.Torque properly before first use of the machine and every 2-4 hours of use until you are sure bolts are staying tight.

4.The chart below is a guide for proper torque. Use it unless a specified torque is called out elsewhere in the manual.

5.Torque is the force you apply to the wrench handle or the cheater bar, times the length of the handle or bar.

6.Use a torque wrench whenever possible.

The following table shows torque in ft. lbs.

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