Yetter 2960-020 Unit Mounted Conservation Coulter for 800/900/950/955/1200 Cyclo Planters User Manual

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2960

UNIT MOUNTED

CONSERVATION

COULTER

FOR 800/900/950/955/1200

CYCLO PLANTERS

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 product.

This is a unique and revolutionary new product.

We hope your new Yetter coulter 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 and

Operation.

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

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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.

IMPORTANT: When raising 3 pt. Toolbars watch tractor tire clearance. EXAMPLE: In most cases 3 pt. hitches require a cat. 2 or cat. 3 quick hitch coupler to offset toolbar away from tractor tires.

YETTER MANUFACTURING CO.

309/776-4111 800/447-5777 309/776-3222 (FAX)

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.

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.

1 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.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Cover Page…………………………………………………………………………pg. 1 Foreword……………………………………………………………………………pg. 2

Safety Symbols

and meanings………………………………………………………………………pg. 2-3 Table of Contents.…………………………………………………………………pg. 4

Torque Specifications..……………………………………………………………pg. 4 Assembly Instructions..……………………………………………………………pg. 5

Operation……………………………………………………………………………pg. 6 Maintenance..………………………………………………………………………pg. 6,9 Parts Identification…………………………………………………………………pg. 7-8

Trouble Shooting…..………………………………………………………………pg. 10-11

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 is 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 used.

6.Use a torque wrench whenever possible.

The following table shows torque in foot pounds.

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