Auger timing (flighting should be at six and midnight) at the center of the head by the hanger bearing.
Angle of the head.
Head sight calibration.
Header speed — Should run between 540 — 570 rpm measured off the hex shaft.
Properly adjust these items to maximize performance during harvest.
Deck plates — Adjust using an average stalk as reference. The spacing should be the same from front to back.
Ground Speed — Ground speed will vary pending conditions. Adjust properly (3-5 mph).
Proper lubrication will decrease downtime and efficiency.
Stalk Roller — 50 hours
Folding Hinges — 1000 hours
Fender Augers — 100 hours
PTO Shafts — 20 hours
Slip Clutches — 100 hours
Use regular corn head grease for all grease points and side covers.