These items should be inspected prior to each harvest season.
All oils — top off or change as needed.
All knives — adjust, flip or change as needed.
General condition of machine — Replace any parts in question with OEM Capello parts only.
Properly adjust these items to maximize performance during harvest.
Stripper plates — Stripper plates should have a 1/8" clearance between the blade and plate.
Gathering Chain — Gathering chains should be adjusted to have 3/4" play when pulled towards the center of the row unit.
Drive Chains — Drive chains should be checked for proper tension. Proper tension calls for 3/4" sideplay on all drive chains.
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