Landscape Rake OPERATOR AND PARTS MANUAL

Operator and Parts Manual
Landscape Rake
60", 72", 84" & 90" Model
092010
FK349
Table of Contents - 60", 72", 84" & 90" Land Rake
Table of Contents
Introduction..................................................................................................................................4
Safety.............................................................................................................................................5
• Safety.................................................................................................................................6
• General Safety...................................................................................................................6
• Start-up Safety..................................................................................................................6
• Operation Safety...............................................................................................................6
• Transport Safety................................................................................................................6
• Service and Maintenance Safety.....................................................................................7
• Storage Safety...................................................................................................................7
• Safety Signs......................................................................................................................7
• Safety Sign Installation....................................................................................................7
Assembly.......................................................................................................................................8
Start-up.........................................................................................................................................8
Operation......................................................................................................................................9
• Theory of Operation.........................................................................................................9
• Adjustment........................................................................................................................9
Bolt Torque..................................................................................................................................10
• Checking Bolt Torque......................................................................................................10
Parts Drawings............................................................................................................................12
• Land Rake Assembly Drawing.......................................................................................12
• Land Rake Assembly Parts List......................................................................................13
Shipping Kit and Bundle Numbers...........................................................................................15
Warranty......................................................................................................................................16
Manufacturer’s statement: for technical reasons Buhler Industries Inc. reserves the right to modify
machinery design and specifications provided herein without any preliminary notice.
Information provided herein is of descriptive nature. Performance quality may depend on soil fertility,
applied agricultural techniques, weather conditions and other factors.
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Introduction - 60", 72", 84" & 90" Land Rake
Introduction
The Farm King Land Rake is available in 5', 6', 7' & 8' models. The rake swivels to five positions.
The shank bar has welded wedges to maintain spacing. Optional gauge wheels are available. This
product is also quick hitch compatible.
Keep this manual handy for frequent reference. All new operators or owners must review the
manual before using the equipment and at least annually thereafter. Contact your Farm King
Dealer if you need assistance, information, or additional copies of the manual. Visit our website
at www.buhlerindustries.com for a complete list of dealers in your area.
The directions left, right, front and rear, as mentioned throughout this manual, are as seen facing
in the direction of travel of the implement.
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Safety - 60", 72", 84" & 90" Land Rake
Safety
Safety Instructions
Remember, YOU are the key to safety. Good safety practices not only protect you, but also the
people around you. Make these practices a working part of your safety program. Be certain that
everyone operating this equipment is familiar with the recommended operating and maintenance
procedures and follows all the safety precautions. Most accidents can be prevented. Do not risk
injury or death by ignoring good safety practices.
The alert symbol is used throughout this manual. It indicates attention is required and identifies
hazards. Follow the recommended precautions.
The safety alert symbol means…
ATTENTION! BECOME ALERT! YOUR SAFETY IS INVOLVED!
Caution
The caution symbol indicates a potentially hazardous situation
that, if not avoided, may result in minor or moderate injury. It
may also be used to alert against unsafe practices.
Warning
The Warning Symbol indicates a potentially hazardous situation
that, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury, and
includes hazards that are exposed when guards are removed. It
may also be used to alert against unsafe practices.
Danger
The Danger Symbol indicates an imminently hazardous situation
that, if not avoided will result in death or serious injury. This
signal word is to be limited to the most extreme situations,
typically for machine components that, for functional purposes,
cannot be guarded.
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Safety - 60", 72", 84" & 90" Land Rake
General Safety Instructions
• Have a first-aid kit available for use and know how to use it.
• Have a fire extinguisher available, stored in a highly visible location, and know how to use it.
• Wear appropriate protective gear. This list may include but is not limited to:
-- hard hat
-- protective shoes with slip resistant soles
-- protective glasses or goggles
-- heavy gloves
-- wet weather gear
-- hearing protection
-- respirator or filter mask
• Read and understand the Operator’s Manual and all safety signs before operating, servicing,
adjusting, repairing, or unplugging the equipment.
• Do not attempt any unauthorized modifications to your Farm King product as this could
affect function or safety, and could affect the life of the equipment.
• Never start or operate the mower except from the operator’s station on the power unit.
• Inspect and clean the working area before operating.
• Keep hands, feet, clothing, and hair away from moving parts.
• Ensure bystanders are clear of the area before operating.
Start-up Safety
• Do not let inexperienced operators or children run this equipment.
• Operate only with ROPS and seatbelt equipped tractors.
Operation Safety
• Do not permit riders.
• Do not wear loose fitting clothing during operation.
Transport Safety
• Review Transport Safety instructions in tractor manual before moving.
• Check with local authorities regarding transport on public roads. Obey all applicable laws
and regulations.
• Make sure the SMV (Slow Moving Vehicle) emblem and all the lights and reflectors that are
required by the local highway and transport authorities are in place, are clean, and can be
seen clearly by all overtaking and oncoming traffic.
• Always travel at a safe speed.
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Safety - 60", 72", 84" & 90" Land Rake
Service and Maintenance Safety
• Stop engine, set brake, remove ignition key, and wait for all moving parts to stop before
servicing, adjusting, repairing, or unplugging.
• Support the equipment with blocks or safety stands before working beneath it.
• Follow good shop practices including:
-- keep service area clean and dry
-- be sure electrical outlets and tools are properly grounded
-- use adequate light for the job.
• Use only tools, jacks, and hoists of sufficient capacity for the job.
• Use heavy leather gloves to handle sharp objects.
Storage Safety
• Store the unit in an area away from human activity.
• Do not permit children to play on or around the stored machine.
• Support the frame on stands and blocks to provide a secure base.
Safety Signs
• Keep all safety signs clean and legible and replace any that are damaged or missing.
• When original parts are replaced, any safety signs affixed to those parts should be replaced
as well. Replacement safety signs are available from your local dealer.
Installation
• To install safety signs, ensure the installation area is clean and dry. Decide on the exact
position before you remove the backing paper. Remove the smallest portion of the split
backing paper and align over the specified area. Carefully press in place.
• Slowly peel back the remaining paper and smooth the remaining portion in place. Small air
pockets can be pierced with a pin and smoothed out.
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Assembly / Start-up - 60", 72", 84" & 90" Land Rake
Assembly Instructions
1. Assemble the hitch (#1) and hitch brace (#2) on the t-frame using hardware supplied as shown
in drawing.
2. The land rake frame is mounted on the t-frame with a 1" x 5" bolt (#17) on which the frame
turns. The turntable pin (#8) locks the rake in place at the desired angle.
Start-up
1. Park on a dry level area clear of debris.
2. Stop engine and set brake after lowering the three point arms so they line up with the
mounting pins on the blade.
3. Mount the lower lift pins first and then adjust the rake angle using the turnbuckle on the top
link. Check that all the clips holding on the three point pins are securely in place.
4. The land rake is designed to be used on tractors with up to 35 horsepower with a category 1
3-point hitch.
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Operation - 60", 72", 84" & 90" Land Rake
Operation Instructions
Theory of Operation
Adjustment
To change the angle of the rake, proceed in the following way:
1. Raise the rake off the ground.
2. Remove hair pin clip (#19) and the turntable pin (#8).
3. Grab one end of the rake and move it to the desired angle.
4. Install turntable pin and hair pin clip.
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Bolt Torque - 60", 72", 84" & 90" Land Rake
Bolt Torque
Checking Bolt Torque
The tables shown below give correct torque values for various bolts and hex bolts. Tighten all bolts
to the torques specified in chart unless otherwise noted. Check tightness of bolts periodically, using
bolt torque chart as a guide. Replace hardware with the same strength bolt.
Bolt Torque*
Bolt Diameter
Grade 2 Bolts
Grade 5 Bolts
Grade 8 Bolts
(inches)
SAE 2
SAE 5
SAE 8
“A”
(lb-ft)
(N.m)
(lb-ft)
(N.m)
(lb-ft)
(N.m)
0.25 (1/4)
6
8
9
12
12
17
0.313 (5/16)
10
13
19
25
27
36
0.375 (3/8)
20
27
33
45
45
63
0.438 (7/16)
30
42
53
72
75
100
0.5 (1/2)
45
61
80
110
115
155
0.563 (9/16)
70
95
115
155
165
220
0.625 (5/8)
95
128
160
215
220
305
.75 (3/4)
165
225
290
390
400
540
0.875 (7/8)
170
230
420
570
650
880
1
225
345
630
850
970
1320
Torque figures indicated above are valid for non-greased or non-oiled threads and heads unless otherwise
specified. Therefore, do not grease or oil bolts or hex bolts unless otherwise specified in this manual. When
using locking elements, increase torque values by 5%.
* Torque value for bolts and hex bolts are identified by their head markings.
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Parts - 60", 72", 84" & 90" Land Rake
Land Rake Assembly Drawing
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Parts - 60", 72", 84" & 90" Land Rake
When Ordering Parts
Always give your dealer the Model, Color and Serial Number of your machine to assist him in
ordering and obtaining the correct parts. Use the exploded view and tabular listing of the area of
interest to exactly identify the required part.
Item
Part Number
1
F0351
Hitch Weldment
Description
2
906768
Hitch Brace
3
906770
Spacer 1" O.D. x 2-1/4" Long
4
965807
Top Link Pin Category 1
5
965911
7/16" Linch Pin
6
965809
Lift Arm Pin with Nut & Washer Category 1
7
906767
T-Frame Weldment
8
967535
Turntable Pin
9
967564
60" Frame
967565
72" Frame
967566
84" Frame
967567
96" Frame
967568
60" Cross Bar
967569
72" Cross Bar
967570
84" Cross Bar
10
967571
96" Cross Bar
11
967572
Tines 5/16" x 1" x 15"
12
811795
3/8" x 2" Hex Bolt (pl) 4/ Gauge Wheel
13
812363
3/8" Lock Nut (pl)
14
81722
7/8" Hex Nut (pl)
15
811751
3/4" x 5" Hex Bolt (pl)
16
812365
3/4" Lock Nut (pl)
17
967527
1" x 5" Hex Bolt (pl)
18
967148
1" Lock Nut (pl)
19
12779
#9 Hair Pin Clip
20
84050
3/4" S.A.E. Flat Washer (pl)
21
967582
Arm Weldment
22
967583
Gauge Wheel Weldment
23
967138
12" x 1" Bore Solid Rubber Tire
24
967584
1" x 7" Yoke Pin (Cut Off Head)
25
9812434
1/4" x 1-1/2" Cotter Pin (pl)
26
966730
1" x 1-5/16" O.D. Bushing (pl)
27
966731
1/2" x 1-5/16" O.D. Bushing (pl)
28
967164
Pound-in Grease Nipple
29
902277
Stand
30
901435
1/2" x 2-1/2" Clevis Pin (pl)
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Parts - 60", 72", 84" & 90" Land Rake
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Item
Part Number
Description
31
81626
1/2" x 2-3/4" Hex Bolt NC (pl)
32
961012
Hair Pin Clip #16
33
812364
1/2" Lock Nut (pl)
34
966729
3/16" Linch Pin (pl)
35
81593
3/8" Lock Washer (pl)
36
81592
3/8" Hex Nut (pl)
37
81578
3/8" x 1-3/4" Hex Bolt (pl)
38
966527
7/8" x 2-1/2" Hex Bolt (pl)
39
81723
7/8" Lock Washer (pl)
Shipping Kit and Bundle Numbers - 60", 72", 84" & 90" Land Rake
Shipping Kit and Bundle Numbers
The following is a list of Kit Numbers for this product and the Bundle Numbers, Descriptions, and
Quantities for each Kit.
Quantity
Bundle Number
Description
Y60RR - 60" Land Rake
1
F0351
Hitch
1
F0362
T-Frame
1
F6557
Cross Bar
1
F0364
Carton of Parts
Y72RR - 72" Land Rake
1
F0351
Hitch
1
F0362
T-Frame
1
F6558
Cross Bar
1
F0364
Carton of Parts
Y84RR - 84" Land Rake
1
F0351
Hitch
1
F0362
T-Frame
1
F6560
Cross Bar
1
F0364
Carton of Parts
Y96RR - 96" Land Rake
1
F0351
Hitch
1
F0362
T-Frame
1
F6560
Cross Bar
1
F0364
Carton of Parts
Optional Bundle Numbers
The following is a list of options available for the Kits listed above.
1
YRR1
Gauge Wheel Set
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Warranty - 60", 72", 84" & 90" Land Rake
Farm King Limited Warranty
This document limits your warranty rights.
Base Limited Warranty
Buhler Industries Inc. provides this warranty only to original retail purchasers of its product.
Buhler Industries Inc. warrants to such purchasers that all Buhler Industries Inc. manufactured
parts and components used and serviced as provided for in the Operator’s Manual shall be free
from defects in materials and workmanship for a period following delivery to the original retail
purchaser of 12 months (80 days for commercial applications). This limited warranty applies only
to those parts and components manufactured by Buhler Industries Inc. Parts and components
manufactured by others are subject to their manufacturer’s warranties, if any.
Buhler Industries Inc. will fulfill this limited warranty by, at its option, repairing or replacing
any covered part that is defective or is the result of improper workmanship, provided that the
part is returned to Buhler Industries Inc. within thirty (30) days of the date that such defect or
improper workmanship is, or should have been, discovered. Buhler Industries Inc. reserves the
right to either inspect the product at the buyer’s location or have it returned to the factory for
inspection. Parts must be returned through the selling representative and the buyer must prepay
transportation charges.
Buhler Industries Inc. will not be responsible for repairs or replacements that are necessitated,
in whole or part, by the use of parts not manufactured by or obtained from Buhler Industries Inc.
Under no circumstances are component parts warranted against normal wear and tear. There
is no warranty on product pump seals, product pump bearings, rubber product hoses, pressure
gauges, or other components that require replacement as part of normal maintenance. Also:
Buckets and Bucket Tines carry no warranty, Bent Spears carry no warranty, Snowblower Fan
Shafts carry no warranty, Mower Blades carry no warranty, Portable Auger Parts Have Two (2)
Year Warranty, Loader Parts Have Two (2) Year Warranty. The purchaser is solely responsible for
determining suitability of goods sold. This warranty is expressly in lieu of all other warranties
expressed or implied. Buhler Industries Inc. will in no event be liable for any incidental or
consequential damages whatsoever. Nor for any sum in excess of the price received for the
goods for which liability is claimed.
Repair Parts Limited Warranty
Buhler Industries Inc. warrants Farm King replacement parts purchased after the expiration of the
Buhler Industries Inc. Limited Warranty, and used and serviced as provided for in the Operator’s
Manual, to be free from defects in materials or workmanship for a period of thirty (30) days
from the invoice date for the parts. Buhler Industries Inc. will fulfill this limited warranty by, at
its option, repairing or replacing any covered part that is defective or is the result of improper
workmanship, provided that the part is returned to Buhler Industries Inc. within thirty (30) days
of the date that such defect or improper workmanship is, or should have been, discovered. Such
parts must be shipped to Buhler Industries Inc. at the purchaser’s expense.
What is Not Covered
Under no circumstances does this limited warranty cover any components or parts that have
been subject to the following: negligence; alteration or modification not approved by Buhler
Industries Inc.; misuse; improper storage; lack of reasonable and proper maintenance, service,
or repair; normal wear; damage from failure to follow operating instructions; accident; and/
or repairs that have been made with parts other than those manufactured, supplied, and or
authorized by Buhler Industries Inc.
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Warranty - 60", 72", 84" & 90" Land Rake
Authorized Dealer and Labor Costs
Repairs eligible for labor under this limited warranty must be made by Buhler Industries Inc. or an
authorized Farm King dealer. Buhler Industries Inc. retains the exclusive discretion to determine
whether it will pay labor costs for warranty repairs or replacements, and the amount of such
costs that it will pay and the time in which the repairs will be made. If Buhler Industries Inc.
determines that it will pay labor costs for warranty work, it will do so by issuing a credit to the
dealer’s or distributor’s account. Buhler Industries Inc. will not approve or pay invoices sent for
repairs that Buhler Industries Inc. has not previously approved. Warranty service does not extend
the original term of this limited warranty.
Warranty Requirements
To be covered by warranty, each Farm King new product must be registered with Buhler
Industries Inc. within thirty (30) days of delivery to original retail purchaser. If the customer
decides to purchase replacement components before the warranty disposition of such
components is determined, Buhler Industries Inc. will bill the customer for such components and
then credit the replacement invoice for those components later determined to be covered by this
limited warranty. Any such replacement components that are determined not be covered by this
limited warranty will be subject to the terms of the invoice and shall be paid for by the purchaser.
Warranty Claims:
Warranty requests must be prepared on Buhler Industries Inc. Warranty Claim Forms with all
requested information properly completed. Warranty Claims must be submitted within a thirty
(30) day period from date of failure repair.
Warranty Labor:
Any labor subject to warranty must be authorized by Buhler Industries Inc. The labor rate for
replacing defective parts, where applicable, will be credited at 100% of the dealer’s posted shop
rate.
Exclusive Effect of Warranty and Limitation of Liability
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, Buhler Industries Inc. DISCLAIMS ANY
WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS, OR PROMISES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE QUALITY,
PERFORMANCE, OR FREEDOM FROM DEFECT OF THE COMPONENTS AND PARTS COVERED BY
THIS WARRANTY AND NOT SPECIFICALLY PROVIDED FOR HEREIN.
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, Buhler Industries Inc. DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ON ITS
PRODUCTS COVERED HEREIN, AND DISCLAIMS ANY RELIANCE BY THE PURCHASER ON
Buhler Industries Inc.’S SKILL OR JUDGMENT TO SELECT OR FURNISH GOODS FOR ANY
PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE PURCHASER’S ONLY AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDIES IN CONNECTION
WITH THE BREACH OR PERFORMANCE OF ANY WARRANTY ON ProductS manufactured
by Buhler Industries Inc. ARE THOSE SET FORTH HEREIN. IN NO EVENT SHALL Buhler
Industries Inc. BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING,
BY WAY OF EXAMPLE ONLY AND NOT LIMITATION, LOSS OF CROPS, LOSS OF PROFITS OR
REVENUE, OTHER COMMERCIAL LOSSES, INCONVENIENCE, OR COST OF REPLACEMENT
OF RENTAL EQUIPMENT). IN NO EVENT SHALL FARM KING’S CONTRACT OR WARRANTY
LIABILITY EXCEED THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE PRODUCT.
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Warranty - 60", 72", 84" & 90" Land Rake
(Note that some provinces or states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty
lasts or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above
limitations and exclusion may not apply to you.) This warranty gives you specific legal rights and
you may also have other rights, which vary from province to province or state to state.
Buhler Industries Inc. neither assumes nor authorizes any person or entity, including its selling
representatives, to assume any other obligations or liability in connections with the sale of
covered equipment, or to make any other warranties, representations, or promises, express or
implied, as to the quality, performance, or freedom from defect of the components and parts
covered herein. No one is authorized to alter, modify, or enlarge this limited warranty, or its
exclusions, limitations and reservations.
Corrections of defects and improper workmanship in the manner, and for the applicable time
periods, provided for herein shall constitute fulfillment of all responsibilities of Buhler Industries
Inc. to the purchaser, and Buhler Industries Inc. shall not be liable in negligence, contract, or on
any other basis with respect to the subject equipment.
This limited warranty is subject to any existing conditions of supply which may directly affect
Buhler Industries Inc.’s ability to obtain materials or manufacture replacement parts.
Buhler Industries Inc. reserves the right to make improvements in design or changes in
specifications to its products at anytime, without incurring any obligation to owners of units
previously sold.
Government Legislation:
Warranty terms and conditions are subject to provincial or state legislation.
Important Note: This warranty does not apply to rentals.
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