Buhler FK349 Cultivator User Manual

Land Rake
TABLE OF CONTENTS
DESCRIPTION
PAGE
WARRANTY................................................................ 1
INTRODUCTION ......................................................... 2
SAFETY....................................................................... 2
Safety ..................................................................... 2
General Safety ....................................................... 3
Start Up Safety ....................................................... 3
Operation Safety .................................................... 3
Transport Safety ..................................................... 3
Service and Maintenance Safety ............................ 3
Storage Safety........................................................ 4
Safety Signs ........................................................... 4
Safety Sign Installation ........................................... 4
ASSEMBLY................................................................. 4
Assembly Instructions............................................. 4
Start-Up Instructions............................................... 5
OPERATION ............................................................... 5
Theory of Operation of Land Rake ......................... 5
Operating Instructions ............................................ 6
Adjustment Instructions .......................................... 6
MAINTENANCE .......................................................... 6
Bolt Torque............................................................. 6
PARTS DRAWINGS.................................................... 7
Land Rake Drawing ................................................ 7
Land Rake Parts List .............................................. 8
SHIPPING KIT AND BUNDLE NUMBERS ................. 10
Land Rake
WARRANTY POLICY
Buhler Manufacturing products are warranted for a period of twelve (12) months (90 days for
commercial application) from original date of purchase, by original purchaser, to be free from
defects in material and workmanship under correct, normal agricultural use and proper
applications.
Buhler Manufacturing’s obligations under this warranty shall be limited to the repair or
exchange, at Buhler Manufacturing’s option, of any Buhler Manufacturing product or part which
proves to be defective as provided. Buhler Manufacturing reserves the right to either inspect
the product at the buyer’s location or have it returned to the factory for inspection.
The above warranty does not extend to goods damaged or subject to accident, abuse or misuse
after shipment from Buhler Manufacturing’s factory, nor to goods altered or repaired by anyone
other than an authorized Buhler Manufacturing representative.
Buhler Manufacturing makes no Express Warranties other than those, which are specifically
described. Any description of goods, including any references and specifications in catalogues,
circulars and other written material published, is for the sole purpose of identifying goods and
shall conform to such descriptions. Any sample or model is for illustrative purposes only and
does not create an Express Warranty that the goods conform to sample or model shown.
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 Manufacturing 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.
WARRANTY CLAIMS:
Warranty requests must be prepared on Buhler Manufacturing 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 Manufacturing. The labor rate for
replacing defective parts, where applicable, will be credited at 100% of the dealer’s posted shop
rate. Defective parts will receive an extra 10% discount to assist with freight or other incidental
costs.
GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION:
Warranty terms and conditions are subject to Provincial or State legislation.
IMPORTANT FACTS:
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
IMPORTANT NOTE: This warranty does not apply to rentals
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INTRODUCTION
The Buhler 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
Buhler Dealer if you need assistance, information, or additional copies of the manual.
Visit our website at www.buhler.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.
SAFETY
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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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 Buhler product as this could affect function or safety,
and could affect the life of the equipment. Inspect and clean the working area before
operating. 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.
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.
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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
The following illustration shows the approximate location and detail of 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.
ASSEMBLY
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.
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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.
OPERATION
THEORY OF OPERATION
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OPERATION
1.
Clear the area of bystanders and foreign objects before starting.
2.
Use the float position on the three-point control to follow the contour of the
ground. The weight of the blade will keep it down.
3.
Maintain a speed that allows you to maintain control of your machine.
4.
The 1” wide spring steel tines (#11) clear off unwanted material and
prepare an ideal seedbed ready to accept small seeds or sod. It is also
ideal for spreading and leveling crushed stone and other landscaping
materials and can be used to maintain beaches and recreational areas
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The rakes are adjustable to seven angles.
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.
MAINTENANCE
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MAINTENANCE
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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.
LAND RAKE PARTS LIST
ITEM
PART #
DESCRIPTION
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
F0351
906768
906770
965807
965911
965809
906767
967535
967564
967565
967566
967567
967568
967569
967570
967571
967572
811795
812363
81722
811751
812365
967527
967148
12779
84050
967582
967583
967138
967584
9812434
966730
966731
967164
Hitch Weldment
Hitch Brace
Spacer 1" O.D. x 2 1/4" Long
Top Link Pin Category 1
7/16" Linch Pin
Lift Arm Pin with Nut & Washer Category 1
T-Frame Weldment
Turntable Pin
60" Frame
72" Frame
84" Frame
96" Frame
60" Cross Bar
72" Cross Bar
84" Cross Bar
96" Cross Bar
Tines 5/16" x 1" x 15"
3/8" x 2" Hex Bolt (pl) 4/Gauge Wheel
3/8" Lock Nut (pl)
7/8'' Hex Nut (pl)
3/4" x 5" Hex Bolt (pl)
3/4" Lock Nut (pl)
1" x 5" Hex Bolt (pl)
1" Lock Nut (pl)
#9 Hair Pin Clip
3/4" S.A.E. Flat Washer (pl)
Arm Weldment
Gauge Wheel Weldment
12" x 1" Bore Solid Rubber Tire
1" x 7" Yoke Pin (Cut Off Head)
1/4" x 1 1/2" Cotter Pin (pl)
1" x 1 5/16" O.D. Bushing (pl)
1/2" x 1 5/16" O.D. Bushing (pl)
Pound-in Grease Nipple
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11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
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29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
902277
901435
81626
961012
812364
966729
81593
81592
81578
966527
81723
Stand
1/2" x 2 1/2" Clevis Pin (pl)
1/2" x 2 3/4" Hex Bolt NC (pl)
Hair Pin Clip #16
1/2" Lock Nut (pl)
3/16" Linch Pin (pl)
3/8" Lock Washer (pl)
3/8" Hex Nut (pl)
3/8" x 1 3/4" Hex Bolt (pl)
7/8'' x 2 1/2'' Hex Bolt (pl)
7/8'' Lock Washer (pl)
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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 NO.
DESCRIPTION
Y60RR 60” LAND RAKE
1
1
1
1
F0351
F0362
F6557
F0364
Hitch
T-Frame
Cross Bar
Carton of Parts
Y72RR 72” LAND RAKE
1
1
1
1
F0351
F0362
F6558
F0364
Hitch
T-Frame
Cross Bar
Carton of Parts
Y84RR 84” LAND RAKE
1
1
1
1
F0351
F0362
F6559
F0364
Hitch
T-Frame
Cross Bar
Carton of Parts
Y96RR 96” LAND RAKE
1
1
1
1
F0351
F0362
F6560
F0364
Hitch
T-Frame
Cross Bar
Carton of Parts
OPTIONS:
The following is a list of options available for the Kits listed above.
YRR1
Gauge Wheel Set
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NOTES
DIVISION LOCATIONS
Farm King Division
301 Mountain Street S.
Morden, MB R6M 1X7
Ph.: (204) 822-4467
Fax: (204) 822-6348
Allied/Inland Division
1260 Clarence Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3T 1T2
Ph.: (204) 284-6100
Fax: (204) 477-2325
B.I.I. Division
1330 43rd Street N.W.
Fargo, ND 58102
Ph: (701) 282-7014
Fax: (701) 282-5865
CANADIAN WAREHOUSES
U.S. WAREHOUSES
AR, West Memphis
(870) 732-3132
GA, Stone Mountain
(770) 908-9439
ID, Meridian
(208) 887-6006
IN, Clarksville
(812) 284-3376
KS, Wichita
(316) 265-9577
MN, Lakeville
(952) 469-5267
MT, Billings
(406) 248-7771
ND, Bismarck
(701) 223-1886
ND, Fargo
(701) 282-7003
NE, Blair
(402) 426-8211
OH, Youngstown
(330) 793-0862
OR, Beaverton
(503) 641-1865
SD, Huron
(605) 352-8616
TX, Houston
(713) 928-2632
UT, Salt Lake City
(801) 972-4321
WI, Portage
(608) 742-1370
OFFSHORE WAREHOUSES
B.C., Abbotsford
(604) 864-2665
AB, Edmonton
(780) 962-6991
SK, Regina
(306) 781-2300
ON, Woodstock
(519) 539-0435
Burando Hill
Katanning
W. Australia
011-618-98-214422
Chihuahua, Mexico
011-52-158-90306
John Kerr Equipment Ltd.
Wilcoxholm Farm
Linlithgow, W. Lothian
Scotland
011-441-506-842280
Skovde, Sweden
011-46-500-452651
Naestved, Denmark
011-45-557-29511
QC, Dorion
(450) 455-4840
Buhler Manufacturing
301 Mountain Street S.
Morden MB.
R6M 1X7
Ph.: (204) 822-4467
Fax: (204) 822-6348
www.buhler.com
Printed in Canada
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