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How to Gear-up Your Grain Cart

Gear up your Grain Cart for Harvest Checklist Look over the tarp to make sure there aren't any tears or spots showing wear. Inspect augers for noticeable wear - over time augers may become smaller in diameter, which will diminish their performance. KINEE Confirm the accuracy of the scale system by checking the weight and load of your cart with the legal for trade scale at your local grain elevator. Check to see that the safety chains are attached securely. If wheels carry your cart, reset the torque on the wheel nuts and check the tire pressure. Check for proper adjustment of the drive belts and make sure serviceable parts of the power take off (PTO) shafts are greased or serviced. Inspect the hydraulic hoses to ensure they have no visible wear spots or leaks. If tracks carry your cart, check the torque on various bolts and tension on the track itself. Other elements to check Make sure your "Slow Moving Vehicle" sign is clean and clearly visible. Check the oil in the gearbox. Make sure the lights are working properly.

How to Gear-up Your Grain Cart

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This info-graphic elaborates in simple steps how to efficiently get the cart ready for harvest this season. Follow these 10 checks to increase productivity of your harvest

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