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Re: JD 45 Combine question and pictures

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12-02-2012 19:21:45

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If I remember right you can do it with the hear on.The first time I set my 45 up for small grain I forgot to raise this adjustment.We raised the head completly and opened the door and reached in to work on it.Make sure to put a stand or plenty of blocking under the head,you can not be to safe.With the dry corn you will get some cracking.Have you tried lowering the cyclinder speed?(I know it is a pain with having to change sprockets and chain length).Our 95 corn special has a vairable speed cyclinder(It is not perfect as in heavy corn the belt can slip,you learn to keep an eye on the cyclinder speed tach)I sometimes wish for the chain setup as we seldom ever change it anyway.If you are selling the corn they almost always find something to dock for.The corn in the bin looked clean.I bought my first 45 when I was 18,it had a 235 cornhead and no cab,paid $850 for it and done enough custom work to pay for it the first year.The second year I added a cab off a parts machine that we bought.I could match my Dads 3300 round for round.We now have two 95's and a 55.

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Weldon K

12-03-2012 02:59:47

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 Re: JD 45 Combine question and pictures in reply to tomstractorsandtoys1, 12-02-2012 19:21:45  
As I stated, I reduced cylinder speed from 536 which the previous owner had it set, to 386 which is slowest it will go with the three standard sprockets that shipped with machine from factory. With an optional 16 tooth sprocket I could get 325 rpm. I'll see how much one cost, it should not be expensive as it is small. I could get three other sprockets , all much larger and get 312 and 286 rpm, but those large sprockets would be $$$$$ and or the little further reduction in speed , I doubt there being any advantage for the $$$$$.

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12-03-2012 15:16:57

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 Re: JD 45 Combine question and pictures in reply to Weldon K, 12-03-2012 02:59:47  
I would leave the cylinder speed where it is. This is a unusual year for dry corn and next year you will probably need to be in the 600 rpm range. Sample looks great considering 12.5% corn.

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