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Re: Baler capacity and acres/hr or better tons/hr.

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dmiller

07-08-2014 19:19:06
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I thought I was counting 10 to 13 as it was operating. I took a bale apart and found that the actual flake count is 16.
Is it possible that something (the belt tensioner probably) is loose and the auger can't keep up with the plunger? I know that if I feed it any more than I currently am the auger plugs.




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Tx Jim

07-09-2014 03:24:28
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 Re: Baler capacity and acres/hr or better tons/hr. in reply to dmiller, 07-08-2014 19:19:06  
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Yes the auger belt can get loose or just plain ole worn out. Look to see if idler was ever moved to put pressure down on top of belt rather than pushing up on belt. Pushing down on belt gives it more grip on sheaves.



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Ken Macfarlane

07-08-2014 19:45:54
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 Re: Baler capacity and acres/hr or better tons/hr. in reply to dmiller, 07-08-2014 19:19:06  
When you say the auger plugs, what do you mean? If I put too much in the 336, first the auger moves to the top of its float travel and bangs on the stop, then if too much beyond that it stalls out.


Usually the cause for me is running pickup too low and it hits the ground stalling the teeth which plows up a big chunk of windrow as I drive that gets sucked in as one big blob plugging the auger.

I did have to adjust my belt tensions or something when I first got it years ago. I also had to fix teeth and sheet metal on the far side of pickup that hay gets fetched up in.

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dmiller

07-08-2014 20:46:06
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 Re: Baler capacity and acres/hr or better tons/hr. in reply to Ken Macfarlane, 07-08-2014 19:45:54  
I don't think I'm running the pickup too low, it has a gage wheel and I set it so the wheel is about a 1/2 inch above the ground.
What you describe is exactly what happens. Auger rises up to its stop, then stops turning when plugged. Usually it happens when there is a clump in the windrow or if the row is just too wide, or if the hay is too dry and it just builds up in front of the auger but will not go under it.

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Ken Macfarlane

07-09-2014 07:18:16
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 Re: Baler capacity and acres/hr or better tons/hr. in reply to dmiller, 07-08-2014 20:46:06  
The raking has to be reasonably even but the 336 is pretty forgiving I find.

Sounds like your auger belt is loose or worn/glazed. Sometimes the pre-compressor tines aren't set right either and lets the hay get away from the pickup teeth at the top.

On the edge of the pickup near the pickup transition to the auger area is hay catching? If it starts to catch there clumps will jam so the auger can't haul it away.

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