265, 275, and 285 Rotary Disk Mowers

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Section : 05 - Safety

Recognize Safety Information
Understand Signal Words
Follow Safety Instructions
Operate Mower Safely
Keep Riders Off Machine
Prepare for Emergencies
Wear Protective Clothing
Handle Chemical Products Safely
Stay Clear of Rotating Drivelines
Avoid Injury from Thrown Objects
Use Safety Lights and Devices
Tow Loads Safely
Practice Safe Maintenance
Remove Paint Before Welding or Heating
Avoid Heating Near Pressurized Fluid Lines
Avoid High-Pressure Fluids
Store Attachments Safely
Dispose of Waste Properly
Safety Features
Safety Signs

Section : 10 - Preparing the Tractor

Selecting Tractor PTO Speed
Positioning Tractor Drawbar
Adjusting Tractor Hitch
Setting Tractor Hydraulic Outlets
Checking Ballast, Wheel Spacing, and Tire Inflation
Using Implement Codes
Using Drawbar Shield
Making Drawbar Shield

Section : 15 - Preparing the Mower

Positioning Lower Hitch Pins
Installing Hitch Bracket (Quick-Coupler Hitch)-265 and 275 Only

Section : 20 - Attaching and Detaching

Attaching Mower Hitch to Tractor Draft Link Hitch
Attaching Mower Hitch to Tractor Quick-Coupler Hitch
Assembling Main PTO Driveline Splined Telescoping Members (If Necessary)
Attaching PTO Driveline
Attaching to Tractor Hydraulic System
Attaching Pull-Rope
Detaching Mower from Tractor

Section : 25 - Transporting

Preparing Mower for Transport
Keep Riders Off Machine

Section : 30 - Operating the Mower

Preparing Mower for Field Operation
Adjusting Main Frame Height
Prestarting Checks
Breaking in Mower
Keep Riders Off Machine
Follow Safe Operating Procedures
Adjusting Cut Height
Adjusting Mower for Adverse Field Conditions
Resetting/Adjusting Break-Away Latch
Adjusting Compensating Spring Tension
Raising/Lowering Pivoting Cover Support
Adjusting Swath Wheel

Section : 35 - Attachments

Inside Swath Wheel-265
Inside Swath Wheel and Converging Disk/Cone-275
High Skid Shoe Kit
Extended Left-Hand Hitch Pin
Quick-Coupler Bracket (265 and 275 Only)
Drawbar Shield

Section : 40 - Lubrication and Maintenance

Lubricating and Maintaining Machine Safely
Cutterbar and Gear Case Oil
Alternative and Synthetic Lubricants
Mixing of Lubricants
Lubricant Storage
Observe Lubrication Symbols
Perform Lubrication and Maintenance
Every 8 Hours
Every 20 Hours
Every 24 Hours (Daily)
Every 40 Hours
Every 50 Hours
Every 200 Hours
As Required

Section : 45 - Troubleshooting


Section : 50 - Service

Practice Safe Service Procedures
Keep Service Area Clean
Adjusting Drive Belts
Replacing Drive Belts
Inspecting Knives
Checking Knife Wear
Checking Knife Mounting
Removing Knives
Installing Knives
Direction of Knife Rotation
Checking Knife Bolts
Replacing Knife Bolts
Checking Knife Nuts
Removing Disks
Removing Converging Disk/Cone
Installing and Synchronizing Disks and Converging Disk/Cones
Interchanging Disks

Section : 55 - Storage

Storing Mower (End of Season)
Removing Mower from Storage (Beginning of Season)

Section : 60 - Specifications

265, 275 and 285 Rotary Disk Mower Specifications1
Record Product Identification Number
Keep Proof of Ownership
Keep Machines Secure
Metric Bolt and Cap Screw Torque Values
Unified Inch Bolt and Cap Screw Torque Values
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