Fitting Guide

Knife Holder, Knife & Fertiliser Boot


  • Step 1

    Install top bolt through the holder and tyne and fully tighten nyloc nut. Bolt heads should not turn inside holder.

  • Step 2

    Push rubber sleeve over fertiliser tube to first bend. Secure with hose clamp. No sleeve is required for older powder coated steel fertiliser tube.

  • Step 3

    Push boot onto fertiliser tube and install bottom bolt through holder and tyne. Fully tighten nyloc nut.

  • Step 4

    Install liquid tube upwards into boot. Be sure to cut a length that will reach the existing plumbing.

  • Step 5

    A push fitting can e used to join to existing plumbing. Be sure to make join below or above the parallelogram arms.

  • Step 6

    Install point upwards into holder.

  • Step 7

    Insert clevis pin then split pin. Split pin to be protruding holder for easy removal with side cutters.

Wear Shoes & Holder


  • Step 1

    Use a vice to contain the holder. Locate female wear shoe casting onto male holder making sure holes align. Use hammer to tap roll pin into position.

  • Step 2

    Install wear shoe and holder onto  machine. Use a new spring washer and optional wear shoe chain holder.

Splitter Boot Series 1 (Steel Seed Tube)

  • Step 1

    Install Seed Funnel.

  • Step 2

    Choose bolt hole required then measure for Sleeve.

  • Step 3

    Cut Height Sleeve to size.

  • Step 4

    Install Height Sleeve

  • Step 5

    Tap Splitter boot inside sleeve

  • Step 6

    Install Bolt washer and nut.

Splitter Boot Series 2 (Stainless Steel Seed Tube)

  • Step 1

    Choose bolt hole required then measure for Sleeve.

  • Step 2

    Install Sleeve.

  • Step 3

    Tap Splitter boot inside sleeve.

  • Step 4

    Install Bolt washer and nut.

Notes


  • Wear Shoe Holder Chain

    The Wear Shoe Holder chain provides insurance from losing the Splitter Boot. In case the single bolt comes loose.

  • Seed Depth Adjustment

    Seed depth adjustment is still made by choosing the position of the bolt in the holder as per original closing tools.
    Various height sleeves may be required for desired seed depths.
    Seed depth on the splitter boot is in relation to the height of the wings not the leading tile of tungsten.

For more information or assistance with this product please call us at Groundhog Industries on 0405 605 210