adapter plate (7) to cylinder mount (12). Discard lock-
7-12. Feedshell Slide Bars and Adapters
(d) Remove four bolts (13) and lockwashers (14)
securing each of the adapter plates (6) to guide plates (15).
(e) Raise feedshell (1) using hoist and remove
adapter plates (6 and 7).
(1) If adapter plates were removed, do the follow-
(a) Install each adapter plate (6) on guide plate
(b) Raise feedshell (1) using hoist and position
for installation. Before lowering feedshell onto adapter
plates (6) position cylinder adapter plate (7) on cylinder
(c) Install four slide bars (4). See step (2) below.
(d) Secure feedshell (1) and adapter plate (7) to
cylinder mount (12) using six bolts (10), square washers
(11) nuts (8), and new lockwashers (9).
(e) Remove hoist from feedshell (1).
(2) Install slide bar (4) and two shims (5) on adapter
plate (6) using two bolts (3) and new locknuts (2).
(3) Measure clearance between slide bar (4) and
flange on feedshell (1). If clearance is greater than l/8 in.,
remove thinner shim and remeasure. Adjust shims until
clearance is l/8 in. or less.
7-13. Feed Chain Adjustment
Note: Replace slide bars one at a time so that feedshell is never com-
The following procedure is the same for all four slide bars.
(1) Position feedshell (1) horizontally.
(2) Remove two locknuts (2) and bolts (3) securing
slide bar (4) and two shims (5) to adapter plate (6). Remove
slide bar and shims. Discard locknuts.
(3) If adapter plates (6 and 7) require replacement,
do the following:
Warning: Feedshell will be unsupported when attach-
ing hardware is removed. Secure feedshell to prevent it
from falling. Failure to follow this warning could result in
personnel injury and equipment damage.
(a) Support feedshell (1) with hoist or winch.
(b) Remove four slide bars (4). See step (2)
a. Loosen four locknuts (1) securing flange bearings
(2) to chain adjuster (3).
(10), and square washers (11) securing feedshell (1) and