Combine Settings Guide and Trouble Shooting

Wheat (0-30 bu/ac)Wheat (30-50 bu/ac)Wheat(>50 bu/ac)Rice
FeederHouse Face PlateTilted back towards combineTilted back towards combineTilted back towards combineTilted back towards combine
1st ConcaveSmall wire with int barSmall wire with int barSmall wireLarge wire (every 2nd removed)
2nd ConcaveSmall wireSmall wireSmall wireLarge wire (every 2nd removed)
3rd ConcaveSmall wireSmall wireLarge wireLarge wire (every 2nd removed)
Rear GratesKeystockKeystockKeystockShelbourne Keystock
Front Rotor Threshing BarsRaspRaspRaspRasp
Rear Rotor Threshing BarsRaspRaspRaspSpike
Staight Corn Bars (AFX)121212as required
Concave PositionClosedClosedClosedClosed
Combine Rotor Speed (rpm)650600550500
Cleaning Fan (rpm)1100125013001300
Top Chaffer Position60%60%70%80%
Bottom Sieve Position30%30%40%100%

Combine Feeder House Chain PositionHeaders with retractable fingers in the auger, chain should be up. Headers with NO retractable fingers, fully flighted auger with paddles, chain should be down.
Front Dust CoverTop section removed if retractable fingers fitted in auger and feeder house chain up, if no retractable fingers fitted then all sections fitted.
Header Rotor Speed (rpm)Stripping rotor should be run as slow as possible and still stripping the grain from the head.
Header Auger Speed (rpm)Header auger speed is fixed and is dertermined by auger drive sprocket, should always be under 200
* Augers with spiral paddles require no fingers & front drum position down