GRAVELY NAME: GRAVELY SNOWBLOWERS The 28 Inch and 34 Inch Snowblowers are used with Gravely two wheel tractors. The 38 Inch and 44 Inch Snowblowers are used with Gravely four wheel tractors. To fasten the Snowblower to a Gravely two wheel tractor a Quick Hitch Pin Kit, part No. 23220, is needed.
CONTENTS 1.0 ...SAFETY PRECAUTIONS 2.0 ...ILLUSTRATED PARTS LIST 3.0 ... CONNECTING THE SNOWBLOWER TO THE 4.0 ...OPERATING THE 28 or 34 INCH 5.0 ... CONNECTING THE SNOWBLOWER TO THE 6.0 ... OPERATING THE 38 or 44 INCH 7.0 ...MAINTENANCE 8.0 ...STORAGE TWO WHEEL TRACTOR SNOWBLOWER FOUR WHEEL TRACTOR...
14. Use a slow speed when moving the equipment to decrease sliding on surfaces with ice. 15. Use only Gravely accessories for the snow- blower and tractor. 16. Do not operate unless you can check the area visually.
3.0 CONNECTING THE SNOWBLOWER TO THE TWO WHEEL TRACTOR 1. Install the Quick Hitch Pin Kit as shown in figure 3.0-1. 1 -Quick Hitch Pin 2 - Bolt 3 -Attachment Adapter 4 --- Bushing Figure 3.0-1 2. Put the bushing on the 1/2" x 2-3/4" Bolt and fasten to the upper, left quick hitch stud as shown in figure 3.0-1.
4.0 OPERATING THE 28 & 34 INCH SNOWBLOWERS Read the tractor Operator's Manual. Know how to operate the tractor controls. 1. Adjust the skids shown in figure 4.0-1 to give ground clearance needed for the surface conditions. When removing snow from a gravel surface, adjust the skids to raise the snowblower to prevent gravel from going into the snowblower.
NOTE: When going through the snow for the first time, a full width passage must be cut. The forward speed must be slow enough to permit the snow to go through the discharge chute without being stopped. 9. Put the Direction Control Lever in the forward position and make the first passage through the snow.
3. Put the frame pivot rod of the snowblower support in the front attachment brackets and fasten with the hitch pins as shown in figure 5.0-3. 1. Frame Pivot Rod 2. Front Attachment Bracket 3. Hitch Pin 4. Universal Joint Shaft 5.
6.0 OPERATING THE 38 & 44 INCH SNOWBLOWERS Read the tractor Operator's Manual. Know how to operate the tractor controls. 1. Adjust the skids shown in figure 6.0-1 to give ground clearance needed for the surface conditions. When removing snow from a gravel surface, adjust the skids to raise the snowblower to prevent gravel from going into the snowblower.
11. On the next and remaining passages, cut as much snow as will go through the discharge chute without being stopped. 12. If the reel stops turning while the fan continues to turn, disengage the PTO, stop the engine and tighten the nuts on each end of the reel shown in figure 6.0-3 to a torque of 85 ft.