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Just wondering if anybody knows where to get a discharge beater speed up kit for 9870.
 

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You can also order it through the Deere Dealership here in Humboldt(Jaydee agtech).Its worth the money,makes sure a difference.
 

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You have to work on that POS already?


Don

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Thanks for the replies. I will get in contact with the Humbolt dealer.
 

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Did you get the dealer to re-configure the computer? They come from the plant with a warning that only signals when the beater is below a certain % speed for greater than 30 seconds or something ridiculous like that...by that time you are usually plugged. They can change the warning to signal when the beater drops below a certain % speed for only 3 seconds which gives you enough time to slow up and let the combine clean itself out. After we got the dealer to make this change with the computer we didn't have a problem plugging. A speed up kit is a good idea also, the beater should be going 50% faster than the rotor...then there would be no bottleneck...the beater would always be able to keep up with the rotor material.
 

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for anyone that cares, you just need to see your local John Deere dealer with this solution # and they can help you. Solution Number: 81972, – Installing the following parts will increase the discharge beater speed from 850rpm to 1000rpm: sheave AXE13665, belt HXE16940, and spring gauge HXE16931.
 

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There is a PIP out on the Beater on all 9870s. I think they cut out some of the vanes in housing between the rotor and beater.

Also everybody should try adding a set of flights to the back of the rotor (Deere should do this from the factory but they where trying to save $50 bucks on a 300k machine)
 

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I agree,we put those two paddles in the back of the rotor and also cut the vanes when we put the speed up kit in,everything worked great.
 

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I also put those paddles on, not because of plugging but to keep pea straw from wrapping
on the rear of the rotor which eventually lead to fire.
It was about 95% effective.
Must be a reason it's not standard, at least on small grain, but it's lost on me.

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