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Went to hook up a new to me 800 flex head and feeder house on R72 comes up way too high in the header opening. Don't know what model of combine this head was hooked up to previously. Am I on the right track thinking this a head that requires high mount hook up blocks on the feeder house? Or is there a way to adapt the head so I can just use the normal mounting blocks that are on my R72? Was getting dark so maybe I'll see the solution in the light of day but would appreciate any advice. I have a honeybee and a 420 pick up head that mount to existing feeder house so don't want to be switching blocks all the time.
 

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the top frame of the feeder opening can be moved down with 4 1/2 bolt each side and that will fit your r72 with stock block
 

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Thanks for the replies. Moving the frame is a real pain in the ass job. A lot more to it than just a few 1/2 inch bolts. What is the grand purpose behind high and low blocks??
 

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The bigger hole in the head is for the lateral tilt on 98 and newer combines. It has the face plate with the cylinder on top. Just another Gleaner thing, I love the combines but I don't understand why they can't make all the feeder houses the same like IH use to. 1420's clear up to 2588's lat tilt or not...
 

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We mounted a 8200 of a A-85 on a R-72 we bolted a 6X4 tubing in on top of the header housing, but you have to copy the mounting brackets of the header an the combine an apply them to the tubing.
 
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