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I have just started using a 8010 for the first time and in Canola cannot get the amount of tailings down. On the monitor it is 25 to 50%, but visually tailings are about 90% seed. Is this normal on an 8010?
Also can anyone explain how the tailings bar graph works - it only moves every hour or so regardless of the machines speed & even registers when the machine is stopped.
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The tailings sensor is great for getting debris behind it and never returning to zero. There is a new part number for the arm and support, not much better. These are a few things to check: the two bolts that hold the potentiometer onto the support are overtightened or the sensor is at an angle it will bind the arm, loosen the bolts just enough to let the arm fall down. Weld a weight (5/16 bolt) onto the arm to help it return to zero. Make sure that the potentiometer is adjusted in its slots to read zero when the arm is down. On the display set the alarm to 100. Know nothing about canola. Good luck.
 

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Hydro seems to have the cure for the monitor, but you should also be able to get the amount of tailings lower. On our 8010 in canola I was runnung the bottom sieve very wide, I think #10 on the monitor. Then I used the top sieve and fan to fine tune, I think about 11 or 12 on the top and about 700 fan. Our conditions maybe different than yours but this year was very dry straw and chaff that was overloading the top sieve if we pushed the speed too much.
 
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