1 BATWING - . OPERATOR'S MANUAL. ROTARY CUTTER . MAN1237. (Rev. 12/11/2017). TO THE DEALER: Assembly and proper installation of this product is the responsibility of the woods dealer. Read manual instructions and safety rules. Make sure all items on the Dealer's Pre-Delivery and Delivery Check Lists in the Operator's Manual are completed before releasing equipment to the owner. The dealer must complete the online Product Registration form at the woods Dealer Website which certifies that all Dealer Check List items have been completed. Dealers can register all woods product at under Product Registration. Failure to register the product does not diminish customer's warranty rights. TO THE OWNER: Read this manual before operating your woods equipment. The information presented will prepare you to do a better and safer job. Keep this manual handy for ready reference. Require all operators to read this manual carefully and become acquainted with all adjustment and operating procedures before attempting to operate.
2 Replacement manuals can be obtained from your dealer. To locate your nearest dealer, check the Dealer Locator at , or in the United States and Canada call 1-800-319-6637. The equipment you have purchased has been carefully engineered and manufactured to provide dependable and satisfactory use. Like all mechanical products, it will require cleaning and upkeep. Lubricate the unit as specified. Observe all safety information in this manual and safety decals on the equipment. For service, your authorized woods dealer has trained mechanics, genuine woods service parts, and the necessary tools and equipment to handle all your needs. Use only genuine woods service parts. Substitute parts will void the warranty and may not meet standards required for safe and satisfactory operation. Record the model number and serial number of your equipment in the spaces provided: Model: _____ Date of Purchase: _____. Serial Number: (see Safety Decal section for location) _____.
3 Provide this information to your dealer to obtain correct repair parts. Throughout this manual, the term NOTICE is used to indicate that failure to observe can cause damage to equipment. The terms CAUTION, WARNING, and DANGER are used in conjunction with the Safety-Alert Symbol (a triangle with an exclamation mark) to indicate the degree of hazard for items of personal safety. 2 Introduction Gen'l (Rev. 2/25/2016). TABLE OF CONTENTS. INTRODUCTION .. 2. SPECIFICATIONS.. 4. GENERAL INFORMATION .. 4. SAFETY VIDEO ORDER FORM .. 6. SAFETY RULES .. 7. SAFETY DECALS .. 11. OPERATION .. 14. OWNER SERVICE .. 19. TROUBLESHOOTING .. 24. DEALER SERVICE .. 25. ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS .. 33. DEALER CHECK LISTS .. 35. INDEX TO PARTS LISTS .. 37. BOLT TORQUE CHART .. 60. BOLT SIZE CHART & ABBREVIATIONS .. 61. INDEX .. 62. PRODUCT WARRANTY .. 63. REPLACEMENT PARTS WARRANTY ..BACK COVER. ! LEA EL INSTRUCTIVO! Si no lee Ingles, pida ayuda a alguien que si lo lea para que le traduzca las medidas de seguridad.
4 This Operator's Manual should be regarded as part of the machine. Suppliers of both new and second-hand machines must make sure that this manual is provided with the machine. MAN1237 (9/1/2017) Introduction 3. SPECIFICATIONS. / / Cutting Height (Varies with tire selection) .. 1" - 15" 1" - 15". Cutting Width ..180" (15') 126" ( '). Overall Width ..190" 140". Transport Width ..96" 93". Transport Height .. 85-90" 85-90". Tractor HP .. 200 200. Tractor Min. PTO hp .. 45 45. Tractor PTO rpm .. 540/1000 540/1000. Blade Spindle.. 3 2. Blade Overlap ..6" 6". Number of Blades .. 6 4. Blade Rotation .. Left Spindle: CW; Right & Center Spindles: CCW. Blade Speed (feet per minute) .. 15,000/16,000 15,000/16,000. Wing Driveline .. Cat 4 Cat 4. CV Driveline .. Cat 6 Cat 6. Side Frame Thickness .. 1/4" 1/4". Weight (approximate lbs.) .. 4340 4130. Tongue Weight (approximate lbs.).. 1200 1200. Wheel Size ..15" Rims ( and only), 21" OD Solid Tires, 25" Severe Duty, 29" Airplane Torsion Protection.
5 Slip Clutch Slip Clutch GENERAL INFORMATION. WARNING. operating conditions. However, through experience and these instructions, you should be able to develop procedures suitable to your particular situation. Some illustrations in this manual show the equipment with safety shields removed to provide The illustrations and data used in this manual were cur- a better view. This equipment should never be rent at the time of printing but, due to possible inline operated with any necessary safety shielding production changes, your machine may vary slightly in removed. detail. We reserve the right to redesign and change the machines as may be necessary without notification. The purpose of this manual is to assist you in operating and maintaining your CUTTER . Read it carefully. It fur- Throughout this manual, references are made to right nishes information and instructions that will help you and left directions. These are determined by standing achieve years of dependable performance.
6 These behind the equipment facing the direction of forward instructions have been compiled from extensive field travel. Blade rotation is clockwise (left wing) and coun- experience and engineering data. Some information terclockwise (right wing and center section) as viewed may be general in nature due to unknown and varying from the top of the CUTTER . 4 Introduction MAN1237 (9/1/2017). Safety Video Order Form BE SAFE! BE ALERT! BE ALIVE! BE TRAINED. Before Operating Mowers! Safety Training Does Make a Difference. ASSOCIATION OF. EQUIPMENT. MANUFACTURERS. Free Mower Safety Video Fill out and return the order form and we will send you a FREE VHS. or DVD video outlining Industrial and Agricultural Mower Safety Practices. The 22 minute video, developed in cooperation with AEM (Association of Equipment Manufacturers), reinforces the proper procedures to follow while operating your mowing equipment. The video does not replace the information contained in the Operator's Manual, so please review this manual thoroughly before operating your new mowing equipment.
7 Safety Video Order Form (8/2/2005) Safety 5. Also, available from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers: A large variety of training materials (ideal for groups) are available for a nominal charge from AEM. Following is a partial list: Training Package for ROTARY Mowers/Cutters-English Contains: DVD & VHS (English). Guidebook for ROTARY Mowers/Cutters (English). AEM Industrial/Agricultural Mower Safety Manual (English). AEM Agricultural Tractor Safety Manual (English). Training Package for ROTARY Mowers/Cutters-English/Spanish Contains: DVD & VHS (English/Spanish). Guidebook for ROTARY Mowers/Cutters (English/Spanish). AEM Industrial/Agricultural Mower Safety Manual (English/Spanish). AEM Agricultural Tractor Safety Manual (English/Spanish). AEM training packages are available through: AEM at: or Universal Lithographers, Inc. Email: 800-369-2310 tel 866-541-1668 fax . Free Mower/ CUTTER Safety Video Order Form (Select one).
8 VHS Format - VHS01052 Safety Video Please send me DVD Format - DVD01052 Safety Video Name: _____ Phone: _____. Address: _____. _____. _____. Mower/ CUTTER Model: _____ Serial #: _____. Send to: ATTENTION: DEALER SERVICES. woods EQUIPMENT COMPANY. PO BOX 1000. OREGON IL 61061-1000. USA. 6 Safety Safety Video Order Form (Rev. 2/6/2006). SAFETY RULES. ATTENTION! BECOME ALERT! YOUR SAFETY IS INVOLVED! CONTACT A PHYSICIAN IMMEDIATELY IF FLUID. Safety is a primary concern in the design and ENTERS SKIN OR EYES. DO NOT DELAY. manufacture of our products. Unfortunately, our efforts to provide safe equipment can be wiped Never allow children or untrained persons to out by an operator's single careless act. operate equipment. In addition to the design and configuration of equipment, hazard control and accident preven- PREPARATION. tion are dependent upon the awareness, con- Check that all hardware is properly installed. cern, judgement, and proper training of Always tighten to torque chart specifications personnel involved in the operation, transport, unless instructed otherwise in this manual.
9 Maintenance, and storage of equipment. It has been said, The best safety device is an Air in hydraulic systems can cause erratic oper- informed, careful operator. We ask you to be ation and allows loads or equipment components that kind of operator. to drop unexpectedly. When connecting equipment or hoses or performing any hydraulic maintenance, purge any air in hydraulic system by operating all INSTALLATION hydraulic functions several times. Do this before putting into service or allowing anyone to Hydraulics must be connected as instructed in approach the equipment. this manual. Do not substitute parts, modify, or connect in any other way. Make sure all hydraulic hoses, fittings, and valves are in good condition and not leaking before TRAINING starting power unit or using equipment. Check and route hoses carefully to prevent damage. Hoses Safety instructions are important! Read all must not be twisted, bent sharply, kinked, frayed, attachment and power unit manuals; follow all pinched, or come into contact with any moving safety rules and safety decal information.
10 (Replace- parts. Operate moveable components through full ment manuals and safety decals are available from operational range to check clearances. Replace your dealer. To locate your nearest dealer, check any damaged hoses immediately. the Dealer Locator at , After connecting hoses, check that all control or in the United States and Canada call 1-800-319- lever positions function as instructed in the Opera- 6637.) Failure to follow instructions or safety rules tor's Manual. Do not put into service until control can result in serious injury or death. lever and equipment movements are correct. If you do not understand any part of this manual Set tractor hydraulic relief valve at 2500 psi (170. and need assistance, see your dealer. bars) (17,000 kPa) to prevent injury and equipment Know your controls and how to stop engine and damage due to hydraulic system failure. attachment quickly in an emergency. Your dealer can supply original equipment hydraulic accessories and repair parts.