Title Page

  • Date

  • Inspected by (Full Name)

  • Address
  • Baler Model

  • Serial Number


  • Conditions of Shields

  • Bearings

  • Slip Clutch set properly

  • Slip clutch functions


  • Wear in sprockets and chains

  • Chain tension

  • Sprocket Alignment

Twine Knotter

  • Clean billhook and throat of wiper arm

  • Condition of wiper arm knife

  • Adjustment of intermittent knotter gear & Pinions

  • Adjustment of tucker fingers

  • Adjustment of needles

  • Adjustment of wiper arm

  • Adjustment of twine disk and holder

  • Remove shape edges from the throat of wipe arm

  • Twine threaded properly

  • Spring-loaded twine tension plate

Wire twister

  • Polish throut of twister hook

  • Wire pulleys turn freely

  • Proper wire threading

  • Adjust needles

  • Adjust wire guides

  • Adjust grippers

  • Adjust twister hooks

  • Bevel gear and pinion

  • Adjust intermittent drive gear

Plunger Head

  • Condition of wear pads and/or bearings

  • Condition of lower right-hand guide

  • Condition and adjustment of stationary knife

  • Condition and adjustment of scrapers

  • Condition of crack and pitman bearing

  • Plunger head alignment in bale chamber

  • Plunger head moves freely through complete cycle


  • Proper Float

  • Replace missing or broken teeth

  • Condition of strippers

  • Gauge wheel

  • Belt


  • Jack

  • Wheel bearings

  • Torque wheel bolts

  • Oil Level in gear and case

  • Breather in gear case

  • Oil level in hydraulic bale tension reservoir

  • Leaks in the hydraulic cylinder and hoses

  • Hardware missing

  • Lubricate entire machine

  • SMV

  • Auger flighting

  • Auger drive belt

  • Condition of feeder fingers

  • Equal angle hitch set properly

  • Shear bolts

  • Tire Pressure

  • Reflectors

  • Safety decal

  • Adjust bale measure control

  • Baler timing

  • Adjust crank stop

  • Adjust needle lift link

  • Knotter drive brake pads - condition & adjustment

Bale Ejector

  • Oil Level

  • Leaks in cylinder or hoses

  • All shields in place

  • Pump Drive sheaves alignment

  • Trip pedal adjusted

  • Lubricate entire machine

  • Latch spring length

  • Safety decals in place

  • Torque wagon hitch bolts

  • Condition of pan

  • Condition of safety screens

  • Operation of electric controls

Sign Off

  • Recommendarions

  • Name and Signature

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