Service Manual - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, SUNSHINE MASSEY HARRIS, 500 Series, Drills, 1957 TradeLiterature Reg. No: TL 038439

A large format book described as ?Service Manual? for the SUNSHINE MASSEY HARRIS 500 SERIES DRILLS.

The publication is indexed and contains:

General - introduction, transporting, lubricating

Assembling Instructions

Operating Adjustments- depth and draught, floats, points


Hints to Operator - including getting out of a bog

Between Seasons - preparation for storage

Extra Equipment

It has a detailed line drawing of the machine as Figure 1 with specifications. There are other extensive line drawings, also indexed, including the gears, differential, and depth indicator.
A Table of Quantities is also included for grain and fertiliser for various crop types.

Inside the front cover is a marketing message entitled "We Appreciate You as a Customer", while inside the back cover are the postal addresses for the various state locations.

This publication contains 2 additional leaflets - a table of quantities for the SUN, SUNTYNE, SUNDELVE, 500 Series Drills, and directions for a Sunflow Fertilizer Dropper and chart for superphosphate and lime.
There is a stamp over the original name of the company printed on the front cover, which reads "Massey-Ferguson (Australia) Ltd."
Acquisition Information:
Donation from AGCO Australia Limited, 2004
Discipline: Trade Literature

More information

Tagged with: seed fertilizer drills, agriculture, agricultural implements, fertilizer drop spreaders, farming methods
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Agricultural & Construction Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, Engineering Collection, Trade Literature Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Seeding & Fertilising
Tertiary Classification: seed & fertiliser drills
Primary Subject: Seed & Fertilizer Drill Maintenance
Publication Date: 1957/04
Model Name/Number: 500 Series
Publication Types: Service Manual; Specification Sheets; User Guide; Maintenance/Repair Manual
Printing Types: Monochrome
Illustration Types: Black & White; Line Drawings; Instructional Drawings; Diagrams; Photographs
Page Size Format: 215 x 280 mm
Number of Pages: 44
Manufacturer: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd

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