SCREED CROWN CONTROL.
Remove the two thumbscrews holding the
crown adjustment wrench to the screed and
remove the wrench.
Grab the screed steps at the front edge of the
top step. Lift and pull the steps up and away
from the tractor.
Do not pinch or crush fuel hose when
adjusting screed crown adjustment. A
pinched or crushed fuel hose can result
in a fuel leak.
Using crown adjustment wrench, loosen hex nut
to free screed crown adjustment.
Pointer for screed crown adjustment is
provided for reference only and does not
indicate an actual crown value.
Turn the screed crown adjustment down for a
negative crown or up for a positive crown. Note
position of pointer on scale for future use.
When desired crown is achieved, tighten the hex
nut to lock screed crown adjustment in place.
Replace the crown adjustment wrench on the
screed and replace thumbscrews.
Lift and push the screed steps forward until fully
Preparation for Paving.
Start paving machine per paragraph 2.10.
Use spray washdown procedures per paragraph
3.3.7 and wet all surfaces that come in contact
with paving material before starting to pave.
Set the throttle control to the desired speed.
Select desired speed by rapidly moving the
throttle control switch to IDLE, then to the center
detent to reduce speed. Rapidly move the
switch to MAX, then to the center detent to
Place screed lift switch to the up, RAISE position
and fully raise the screed. Close screed travel
lock valve per paragraph 2.1.4.
Move the paving machine into position where the
screed can be lowered to the exact point which
the mat is to begin.