Planter Parts and Equipment
Double-row ball bearing: fits gauge wheels on many planters (JD '92 and newer, Kinze '93 and newer, White 6000 and 8000), gauge wheels on JD 50/60/90-series drills, and closing arm on JD 60 and 90-series drills.V-Closing Wheel Bracket (black) with Cast "T" handle, Eccentric bushings and Hardened hex step bushings. Fits Kinze planters '94 and newer and accepts bolt on style closing wheels. Spring not included; see Exapta's M.4433 & M.4466.V-Closing Wheel Bracket with Cast "T" handle, Eccentric bushings and Hardened hex step bushings. Fits JD 7000 and 7100 and accepts bolt on style closing wheels. Includes hardware kit to bolt wheels onto bracket (standard 5/8 bolts). Closing spring not included; see Exapta's M.4433 & M.4466.
You’ll need these pins to secure the Bullseye seed tube(Part # PPM700150) to the row unit on most John Deere 7200/7300 and 1700 series (Model year 2006 and before) planters. Deere seed tubes have a different mounting system and didn’t use the more secure pin method. Each package secures 4 rows.The BullsEye Seed Tube reduces seed ricochet and improves wear life.This model fits Deere 7000/7100 series, Kinze 2000/3000(except Edgevac) series,and Great Plains Yield pro planters with either a 1/2” or 3/4” sensor eye hole.The BullsEye Seed Tube reduces seed ricochet and improves wear life. This model fits White 5100(Modification Required),6000, 8000 and 9000 series planters with either a 1/2” or 3/4” sensor eye hole.The BullsEye Seed Tube reduces seed ricochet and improves wear life. This model fits Deere 7200/7300,and 1700 series planters with either a 1/2” or 3/4” sensor eye hole. Deere 7200/7300 and 1700 series (Model year 2006 and before) will also require part number PPM700137 (Pin & Clip kit) for installation. Deere 1700 series (Model year 2007 and later) require PPM700167 (Spring Pin Kit).Wedge, up to 6-degrees of toe-out for closing wheels held on by a bolt (most late-model planters; early Kinze, JD 7000 & 7200 with updated closing brackets). Fits either 5/8" or 16mm bolts. Ideal for tough conditions such as high-clay, low-OM soils, or soddy seedbeds.V-Closing Wheel Bracket with Cast “T” handle, Eccentric bushings and Hardened hex step bushings. Fits JD 7200, 7300, 1700 and accepts bolt on style closing wheels. Includes hardware kit to bolt wheels on bracket (standard 5/8 bolts). Closing spring not included; see Exapta’s M.4433 & M.4466..You’ll need these spring clips to secure the Bullseye seed tube(Part # PPM700160) to the row unit on John Deere 1700 series planters(Model year 2007 and after). Deere seed tubes have a different mounting system and didn’t use the more secure pin method. So you will need to add these to your seed tube order if your planter row unit does NOT have pre-drilled holes for a pin and clip system. One package does 4 rows.
Chris Horton brings 25 years of management with him. He grew up on his grandparents farm in Reno County Kansas where they mainly grew wheat and cattle feed. He worked on feed lots as a pen rider and cow-calf operations before moving to Southern California where Chris started a new career in the transportation and transport logistics, eventually managing the western region for a large commercial vehicle leasing company. Chris moved home to Kansas, to manage a local Farmers Coop and then eventually the service dept for a tractor dealership. The opportunity to join the Exapta team came up, and he knew he wanted to be a part of this team.
Sales & Service Representative
Prior to joining Exapta, Bob Pagel was an Agricultural Territory Sales Manager for Ritchie Brothers, serving parts of MN, WI and IA. He continues to support his family farm in SE Minnesota
Current Product Engineer
Jonathan Zeller joined Exapta excited to return to working with no-till planting equipment. He supported research of no-till planting and other ag related projects for 7 years with Kansas State University’s Agricultural Engineering Department after getting his engineering degree. He later worked 3 years for Landoll Company, LLC. where he gained experience in a design engineering role. Jonathan grew up on a small family farm in NE Kansas working with row crops, hay and cattle. Jonathan enjoys solving engineering problems and improving or creating products to be robust and easy to install and service.