March 27, 2023
Proper maintenance and adjustment of Stanhay belt and vacuum planter metering units is
crucial to achieve the greatest accuracy possible. We've been
providing these critical services ever since the S870 was introduced in 1959.
Seed belts, bases, and other common Stanhay repair parts are readily available, and can be
ordered by phone: 866/280-6229. Most orders are shipped same day. Stanhay parts diagrams are available upon request.
Metering Unit Tune-Up Service
Typically, Stanhay belt planter metering units need to be tuned-up every 1,000 acres, or about annually. Tune-up prices vary depending on the
condition of the equipment, but an average tune-up job runs ~$210 per metering unit.
Tune-up services performed:
Metering Unit Rebuild Service
After a few tune-up jobs, Stanhay metering units are due for more thorough maintenance service. Rebuilding prices vary depending on the
condition of the equipment, but an average rebuild job runs ~$300 per metering unit. Painting the hopper, cover, arm and pulley adds $50 to
Rebuild services performed:
Seed Belts & Bases
Any machine must be configured properly to achieve optimum performance. This is especially true of Stanhay planters, which must have the
correct combination of belts, bases, and repeller tires to plant at its greatest accuracy.
Our seed testing system closely approximates field conditions, so we are able to "plant" the actual seed that will be used in the field. This lets us
view the "planted" results before recommending the proper belts and bases for your specific seed.
Choosing the correct spring-base is as important as using the proper belt. If one of the standard bases doesn't meet your needs, ask about our
Routine Stanhay vacuum planter services: