Talking over the purpose and issues with worn seed tube gaurds on John Deere and Kinze planters. This video primarily reviews the JD ME5/XP row units, but it applies to all.
Exapta Valion Seed tube gaurd is what is pictured on the row unit.
This is how to install the Gauge Wheel Arm Repair Kit from Copperhead Ag's RK Product Lineup. No matter how worn your gauge wheel arms are, this product should be able to take the side to side slop out of your arm.
The part number shown in the video is PR1150 and is for a John Deere 1700 series planter with original fully threaded arms, other kits available for other planters.
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Tom from Exapta installs 'bolt-on' / rivet-on Valion seed-tube guard on JD Max-Emerge Plus planter opener (also fits JD 7000, 7200, and Kinze 2000-series)