McConnel hedger linkage mount set up

The background.
A man near me bought a 6565T in 2017. Used for a short week, then he fell ill and outfit got parked up. Sadly he passed away a couple of months later.
I have now purchased the hedger from the executors and picked it up today.

The question.
As the manual could not be found and l have no previous experience of McConnel machines l would appreciate if any experts here could advise me if l have it set up ok.
The pto shaft and toplink are level .
Is the pin in the elongated hole meant to be in the centre whether working or in transport ?
Is it better to have the linkage locked or active so it stays at same height and would you have the linkage suspension switched on or off ?
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Middle of the slot.
I set height and let it maintain it.
Although for doing verges I lower the whole hedger slightly to tip it back a bit putting the head on its roller keeping the flails clear of the ground.
I also run with lift arms different lengths or it sits very drunk with the arm out.

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Man fined £300 for bonfire-related waste offences

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

A man has pleaded guilty at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court to waste offences relating to a bonfire next to the electrical sub-station on the Circular Road in Newtownards, Co. Down.

Gareth Gill (51) of Abbot’s Walk, Newtownards pleaded guilty to two charges under the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997, for which he was fined £150 each and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy

On June 25, 2018, PSNI officers went to Gill’s yard, where they found a large amount of waste consisting of scrap wood, pallets, carpet and underlay.

Discussion with Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) officers confirmed the site...