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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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) alongside the Farm Safety Partnership (FSP), has named new farm safety champions and commended the outstanding work on farm safety that has been carried out in the farming community in the last 20 years.

Two of these champions are Malcom Downey, retired principal inspector for the Agri/Food team in HSENI and Harry Sinclair, current chair of the Farm Safety Partnership and former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU).

Improving farm safety is the key aim of HSENI’s and the FSP’s work and...