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New Rotary Cutters From John Deere

New Rotary Cutters From John Deere

Domed decks keep residue and water from collecting, while deeper cutting chambers allow heavy-duty cutting.

John Deere's new rotary cutters can be adjusted from two to nine inches and feature deeper cutting chambers to allow more efficient "exhaust" of cut residue -- from stalks to grass.

The HX6 and HX7 (six- and seven-feet working widths) are equipped with gearboxes rated at 150 horsepower with peak bursts to 210 hp. A blade pan offers more protection for the gearbox, and the new design allows operating speeds up to 5 miles per hour, and the ability to cut materials up to 3 inches in diameter.

From after-crop leveling to road-side grooming, John Deere's new HX6 and HX7 rotary cutters offer double deck designs with deeper cutting chambers to handle more residue.

The new double deck design prevents water and residue from building up on the upper side, eliminating wet, rust-causing mats from damaging the cutters, and making the machines easier to clean after the job is done.

The machines have a three-point clevis-type hitch and have been improved for easier height adjustments.

The HX6 and HX7 are perfectly matched to Deere's new 5 and 6 Series Tractors.

For more information, visit www.johndeere.com.

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