MX6 Rotary Cutter

MX6 Rotary Cutter

Overview

  • Standard stump jumper blade holder
  • Domed shape top deck is smooth and easy to clean
  • 3-point hitch hookup provides more strength
  • Front and rear chain shields offer safety
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Features

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Five-year limited gearbox warranty provided on every John Deere rotary cutter

Five-year warranty on all flex-wing gearboxes Five-year warranty on all flex-wing gearboxes
Five-year warranty on all rotary cutter gearboxes Five-year warranty on all rotary cutter gearboxes

John Deere is so confident in the reliability of the gearbox, the warranty has been extended. John Deere rotary cutters come with a 5-year limited gearbox warranty.

Front and rear safety chain shields are standard

Front safety chains (MX6 shown) Front safety chains (MX6 shown)
Rear safety chains (MX6 shown) Rear safety chains (MX6 shown)

Front and rear chain shields are standard equipment:

  • Offer protection for the operator yet allow uncut material to pass into the cutting chamber with minimal restriction

Standard suction blades provide additional blade lift

Suction blade (standard equipment) Suction blade (standard equipment)

Suction blades provide additional lift action for picking up downed material. The blades are 1.3 cm x 10.2 cm (0.5 in. x 4 in.) in size and heat-treated for long wear life.

 

The fast blade-tip speed ensures clean cutting and fine shredding of material.

  • Up to 88.5 m/sec (17416 fpm)

Which rotary cutter is right?

John Deere rotary cutters lead the way with innovative design, superior performance, and proven durability. Valuable features are included such as the Double-Decker™ design and Max Flow cutting chamber, which prevent water and debris from accumulating on the smooth, dome-shaped top deck while the flat bottom deck absorbs the punishment from rocks and stumps.

 

The top deck stays smooth - no dents, no dings, no holes. The internal supports sandwiched between the top and bottom decks are key to the smooth and structure-free Max Flow cutting chamber, while at the same time provide added strength and durability.

 

To help promote safe operation, John Deere rotary cutters are equipped with front and rear safety-chain shields. John Deere rotary cutters continue to advance in value with larger, more powerful gearboxes, redesigned blade holders, and updated constant-velocity (CV) drivelines (special to the flex-wing models).

 

Here are situations when a rotary cutter is needed:

  • Clipping pastures encourages grass growth, optimizing on valuable pasture acreage.
  • Cutting grass and stocks helps control insects.
  • Routine cutting keeps weeds from reseeding.
  • It is the most cost efficient way to cut roadsides, parks, cemeteries, airport fields, hydro, gas, and telephone easements, and all other types of open properties.
  • Cutting grass waterways encourages root development and helps prevent erosion.
  • Knocking down stalks is essential in no-till and minimum-till fields.
  • Shredding stalks such as cotton, corn, and milo speeds up decomposition.
  • Clearing out brush is easy.
  • Use a rotary cutter to control undergrowth and grass in orchards, vineyards, and groves.

John Deere rotary cutters are available in three duty-level categories, three different spindle configurations, four hitch types, and three flex-wing sizes.

  • Mid-duty
    • MX models are available in 1.5-m (5-ft), 1.8-m (6-ft), 2.1-m (7-ft), 2.5-m (8-ft), 3.2-m (10-ft), and 4.6-m (15-ft) cut widths.
    • This duty-level category cuts brush up to 50.8 mm (2 in.) in diameter.
  • Heavy-duty
    • HX models are available in 3.2-m (10-ft), 4.2-m (14-ft), 4.6-m (15-ft), and 6.1-m (20-ft) cut widths.
    • HX6 is available in 1.8-m (6-ft) and the HX7 is available in 2.1-m (7-ft) cut widths; they cut brush up to 101.6 mm (4 in.) in diameter.
  • Commercial-duty
    • CX models are available in 3.2-m (10-ft), 4.6-m (15-ft), and 6.1-m (20 ft) cut widths; they cut brush 101.6 mm (4 in.) in diameter.

 

NOTE: CX models are heavier built to cut at a 101.6mm (4 in.) capacity level more frequently and for longer durations.

Specifications

Capacity

Cutting width 1,830 mm
72 in.
Cutting height 25 to 241 mm
1 to 9.5 in.
Cutting capacity 50 mm
2 in.
Cutting chamber Depth 216 mm
8.5 in.

Tractor compatibility

Tractor PTO HP range Minimum 22 kW
30 hp
Tractor PTO 540 rpm

Hitch

Type Lift-type
Category 1; or convert to 2

Dimensions

Transport width 1,910 mm
75 in.
Overall width 1,910 mm
75 in.
Overall length 2,882 mm
114 in.
Deck shape Domed
Deck type Double decker
Deck thickness Upper
3.5 (10) mm
0.138 (10) in.Lower
3.5 (10) mm
0.138 (10) in.
Side skirt thickness 6 (3) mm
0.25 (3) in.
Approx. weight 472 kg
1,041 lb

Drivelines

Size Main
ASAE Category 3
Protection Main
Slip-clutch driveline

Gearcases

Number 1
HP rating Center
Cotninuous 56 kW
75 hp
Peak 67 kW
90 hp

Blades

Thickness 13 mm
0.5 in.
Width 102 mm
4 in.
Type Suction
Overlap
Blade tip speed 540 RPM
5,308 m/min
17,416 fpm
319 km/h
198 mph
Material flow system Max flow
Holder Type
Round stump jumper

Wheels

Type Puncture proof laminated
Row width adjustment

Shielding

Front Chain
Rear Chain

Additional information

Date collected