Close up of a mulching head chopping material.

Cutters, Shredders, & Mulchers

Rotary Cutters

John Deere rotary cutter attachments for skid steers and compact track loaders excel at clearing medium to heavy brush and hardwoods up to 254 mm (10 in.) in diameter. Our redesigned direct drivetrain eliminates the gearbox, for improved performance, durability and reliability. 

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ModelCutting WidthOverall LengthWeightCutting Capacity

RC60B Rotary Cutter

1524 mm (60 in.)

1930 mm (76 in.)

508 kg (1,120 lb.)

102 mm (4 in.)

RC72B Rotary Cutter

1829 mm (72 in.)

2235 mm (88 in.)

581 kg (1,280 lb.)

102 mm (4 in.)

RS72 Extreme Duty Rotary Cutter

1830 mm (72 in.)

2175 mm (85.6 in.)

910 kg (2,010 lb.)

254 mm (10 in.)

RX72 Rotary Cutter

1830 mm (72 in.)

2175 mm (86 in.)

810 kg (1,782 lb.)

254 mm (10 in.)

RC78B Rotary Cutter

1981 mm (78 in.)

2388 mm (94 in.)

617 kg (1,360 lb.)

102 mm (4 in.)

RX84 Rotary Cutter

2135 mm (84 in.)

2475 mm (98 in.)

1025 kg (2,260 lb.)

254 mm (10 in.)

Introducing the new John Deere RE40 and RE50 Rotary Brush Cutters for compact and mid-size excavators. These new additions to the John Deere Attachments family are designed to bring more versatility to your excavator and allows additional applications like vegetation management. With this cutter and the reach provided by an excavator, difficult areas are easier to maintain.

ModelCutting WidthOverall LengthWeightCutting Capacity

RE40 Rotary Brush Cutter

1016 mm (40 in.)

1194 mm (47 in.)

300 kg (660 lb.)

102 mm (4 in.)

RE50 Rotary Brush Cutter

1270 mm (50 in.)

1450 mm (57 in.)

475 kg (1,050 lb.)

127 mm (5 in.)

Stump Shredders

Remove stumps from 203 to 711 mm (8 to 28 in.) in diameter in a single pass and easily remove larger stumps with multiple bores with your skid steer or compact track loader. Low-speed, high-torque auger planetary drive shreds material more safely and without the dangerous flying debris of conventional stump grinders. Site cleanup is easy thanks to the small, contained chip pile.

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MODELWIDTHLENGTHWEIGHTHYDRAULIC FLOW

SS30 High-Torque Stump Shredder

1,160 mm (46 in.)

1,670 mm (66 in.)

590 kg (1,300 lb.)

76–170 L/min. (20–45 gpm)

Mulching Heads

The MH60D Mulching Head for skid steers and compact track loaders features a redesigned mulching chamber and efficiently shreds underbrush and woody materials into beneficial mulch in minutes. Internal counter-combs help shatter incoming material, creating finer mulch. Rotor is balance for smooth operation, and oversized sealed rotor bearings deliver long-term durability.

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ModelCutting WidthOverall WidthWeightFlow

MH60D Mulching Head

1520 mm (60 in.)

1880 mm (74 in.)

1240 kg (2,730 lb.)

High

Introducing the new John Deere ME36 and ME50 Mulchers for compact and mid-size excavators. These new additions to the John Deere Attachments family will offer you means to step into the growing vegetation management segment through higher productivity, increased uptime, and lower daily operating costs.

ModelCutting WidthOverall WidthWeightFlow

ME36 Mulching Head

910 mm (36 in.)

1130 mm (44 in.)

390 kg (850 lb.)

High

ME50 Mulching Head

1270 mm (50 in.)

1470 mm (58 in.)

480 kg (1,050 lb.)

High

In the Field

Close up of the quik-tatch system for hooking an attachment to a machine

Quik-Tatch™

With our universal, self-cleaning Quik-Tatch easy-attachment system, you can switch from one type of attachment to another in no time flat.

How to Buy

Start by contacting your dealer directly. Or check out our complete line of compact equipment to pair with our attachments.