Flail Mowers and Shredders

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Whether you are looking to maintain your pasture, shred stalks or mow along Roadsides, parks and school grounds, our long line of heavy-duty cutting Equipment is ready to meet your needs

ModelCutting WidthPTO HPHitch Category

6 ft. 6 in. (1.98 m)

30 – 75 hp (22 – 56 kW)

Cat. 1 & Cat. 2

4 ft. 10 in. (1.5 m )

30 – 75 hp (22 – 56 kW)

Cat. 1

5 ft. 11 in. (1.8 m)

30 – 75 hp (22 – 56 kW)

Cat. 1 & Cat. 2

7 ft. 6 in. (2.3 m)

40 – 75 hp (30 – 56 kW)

Cat. 1 & Cat. 2

ModelCutting WidthPTO HPNumber of Knives

15 ft. (4.6 m)

90 - 200 hp (67 – 149 kW)

60 pairs

20 ft (6.1 m)

120 – 200 hp (90 – 149 kW)

80 pairs

20 ft (6.1 m)

120 – 270 hp (90 – 201 kW)

124 pairs

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Gearbox

All John Deere flail mowers feature this rugged gearbox. It has a continuous rugged gearbox. It has a continuous 65-hp rating and a 90-hp intermittent rating. Plus, it comes with a two-year, unlimited warranty.

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Hood

Tough, 3/16-inch hoods resist wear and dents caused by fast-flowing debris.

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Skid Plates

On the outside, skid plates absorb most of the shock from contact with the ground, protecting the side of the mower. The 390 model also features adjustable skid shows for added support.

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Knife Options

Choose from side-slicer knives for all-purpose, tough cutting, or smooth-cut knives for a more finished, trim look.

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Re-cutter Bar

In-field productivity is also enhanced with the all-new re-cutter bar. Its design creates a strong vacuum that forces re-cutting of crop residues.

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Fastening System

The flail system eliminates clogging from mud or crop residue. Its bracket design also helps prevent knife and ring loss.

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Rotor Knives

The main cutter features 248 knives mounted the full length of the rotors so you won't miss a stalk. Choose from side-slicer knives for tough cutting or smooth-cut knives for grassy or weedy cutting, and get a more finished, trim look.

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Rubber Deflectors

Optional front rubber deflectors keep debris and other materials under the shredder and away from the tractor and operator, and being made of rubber, they won't rust.