John Deere 459 Round Baler


  • BaleTrak™ Pro monitor-controller
  • Adjustable hitch to match wide array of tractor drawbar heights
  • MegaWide™ Plus pickup with MegaTough™ pickup teeth
  • Exclusive DiamondTough™ belts with plate-type splices

Features

+ BaleTrak™ Pro monitor-controller

+ Adjustable hitch to match wide array of tractor drawbar heights

+ MegaWide™ Plus pickup with MegaTough™ pickup teeth offers super capacity

+ Vertical forming chamber maintains uniform bale density

+ Exclusive DiamondTough™ belts with plate-type splices

+ Exclusive CoverEdge™ surface wrap option

+ #9 and #11 shafts and bearings are larger on the 9 Series Round Balers to increase durability of the machines

+ Exclusive B-Wrap™ wrap system provides barn-quality hay

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Bale

SizeDiameter
88 to 152 cm
35 to 60 in. Width
117 cm
46 in.
WeightFull-size bale in dry crop
499 kg
1,100 lb Max. allowable for silage bale
794 kg
1,750 lb

Baler

Base weight1,733 kg
3,820 lb
Weight*2,411 kg
5,315 lb
LengthGate closed
361 cm
142 in. Gate open
455 cm
179 in.
HeightGate closed
260 cm
102 in. Gate open
325 cm
128 in.
WidthWith standard tires
226 cm
89 in. With opt. tires (Hi-Flotation)
244 cm
96 in.

Bale forming

Forming chamberVariable
Belts-otherNumber
6 belts Strength
Triple weave width
17.8 cm
7 in. Length, regular
Two: 1,171 cm
461 in. Length, staggered
Four: 1,185 cm
467 in. Fabric
Diamond tough triple weave texture
Diamond Tread
Enclosed % of bale surface91 percent
Belt splicesPlate-type
Density controlHydraulic, isolated from tractor
Bale size indicationElectronic display on monitor

Regular pickup

WidthInside
117 cm
46 in. Flare
142 cm
56 in.
DriveRoller chain with V-belt
Bars4
Number of teeth72
Tooth spacing6.6 cm
2.6 in.
Lift controlCrank standard
Hydraulic optional
Gauge wheelsOptional
Stripper diameter25.4 cm
10 in.

Mega wide pickup

WidthInside
156 cm
61 in. Flare
180 cm
71 in.
DriveRoller chain with slip clutch
Bars4
Number of regular teeth80
Number of mega teeth16
Tooth spacing6.6 cm
2.6 in.
Lift controlCrank standard
Hydraulic optional
Gauge wheelsSemi-pneumatic standard
Stripper diameter25.4 cm
10 in.

Mega tooth pickup

Width 
Drive 
Bars 
Number of middle teeth 
Number of mega teeth 
Tooth spacing 
Lift control 
Gauge wheels 
Stripper diameter 

Wrapping system

ControlAutomatic to preset bale size
TypeStandard
Electric
Twine arms 
Twine ball capacity 

Monitor

Monitor console for tractorBaleTrak Pro
Gate closedSymbol on monitor
Bale formingDigital bar graphs
Bale sizeDigital display
Near full baleAudible
Full baleAudible
Twine arm position IndicatorMechanical
Auto wrapActivates when bale reaches preset size
Oversize baleAudible and mechanical

Surface wrap

AvailableCover edge optional

Tire size

Standard11L-14, 8 ply
Optional14L-16.1, 8 ply

Driveline

Drive protectionSlip clutch
PTO speed 
TypeConstant velocity, category 4
PTO lockback collar on tractor hookupYes
PTO 60-degree free rotationYes

Tractor Requirements

Minimum PTO42 kW
55 hp
Hydraulic SCV valves1 electric tie

Silage baler features

Starter roll scraperOptional
Powered scraping augerOptional
Spirals on gate roll 
Pre-cutter/slicer 

Additional information

Date collected 
Maintenance chains