John Deere 725D Draper Platform

  • Windrowing capability with 700D Drapers
  • Double-cut knife system produces a cleaner cut
  • Dual-knife drive system is timed
  • Cutterbar is closer to the ground


+ Reel resume and reverse are features on the 700D Drapers

+ Takes one person a few minutes to convert draper from field to transport without use of tools

+ Double-cut knife system produces a cleaner cut

+ Draper feeding option for the 700D

+ Large, center feed drum improves feeding of crop into combine feederhouse

+ Dual-knife drive system is timed

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TypeStraight line knife drive system
Length7.8 m
25.5 ft
Knife driveBase single, optional dual knife (combine use only)
Base dual knife (SPW only or SPW/combine combination use)
Knife speed490 cycles/min
1,040 spm
Cutterbar tiltBase Hydraulic, 9 degrees tilt maximum

Pickup reel

Number of slats6 bat poly base
8 bat steel optional (for forage conditions)
FingersNylon (steel optional, typically used in rice or forage conditions)
Diameter1,067 mm
42 in.
For rice or forage conditions 1,371 mm
54 in.
Height controlHydraulic
Speed controlHydraulic
Reel liftCylinder stroke 330 mm
13 in.
Total range 391.5 mm
15.4 in.
Reel fore and aftCylinder stroke 359 mm
14.1 in.
Total range 620 mm
24.4 in.
Reel resumeBase
Reel reverseBase
Operating speeds6-54 rpm
Operating speeds (54-in. reel)5-44 rpm

Slat reel

Number of slats
Height control
Speed control
Operating speeds

Draper belts

Width0.7 L
24 oz
rubber coated polyester with V-Guide tracking
Side belts 1,016 mm
40 in.
Center belts 1,397 mm
55 in.
Center belt not included with SPW configuration
Clean height25.4 mm
1 in.
Operating speedSide belts: variable up to 223 m/min
735 fpm
Center belts: 212 m/min
695 fpm
Center belt not included with SPW configuration
Speed controlHydraulic from cab
Center belt reverseBase; Center belt not included with SPW configuration

Feed drum

Diameter406 mm
16 in.
Feed drum not included with SPW configuration
Feed drum fingersSteel heavy-duty round 16 mm (0.625 in) diameter with breakaway notch and retainer
Number of fingers18
Auger finger platformDual chevron, retracting
Finger reach152 mm
6 in.
Drum/auger reverseBase
Operating speed195 rpm
Center clean out doorBase

Header height sensing

TypeElectro-hydraulic base
Header height sensing on the groundBase
Header height sensing off the ground

Auxiliary top auger

TypeOptional hydraulic drive


Platform length8.5 m
27.9 ft
Overall operating depth2.4 m
7.9 ft
Transport width, field position8.1 m
26.5 ft
Transport width on wheel, less dividers
Transport length, hitch extended


Approximate weight (slat reel)
Approximate weight (pickup reel)Combine only 2,884 kg
6,359 lb
SPW only 2,284 kg
5,036 lb
Approximate weight (with transport)
Approximate weight (optional 54-in. reel)Combine only 2,974 kg
6,556 lb
SPW only 2,374 kg
5,234 lb

Additional information

Date collected