John Deere 972 Flail Chopper

  • The 972 Flail Chopper has a cutting width of 6 ft for good productivity
  • Adjustable discharge spout
  • Gauge wheels are very easy to change
  • Tractor hookup is fast and easy


+ Cutting width of 1.8 m (6 ft) for good productivity

+ Double-edged rotor knives can be reversed to increase life

+ Discharge spout can be adjusted from the tractor seat

+ Auger and cutterhead provides better delivery of material

+ Drivetrain with slip clutch protects the drive system of the chopper

+ Gauge wheels are very easy to change

+ Welded mainframe is 40 percent thicker and offers higher structural resistance

+ Tractor hookup is fast and easy

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Cutting width 183 cm
72 in.
Cutting height 6.4-15.2 cm
2.5-6 in.
Operating width 312 cm
123 in.
Transport width 287 cm
113 in.
Length 366 cm
144 in.
Height (with spout) 312 cm
123 in.
Weight 849 kg
1,872 lb
Number of knives Rotor
42 (double edge)Cutterhead
3 regular
3 optional
PTO speed 540 rpm
Rotor speed 1,400 rpm
Cutterhead speed 800 rpm
Auger speed 246 rpm
Tires 15-5.90, 4 PR
Drive system protection Slip clutch protected
Hitch adjustment Yes, from tractor seat
Wagon hitches Egual angle optional

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