John Deere CX15 Flex-Wing Rotary Cutter

  • More durable gearboxes
  • Flex-wing CV driveline
  • Easy-clean
  • Safety tow chains for extra support


+ Which rotary cutter is right?

+ CX15 and CX20 product values

+ CX15 equipped with three deck rings

+ Gearcases and blade holders provide better performance

+ Flex-wing constant-velocity (CV) driveline is easy to attach

+ Serviceability

+ CX ground-control suspension

+ Continuous and greaseable wing-frame hinges

+ Tight turns can be performed

+ Transport lock offers a safe wing-up position

+ Hydraulic height leveling system makes cutter leveling easy and safe

+ 3.1-m (10-ft) flex-wing weight box

+ Five-year limited gearbox warranty provided on every John Deere rotary cutter


Cutting width3,189 mm
125.5 in.
Cutting heightFor clearance over terraces 25 to 406 mm
1 to 16 in.
Cutting capacity (diameter)101.6 mm
4 in.
Cutting chamber depth267 mm
10.5 in.

Tractor compatibility

Tractor PTO HP range41 kW
55 hp
Tractor PTO540 rpm
Static Vert Drawbar Load Rating960 kg
2,115 lb


TypePull-Type with ball-type self-leveling hitch clevis for easy hookup (Pull-Type has standard 10,000 lb, 4,536 kg, Safety Tow Chain)
Hitch widthFor tight turn capability 570 mm
22.5 in.
JackstandHydraulically operated; stays vertical while raising/lowering (optional manual jackstand kit available)


Transport widthAt wing wheels 2,463 mm
100 in.
Overall width3,499 mm
138 in.
Overall length4,932 mm
194 in.
Deck shapeEasy clean dome-shaped top deck
Deck typeDouble decker for superior strength
Deck thicknessUpper
3.5 (10) mm
.138 (10) in. Lower
4.5 (7) mm
.177 (7) in.
Shirt thickness6 mm
0.25 in.
HingesIntermittent cast steel segments - greaseable; single 1-in. (2.5-cm) diameter full-length hinge pin
Approx. weight2,230 kg
4,916 lb


CV ASAE Category 5, splined telescoping profiles Connecting
ASAE Category 5, splined telescoping profiles
No-seize, slip-clutch driveline Connecting
No-seize, slip-clutch driveline


HP ratingTransfer
186 continuous / 224 peak kW
250 continuous / 300 peak hp Center
112 continuous / 161 peak kW
150 continuous / 216 peak hp Outer
112 continuous / 161 peak kW
150 continuous / 216 peak hp


Thickness13 mm
.5 in.
Width102 mm
4 in.
TypeSuction or offset
Overlap152 mm
6 in.
Blade rotationCW, CCW, CCW
Blade tip speed540 RPM
Wing 4,751 (285 km/h) m/min
15,586 (177 mph) fpm
Center 4,794 (288 km/h) m/min
15,728 (179mph) fpm
Material flow systemSmooth, obstruction-free Max Flow cutting chamber for a clean cut and no windrows
Blade holderType
Round stump jumper and standard deck rings for maximum protection of blades and blade carrier against obstruction damage


Wing liftStandard; includes spring assist unfolding
Wing flex90 up, 22 down degree (angle)


TypeOption 1
5-bolt 26x9x14.5 24-Ply Severe-Duty Ag
SuspensionAir cushion with shock absorbers on all 4 wheels standard
Row width adjustmentYes
Wing-leveling adjustmentEasy adjust turnbuckle with bearing


FrontDouble-row chain
RearDouble-row chain


Gearboxes5 years

Additional information

Date collected