John Deere MX8 MX8 Rotary Cutter


  • Standard safety chain shields
  • Standard stump jumper blade holder
  • 3-point hitch quick-coupler (Category 2)
  • Industry-exclusive Double-Decker™ frame design

Features

+ Which rotary cutter is right?

+ Industry-exclusive Double-Decker™ frame design

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

+ Standard stump jumper blade holder provides protection against impacts

+ Safety chain shields are standard

+ Driveline with slip clutch helps protect it against overloads



Capacity

Cutting width2,450 mm
96 in.
Cutting height25 to 305 mm
1 to 12 in.
Cutting capacity50 mm
2 in.
Cutting chamber Depth216 mm
8.5 in.

Tractor compatibility

Tractor PTO HP rangeMinimum PTO pull-type, semi-mount, semi-mount hydraulic offset 30 kW
40 hp
Minimum PTO lift-type 37 kW
50 hp
Tractor PTO540 rpm

Hitch

TypePull-type, lift-type, semi-mount, semi-mount hydraulic offset (Pull-type has standard 10,000 lb; 4536 kg, safety tow chain)
Category2, 3, 3N

Dimensions

Transport width2,580 mm
102 in.
Overall width2,580 mm
102 in.
Overall length2,810 mm
111 in.
Deck shapeDomed
Deck typeDouble decker
Deck thicknessUpper
3 (11) mm
0.125 (11) in. Lower
3 (11) mm
0.125 (11) in.
Side skirt thickness4.5 (7) mm
0.177 (7) in.
Approx. weight759 kg
1,670 lb

Drivelines

SizeMain
ASAE Category 4
ProtectionMain
Non-seize, slip-clutch driveline, pull-type has equal-angle Category 4 driveline Connecting
Shock absorbing shafts

Gearcases

Number3
HP ratingTransfer
Continuous 89 kW
120 hp
Peak 97 kW
130 hp Outer
Continuous 56 kW
75 hp
Peak 75 kW
100 hp

Blades

Thickness13 mm
0.5 in.
Width102 mm
4 in.
TypeSuction
Overlap72 mm
2.8 in.
Blade tip speed540 RPM
4,797 m/min
15,739 fpm
288 km/h
179 mph
Material flow systemMax flow
HolderType
Round stump jumper

Wheels

TypePuncture proof laminated (Pull-type has severe-duty Ag tire option)
Row width adjustmentYes, pull-type only

Shielding

FrontChain
RearChain

Additional information

Date collected