John Deere Rotary Cutter guide (by duty level)
RC1048 shown

RC1048 shown

RC1060 shown

RC1060 shown

Model
Application
Width  
Type
Min. PTO hp Required
Recommendations
RC1048
Standard-duty

4 ft
(1.2 m)

lift

18 hp
(13.4 kW)

Standard-duty Frontier RC Cutters are ideal for use for grounds maintenance and small pasture maintenance.

Cuts grass, weeds, brush up to 1 inch in diameter.
RC1060
Standard-duty

5 ft
(1.5 m)

lift

20 hp
(14.9 kW)

RC1072
Standard-duty

6 ft
(1.8 m)

lift

25 hp
(18.6 kW)


Model
Application
Width
Type
Min. PTO hp Required    
Recommendations
RC2048
Standard-duty

4 ft
(1.2 m)

lift

18 hp
(13.4 kW)

Standard-duty Frontier RC Cutters are ideal for use for grounds maintenance and small pasture maintenance.
 
Cuts grass, weeds, brush up to 1 inch in diameter.
 
RC2060
Standard-duty

5 ft
(1.5 m)

lift

20 hp
(14.9 kW)

RC2072
Standard-duty

6 ft
(1.8 m)

lift

25 hp
(18.6 kW)

RC2084
Standard-duty

7 ft
(2.1 m)

lift

45 hp
(33.5 kW)

MX5 shown

MX5 shown

MX6 shown

MX6 shown

MX7 shown

MX7 shown

Model
Application
Width  
Type
Min. PTO hp Required    
Recommendations
MX5
Mid-duty

5 ft
(1.5 m)

lift

25 hp
(18.6 kW)

With several cutting widths, MX Series Rotary Cutters feature durable construction that can handle the rigors of tough brush and weeds as well as everyday mowing.

Cuts grass, weeds, brush up to 2 inches in diameter.
MX6
Mid-duty

6 ft
(1.8 m)

lift

30 hp
(22 kW)

MX7
Mid-duty

7 ft
(2.1 m)

lift

50 hp
(37 kW)

 
MX8 Lift-Type shown

MX8 Lift-Type shown

MX10 Pull-Type shown

MX10 Pull-Type shown

Model
Application
Width
Type
Min. PTO hp Required    
Recommendations
MX8
Mid-duty

8 ft
(2.5 m)

pull, semi, or semi-offset

40 hp
(30 kW)

With several cutting widths, MX Series Rotary Cutters feature durable construction that can handle the rigors of tough brush and weeds as well as everyday mowing.

Cuts grass, weeds, brush up to 2 inches in diameter.
MX8
Mid-duty

8 ft
(2.5 m)

lift

50 hp
(37 kW)

MX10
Mid-duty

10 ft,
6 in. (3.2 m)

pull, semi, or semi-offset

40 hp
(30 kW)

MX10
Mid-duty

10 ft,
6 in. (3.2 m)

lift

60 hp
(45 kW)

 
MX15 Pull-Type shown

MX15 Pull-Type shown


Model Application Width Type Min. PTO hp Required Recommendations
MX15 Mid-duty 15 ft
(4.6 m)
pull 50 hp (37 kW) Cuts grass, weeds, stalks, brush up to 2 inches in diameter.
609 shown

609 shown

709 shown

709 shown

Model
Application
Width  
Type
Min. PTO hp Required
Recommendations
609
Heavy- or Commercial-duty

6 ft
(1.8 m)

lift
40 hp (30 kW)
The economical choice for tough cutting needs.

Cuts grass, weeds, stalks, brush up to 4 inches in diameter.
709
Heavy- or Commercial-duty

7 ft
(2.1 m)

lift
45 hp (33.5 kW)
 
HX10 shown

HX10 shown

HX14 shown

HX14 shown

Model
Application
Width
Type
Min. PTO hp Required
Recommendations
HX10
Heavy-duty

10 ft,
6 in. (3.2 m)

pull

50 hp
(37 kW)

The heavy-duty HX Series offer a wide cutting range (8 ft to 20 ft) while featuring the capacity to handle heavy brush or even shred cotton stalks.

Cuts grass, weeds, stalks, brush up to 4 inches in diameter.
HX10
Heavy-duty

10 ft,
6 in.
(3.2 m)

lift

80 hp
(60 kW)

HX14
Heavy-duty

13 ft,
9 in.
(4.2 m)

pull

60 hp
(45 kW)

HX14
Heavy-duty

13 ft,
9 in.
(4.2 m)

lift

90 hp
(67 kW)

 
HX15 shown

HX15 shown

HX20 shown

HX20 shown

Model
Application
Width   
Type
Min. PTO hp Required
Recommendations
HX15
Heavy-duty

15 ft,
(4.6 m)

pull
55 hp (41 kW)
Cuts grass, weeds, stalks, brush up to 4 inches in diameter.
HX20
Heavy-duty

20 ft,
(6.1 m)

pull
80 hp (60 kW)
 
CX15 10 ft shown

CX15 10 ft shown

CX15 shown

CX15 shown

CX20 shown

CX20 shown

Model          
Application
Width  
Type
Min. PTO hp Required
Recommendations
CX15 10 ft
Commercial-duty

10 ft,
(4.6 m)

pull
55 hp (41 kW)
Designed for roadside mowing.
CX15
Commercial-duty

15 ft,
(4.6 m)

pull
55 hp (41 kW)
Cuts grass, weeds, stalks, brush up to 4 inches in diameter.
CX20
Commercial-duty

20 ft,
(6.1 m)

pull
80 hp (60 kW)
 
 
Last Updated : 08-Sep-2010