54-in. Shovel
Tractor shovel installed on 54-in. (137-cm) Front Blade

Tractor shovel installed on 54-in. (137-cm) Front Blade

Front blade/tractor shovel in raised position

Front blade/tractor shovel in raised position

The tractor shovel expands the usefulness of a John Deere tractor equipped with a 54-in. (137-cm) Quick-Hitch Front Blade by allowing it to pick up and move material. The innovative opening design of the tractor shovel, combined with the lift height of the blade, assures complete emptying of material. Even with the tractor shovel installed, the front blade can still be used to doze, scrape, or level material.

The 54-in. (137-cm) Tractor Shovel is compatible with:

  • X700 Series Tractors equipped with a 54-in. (137-cm) Quick-Hitch Front Blade with hydraulic angling cylinder (repositioned to open and close the shovel)
  • Noncurrent X400 and X500 Heavy-Duty Garden Tractors (HDGT's) equipped with a 54-in. (137-cm) Quick-Hitch Front Blade with hydraulic angling cylinder (repositioned to open and close the shovel)
    • Pre-Quick-Hitch Tractors (LP54001)

Key features:
  • Pick up, transport, and empty a variety of loose materials including soil, gravel, mulch, and snow
  • Blade down-force allows for ground-engaging work
  • Blade can be used to doze, scrape, or level material with the tractor shovel installed
  • Tractor shovel can be removed in 10 minutes or less after initial installation
  • Available on Order Zone as a licensed product
  • Shippable via UPS
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Unique shovel design
 
Shovel opens for emptying material or blading

Shovel opens for emptying material or blading


Specifications
 
Length of tractor shovel 

54 in. (137.2 cm)

Depth of tractor shovel

12 in. (30.5 cm)

Capacity

2.25 ft3 (0.064 m3) or 64 L

Cutting blade material

0.375-in. x 3-in. (1-cm x 7.6-cm) hardened steel

Material thickness

0.125-in. (3.2-mm) top and bottom thickness

Load capacity

200 lb (91 kg), evenly distributed

Lift height

8 in. to 12 in. (20 cm to 30 cm), depending on the tractor model

Shipping weight

108 lb (49 kg)

Warranty

One-year limited warranty on parts

 
Tractor compatibility and requirements:
 
The 54-in. (137-cm) Tractor Shovel is compatible with a 54-in. (137-cm) Quick-Hitch Front Blade installed on the following tractors:

  • X465, X475, X485, X495, X575, X585, and X595 Garden Tractors
  • X700, X720, X724, X728, X729, X740, X744, X748, and X749 Tractors
  • X710, X730, X734, X738, X739, X750, X754, and X758 Signature Series Tractors
 
The 54-in. (137-cm) Tractor Shovel is not approved for use with:
  • Compact utility tractors
Requirements and/or recommendations:
  1. Requires a 54-in. (137-cm) Quick-Hitch Front Blade with hydraulic angling cylinder (repositioned to open and close the shovel).
  2. Tire chains are helpful and recommended when operating in snow.
  3. A hydraulic cylinder lockout valve is not required but will make opening and closing the shovel quicker if installed; Part number AM134625 for X400/X500 HDGT and X700 Series Tractors.
  4. NOTE: The following information does not apply to X710, X730, X734, X738, X739, X750, X754, and X758 Signature Series Tractors. For these models, it is recommended that 250 lb (113 kg) or less of additional rear weight (suitcase weights, wheel weights, or 3-point hitch equipment) is added to the tractor.

    A transaxle hydrostatic relief valve is not needed if 
    250 lb (113 kg) or less of additional rear weight (suitcase weights, wheel weights, or 3-point hitch equipment) is added to the tractor; if more than 250 lb (113 kg) (not counting operator) is added, a hydrostatic transaxle relief valve (same as is included with the 45 Loader) is required:
  • BW15043 2WD transaxle hydrostatic relief valve (X400 HDGTs, X700, X720, X724, X740, X744) 
  • BW15044 4WD transaxle hydrostatic relief valve (X500 HDGTs, X728, X729, X748, X749)
  • M146148 free-wheeling valve control lever (required for use with 2WD and 4WD transaxle hydrostatic relief valve)
  • M147685 instructions
Ordering information
 
 
CodeAttachmentDescription
 LP54000

54-in. (137-cm) Tractor Shovel


Note: Tractor must be equipped with a 54-in. (137-cm) Quick-Hitch Front Blade with hydraulic angling cylinder. Tractor Shovel is not approved for use with compact utility tractors.
 
Last Updated : 23-Jul-2014