John Deere 459E Round Baler

459E Round Baler

You’ll get the perfect combination of economy and productivity with the new 459E Round Baler.

  • Two models: twine or netwrap
  • Makes tight and dense 4’ x 5’ bales
  • Adjustable hitch to match wide array of tractor drawbar heights
Size Diameter
89 to 152 cm
35 to 60 in.
117 cm
46 in.
Weight Full-size bale in dry crop
454 kg
1,000 lb
Base weight 1,701 kg
3,750 lb
Length Gate closed
361 cm
142 in.
Gate open
455 cm
179 in.
Height Gate closed
260 cm
102 in.
Gate open
325 cm
128 in.
Width With standard tires
226 cm
89 in.
Bale forming:
Forming chamber Variable
Belts-other Number
6 belts
17.8 cm
7 in.
Length, regular
Two: 1,171 cm
461 in.
Length, staggered
Four: 1,185 cm
467 in.
Nylon polyester combination
Diamond tread
Enclosed % of bale surface 91 percent
Belt splices Extra service life
Density control Hydraulic, isolated tractor
Regular pickup:
Width Inside
117 cm
46 in.
142 cm
56 in.
Drive Roller chain with V-belt
Bars 4
Number of teeth 72
Tooth spacing 6.6 cm
2.6 in.
Lift control Crank
Gauge wheels Optional
Stripper diameter 25.4 cm
10 in.
Mega wide pickup:
Mega tooth pickup:
Wrapping system:
Control Automatic to preset to bale size
Type Standard
Twine arms Two
Twine ball capacity Four
Monitor console for tractor BaleTrak Pro
Gate closed Symbol on monitor
Bale size Digital display
Near full bale Audible
Full bale Audible
Twine arm position Indicator Mechanical indicator
Auto wrap Activates when bale reaches preset size
Oversize bale Audible and Mechanical
Surface wrap:
Available Edge-to-Edge optional
Tire size:
Standard 11L-14, 8-ply
Drive protection Shearbolt
PTO speed 540 rpm
Type Constant velocity, category 3
PTO lockback collar on tractor hookup Yes
Tractor Requirements:
Minimum PTO 42 kW
55 hp