John Deere 460M Round Baler

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460M Round Baler available in 3 models, standard (dry hay), silage, and precutter.

  • Available in the following models:
    • Standard (dry hay)
    • Silage
  • BaleTrak™ Pro monitor-controller
  • Exclusive DiamondTough™ triple weave belts
  • Exclusive COVER-EDGE™ surface wrap option
    John Deere
    Round Balers
    Anna, Ohio
    Franklin, Indiana
    Greenfield, Indiana
    Greensburg, Indiana
    Greenville, Ohio
    Oxford, Ohio
    Richmond, Indiana
    Rushville, Indiana
    Urbana, Ohio
    Key Specs:
    Belts-other - width17.8 cm
    7 in.
    Density controlHydraulic
    Bale size indicationElectronic display on monitor
    MegaWide Plus pickup - Number of regular teeth96
    MegaWide Plus pickup - Number of mega teeth16
    High-capacity pickup - Number of middle teeth120
    High-capacity pickup - Number of mega teethEight
    81 - 183 cm
    32 - 72 in.
    117 cm
    46 in.
    1.2 x 1.8 m
    4 x 6 ft
    WeightFull-size bale in dry crop
    748 kg
    1,650 lb
    Max. allowable for silage bale
    998 kg
    2,200 lb
    Shipping dry - 2,800 kg
    6,172 lb
    Shipping silage - 2,979 kg
    6,568 lb
    Shipping precutter - 3,930 kg
    8,665 lb
    LengthGate closed
    371 cm
    146 in.
    Gate open
    475 cm
    187 in.
    HeightGate closed
    279 cm
    110 in.
    Gate open
    368 cm
    145 in.
    WidthWith standard tires
    226 cm
    89 in.
    With opt. tires (Hi-Flotation)
    244 cm
    96 in.
    Bale forming:
    17.8 cm
    7 in.

    Diamond Tread friction surface belts
    DiamondTough, triple-weave, single-ply belts
    Density controlHydraulic
    Bale size indicationElectronic display on monitor
    Regular pickup:
    MegaWide Plus pickup:
    155 cm
    61 in.
    180 cm
    71 in.
    Number of regular teeth96
    Number of mega teeth16
    Gauge wheelsSemi-pneumatic
    High-capacity pickup:
    TypeMegaWide High Capacity and Cutting (HC
    196 cm
    77 in.
    221 cm
    87 in.
    Number of middle teeth120
    Number of mega teethEight
    Gauge wheelsSemi-pneumatic
    Stripper diameter25.4 cm
    10 in.
    Wrapping system:
    ControlAutomatic to preset to bale size
    Twine armsTwo
    Twine ball capacityEight
    Gate closedSymbol on monitor
    Bale formingBaleTrak Pro
    Bale sizeMechanical and digital
    Near full baleAudible, adjustable alert
    Full baleAudible, adjustable alert
    Twine arm position IndicatorMechanical
    Auto wrapActivates when bale reaches preset size
    Oversize baleYes, audible and mechanical alerts
    Tire size:
    StandardDry and Silage - high-flotation 14 L - 16.4, 8 PR
    OptionalWith MegaWide Plus or MegaWide HC
    Drive protectionSlip clutch
    PTO speed540 rpm
    TypeConstant-velocity (CV)
    PTO lockback collar on tractor hookupYes
    PTO 60-degree free rotationYes
    Tractor Requirements:
    Minimum PTODry Hay and Silage - 48 kW
    65 hp
    MegaWide HC kW
    85 hp
    Hydraulic SCV valvesOne tractor selective control valve (SCV) is required when baler is equipped with electric twine wrap.
    Two tractor SCVs are required when baler is equipped with hydraulic twine wrap.
    Three tractor SCVs are required when baler is equipped with hydraulic twine wrap and a hydraulic pickup lift.
    Additional information:
    Date collected14-February-2018