John Deere 730D Draper Platform

field image of 730d draper platform

You’ll appreciate the smooth, vibration-free cutting performance the shaft-driven in-line dual knife drive system provides, standard on the 730D.

  • Hydrafloat™ allows the operator to match changing field conditions
  • Dual-knife drive system is timed
  • Cutterbar is closer to the ground
John Deere
Draper Platforms
Anna, Ohio
Franklin, Indiana
Greenfield, Indiana
Greensburg, Indiana
Greenville, Ohio
Oxford, Ohio
Richmond, Indiana
Rushville, Indiana
Urbana, Ohio
Key Specs:
Cutterbar length9.3 m
30.5 ft
Knife driveBase: dual knife
Optional: single
Knife speed490 cycles/min
Pickup reel operating speeds6-45 rpm
137.2-cm (54-in.) reel: 5-44 rpm
Draper belts speed controlHydraulic from cab
TypeRigid draper
TypeStraight-line knife drive system
Length9.14 m
30 ft
Knife driveBase: dual knife
Optional: single
Knife speed490 cycles/min
Cutterbar tiltBase: hydraulic, maximum tilt 9 degree (angle)
Base skid shoe height
Pickup reel:
Number of slatsBase: six bat poly
Optional: eight bat steel (for forage conditions)
FingersBase: nylon
Optional: steel
Diameter1.067 m
3.5 ft
Height controlHydraulic
Speed controlHydraulic
Reel liftCylinder stroke: 330 mm
13 in.
Total range: 391.5 mm
15.4 in.
Reel fore and aftCylinder stroke: 359 mm
14.1 in.
Total range: 620 mm
24.4 in.
Fore of the cutterbar
Reel resumeBase
Reel reverseBase
Operating speeds6-54 rpm
Operating speeds (54-in. reel)5-44 rpm
Slat reel:
Number of slats
Height control
Speed control
Operating speeds
Draper belts:
WidthRubber coated polyester with V-Guide tracking: 0.7 L
24 oz
Side belts: 1.02 m
3.33 ft
Center belts: 1.4 m
4.583 ft
Center belt not included with SPW configuration
Belt depth
Cleat height25.4 mm
1 in.
Operating speedSide belts: variable up to 223 m/min
735 fpm
Center belts: 212 m/min
695 fpm
Center belt not included with SPW configuration
Speed controlHydraulic from cab
Center belt reverseBase: center belt not included with SPW configuration
Feed drum:
DiameterTwo factory-installed options: 356 or 406 mm
14 or 16 in.
Feed drum not included with SPW configuration
Feed drum fingersHeavy-duty and round with breakaway notch and retainer
Diameter: 16 mm
0.625 in.
Number of fingers18
Auger finger platformDual chevron, retracting
Finger reach152 mm
6 in.
Drum/auger reverseBase
Operating speed195 rpm
Center cleanout doorBase
Header height sensing:
TypeBase: electrohydraulic
Header height sensing on the groundBase
Header height sensing off the groundBase
Top auger:
TypeOptional: hydraulic drive
Fingered augers
Platform length10.0 m
32.9 ft
Overall operating depth2.5 m
8.2 ft
Transport width, field position9.9 m
32.5 ft
Transport width on wheel, less dividers2.7 m
8.9 ft
Transport length, hitch extended12.3 m
40.4 ft
Approximate weight
Additional information:
Date collected