John Deere C500 Mower-Conditioner

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The C500 Mower-Conditioner delivers a fast, clean cut, field after field, season after season.

  • 16 ft (5 m) cutting width
  • Reduce service time with Quick Change Knives
  • Easier serviceability with modular-design cutterbar
  • Improve windrow formation and reduce ash content with overshot cross auger
  • Urethane, V-10 conditioners or Tri-Lobe conditioners
John Deere
Mower Conditioners
Anna, Ohio
Franklin, Indiana
Greenfield, Indiana
Greensburg, Indiana
Greenville, Ohio
Oxford, Ohio
Richmond, Indiana
Rushville, Indiana
Urbana, Ohio
Key Specs:
PTO speed1000 rpm
1000 rpm 1-3/8 in. PTO120-210 hp
89-157 kW
1000 rpm 1-3/4 in. PTO
Powerline type
Standard hitchRockshaft swivel
Optional hitchDrawbar swivel
Hydraulic pressure required17,237 kPa
2,500 psi
Cutterbar - cutting width4.9 m
16 ft
Number of disks/knifes10
Transport width5.03 m
16.5 ft
Power requirements:
1000 rpm 1-3/8 in. PTO
1000 rpm 1-3/4 in. PTO
Powerline type
540 rpm PTO
PTO speed
Tractor equipment:
Tractor connection21 spline
Standard hitchRockshaft swivel
Optional hitchDrawbar swivel
Hydraulic pressure required17,237 kPa
2,500 psi
Hydraulic connections
TypeJohn Deere
Cutting width4.9 m
16 ft
Cutting height1.6-11.7 cm
0.63-6.7 in.
Number of disks10
Number of knives20
Bolted knives
Disk speed2,650 rpm
Knife tip speed307 km/h
191 mph
Disk driveGear
LubricationHy-Gard oil
Oil reservoir capacity11.4 L
12 U.S. qt
Cutterbar oil checkCombination sight glass, drain plug
Cutterbar angle
Angle adjustmentManual or hydraulic
Angle range2-8 degree (angle)
Cutterbar protectionShearHub
Adjustable gauge shoesYes
Suspension system
Impeller conditioner:
Tines type
Number of tines
Number of speeds
Conditioner hood
Wide spread
Rolls conditioner:
Width269 cm
105.5 in.
Diameter25.3 cm
9.96 in.
Type of materialUrethane or Steel
DesignUrethane: Recessed cleat, Steel Intermeshing flutes (V-10 and Tri-Lobe)
Speed1000 rpm
DriveTelescoping shaft
Windrow width
Transport width5.03 m
16.5 ft
Overall length
Transport length9.9 m
32.5 ft
Weight, roll conditionerWith Urethane roll conditioner: 4,010 kg
8,840 lb
With V-10 steel roll conditioner: 4,091 kg
9,020 lb
With Tri-Lobe roll conditioner: 4,148 kg
9,145 lb
Standard tires31x13.5 15 8PR
Weight, impeller conditioner
Are wrenches required for adjusting?
Additional information:
Date collectedAugust 24, 2020