John Deere FC15R Flex Wing Rotary Cutter

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New 15 foot cutting width has a newly designed cutter chamber.

  • 15 ft. cutting width inward or outward rotation
  • 540 or 1000 PTO RPM
  • 4-inch cutting capacity
  • Rear wheel torsional suspension (Optional)
Manufacturer
John Deere
Category
Other Equipment
Location
Anna, Ohio
Franklin, Indiana
Greenfield, Indiana
Greensburg, Indiana
Greenville, Ohio
Oxford, Ohio
Richmond, Indiana
Rushville, Indiana
Urbana, Ohio
Specs
Key Specs:
Cutting width4.6 m
15 ft
Cutting capacity (diameter)101.6 mm
4 in.
Tractor PTO HP range41 kW
55 hp
Transport widthAt wing wheels: 2.8 m 9.1 ft
Deck thickness7 gauge - 4.55 mm
0.18 in.
Side skirt thickness3 gauge - 6 mm
0.24 in.
Approx. weight2838 kg
6258 lb
Drivelines - Size - MainCV ASAE Category 6, splined telescoping profiles
Blade tip speed - 540 rpm - 1000 rpm540 rpm: 79.2 m/s
259.8 fps
1000 rpm: 80.5 m/s
284 fps
Gearboxes5-year warranty
Capacity:
Cutting width4.6 m
15 ft
Cutting height25.4-406.4 mm
1-16 in.
May vary with suspended tongue
Cutting capacity (diameter)101.6 mm
4 in.
Cutting chamber depth254 mm
10 in.
Tractor compatibility:
Tractor PTO HP range41 kW
55 hp
Tractor PTO540 or 1,000 rpm
Hitch:
TypeStandard self-level hitch clevis with 57.2-cm (22.5-in.) narrow-profile width
Ball-type self-level hitch with 57.2-cm (22.5-in.) narrow-profile width and 2-degree rotation freedom to each side
Swivel hitch
Jack standMechanical jack stand in base for all machines with hydraulically operated height, stays vertical while raising/lowering
Dimensions:
Transport widthAt wing wheels: 2.8 m 9.1 ft
Overall width4.7 m
15.4 ft
Overall length5.3 m
17.3 ft
Deck shapeEasy-clean smooth top deck
Deck typeSingle
Deck thickness7 gauge - 4.55 mm
0.18 in.
Side skirt thickness3 gauge - 6 mm
0.24 in.
HingesIntermittent cast steel segments - maintenance-free single 2.5-cm (1-in.) diameter full-length hinge pin
Approx. weight2838 kg
6258 lb
Drivelines:
SizeMain
CV ASAE Category 6, splined telescoping profiles
Connecting
ASAE Category 5, splined telescoping profiles
ProtectionConnecting
No-seize, slip-clutch driveline
Gearcases:
NumberFour
HP ratingTransfer
Continuous: 186 kW
250 hp
Peak : 224 kW
300 hp
Center
Continuous: 93 kW
125 hp
Peak: 168 kW
225 hp
Outer
Continuous: 93 kW
125 hp
Peak: 168 kW
225 hp
Blades:
Thickness13 mm
0.5 in.
Width102 mm
4 in.
TypeSuction
Overlap152 mm
6 in.
Blade tip speed540 rpm
79.2 m/s
259.8 fps
1000 rpm
80.5 m/s
284 fps
Blade holderType
Round stump jumper and standard deck rings for maximum protection of blades and blade carrier against obstruction damage
Hydraulics:
Wing liftIndependent; includes spring assist unfolding
Wing flexFor transport: upward 90 degree (angle)
Upward working angle: 45 degree (angle)
Downward working angle: 22 degree (angle)
Wheels:
TypeOption 1
5-bolt, laminated: 21x5.25x9
Option 2
5-bolt, 24PR severe-duty ag: 26x9x14.5
5-bolt, 24PR severe-duty ag foam filled: 26x9x14.5
SuspensionTorsional suspension
Row width adjustmentYes
Wing-leveling adjustmentEasy adjust turnbuckle with bearing
Shielding:
FrontSingle-row chain guard
Optional: double row
RearSingle-row chain guard
Optional: double row
Warranty:
Gearboxes5 years