John Deere GM40 Series Grooming Mowers

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Learn more about features, specifications and more of the GM40 Series Grooming Mowers Mowing Equipment.Maintain a clean and level look with efficient Grooming Mowers. Designed to give a smooth cut on lawns, sporting fields, and golf courses.

  • Caster wheels follow ground contours and prevent scalping
  • Floating hitch for level cutting
  • High blade-tip speed
  • Rugged gearbox with cooling fins
  • iMatch™ and
    Quick Knect™ compatible from the factory
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:
Overall machine widthGM40: 155.2 cm
61 in.
GM4060: 185.7 cm
73 in.
GM4072: 216 cm
85 in.
Cutting widthGM40: 152.4 cm
60 in.
GM4060: 182.9 cm
72 in.
GM4072: 213.3 cm
84 in.
Cutting heightGM40: 3.8-12.7 cm
1.5-5.0 in.
Hitch - CategoryGM40: Category 1 and limited category 1
GM4060: Category 1
GM4072: Category 1
PTO horsepowerGM40: 11.2-37.2 kW
15-50 hp
GM4060: 14.9-37.2 kW
20-50 hp
GM4072: 18.6-37.2 kW
25-50 hp
PTO rpmGM40: 540 rpm
Dimensions:
Overall machine widthGM40: 155.2 cm
61 in.
GM4060: 185.7 cm
73 in.
GM4072: 216 cm
85 in.
Cutting widthGM40: 152.4 cm
60 in.
GM4060: 182.9 cm
72 in.
GM4072: 213.3 cm
84 in.
Cutting heightGM40: 3.8-12.7 cm
1.5-5.0 in.
Weight:
OperationalGM40: 280 kg
617 lb
GM4060: 311 kg
686 lb
GM4072: 358 kg
790 lb
ShippingGM40: 322 kg
710 lb
GM4060: 353 kg
779 lb
GM4072: 407 kg
898 lb
Tractor requirements:
PTO horsepowerGM40: 11.2-37.2 kW
15-50 hp
GM4060: 14.9-37.2 kW
20-50 hp
GM4072: 18.6-37.2 kW
25-50 hp
PTO rpmGM40: 540 rpm
Hitch:
CategoryAll GM40: Category 1 and limited category 1
GM4060: Category 1
GM4072: Category 1
Deck:
ThicknessGM40: 7 gauge
DischargeAll GM40E: Rear
Gearbox:
Recommended Maximum Tractor PTO powerGM40: 37.3 kW
50 hp
Blade:
QuantityGM40: Three
Tip speed, average fpmGM40: 5,486.4 m/min
18,000 fpm
GM4060: 5,486.4 m/min
18,100 fpm
GM4072: 5,516 m/min
SpindlesQuantity
All GM40E: Three
Composition
GM40: Ductile iron
GM4060: Ductile iron
GM4072: Ductile iron
Bearing
All GM40: Triple ball bearings
GM40: Three
Caster wheels:
QuantityAll GM40: Four
SolidSize
All GM40: 10.1 x 25.4 cm
4.0 x 10.0 in.
All GM40: Yes
Belts:
TypeGM40: B-section Aramid
QuantityAll GM40: One
AdjustmentAll GM40: Spring-loaded w/ bearing pivot
GM4060: Spring-loaded w/ bearing pivot
GM4072: Spring-loaded w/ bearing pivot
Set-up time:
Labor hoursAll GM40E: 0.5
Warranty:
MachineAll GM40E: 1 year
GearboxAll GM40: 6 year
SpindleAll GM40: 3 year