John Deere 270B Backhoe

studio image of the 270b backhoe

The 270B Backhoe has a reach of nearly 10 feet, can dig 7 feet deep, and has a load height of more than 5 feet. The double-acting cylinder swing system provides a 150-degree swing, precise control and extra torque, which allow you to make quick work in tough conditions.

  • 3-point Hitch Quick-attach Mounting System
  • Large, easy-access step and hand brace
  • Upgraded valve provides smooth hydraulics for precise control
  • Available field-install thumb option
Specs
Key Specs:
Digging depth2.13 m
7 ft, 0 in.
SAE dipperstick digging force6681 N
1502 lb
SAE bucket digging force11,005 N
2474 lb
Swing arc150 degree (angle)
Boom lift capacity116 kg
256 lb
Transport height1.92 m
6 ft, 3 in.
Stabilizers spread width, up1.47 m
4 ft, 10 in.
Stabilizers spread width, down1.92 m
6 ft, 7 in.
Bucket widths203.2 mm (8 in.)
304.8 mm (12 in.)
406.4 mm (16 in.)
Backhoe:
Swing arc150 degree (angle)
Bucket rotation180 degree (angle)
Boom lift capacity116 kg
256 lb
SAE dipperstick digging force6681 N
1502 lb
SAE bucket digging force11,005 N
2474 lb
Bucket control main relief valve pressure2370 psi
Dimensions:
Digging depth2.13 m
7 ft, 0 in.
Loading height (bucket at 60 degrees)1.74 m
6 ft, 1 in.
Reach from center line of swing pivot3 m
9 ft, 9 in.
Transport height1.92 m
6 ft, 3 in.
Loading reach (bucket at 60 degrees)1.13 m
3 ft, 7 in.
Transport overhang1.1 m
3 ft, 6 in.
Undercut43 cm
17 in.
Stabilizer typeStabilizers spread width, up
1.47 m
4 ft, 10 in.
Stabilizers spread width, down
1.92 m
6 ft, 7 in.
Weight:
With 0.4-m (16-in.) bucket350 kg
773 lb
Bucket:
Bucket widthsSAE struck capacity
203.2 mm (8 in.) - 0.42 cu ft
304.8 mm (12 in.) - 0.66 cu ft
406.4 mm (16 in.) - 0.90 cu ft
Heaped capacity
203.2 mm (8 in.) - 0.46 cu ft
304.8 mm (12 in.) - 0.76 cu ft
406.4 mm (16 in.) - 1.06 cu ft
Shipping weight
203.2 mm (8 in.) - 40 lb (18.1 kg)
304.8 mm (12 in.) - 50 lb (22.7 kg)
406.4 mm (16 in.) - 60 lb (27.2 kg)
203.2 mm (8 in.)
304.8 mm (12 in.)
406.4 mm (16 in.)