Boom-Mount Brush Cutter RME-17
17-Foot Rear-Mount Boom Mower. The cutting edge of versatility with all the quality, service, and dependability you’ve come to expect from a Bush-Whacker. Five-foot brush cutter with a 17-foot boom arm. With advanced joystick controls of four axis of motion. Independent, pressure compensated hydraulic system with load sensing capabilities. A 7 gauge deck with 3/8″ side skirts. High-strength steel tubing on primary and dipper booms.
Cut Height (min) – 1″
Cut Capacity – 4″
Hitch Type – CAT II (CAT II Quick Hitch adaptable) or CAT III 3-point hitch
Transportation Width – 89″
Transportation Length – 60″
Transportation Height – 119″
Oil Reservoir Capacity – 50 gal.
Blade Tip Speed – 15,500 FPM
Blade Rotation – Clockwise
Horizontal Reach – 17′
Vertical Reach – 17′ 3″
Down Reach – 9′
Front to Back Pitch – 108°
Operating Pressure – 2,700 PSI
Pitch of Mower Head – 120°
Deck Thickness – 7 gauge”
Skid Shoe Thickness – 3/8″
Weight (Approximate) – 1,950 lb. w/o oil
Tractor HP Requirements – Contact factory
Tractor PTO – 540/1,000 RPM
Cutter Shaft Speed – 980 RPM
Hoses – 2″ ID suction line, 1″ ID pressure line
Control Valve – Proportional 5 bank valve with load sensing capability and manual override built in.
Control – Proportional computer controlled joy stick which controls 4 axis of motion. Toggle switch used for mower head with emergency stop override.
Power – 94 HP at a speed of 2,025 RPM
Blades – Two 3/4″ thick alloy spring steel blades mounted on shoulder bolts to allow blades to swing freely
Hydraulic Filters – 140 Micron suction filter located inside the tank; 10 micron spin-on type return filter with restriction gauge
Hydraulic System – Totally independent
Hydraulic Pump – Pressure compensated piston type used to reduce the heat of the system produces a flow rate of 42 GPM
Primary Boom Construction – 5/16 x 5 x 5 high-strength steel tubing
Dipper Boom – 5/16 x 4 x 5 high-strength steel tubing
Safety Breakaway – Built into hydraulic system (standard)
Specifications listed are standard; however, any State Department of Transportation specifications that may differ from standard Bush-Whacker® specifications will take precedence and be implemented into production.
Bush-Whacker’s Rear-Mount Cutter also includes blades with a cutting edge on three sides versus traditional two-sides. And best of all, you’ll receive the benefits of a heavy-duty mid-mount cutter at the price (and convenience) of a 3-point hitch!
We now offer two cutting head options:
A) A hinged deck brush cutter
B) A saw blade attachment
- 7 Gauge Primary Deck 6O in diameter, 5/16″ X 4″ X 5″ high strength steel tubing.
- Gearbox has 94 HP at a speed of 2,025 RPM.
- Blades tip speed is 15,500.
- Blades are 3/4″ thick allow spring steel with a cutting edge on 3 sides mounted on shoulder bolts to allow.
- blades to swing freely.
- Hydraulic System is totafly independent.
- 50 Gallon hydraulic fluid tank.
- Cooling system with radiator and cooling fan.
- Rubber guards are standard.
- Horizontal reach of 17″.
- Vertical reach of 17′, 3″.
- Down reach of 9′.
- Front to back pitch is 108 degrees.
- Mower head will pitch 120 degrees.
- RME-17 is electric over hydraulic operation with a provided joystick.