SpecificationsThe DifferenceComparison ChartColor Options
Gearboxes – 540 RPM 120 HP main or transfer box, 100 HP outboard boxes with 2 1/8″ output shaft, malleable housing, forged alloy steel, carburized and hardened gears and shafts, tapered and ball bearings.

Slip Clutch – Heavy-duty spring-type adjustment with two friction discs on the main shaft, outboard protection by means of shock-absorbing rubber disc connected with splined spiders which form a coupler.

Blades – 1/2″ material, alloy spring steel, airlift design, free-swinging for clean cutting, mounted on shoulder bolts.

Two Tail Wheels – For 3 point hitch: Extra heavy-duty, tapered bearings, 4″ by 8″ laminated puncture-proof tires. For pull-type: Extra heavy-duty, tapered bearings, 6″ by 20″ laminated puncture-proof tires.

Weight – 1,590 lbs.

Cutting Height – 2″ to 13″

Cutting Width – 10″ total cut, 57″ cutting swathe to right of tractor center line and 47″ to left of tractor centerline.

Flat Steel Plate Sides – 1/4″ Material Shaped to form sides of the cutter.

Bush-Whacker Special Deck – 7 gauge lower deck & 12 gauge upper deck. The smooth, easy-to-clean top deck protects the inner support frame. Combined deck thickness is 0.2921″.

Shielded PTO & Outboard Shafts – Category 4 – Made from finest quality propeller shaft material and needle bearing universal joints.

Chair Guards Front & Rear

Heavy-Duty Category One or Two Hitch

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.

  • 7 gauge primary deck & 12 gauge upper deck.
  • The Bush-Whacker offset design allows for easier mowing against fence-rows and buildings.
  • 4-bolt mounting on gearboxes – bolt-heads are tack-welded to the bottom of deck so one person can tighten the nuts or change the gearbox.

Comparison 8′ Brush Cutters

Brand Bush-Whacker Bush Hog Woods Rhino
Model ST-104 3008 DS96 SE8A
Cutting Heights 2″-13″ 2″-13″ 2″-12″ 1 1/4″ – 12″
Cutting Capacity 2″ 2″ 1.5″ 1″
Deck Thickness 7 Gauge/12 Gauge 10 Gauge 7 Gauge 10 Gauge
Side Skirt Thickness 1/4″ 1/4″ 1/4″ 1/4″
Divider Gearbox HP 120 HP 120 HP 120 HP 100 HP
Spindle Gearbox HP 100 HP 90 HP 99 HP 70 HP
Blade Overlap 4″ 3″ 4″ 4″
Blade Tip Speed 15,831 FPM 16,345 FPM 15,900 FPM 12,666 FPM
Weight 1,590 1,683 1,620 1,295
Safety Deflectors Chain Guards Rubber Belting Chain Guard Optional Chain Guard Optional
Tires Laminated Laminated Laminated Laminating
Mower Warranty 1 Year Limited 1 Year Limited 1 Year Limited 1 Year Limited
Gearbox Warranty 5 Year Limited 5 Year Limited 6 Year Limited 5 Year Limited
  • Yellow (Standard) PMS 1235

  • Blue PMS 293

  • Red PMS 1795

  • Orange PMS 172


Hall Manufacturing provides a limited warranty of one year on any machine or component, and five years on any mechanical gearbox or gearbox component.

This warranty covers defective materials and workmanship on the complete machine. Limitations and exclusions apply.

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