Heavy Duty 15 Foot Flex-Wing Brush Cutter ST-180 Elite
ST-180 Elite raises the bar for flex-wing brush cutters on the market. Built off the time-tested T-180, the ST-180 has a smooth top deck for ease of cleaning. The ST-180 will show up to work everyday and will tackle the toughest mowing challenges.
Drive Shafts – Shielded PTOs made from finest quality propeller shaft materials and needle bearing universal joints. Category 5 80-degree constant velocity main drive shaft, Category 4 intermediate and wing drive shafts.
Slip Clutch – Three heavy-duty clutches with spring type adjustment and two friction discs.
Blades – 1/2” by 4” material, alloy spring steel, airlift design. Free swinging when encountering tructions. 8” overlap for better cutting. Blade tip speed: 16,768 FPM.
Wheels – Six solid rubber tires standard. Independent shock absorbing system for all wheel axles. Cutting height adjustable from 2” to 15”. Optional: aircraft tires or implement tires.
Cutting width: 15’.
Cutting height: adjustable from 2” to 15”.
Overall width: 190”.
Overall length: 167”.
Transportation width: 88”.
Cutting height for aircraft and implement tires: 2” to 17”.
Weight – Without chains and tires: 4,260 lb.
Total weight: 4,980 lb.
Bush-Whacker Special Deck – Bush-Whacker Special Deck includes a primary (bottom) deck of 3/16” steel that is welded to heavy duty heavy channel structures. The smooth, easy-to-clean top deck is made of 12 gauge steel and protects the inner support frame. Combined deck thickness: .2921”.
Hydraulic Adjustments – Hydraulic lift cylinders control raising and lowering of flexible wings (winch assembly for manual wing lift is optional). Wings may be raised to 88 degrees above horizontal and lowered to 22 degrees below horizontal cutting plane. Optional: rephasing level lift systems.
Other Standard Features Include – Replaceable center and full length wing skid shoes, transport locking bars for each wing, heavy-duty tongue assembly with dual leveling rods, hydraulic hose holder, jack for easy hookup and unhooking from tractor.
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.
- Heavy duty 3/8” side skirt with full length skid shoes
- 8-bolt mounting on gearboxes — bolt-heads are tack-welded to bottom of deck so one person can tighten the nuts or change the gearbox.
- Rated to cut-up to 4” diameter brush.
- Hinges 3” x 4” tubing with grease fittings.
Comparison 15′ brush Cutters
|Brand||Bush-Whacker||Bush Hog||Land Pride||Woods||Rhino|
|Deck Thickness||7 Gauge/12 Gauge||11 Gauge||10 Gauge||7 Gauge||7 Gauge|
|Side Skirt Thickness||3/8″||7 Gauge||1/4″||1/4″||1/4″|
|Divider Gearbox HP||275 HP||250 HP||250 HP||235 HP||250 HP|
|Spindle Gearbox HP||250 HP||210 HP||210 HP||205 HP||210 HP|
|Blade Size||1/2″ x 4″||1/2″ x 4″||1/2″ x 4″||1/2″ x 4″||1/2″ x 4″|
|Blade Tip Speed||16,768 FPM||16,000 FPM||14,886 FPM||16,000 FPM||16,144 FPM|
|Safety Deflectors||Chain Guards||Chain Guards||Optional||Chain Guards||Rubber Belting|
|Mower Warranty||1 Year Limited||1 Year Limited||1 Year Limited||1 Year Limited||1 Year Limited|
|Gearbox Warranty||5 Year Limited||6 Year Limited||7 Year Limited||6 Year Limited||6 Year Limited|