Bush-Whacker MD-72 brush cutter

 

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Gearboxes – 120 HP, 540 RPM Base Mounted, 1:1.46 Ratio. Malleable housing, forged alloy steel; carburized and hardened gears and shafts; 1 3/8? ? 6 spline input shaft, tapered bearings.

Drive Shafts – Category 4 – Made from the finest quality propeller shaft materials and needle bearing universal joints.

Slip Clutch – Heavy duty spring-type adjustment with four friction discs.

Blades – 1/2? by 3 1/2? material, alloy spring steel, airlift design. Free swinging when encountering obstructions. Blade tip speed: MD-60?? 12, 378 FPM,?MD-72 ? 14, 200?FPM,?MD-84 ? 16, 500?FPM.

Wheels – For 3-point hitch: Extra heavy duty, tapered bearings, 4? by 8? laminated puncture-proof tire.

Dimensions – MD-60 ? Cutting height: adjustable from 1.5? to 10?. Overall width: 61?. Overall length: 109?. Transportation width: 64.5?.
MD-72 ? Cutting height: adjustable from 1.25? to 9?. Overall width: 74 1/8?. Overall length: 121?. Transportation width: 76.5?.
MD-84 ? Cutting height: adjustable from 1.75? to 9.75?. Overall width: 85?. Overall length: 129?. Transportation width: 88.5?.

Weight – MD-60 ? 960 lbs
MD-72 ? 1,180 lbs
MD-84 ? 1,286 lbs

Bush-Whacker Special Deck – 10 Gauge Smooth top deck for easy cleaning.

Quick Hitch Adaptable – MD-60 & MD-72 = CAT 1, MD-84 = CAT 2

Flat Steel Plate side – 10 gauge material
Shaped to for sides of cutter.

Recommended PTO HP
MD-60 ? 35HP
MD-72 ? 40HP
MD-84 ? 45HP

Rubber Guards
Chain Guards optional.

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.

Comparison 5′ MD Brush Cutters

Brand Bush-Whacker Bush Hog Land Pride Woods Deere Rhino
Model MD-60 295 RCR1860 BB60X MX5 160
Cutting Heights 1.5″-10″ 1.5″-10.5″ 1.5″-13″ 1″-9″ 1″-9.5″ 1.6″ min
Cutting Capacity 2″ 3″ 2″ 1.5″ 2″ 1.5′
Deck Thickness 10 Gauge 10 Gauge 11 Gauge 7 Gauge 11 Gauge 10 Gauge
Side Skirt Thickness 10 Gauge 1/4″ 10 Gauge 1/4″ 1/4″ 10 Gauge
Gearbox HP 120 HP 130 HP 65 HP 50 HP 90 HP 25 HP
Blade Size 1/2″ x 3.5″ 1/2″ x 4″ 1/2″ x 3″ (2) .38″ x 3″ 1/2″ x 4″ 1/2″ x 4″
Blade Tip Speed 12, 378?FPM 15,551 FPM 16,363 FPM 14,355 FPM 14,121 FPM 14,335 FPM
Weight 976 906 599 604 823 640
Safety Deflectors Rubber Rubber Belting Metal Band Rubber Belting Chain Guards Rubber Belting
Tires Laminated Laminated Laminated Laminated Laminated Laminated
Mower Warranty 1 Year Limited 1 Year Limited 1 Year Limited 1 Year Limited 1 Year Limited 1 Year Limited
Gearbox Warranty 5 Year Limited 5 Year Limited 5 Year Limited 6 Year Limited 6 Year Limited 5 Year Limited

Comparison 6′ MD Brush Cutters

Brand Bush-Whacker Bush Hog Land Pride Woods Rhino Deere
Model MD-72 296 RCR1872 BB72X 172 MX6
Cutting Heights 1.25″-9″ 1.5″-10.5″ 1.5″-11.5″ 1″-9″ 1″ min 1″-9.5″
Cutting Capacity 2″ 3″ 2″ 1.5″ 1.5′ 2″
Deck Thickness 10 Gauge 10 Gauge 11 Gauge 7 Gauge 10 Gauge 10 Gauge
Side Skirt Thickness 10 Gauge 1/4″ 10 Gauge 1/4″ 10 Gauge 1/4″
Gearbox HP 120 HP 130 HP 65 HP 65 HP 65 HP 90 HP
Blade Size 1/2″ x 3.5″ 1/2″ x 4″ 1/2″ x 3″ (2) .5″ x 3″ 1/2″ x 4″ 1/2″ x 4″
Blade Tip Speed 14,200 FPM 15,268 FPM 14,955 FPM 14,963 FPM 14,930 FPM 17,416 FPM
Weight 1,180 1,095 737 804 785 1,041
Safety Deflectors Rubber Rubber Belting Metal Banding Rubber Belting Rubber Belting Chain Guards
Tires Laminated Laminated Laminated Laminated Laminated Laminated
Mower Warranty 1 Year Limited 1 Year Limited 1 Year Limited 1 Year Limited 1 Year Limited 1 Year Limited
Gearbox Warranty 5 Year Limited 5 Year Limited 5 Year Limited 6 Year Limited 5 Year Limited 6 Year Limited

Comparison 7′ MD Brush Cutters

Brand Bush-Whacker Bush Hog Woods Rhino Deere
Model MD-84 297 BB84X 184 MX7
Cutting Heights 1.75″-9.75″ 1.5″-10.5″ 1″-9″ 1.25″ min 1″-9.5″
Cutting Capacity 2″ 3″ 2″ 1.5″ 2″
Deck Thickness 10 Gauge 10 Gauge 7 Gauge 10 Gauge 10 Gauge
Side Skirt Thickness 10 Gauge 1/4″ 1/4″ 10 Gauge 1/4″
Gearbox HP 120 HP 130 HP 90 HP 90 HP 100 HP
Blade Size 1/2″ x 3.5″ 1/2″ x 4″ (2) .5″ x 3″ 1/2″ x 4″ 1/2″ x 4″
Blade Tip Speed 16,500 FPM 15,268 FPM 15,086 FPM 16,030 FPM 16,182 FPM
Weight 1,286 1,328 1,084 1,128 1,332
Safety Deflectors Rubber Rubber Belting Rubber Belting Rubber Belting Chain Guards
Tires Laminated Laminated Laminated Laminated Laminated
Mower Warranty 1 Year Limited 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 6 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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