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

BrandBush-WhackerBush HogLand PrideWoodsDeereRhino
ModelMD-60295RCR1860BB60XMX5160
Cutting Heights1.5″-10″1.5″-10.5″1.5″-13″1″-9″1″-9.5″1.6″ min
Cutting Capacity2″3″2″1.5″2″1.5′
Deck Thickness10 Gauge10 Gauge11 Gauge7 Gauge11 Gauge10 Gauge
Side Skirt Thickness10 Gauge1/4″10 Gauge1/4″1/4″10 Gauge
Gearbox HP120 HP130 HP65 HP50 HP90 HP25 HP
Blade Size1/2″ 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 Speed12, 378 FPM15,551 FPM16,363 FPM14,355 FPM14,121 FPM14,335 FPM
Weight976906599604823640
Safety DeflectorsRubberRubber BeltingMetal BandRubber BeltingChain GuardsRubber Belting
TiresLaminatedLaminatedLaminatedLaminatedLaminatedLaminated
Mower Warranty1 Year Limited1 Year Limited1 Year Limited1 Year Limited1 Year Limited1 Year Limited
Gearbox Warranty5 Year Limited5 Year Limited5 Year Limited6 Year Limited6 Year Limited5 Year Limited

Comparison 6′ MD Brush Cutters

BrandBush-WhackerBush HogLand PrideWoodsRhinoDeere
ModelMD-72296RCR1872BB72X172MX6
Cutting Heights1.25″-9″1.5″-10.5″1.5″-11.5″1″-9″1″ min1″-9.5″
Cutting Capacity2″3″2″1.5″1.5′2″
Deck Thickness10 Gauge10 Gauge11 Gauge7 Gauge10 Gauge10 Gauge
Side Skirt Thickness10 Gauge1/4″10 Gauge1/4″10 Gauge1/4″
Gearbox HP120 HP130 HP65 HP65 HP65 HP90 HP
Blade Size1/2″ 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 Speed14,200 FPM15,268 FPM14,955 FPM14,963 FPM14,930 FPM17,416 FPM
Weight1,1801,0957378047851,041
Safety DeflectorsRubberRubber BeltingMetal BandingRubber BeltingRubber BeltingChain Guards
TiresLaminatedLaminatedLaminatedLaminatedLaminatedLaminated
Mower Warranty1 Year Limited1 Year Limited1 Year Limited1 Year Limited1 Year Limited1 Year Limited
Gearbox Warranty5 Year Limited5 Year Limited5 Year Limited6 Year Limited5 Year Limited6 Year Limited

Comparison 7′ MD Brush Cutters

BrandBush-WhackerBush HogWoodsRhinoDeere
ModelMD-84297BB84X184MX7
Cutting Heights1.75″-9.75″1.5″-10.5″1″-9″1.25″ min1″-9.5″
Cutting Capacity2″3″2″1.5″2″
Deck Thickness10 Gauge10 Gauge7 Gauge10 Gauge10 Gauge
Side Skirt Thickness10 Gauge1/4″1/4″10 Gauge1/4″
Gearbox HP120 HP130 HP90 HP90 HP100 HP
Blade Size1/2″ x 3.5″1/2″ x 4″(2) .5″ x 3″1/2″ x 4″1/2″ x 4″
Blade Tip Speed16,500 FPM15,268 FPM15,086 FPM16,030 FPM16,182 FPM
Weight1,2861,3281,0841,1281,332
Safety DeflectorsRubberRubber BeltingRubber BeltingRubber BeltingChain Guards
TiresLaminatedLaminatedLaminatedLaminatedLaminated
Mower Warranty1 Year Limited1 Year Limited1 Year Limited1 Year Limited1 Year Limited
Gearbox Warranty5 Year Limited5 Year Limited6 Year Limited5 Year Limited6 Year Limited

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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