John Deere 696

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  • Small drum gathering
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Manufacturer John Deere
Model 696 Rotary Harvesting Unit
Rotary harvesting unit  
Length  2.1 m 
   6.8 ft 
Overall width  4.6 m 
   14.8 ft 
Height  1.4 m 
   4.4 ft 
Transport height  1.5 m 
   4.8 ft 
Operating width  4.5 m 
   14.7 ft 
Transport width  3 m 
   9.7 ft 
Weight  2,259 kg 
   4,980 lb 
Revolution rating calculated with forage harvester at a standstill without load  
Engine rpm  2,100 rpm 
Header drive shaft (shift rod pulled out for slow speed)  Slow head speed: 401 rpm 
   Fast head speed: 530 rpm 
Gathering drum  Slow head speed: 41 rpm 
   Fast head speed: 54 rpm 
Large  ---  
Small  ---  
Cutting blades for gathering drum  ---  
Large  ---  
Small  Slow head speed: 1,323 rpm 
   Fast head speed: 1,748 rpm 
Feed drums  Slow head speed: 73 rpm 
   Fast head speed: 96 rpm 
Cross feed drums  Slow head speed: 88 rpm 
   Fast head speed: 116 rpm 
Date collected