John Deere 972 Flail Chopper

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Discharge spout can be adjusted from the tractor seat
Tractor hookup is fast and easy
Welded mainframe is 40 percent thicker and offers higher structural resistance
Cutting width of 1.8 m (6 ft) for good productivity
Double-edged rotor knives can be reversed to increase life
Gauge wheels are very easy to change
Drivetrain with slip clutch to protect the drive system of the chopper
Auger and cutterhead provides better delivery of material


Model John Deere 972 Flail Chopper
Cutting width 183 cm (72 in.)
Cutting height 6.4-15.2 cm (2.5-6 in.)
Operating width 312 cm (123 in.)
Transport width 287 cm (113 in.)
Length 366 cm (144 in.)
Height (with spout) 312 cm (123 in.)
Weight 849 kg (1,872 lb)
Number of knives Rotor 42 (double edge) Cutther-head 3 regular 3 optional
PTO speed 540 rpm
Rotor speed 1,400 rpm
Cutter-head speed 800 rpm
Auger speed 246 rpm
Tires 15-5.90, 4 PR
Drive system protection Slip clutch protected
Hitch adjustment Yes, from tractor seat
Wagon hitches Equal angle optional
Date collected