John Deere FM1012R

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  • More power with spiral gearbox
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  • Auto-engage transport latch
  • Roller conversion kits


Manufacturer John Deere
Model FM1012R
Cutting width  
Total, ft, in. (m) 12 ft (3.7 m)
Center deck, ft, in. (m) 5 ft. (1.5 m)
Wing deck, ft, in. (m) 4 ft (1.2 m)
Transport width, ft, in. (m) 8.25 ft (2.5 m)
Overall width, ft, in. (m) 12.166 ft (3.7 m)
Transport length, ft, in. (m) 13.166 fr (4 m)
Max overall length, ft, in. (m) 14.416 ft (4.4 m)
Transport height, ft, in. (m) 6 ft (1.8 m)
Operating, lb. (kg) 2900 lb (1315.4 kg)
Shipping, lb. (kg) 2960 lb (1342.6 kg)
Operating tongue, lb. (kg) 310 lb (140.6 kg)
Transport tongue, lb. (kg) 700 lb (317.5 kg)
Tractor requirements  
Power, hp (kW) 30-80 hp (22.4-59.7 kW)
PTO speed rpm 540 rpm
Ratio 1:1.92
Splitter gearbox hp (kW) 100 hp (74.6 kW)
Mower deck gearbox hp (kW) 40 hp (29.8 kW)
Type Gearbox over v-belt
Wing driveline Cat. 3
Input driveline Cat. 4 CV
Drawbar Cat. 1
Clevis Floating
Adjustment Self-leveling, multi-position
Thickness, gauge 8 gauge 0.1644 in. 4.176 mm
Overlap, in. (cm) 6 in. (15.24 cm)
Lift cylinders, in. (cm) 3.5x10 in. (8.9x25.4 cm)
Wing travel, degrees Up 25 degree (angle)
  and down 15 degree (angle)
Discharge type Rear
Cutting height  
Range, in. (cm) 1-5 in. (2.5-12.7 cm)
Adjustment Spacer on caster
Average tip speed, fpm (meter per minute) 16,950 fpm (5166.36 m/min)
Spindle quantity Seven
Spindle type Cast iron
Spindle bearings Tapered roller
Overflap, in. (cm) 1.5 in. (3.8 cm)
Dimensions, type 1, in. (cm) 0.25x2.5 in. (0.6x6.4 cm)
Dimensions, type 2, in. (cm) ---
Composition Heat-treated alloy steel
Transport (2) 20.5X8-10
Caster wheels  
Quantity Eight
Type Pneumatic
Size, in. (cm) 15x6-6
Bearings Roller bearings
Front Available-optional
Ground pressure  
Pounds per square inch (kg per square centimeter) 9 pounds per square inch (6327.9 kg per square centimeter)
Type B section, Aramid/Kevlar
Adjustment Spring-loaded idler
Mainframe 3 in. square tubing
Lighting and safety  
Transport lights Standard
Rear chain shields Standard
Auto-engage transport latch Standard
Markings SMV
Set-up time  
Labor hours 1.25
Machine 1 year
Gearbox 1 year