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FX-742 Rotary Cutter

  • 42’ (12.8m) cutting width makes long days short again. Use 1 cutter where traditionally 2 or 3 cutters were needed. Cover more ground & reduce the number of tractors and fuel costs.
  • Unique 5-plex design flexibility allows for a 118” (3m) transport width.
  • Available with stump jumpers for pasture and grass maintenance or with Schulte’s fixed knife and baffle technology for mulching crop residue such as straw, corn or cotton stalks.
  • Unmatched reliability with a premium Bondioli & Pavesi SFT drive & gearbox system.
  • Size 10 main CV with an over running clutch provides worry free shut downs.
  • Fully compatible for all row crop cutting in 30”, 32”, 38”, 40” and one metre row spacing.
  • A parallel solid tongue hitch maintains even load on the tractor draw bar.
  • Full rubber grommet suspension across the entire unit reduces shock loading and maintains even cutting, even in the roughest of conditions.
  • Unique driveline arrangement allows for independent clutch protection for each down rotor.
  • A continuously welded 10 gauge domed deck adds strength and durability.
  • Cutting Width

    42ft (12.8m)

  • Overall Width

    42.9ft (13.1m)

  • Overall Length

    24.25ft (7.4m)

  • Cutting Height

    2" - 16" (51mm - 406mm)

  • Transport Width

    118" (3m)

  • Row Crop Wheel Trans. Width

    146” (3.7m)

  • Transport Height

    165" (13.75 ft or 4.2 m)

  • Weight 18,000lbs

    (8165 kg) depending upon configuration

  • Hitch Weight

    6,500lbs (2950 kg) depending upon configuration

  • Cutting capacity

    2" (51mm)

  • Minimum Tractor Size

    250 hp (186 kW) ensure drawbar can support weight

  • Blade Tip Speed

    16,300 ft/min (4970 m/min)

  • Blade Overlap

    6.5" (165mm)

  • Divider Box Rating

    350 hp (261 kW)

  • T Box Ratings

    180 hp (134 kW)

  • Down Box Ratings

    210 hp (157 kW)

  • Deck Thickness

    134" (10 ga) (3.4mm)

  • Skirt Thickness

    1/4" (6.4mm)

  • Inside Wing Operating Range

    11° down to 13° up

  • Outside Wing Operating Range

    8° down to 10° up

*Divider Boxes have 1.75" 20 Spline input and output shafts
*Down Boxes have 1.75" 20 Spline input shafts and 2.375" down shafts
*Tractor 80 degree CV shaft with 1 3/4” 20 spline coupler with over running clutch is standard

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Schulte Industries' origins started on April 17th, 1912, when Caspar Schulte acquired the (smithy) blacksmith business in Englefeld, Saskatchewan. Caspar's oldest son John Schulte joined the business with his father in 1932, and like his father, was kept busy keeping customers happy. In 1938 John Schulte took over the blacksmith business on his own.

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“We’ve found a mower that will stand the test of time, without a doubt the best mower we’ve ever had. We’ve been in business since 1983, we bought four Schulte mowers in ‘94 and a couple more in ‘97 and before we knew it they were all green, we didn’t have any more red ones or yellow ones. The biggest thing we’ve found with Schulte over the competition we used prior to ‘94 is we didn’t have to get the service truck out to the mow route every day when they’d be down for an hour or two once a week on average, if not more. When you’re out on the highway getting paid by the job not the hour, you’re not making money when they’re sitting still. The series three has been almost bullet proof, that’s on highway mowing you know, running 100 pound semi recaps and drive line knuckles through them. I’ve hit three bowling balls in my career, we test them out. I like to give credit where credit is due, you guys have a good product.”

Kelly Hall C & H Mowing, Hebron, IN

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