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FX-742 Rotary Cutter

  • 42’ (12.8m) cutting width is the world's largest rotary cutter. 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 rotary cutter 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 to our largest rotary cutter.
  • 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.

Schulte Industries manufactures Rock Pickers, Snow Blowers, Tillage Equipment and Rotary Cutters

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5026 Rotary Cutter

“We have 1260 Acres of grass to cut (with the Schulte 5026 26’ cutter). It’s very, very nice, it’s cut our mowing down quite significantly. What used to take half hour to forty five minutes for a lap, it’s now taking seven to eight minutes. It’s greatly increased our production as far as maintaining the airport property goes. It looks like it was cut with a lawn mower, it’s not a fine cut but it looks like a manicured yard. It’s definitely a hearty machine, we enjoy the product it’s a very good product”.

Ed Bunnell Airport Lineman, Lake City Gateway Airport, Lake City Florida

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