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Get a quick, clean cut with John Deere Rotary Disc Mowers. The enclosed-gear drive protects the cutterbar for lasting performance and value.

Easy-to-attach 3-point hitch tractor hookup
  • Easy-to-attach 3-point hitch Easy-to-attach 3-point hitch

    The R160 and R200 Mowers attach to tractors with a Category 1 and 2, 3-point hitch. The R160 and R200 are not quick-hitch compatible.


    The R160 and R200 models rely on the parking stand to hold up 3-point hitch arms to ensure easy hook up to the tractor.

    • Adjustable lower hitch pins

      Adjustable lower hitch pins

    Lower hitch pins can be adjusted left or right to match the mower offset for tractors with wider tire spacing. The R160 and R200 models have an offset range of 172 mm (7 in.).


     Cutting arc provides a wide range of cutting angles

Heavy-duty cutterbar for the toughest cutting conditions
    • Rotary disk cutterbar

      Rotary disk cutterbar

    A multi-V-belt drive system transfers power from the gearbox to each rotary disc.

    Power is transmitted to the rotary discs through fully enclosed gears, running in oil, for quiet, smooth, reliable operation.


    All models have a spring-loaded belt tensioner for easier belt adjustment. The belt tension automatically compensates for initial belt stretch, increasing belt life.

    • High-speed rotary disks

      High-speed rotary disks

    Rotating at 2986 rpm, the high-speed discs cut in the toughest conditions.

    The low-profile cutterbar allows a close cut while maintaining a level cutterbar. The cutting height is controlled by adjusting the tilt of the cutterbar.

    Each disc has two free-swinging knives:

    • Easy to remove and replace
    • Two cutting edges, doubling the use life
Lift and suspension system
  • Heavy floatation springHeavy floatation spring

    The disc mowers use the hydraulic cylinder to lift the cutterbar from cutting to the transport position, where the cutterbar automatically locks into place.


    The R160 and R200 have a cutting arc of +35 degrees to -22 degrees.


    A heavy spring establishes even flotation along the full length of the cutterbar in a variety of different field conditions and topography.

  • Performance

    Cutting arc provides a wide range of cutting angles

Easy-to-remove disc quill
    • Removable quill

      Removable quill

    The cutterbar is protected from severe impact should an object be struck.

    • Disc drive-shaft shears
    • Reduces chance of internal damage to cutterbar
    • Improves cutterbar reliability

    Disc quills are easily removed from the top of the cutterbar for improved serviceability.


    Each disc has two free-swing knives:

    • Easy to remove and replace
    • Two cutting edges, doubling the use life
    • Swings away to reduce possible damage if a solid object is struck
  • Mower
    • Number of disks
      • 1 Five
    • Number of knives
      • 1 10
    • Width of cut
      • 1 2.0 m
      • 2 6.58 ft
    • Transport width
      • 1 ---
    • Weight
      • 1 465 kg
      • 2 1025 lb
    • Disk speed
      • 1 2986 rpm
    • Cutting speed
      • 1 ---
    • Cutting arc
      • 1 +35 to -22 degree (angle)
    • Lift system
      • 1 Hydraulic
    • Tractor horsepower requirement
      • 1 26 kW
      • 2 35 hp
    • PTO speed
      • 1 540 rpm
    • Tilt
      • 1 ---
    • Breakaway
      • 1 ---
    • Stroke
      • 1 ---
    • Sickle speed
      • 1 ---
    • Knife drive
      • 1 ---
    • PTO drive
      • 1 ---
  • Additional information
    • Date collected
      • 1