Rotary Cutters

Vegetation Management

Quickly cut down weeds, brush and your list of chores. Whether you’re clearing brush along miles of fence line, maintaining a roadway or just keeping weeds in check in an orchard or on a large property, these single-spindle rotary cutters sized for compact tractors help you make short work of anything that’s growing where you don’t want it to. Each features a rugged frame, a smooth, slope-top deck and quick-change blades built to easily handle the toughest conditions.

Model YRC42 YRC48 YRC480 YRC60
DUTY Low-HP Low-HP Standard Low-HP
Tractor PTO HP 12 15 15-50 18
Hitch Cat. / Type Cat 1/clevis Cat 1/clevis Cat 1/clevis Cat 1/clevis
Cutting Height Range (in.) 2-9" 2-9" 1-9" 2-9"
Cutting Capacity (in.) 1" 1" 1.5" 1"
Gearbox HP 50 HP 50 HP 65 HP 50 HP
Deck Side Depth 7" 7" 9.4" 7"
Approximate Weight (lbs.) 360 410 498 494
Blade Dimensions (in.) 0.5 x 3 0.5 x 3 (2) 0.38 x 3 0.5 x 3
Blade Carrier Oval Stump Jumper Oval Stump Jumper Oval Stump Jumper Oval Stump Jumper
Blade Mount System Quick Change Pins Quick Change Pins Quick Change Pins Quick Change Pins
Blade Pin Diameter (in.) 1.5" 1.5" 1.5" 1.5"
Cutting Deck Thickness 11 Gauge 11 Gauge 10 Gauge 11 Gauge
Safety-Shielded Driveline Cat 3 Cat 3 Cat 3 Cat 3
Driveline Protection Shear-Pin Shear-Pin Shear-Pin or Slip-Clutch Shear-Pin
Frame and Deck Support 3/8" rails 3/8" rails Formed Channel 3/8" rails
Tail Wheel Optional Optional Optional Optional
Quick Hitch Compatible Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cutting Area Shielding Belt Standard / Chain Shielding Optional Belt Standard / Chain Shielding Optional Belt Standard / Chain Shielding Optional Belt Standard / Chain Shielding Optional

Model YRC600 YRC72 YRC720 YRC840
DUTY Standard Low-HP Standard Standard
Tractor PTO HP 25-50 21 30-65 35-90
Hitch Cat. / Type Cat 1/clevis Cat 1/clevis Cat 1/clevis Cat 1 & 2
Cutting Height Range (in.) 1-9" 2-9" 1-9" 1-9"
Cutting Capacity (in.) 2" 1" 2" 2"
Gearbox HP 65 HP 50 HP 75 HP 90 HP
Deck Side Depth 9.4" 7" 9.5" 9.5"
Approximate Weight (lbs.) 604 575 828 1,084
Blade Dimensions (in.) (2) 0.38 x 3 0.5 x 3 (2) 0.5 x 3 (2) 0.5 x 3
Blade Carrier Oval Stump Jumper Oval Stump Jumper Oval Stump Jumper Round
Blade Mount System Quick Change Pins Quick Change Pins Quick Change Pins Quick Change Pins
Blade Pin Diameter (in.) 1.5" 1.5" 1.5" 1.5"
Cutting Deck Thickness 10 Gauge 11 Gauge 10 Gauge 10 Gauge
Safety-Shielded Driveline Cat 3 Cat 3 Cat 3 Cat 4
Driveline Protection Shear-Pin or Slip-Clutch Shear-Pin Slip-Clutch Slip-Clutch
Frame and Deck Support 3x4" Full-Length Structural Beams 3/8" rails 3x4" Full-Length Structural Beams 3x4" Full-Length Structural Beams
Tail Wheel Optional Optional Optional Optional
Quick Hitch Compatible Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cutting Area Shielding Belt Standard / Chain Shielding Optional Belt Standard / Chain Shielding Optional Belt Standard / Chain Shielding Optional Belt Standard / Chain Shielding Optional