2018 Bush Hog SM60

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The rotary cutter for those hard to reach places. Bush Hog®’s SM60 is your ideal choice for mowing and maintaining rights of way, drainage ditches, lake dams, embankments and sloping terrain. Available in either 540 or 1,000 RPM models, the SM60 features a 5-feet cutting width, and it attaches to your tractor with a Category ll standard or Category ll & lll quick hitch. Expand your mowing potential with the Bush Hog® SM60 Rotary Cutter.

Performance Features
  • 145 Inches Of Reach
  • Ideal For Ponds & Ditch Maintenance
  • Operates From 85° Down To 90° Up
  • Self Contained Hydraulic Drive
  • Anti-Cavitation device to protect your cutter’s hydraulic system
  • High blade tip speed for a cleaner cut in all conditions
Construction Features
  • 10-gauge deck with 10-gauge x 8-inches side bands
  • Anti-Cavitation Protection
  • Direct drive to hydraulic pump (Cast Iron)
  • Double-edge blades are 1/2-inch x 4-inches
Product Features
  • Standard equipment includes a convenient parking stand to assist in attaching the SM60 to your tractor. The stand easily pins out of the way during operation.
  • Fast attachment to your tractor is achieved with the Cat. ll Standard and Cat. ll & lll Quick Hitch.
  • The optional, adjustable tailwheel provides extra support for the main beam- a real plus when working on rugged terrain.
  • Standard equipment includes a round blade pan that provides driveline protection by allowing the blades to glide over field obstructions.
  • Cutting Width: 60 in.
  • Cutter Head Movement: 90 deg. Up to 85 deg. Down
  • Transport Width: 126 in.
  • Driveline: ASAE Cat. 4, 540 or 1,000 RPM
  • Type Hitch: Cat. II Standard, Cat. II & III Quick Hitch
  • Hydraulic Pump Mounting: Machine only, PTO drive
  • Cutting Capacity: 1 in.
  • Hydraulic Oil Capacity: 3-gal., factory filled
  • Minimum Tractor Weight: 6,000-lb.
  • Hydraulic Capacity: 24 GPM / 540 RPM; 19.1 GPM / 1,000 RPM
  • Minimum Tractor Lift Capacity: 3200-lb. 24 in. behind lift pins
  • Overload Protection: Hydraulic relief valve
  • Deck Thickness: 10-gauge
  • Counterweight: 275-lb., standard
  • Blade Holder: Round
  • Weight: 1,675-lb.
  • Blade Tip Speed: 17,300 FPM / 540 RPM; 18,570 FPM / 1,000 RPM
  • Maximum Extension of Cutter Head: 145 in. from tractor center line
  • Blade RPM: 1101
  • Extension Arm Travel: 31 1/4 in.
  • Blade Rotation: Shipped clockwise, but reversible
  • Front and Rear Deflectors: Standard equipment
  • Type Blades: 1/2 x 4 in., double edge
  • Options: Side gauge wheel, tailwheel for main frame
WARNING: For non-agricultural use, OSHA, ASAE, SAE and ANSI require the use of chain guards or other protective guards at all times. Bush Hog strongly recommends the use of such guards for agricultural use as well, to reduce the risk of property damage, serious bodily injury, or even death from objects thrown out by or from contact with the cutting blades.



Working Width
60 in.
126 in.
1675 lb.


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