Bush Hog 278 User Manual

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Bush Hog® TOUGH

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278 Series Rotary Cutters

Bush Hog® TOUGH Features

TOUGH 9 Gauge Deck

TOUGH 9 Gauge Sidebands

TOUGH Rigid Strongback

TOUGH Standard Dual Wheel

TOUGH Round Bladeholders

TOUGH Powder Coat Paint

Model

 

278

Cutting Width

8 ft

 

 

Cutting Capacity

Up to 2 inch Diameter

 

 

Offset

781/2 inches

Dimensions (width x length)

8 ft 5 inches x 7 ft 3 inches

 

 

Transport Width

101 inches

 

 

Type Hitch

3 Point Category II, Category II Quick Hitch or Pull

 

 

Cutting Height

21/2 to 10 inches (Lift), 21/2 to 12 inches (Pull)

Deck Thickness

9 gauge

 

 

Sidebands

9 gauge x 73/8 inches

Minimum Tractor HP

40 PTO (Pull), 55 PTO (Lift)

 

 

Driveline

ASAE Category 4

 

 

Cross Shaft

Rubber element

 

 

Gearbox HP

Main - 70, Outboard - 50

 

 

Tractor PTO Speed

540 RPM

 

 

Driveline Protection

Slip clutch, 4 Plate PTO Slip Clutch Available

 

 

Height Adjustment

Manual

 

 

Blade Holder(s)

Round

 

 

Blades

1/2 x 4 inches, Uplift

Blade Tip Speed

16,856 FPM

 

 

Tires

Dual laminated standard

 

 

Axles

Dual tailwheels

Deflectors

Front Belting and Rear Bands standard, Chains optional

 

 

Safety Tow Chain

Standard on pull model

 

 

Approximate Weight

1100 lbs (Lift), 1300 lbs (Pull)

 

 

Options

Highway Chains, Hydraulic Adjustment or Ratchet for Pull Models, Jackstand,

 

 

Dual Tailwheels

Warranty

1 year limited warranty

SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

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