Bush Hog®
Tri-Deck Finishing Mowers

TD1500 & TD1700

The Bush Hog® line of Tri-Deck Finishing Mowers are perfect wherever a well-groomed cut is needed. With available mowing widths of 15 or 17-feet, you can get the job done quickly with a Bush Hog Tri-Deck. Power requirements start at only 40 HP for the TD1500 and 45 HP for the TD1700. Chances are you already have a tractor that is compatible with at least one of these mowers. The TD line is well suited for golf courses, municipalities, sporting complexes, and homeowners with large acreages. The high blade tip speed and 6-inch deck overlap assures a uniform cut with no streaking. Built “Bush Hog Tough,” this line is designed to withstand thousands of hours of use with minimal downtime. The TD Series meets your expectations of quality mowers from “The Factory Where Legends Are Built.”

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NOTE: Unit(s) shown equipped with certain selections and options; please consult with your local Bush Hog dealer for all available configurations.

Features

Performance Features
  • Smooth, Even Cut, Superior Distribution
  • 15 &17-foot Cutting Widths
  • Blade Tip Speeds Over 18,000 FPM
  • Independent Deck Flotation
  • Wing Flex 30° Up And 10° Down
  • Adjustable Clevis Hitch
  • Standard Front Anti-Scalp Rollers
  • Narrow Transport Width
Construction Features
  • Reinforced Mainframe Construction
  • Heavy-Duty Aramid Cord Belts
  • Fabricated 7 Gauge Decks
  • Greaseable Blade Spindles
  • 5 Year Limited Gearbox Warranty
  • Powder Coat Paint
  • Large Transport Wheels
  • Heavy-Duty Divider Gearbox
Product Features
  • Heavy-Duty divider gearbox

  • The 3 x 5-inches anti-scalp front roller is standard equipment for all decks.

  • The adjustable clevis hitch and standard tongue jack allows one person to attach mower to the tractor.

Specifications

MODELS TD-1500 TD-1700
Cutting Width 15 ft 17 ft
Cutting Height 1 1/2 to 4 1/2-inches 1 1/2 to 4 1/2-inches
Deck Widths (1) 72-inches deck, (2) 60-inches deck (3) 72-inches deck
Deck Construction 7 gauge 7 gauge
Deck Overlap 6-inches 6-inches
Blade Overlap 1 1/2-inches 1 1/2-inches
Material Discharge Rear Rear
Rear Chains Standard Equipment Standard Equipment
Belt Single Aramid Cord “B” section per deck Single Aramid Cord “B” section per deck
Gauge Wheels (12) 13-inches x 5-inches x 6-inches pneumatic w/ roller bearings (12) 13-inches x 5-inches x 6-inches pneumatic w/ roller bearings
Tractor HP Required* 40 HP minimum 45 HP minimum
Gearbox RPM 540 540
Spindle RPMs 3316 (60-inches), 2792 (72-inches) 2792
Transport Dimensions 95-1/2-inches wide, 95-1/2-inches high, 166-inches long 95-1/2-inches wide, 107-1/2-inches high, 166-inches long
Transport Tires (w/tapered roller bearings) (2) 23-inches x 9-1/2-inches x 12-inches (2) 23-inches x 9-1/2-inches x 12-inches
Wing Flex 30° up and 10° down 30° up and 10° down
Hitch Pull type/clevis, 3 position adjustable Pull type/clevis, 3 position adjustable
Driveline Size Cat IV 80° CV (main), Cat. III wing Cat IV 80° CV (main), Cat. III wing
Wing Deck Flex (independent of wing frame) 10° side to side, 10° front to rear 10° side to side, 10° front to rear
Belt Adjustment Spring loaded idler Spring loaded idler
Blade Tip Speed 18,231 (60-inches), 18,272 (72-inches) FPM 18,272 FPM
Parking Jack Standard Standard

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