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Bush Hog® BH500 Series Single Spindle Rotary Cutters

Extreme-Duty Brush Cutter

Thick pastures, gas and power line right of ways, roadsides, even small forests are no match for these authentic Bush Hog® built cutters. The Extreme-Duty BH516 Series Rotary Cutter is designed and built to take down virtually any unwanted vegetation. Whether you’re a professional cutting every day or a weekend warrior tackling tough jobs on the farm, these cutters will be with you every step of the way.

FullSize BH516 ss
Notes: Unit(s) shown equipped with certain selections and options; please consult with your local Bush Hog dealer for all available configurations.

Performance Features

  • Cutting Widths from 72″
  • Quick-Hitch Ready
  • 225HP Gearbox
  • Category 5 Drivelines with 4-plate Slip-Clutch
  • Taller Sidebands increase cutting efficiency

Construction Features

  • Smooth-Top 7 Gauge Deck
  • 1/2″ Tubular-Style A-Frame Hitch
  • Extreme-Duty Reinforced Gearbox Stand
  • Deck Ring Standard
  • Hex Head Blade Bolts
  • 5″ Blades
  • Tubular-Style Tailwheel Mount
  • 21″ Laminated Tailwheel
  • Galvanized version available for pre-order; units ship in February 2021

Safety Features

  • Double Row Safety Chains Standard
  • PTO Shield

BH516-1Z
BH516-1Z

Good for Tractors rated 40hp or under

Specifications

Models
BH516
Cutting Width
72″
Cutting Height
2″-12″
Cutting Capacity
5″
Hitch Type
Cat 2 or 3 Std & QH Ready
Deck Thickness
7ga
Sideband Thickness
1/4″
Sideband Height
13″
Driveline
Cat 6
Driveline Protection
4-Plate Slip-Clutch
Gearbox (hp)
225
Tractor PTO Speed
540
Minimum Tractor PTO HP
70
Blade Holder
Round
Blades
1/2″ x 5″ Uplift
Blade Tip Speed (fpm)
13,346
Tires
21″ Laminated
Deflector Type
Double Row Chains
Approximate Weight (lb)
1,775
Gearbox Warranty (yrs)
10

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