Disc Mowers

A disc mower moving through field

Take the pain out of haymaking.

A Clean Cut in Tough Fields

R Series Disc Mowers

ModelsTractor RequirementCutting WidthNumber of discsPTO SpeedDisc SpeedWeight

28hp (20kW)

5ft. 3in. (1.6m)




834lb (379kg)

35hp (25kW)

6ft. 7in. (2.0m)




940lb. (427kg)

42hp (31kW)

7ft. 11in. (2.4m)




1,177lb. (535kg)

50hp (37kW)

9ft. 2in. (2.8m)




1,248lb. (567kg)

56hp (41kW)

10ft. 2in. (3.1m)




1,421lb. (646kg)

Get a clean, even cut over rough ground with a rugged Disc Mower. Perfect for mowing through tough, thick crop. 

  • Rope System transport latch
  • Quick-remove shear hub assembly
  • iMatch™ and/or Quick Coupler compatible

ModelCutting WidthPTO HPHitch

6 ft. 6 in. (2.0 m)

40 hp (29.4 kW)

Cat. 1 or 2

7 ft. 9 in. (2.4 m)

45 hp (33.1 kW)

Cat. 1 or 2

9 ft. (2.7 m)

50 hp (40.5 kW)

Cat. 2

Frontier™ DC10 Series Disc Mower Caddy

The Disc Mower Caddy makes mower hook up easier when it's time to mow.

  • Level the caddy to fit your tractor with adjustable height clevis
  • Set cutting height with manual turnbuckle
  • Add ballast weights for larger Disc Mowers with mounting brackets
  • Dual-bearing tower design

ModelMinimum HPPTOHitchDisc Mower Compatibility

15 hp (11.2 kW)

540 rpm


Cat. 2

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Speedy Repairs

A removable “quill assembly” speeds repairs while it protects the cutterbar gears from internal damage. The rugged high-strength gears run in oil, cool and quiet

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Fold and Go

These mowers fold up for transport right from the seat. Your tractor hydraulics do all the work.

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No More Scuffing

The swath-forming wheel replaces the old fashioned rigid swath shield found on some disc mowers. It fits under the protective curtain and virtually eliminates ground scuffing on tight turns. The wheel also poses no problem when backing up.