In response to customers seeking more versatility with their machines, John Deere has rolled out its Mulcher Hydraulics Conversion Kit for the 843L and 843L-II Wheeled Feller Bunchers. This kit, which can be installed by a John Deere dealer, allows operators to fit their machines for mulching applications.
The Mulcher Hydraulics Conversion Kit comes with a hydraulic pump, in addition to plumbing and valve updates. The base kit allows for a single function and float, while customers seeking a second function can upgrade with an add-on kit.
“This offering is exciting for our customers, as it expands the versatility of the equipment in their fleet so they can take on new jobs, such as land clearing or right-of-way maintenance,” said Brandon O’Neal, product marketing manager, John Deere Construction & Forestry. “Additionally, this kit is installed and supported by the John Deere dealer network, so customers can feel confident in the durability and reliability of the kit and its components.”
The Fecon RK8620 Mulching Head is made of a stronger, lighter steel than ever before and has an 86-inch cutting width. The RK8620 comes with an FGT- or DCR-style rotor, specifically designed to enhance cutting performance. With the DCR rotor, the Viking knives are ideal for fast-cutting materials.
The RK8620 has a broad range of motion for felling and below-grade work, meeting an array of customer needs, and is available as a standalone purchase through the Fecon sales channels.
For more information on the Mulcher Hydraulics Conversion Kit, as well as other products of the John Deere forestry equipment, contact your local John Deere dealer.