Bush Hog BH17

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Performance Features
  • Ideal for pasture clipping and grass cutting
  • Cut saplings up to 2-inches diameter
  • Easy to operate
  • All models except BH17 attach with Category I standard or optional quick hitch, the BH17 uses Category I or II standard and quick hitch.
  • Laminated tire with bearings on all models
  • Shear pin or slip clutch protection on BH15 and BH16
  • Slip clutch standard on BH17


Construction Features
  • Below Deck Structure of strongbacks and gearbox stand allows for a smooth top deck which sheds water and debris.
  • Continuously welded Side Bands tied together through the integrated gearbox stand.
  • Curved Rear Band to resist bending going forward and backing up.
  • Tail Wheel Beam has 3/16-inch wall and is clamped between two heavy steel plates for a secure fit to resist side loads during turns.
  • Bush Hog® Blades made are forged and heat treated for long-lasting sharpness.
  • Bush Hog® Gearboxes has splined output shafts with tapered roller bearings resist thrust and side loads as the pan pushes the cutter up or to the side of large obstacles like rocks or stumps.
  • Laminated Tail Wheel with laminated style rubber
  • Full Length Skids with 1/4-inch skids run one-half the length for add strength that resists bending.
  • All models available in tractor colors.


Safety Features

  • Front and rear deflectors or chain shieldings available.


Product Features

Slip Clutch



Models BH17
Cutting Width 7-Feet
Cutting Capacity 2-inches
Cutting Height 2 to 12-inches
Dimensions (WxL) 7-feet 5-inches x 10-feet 6-inches
Type Hitch Cat. II Standard and Quick Hitch Option
Deck Thickness 10-gauge
Sidebands 10 1/4-inches x 10-gauge
Driveshaft ASAE Cat 4
Gearbox 130 HP
Tractor PTO Speed 540 RPM
Driveline Protection Slip Clutch Standard
Blade Holder(s) Oval type
Blades 1/2 x 4-inch uplift
Blade Tip Speed 14,420 FPM
Tires Laminated
Minimum Tractor HP 50-70 PTO
Safety Shielding Front & Rear Deflectors
Approx. Weight 1,024-lbs