Bush Hog®
BH10 Single-Spindle Rotary Cutters

BH10 Series (Models: BH15, BH16 and BH17)

Grass, weeds, and small brush are no match for these authentic Bush Hog® built cutters. Available in 5-feet, 6-feet, and 7-feet cutting widths, the BH10 Series Rotary Cutters are designed to deliver superior performance in tough conditions, day after day, year after year.

Nothing Beats a Bush Hog®! Bush Hog® brand rotary cutters are famous for their durability…so famous that there are many imitations. Do not be disappointed! Only Bush Hog® rotary cutters are tough enough to wear the Bush Hog® brand. Be sure you buy authentic Bush Hog® brand rotary cutters…the original and still the toughest, built to last!

(BH15 Single Spindle is shown below)

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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.


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 BH15 BH16 BH17
Cutting Width 5-Feet 6-Feet 7-Feet
Cutting Capacity 2-inches 2-inches 2-inches
Cutting Height 2 to 12-inches 2 to 12-inches 2 to 12-inches
Dimensions (WxL) 5- feet 5-inches x 8-feet 1-inch 6-feet 5-inches x 9-feet 2-inches 7-feet 5-inches x 10-feet 6-inches
Type Hitch Cat. I Standard or Quick Hitch Option Cat. I Standard or Quick Hitch Option Cat. II Standard and Quick Hitch Option
Deck Thickness 11-gauge 10-gauge 10-gauge
Sidebands 3/4-inches x 11-gauge 9 3/4-inches x 10-gauge 10 1/4-inches x 10-gauge
Driveshaft ASAE Cat 3 ASAE Cat 3 ASAE Cat 3
Gearbox 45 HP 65 HP 130 HP
Tractor PTO Speed 540 RPM 540 RPM 540 RPM
Driveline Protection 8 x 50-mm Metric Gr. 8.8 shearbolt Slip Clutch/Optional 10 x 55-mm Metric Gr. 8.8 shearbolt Slip Clutch/Optional Slip Clutch Standard
Blade Holder(s) Oval type Oval type Oval type
Blades 1/2 x 4-inch uplift 1/2 x 4-inch uplift 1/2 x 4-inch uplift
Blade Tip Speed 14,369 FPM 14,969 FPM 14,420 FPM
Tires Laminated Laminated Laminated
Minimum Tractor HP 25-40 PTO 30-45 PTO 50-70 PTO
Safety Shielding Front & Rear Deflectors Front & Rear Deflectors Front & Rear Deflectors
Approx. Weight 636-lbs 764-lbs 1,024-lbs
Warranty 1 year limited warranty with a 5 year gearbox limited warranty
FEATURES Floating Frame Hitch • High blade tip speeds • Available in major tractor colors