John Deere 520 for sale at Lawson Implement Co., Inc. Serving your new and used equipment needs from Goldthwaite and Hamilton, TX.




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  • Front rubber deflectors
  • Heavy-duty gearbox
  • Steel rotor bearings
  • Square rotor designed for superior strength


Manufacturer John Deere
Model 520
Power requirements  
Tractor PTO hp range  Minimum 89 kg 
   120 hp 
Tractor RPM  1,000 rpm 
Gear case  ---  
Number of knives  248 side slicer (124 pairs)  
Knife dimensions  7.87 x 63.5 mm 
   0.31 x 2.5 in. 
Knife mounting system  Bracket and D-ring  
Type  Alloy steel, hardened with vanadium carbide and reversible  
Knives overlap  27.18 mm 
   1.07 in. 
Tip speed  224 km/h 
   139 mph 
Rotor speed  2,000 rpm 
Rotor diameter  Square rotor 17.8 x 17.8 cm 
   7 x 7 in. 
Rotor bearing  Double-row, barrel-type, triple-sealed, 2-year warranty  
Bearing size  42.86 mm 
   1.69 in. 
Belts  Kevlar, 3/5V heavy-duty  
PTO drivelines  44.5 and 35.1 mm 
   1.75 and 1.38 in. 
Hitch  Drawn or Integral (Cat. 3 or 3N Quik-Coupler required)  
Hood thickness  ---  
Safety deflector  Rubber deflector  
Gauge wheels  4 (Drawn), 2 (Integral); infinitely adjustable  
Warning lights  Integral (standard), drawn (optional)  
Cutting capacity  
Cutting width  6.1 m 
   20 ft 
Cutting height  7.6-25.4 cm 
   3-10 in. 
Transport width  Endwise; drawn 2.39 m 
   7.83 ft 
   Integral 6.48 m 
   21.25 ft 
Transport length  Endwise; drawn 7.34 m 
   24.08 ft 
   Integral 2.39 m 
   7.83 ft 
Weight  2,268 kg 
   5,000 lb 
Optional equipment  
Easy transport  Available  
Constant velocity joint driveline  Available  
Skid shoes  Available