Agriculture 608C

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  • Knife stalk rolls result in better stalk control
  • AutoTrac™ RowSense™
  • Single-point latching system is fast and easy
  • Gathering chains designed for increased life


Manufacturer John Deere
Model 608c
Corn Head  
Gatherer points  Four-position, low-profile floating type hinged above gatherer chains  
Center and outer gatherers  Hinged, quickly removable  
Gatherer chains  Heavy-Duty 620 endless steel roller chain with chromed pins (no master connecting link)  
Minimum clearance between gatherer chains and ground  32 mm (1.25 in.)
Row unit drive  Enclosed submerged in lubricant gear box, driven by single input hexagon shaft  
Gatherer chain adjustment  Spring loaded, self adjusting  
Stalk rolls  Opposed knife, inter-meshing knife, opposed fluted (two per row unit)  
Deck plate adjustment  Hydraulic adjusted  
Slip clutch  One per row unit plus auger drive  
Trash knives  Full-length one-piece heat-treated steel  
Approximate overall width  6.1 m  (20.01 ft. in.)
Points in operating position (lowered)  3 m (10 ft)
Points folded up (service position)  2.7 m  (9 ft)
Approximate shipping weight (includes shipping skid)  2,635 kg (5,810 lb)
Row spacing  699, 749, 762, 914, 965 mm (27.5, 29.5, 30, 36, 38 in.)
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