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John Deere 54-in. Quick-Hitch Snow Blower For X700 Lawn Tractors, select Compact Tractors

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54-in. Quick-Hitch Snow Blower

  • Hydraulically lift and lower blower with your fingertips
  • Attach, go and blow with required Quick-Hitch. No tools needed for quick hookups
  • Standard hydraulic chute rotation lets you place snow with ease on-the-go
  • High-capacity snow blower utilizes tractor’s PTO to take on deep drifts and heavy snow

 

Features

54-in. (137-cm) Quick-Hitch Snow Blower

54-in. (137-cm) Quick-Hitch Snow Blower on X739 Tractor (shown with optional second drift blade) 54-in. (137-cm) Quick-Hitch Snow Blower on X739 Tractor (shown with optional second drift blade)

 

The 54-in. (137-cm) Snow Blower has the capacity to handle big snow-removal jobs:

 

  • It works well in all snow conditions and is suited for snow removal around recreational parks, industrial parks, and other applications where snow must be moved greater distances.
  • It is ideal for home and estate owners in heavy snow regions.
  • It is more effective than single-stage snow throwers when operating in deep or drifted light-snow conditions and crusted, packed snow.
  • Hydraulic chute rotation is a standard feature that plugs directly into the dual selective control valve (SCV) (loader joystick control - compact utility tractors).
  • The chute’s deflector cap can be adjusted with a large, easy-to-use knob. Optional remote spout cap control kits are available for most tractors.

 

Front quick-hitch allows for tool-free change between snow blower, rotary broom, and front blade.

Two-stage design highly effective in deep snow

X739 with 54-in. (137-cm) Quick-Hitch Snow Blower (shown with optional second drift blade) X739 with 54-in. (137-cm) Quick-Hitch Snow Blower (shown with optional second drift blade)

The low-speed auger picks up snow and moves it toward the center of the machine into the high-speed rotor, where it is blown out of the discharge chute.

Generally, two-stage snow blowers are more effective than single-stage snow throwers when operating in deep or drifted snow conditions.

Hydraulic-discharge chute rotor and adjustable spout cap

Chute shown with optional remote spout cap control kit Chute shown with optional remote spout cap control kit

The hydraulic cylinder and cable assembly provide a compact and efficient means of rotating the spout from the tractor seat:

  • Enhances operator convenience and increases productivity
  • Rotates spout up to 200 degrees (100 degrees to each side) to place snow where desired

 

The discharge spout has an adjustable deflector cap to control the height and distance that the snow is blown:

  • Optional remote spout cap control kits are available to allow the operator to change the angle of the discharge deflector on the go without leaving the seat. On model year 2017 and newer 2025R Tractors, the spout cap is adjusted by an electric actuator. On other tractors, a flexible cable connects the snow blower spout cap to a T-handle near the operator.

 

 

Hydraulic hoses for the chute-angling cylinder can be easily changed to come out the right or left side as needed so the 47-in. (119- cm) Quick-Hitch Snow Blower can fit X Series Tractors or 425, 445, 455 Tractors.


 
NOTE: The 54-in. (137-cm) Quick-Hitch Snow Blower is not compatible with the 425, 445, and 455 Tractors.

Heavy-duty drive

Snow blower upstop and drive shaft Snow blower upstop and drive shaft
Enclosed chain drive Enclosed chain drive

Drive system features:

  • Telescoping universal joint drive shaft with a lock-back collar and spline-align feature enables easy attachment to the tractor power take-off (PTO).
  • A support rod is provided to position the drive shaft for easy installation of the snow thrower.
  • A low maintenance enclosed chain drive.

Durable auger drive

Durable auger drive Durable auger drive

The auger is driven by the tractor's 2000-rpm front power take-off (PTO):

  • Engaged by the tractor PTO clutch
  • Efficient bevel gear drive with a 5.5-to-1 ratio
  • Uses precision bearings in the cast-iron gearbox
  • Auger speed of 176 rpm

 

Impeller shear bolt Impeller shear bolt
Auger shear bolt Auger shear bolt

Shear bolts are provided to protect the snow blower drive system, impeller, and auger:

  • Shear bolt at the impeller protects the drive system if an object should get caught in the impeller.
  • Shear bolt at each end of the auger protects the drive system from damage if a chunk of ice or other solid object should get caught in the auger.
  • Four spare shear bolts are provided in storage holes located on the auger housing.

Heavy-duty side skid shoes

Heavy-duty side skid shoes Heavy-duty side skid shoes
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The extra wide shoe is made of high-carbon, heat-treated steel:

  • Provides significant wear life improvement in commercial applications or abrasive conditions
  • Mount to each side of the snow blower to ensure smooth cleaning operation
  • Easily replaced if they wear out, which saves the bottom side of the snow blower from excessive wear

Front quick-hitch mounting system

Front quick-hitch mounting system Front quick-hitch mounting system
 Snow blower connected to quick-hitch Snow blower connected to quick-hitch

The front implement slips into and locks onto the front quick-hitch with attached snap pins:

  • Fast and easy installation with no tools or loose parts
  • Same hitch for front blade, rotary brooms, and snow blowers

NOTES:
 
1) 2305, model year 2016 and older 2025R and 2032R, 2320, 2520, and 2720 Tractors must be equipped with front-attaching support kit for use with the Quik-Tatch front hitch.
2) If planning to use a Quik-Tatch front hitch with an OnRamp™ Mower (model year 2016 and older 2025R and 2032R, 2320, 2520, 2720 only), a front hitch/mid-mower combo bracket is needed to retain a tool-free change between the front hitch and the mid-mower deck.

Key specs

Clearing width Sweeping path
Front quick-hitch: at 27 degrees: 53.5 in.
136 cm
Front 3-point hitch: at 30 degress: 50 in.
127 cm
Brush Diameter
26 in.
66 cm
Number of wafers
32
Width: 60 in.
152 cm

Clearing width

Broom straight
Broom angled
Sweeping path Front quick-hitch: at 27 degress: 53.5 in.
136 cm
Front 3-point hitch: at 30 degrees: 50 in.
127 cm

Brush

Diameter 26 in.
66 cm
Width: 60 in.
152 cm
Material
Number of wafers 32
Drive Front power take-off (PTO)
Sweeping height
Speed
Top speed

Angling method

On X700 Hydraulic
On compact utility tractors Hydraulic (dual selective control valve [SCV] joystick controls angling)

Hydraulic angling positions

Right and left Front quick-hitch: Any position up to 27 degrees left or right
Front 3-point htich: Any position up to 27 degrees left or right

Hood

Type Steel three-piece bolt-together

Unitized structure material

Housing
Frame
Lateral float

Drive system

Input
Center drive
Brush drive Front power take-off (PTO)
Brush shaft
Broom gearbox reduction Three-to-one, spiral bevel gear, synthetic extreme-pressure lubricant, shear pin protected, central location
Final drive Three-to-one, spiral bevel gear, synthetic extreme-pressure lubricant, shear pin protected, central location

Caster wheels

Size
Adjustment

Storage stands

Storage stands

Broom head protection

Type Shear bolts (broom comes with four extra bolts)

Weight

Weight (broom only)
Shipping weight

Additional information

Date collected