A recutter screen bundle is now available from RCI Engineering for the 8000-Series John Deere Self-Propelled Forage Harvesters. Contact your local John Deere Dealer for more information.
The RCI Recutter Screen is designed to allow for material resizing of earlage/snaplage and other forages, specifically for the 8000-Series SPFH. This product is the only approved recutter screen bundle for the 8000-Series SPFH and does not impact the warranty of the base machine.
- Three standard screen sizes are available as follows:
o 13 mm
o 19 mm
o Blank Screen
o Other sizes may be introduced in the future based on customer demand.
- This product was designed with direct input from John Deere Engineering to ensure a quality-fit of components for precise operation compared to other after-market screens.
- Crop flow is optimized with a supplied bottom pan to ensure reliable operation.
This product is available through your local John Deere Dealer.
Part Number Description Comments
RC180045 Bundle, Wide-Body Recutter Screen Base * 8600-8800 SPFH
RC180048 Bundle, Standard-Body Recutter Screen Base * 8100-8500 SPFH
RC180084 Screen, 13mm Wide-Body Recutter 8600-8800 SPFH
RC180085 Screen, 19mm Wide-Body Recutter 8600-8800 SPFH
RC180082 Screen, Blank Wide-Body Recutter 8600-8800 SPFH
RC180101 Screen, 13mm Standard-Body Recutter 8100-8500 SPFH
RC180102 Screen, 19mm Standard-Body Recutter 8100-8500 SPFH
RC180083 Screen, Blank Standard-Body Recutter 8100-8500 SPFH
* When ordering for a machine, select the appropriate bundle and desired screen size.
Estimated Installation Times
Approximately 6 hours of setup time is required for initial installation. All times are estimations and dependent on technician experience and machine condition. Setup times are subject to change based on feedback from dealers. Please contact RCI after installation with feedback sheet provided at the back of the Operator Manual.
Approximately 2 hours of technician time is required to change out the recutter screen for a blank screen.
Approximately 3 hours of technician time is required to change out the recutter screen for original parts. The cutterhead does not need to be removed to revert back to original components. See the Service Section of the Recutter Screen Operator Manual for more information.