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John Deere 1770 Front-Fold Flex Planter

The 1770 12Row30 features a front-folding, 7x7-in., two-section frame design that is hinged in the middle (center flex) to allow each wing to flex 20 degrees up and 30 degrees down, relative to each other.

Features and Benefits

  • The 1770 12Row30 features a front-folding, 7x7-in., two-section frame design that is hinged in the middle (center flex) to allow each wing to flex 20 degrees up and 30 degrees down, relative to each other.
  • RowCommand™ individual-row control system
  • SeedStar™2 monitoring system
  • Improved pneumatic downforce system
  • Seed variable-rate drive
  • Row cleaner options to meet residue management needs
  • MaxEmerge XP™ and Pro-Series XP™
  • Tire contact drive system

SPECS

  • MANUFACTURER John Deere
  • MODEL 1770 12row Flex

Rows and Row Spacing

  • Number of rows 12
  • Row spacing, in. (cm) 30

Frame

  • Fold configuration Front-fold
  • Frame tube size, in. (cm) 7 x 7 in. (17.8x17.8 cm)
  • Fold-and-go from tractor cab Manual wing lock pin
  • Flexibility 2-section flex frame, 20 degrees up, 30 degrees down

Hitch

  • Base Two point hitch for Cat.II or Cat.III with Quick Coupler only
  • Optional NA
  • Rear hitch NA

Lift System

  • Type Wheel module
  • Number of cylinders 8
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Tires

  • Base 9.5L x 15 in. F1 load range D
  • Optional NA
  • Quantity 8

Row Units

  • Type MaxEmerge™ XP
  • Opener Tru-Vee™ double disk w/15 inch blades
  • Depth gauging 2 - 4-1/2x16 in. semi-pneumatic wheels
  • Adjustment T-handle, 1/4 to 4 in. depth in 1/4in. increments
  • Walking wheels Optional
  • Row unit seed hoppers ---
  • Capacity 1.6 Bu. (.06 cu. m) or 3.0 Bu. (.11 cu. m)
  • Material 1.6 bu. polyethylene or 3.0 bu. roto-molded plastic
  • Row unit down force Base equipment
  • Non-adjustable (4 springs) 180 lb.
  • Adjustable heavy-duty 4 settings: 0, 125, 250, 400 lb.
  • Pneumatic Base, Infinitely adjustable to 400 lb.
  • Scrapers, opener blades Optional
  • Plastic rotary NA
  • Steel straight blade Optional
  • Heavy-duty Optional
  • Seed tube sensors Base
  • Base AccuCount™
  • Optional Standard

Seed Meters

  • Base Vacuum
  • Optional Plateless
  • Finger pickup Optional
  • Radial bean meter ---
  • Central Commodity System NA
  • Seed capacity, bu. (cu. m) NA

Drive System

  • Base Tire contact
  • Optional 1 or 2 motor hydraulic variable rate drive
  • Number of drive wheels 1 for seed transmission and 1 for dry fertilizer
  • Drive wheel disconnect Automatic
  • Counter shaft 7/8 in. hex
  • Drill shaft 7/8 in. hex
  • Seed transmission Tire contact
  • Transmission combinations 50 sprocket combinations

Markers

  • Type Tri-fold
  • Control Independent of lift or connected to lift
  • Base Independent of lift
  • Optional Connected to lift
  • Marker disk ---
  • Base 16 in. notched w/depth gauging band
  • Optional Marker arm gauge wheel
  • Shear bolt protection Base equipment
  • Less marker option Optional

Closing System

  • Rubber tire closing system Base
  • Wheel (2) 1x12in. rubber tires w/nylon wheel
  • Position In-line or staggered
  • Adjustment T-handle
  • Down force 5 position 0-145 lb.
  • Alignment Adjustable side to side
  • Cast iron closing system Optional
  • Wheel (2) 1x12in. cast iron wheel
  • Position In-line or staggered
  • Adjustment T-handle

Herbicide and Insecticide

  • Insecticide only hopper Optional -- 70 lb. capacity
  • Herbicide only hopper NA
  • Insecticide and herbicide hopper Optional -- split hopper 35 lb each side

Liquid Insecticide System

  • System available NA
  • Tank capacity NA

Seed Monitor System

  • Base SeedStar™2
  • Optional ComputerTrak™350

Tillage Attachments

  • Unit-mounted coulter Optional
  • Frame-mounted coulter Optional
  • Bubble blade Optional
  • .63-in. fluted blade (25 flutes) Optional
  • .7-in. fluted blade (13 flutes) Optional
  • 1-in. fluted blade (8 flutes) ---
  • Row tillage support hanger Optional
  • Tine tooth ---
  • Cons. furrower w/ leading cutout blade ---
  • V-wing bed sweeps NA
  • Row cleaner Optional w/SharkTooth™ wheels
  • Row cleaner - unit-mounted coulter Optional w/SharkTooth™ wheels
  • Row cleaner - unit-mounted DD fert. opener Optional

Fertilizer

  • Onboard / towed / tractor tanks NA
  • Tank capacity NA
  • Fixed-rate application NA
  • Variable-rate application NA
  • Pump type NA
  • Pump rate (GPA) NA
  • Fertilizer opener type ---
  • Frame-mounted NA
  • Unit-mounted NA
  • Flow divider distribution system NA
  • Pressure manifold distribution system NA
  • Dry fertilizer Base equipment
  • Number of hoppers 6
  • Hopper capacity 550 lbs.

Dimensions

  • Transport width (with markers), ft. (m) 15-ft. 2-in.
  • Transport width (without markers), ft. (m) ---
  • Transport length, ft. (m) 29-ft. 6-in.
  • Transport height, ft. (m) 11-ft. 3-in.
  • Transport weight, lb. (kg) 11900
  • Transport underframe clearance ---
  • Field operation width, ft. (m) ---
  • Field operation length, ft. (m) ---

Ag Management Solutions

  • Map-based seeding Optional
  • Field documentation Optional
  • Parallel tracking Optional

Additional Information

  • Recommended tractor horsepower 120 hp - less fertilizer, 140 hp w/fertilizer
  • Recommended tractor hydraulics 2250 psi (15514 kPa) maximum
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