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John Deere 1780 Rigid Planter

The 1780 Rigid Planter is versatile and recommended for conventional, reduced-till, double-crop, and no-till planting conditions.

Features and Benefits

  • The 1780 Rigid Planter is versatile and recommended for conventional, reduced-till, double-crop, and no-till planting conditions.
  • SeedStar™2 monitoring system
  • Improved pneumatic downforce system
  • Row cleaner options to meet residue management needs
  • MaxEmerge XP™ and Pro-Series XP™
  • 1780 Drawn Rigid Frame Planter
  • Liquid fertilizer systems
  • Granular chemical application systems...

SPECS

  • MANUFACTURER John Deere
  • MODEL 1780 Rigid Planter

Rows and Row Spacing

  • Number of rows 6, 8, 11 (solid), 13 (w/skips), 15 (solid)
  • Row spacing, in. (cm) 6/11row30/15 in. (76/38 cm), 8/15row30/15 in. 76/38 cm), 6 and 8 row 70 cm

Frame

  • Fold configuration Rigid
  • Frame tube size, in. (cm) 3 x 7 front frame for fertilizer; 7 x 7 rear frame
  • Fold-and-go from tractor cab NA
  • Flexibility NA

Hitch

  • Base Drawbar
  • Optional NA
  • Rear hitch NA

Lift System

  • Type Drop axle lift system
  • Number of cylinders 2 (4.5 x 8-in.)

Tires

  • Base 16.5-16.1, 14 PR (transport), 18.9-50.8, 4 PR (transmission)
  • Optional NA
  • Quantity 2

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. with 1/4 in. increments
  • Walking wheels Base equipment
  • 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, or 400 lb.
  • Pneumatic Base equipment, Infinitely adjustable to 400 lb.
  • Scrapers, opener blades Optional
  • Plastic rotary NA
  • Steel straight blade Optional
  • Heavy-duty Optional
  • Seed tube sensors Base equipment
  • 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 NA
  • Number of drive wheels 1 (tire contact drive)
  • Drive wheel disconnect Automatic
  • Counter shaft 7/8 hex
  • Drill shaft 7/8 hex
  • Seed transmission Rear mounted on center frame
  • Transmission combinations 50 sprocket combinations

Markers

  • Type Non-folding (6 row), folding (8 row)
  • Control Independent of lift or connected to lift
  • Base Connected to planter lift
  • Optional Independent of lift
  • Marker disk ---
  • Base 16 in. notched with depth gauging band
  • Optional NA
  • Shear bolt protection Base equipment
  • Less marker option Optional

Closing System

  • Rubber tire closing system Base equipment
  • Wheel (2) 1x12 in. rubber tires w/nylon wheels
  • Position In-line or staggered
  • Adjustment T-handle
  • Down force 5 positions, 0-145 lb.
  • Alignment Adjustable side to side
  • Cast iron closing system Optional
  • Wheel (2) 1x12 in. 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 NA
  • Tine tooth ---
  • Cons. furrower w/ leading cutout blade NA
  • 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 NA

Fertilizer

  • Onboard / towed / tractor tanks Optional, onboard
  • Tank capacity 70 gallons per two rows
  • Fixed-rate application Optional
  • Variable-rate application NA
  • Pump type Piston pump
  • Pump rate (GPA) 1.8 gal. to 37.8 gal. acre
  • Fertilizer opener type ---
  • Frame-mounted Optional, frame mounted single disk opener or double disk opener
  • Unit-mounted NA
  • Flow divider distribution system NA
  • Pressure manifold distribution system Optional
  • Dry fertilizer Optional
  • Number of hoppers 1 for each two rows
  • Hopper capacity 550 lb.

Dimensions

  • Transport width (with markers), ft. (m) 16-ft. 3-in. (6 row), 23-ft. 1-in. (8 row)
  • Transport width (without markers), ft. (m) ---
  • Transport length, ft. (m) 17-ft. 8-in. (6 and 8 row), 18-ft. 0-in. (11 and 15 row)
  • Transport height, ft. (m) 11-ft. 0-in. (6 and 11 row), 9-ft. 9-in. (8 and 15 row)
  • Transport weight, lb. (kg) 7550 (6 row), 8875 (11 row), 8480 (8 row), 9805 (15 row)
  • 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 155 hp
  • Recommended tractor hydraulics 2350 psi
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