Specifications: 488 available from Mauldin Company, Hattiesburg MS

 
Model

488

Auger  

Auger

NA

Floating range, in. (mm)

NA

Speed, rpm

NA
Conditioner

Conditioner

Chevron-design intermeshing molded rubber rolls, torsion-bar roll pressure, single hand-crank adjustment

Roll length (crushing area), in. (mm)

102 (2591)

Roll diameter, in. (mm)

10-3/8 (264)

Drives   

Individual, #50 roller chain

Speed, rpm 

637

Pressure, lbs./in. (N/mm)

2 to 38 (0.3 to 6.6)

Roll gap adjustment

Shims

Material discharge, in. (mm)

Adjustable gate for swath, windrow or intermediate widths

 

38 and 96 (965 and 2438)
Cutterbar

Cutterbar

One assembly

Knives

Bolted, over-serrated sections, adjustable assemblies, timed, dual, counter-stroking sickles

Guards

Twin, forged steel, double-hardened hold-downs

Cutting height, in. (mm)

1.25 to 4.25 (32 to 108)

Cutting angle, degrees

-7 or -10

Hydraulic tilt

NA

Guard points max lift, in. (mm)

19 (483)

Skid shoes

2

Sickle drive

wobble joint

Sickle speed, spm

1632

Sickle stroke, in. (mm)

3 (76)
Cutting Width

Cutting Width, ft. in. (mm)

9'3" (2819)
Dimensions

Overall width, operating, ft. in. (mm)

13'8-1/4" (4172)

Overall width, transport, ft. in. (mm)

12'2" (3708)

Overall length, transport, ft. in. (mm)

13'4" (4064)

Overall height, operating, ft. in. (mm)

3'6" (1067)

Overall height, raised, ft. in. (mm)

5'7" (1702)
Drive

Drive

540 rpm PTO
Hydraulic Cylinders

Hydraulic Cylinders

Optional header lift, Rope control
Minimum Tractor Req

Minimum Tractor Req

35-hp (26.1 kw)

 

One remote hydraulic circuit required, capable of 1500 psi (10342 kpa)
Operating Speed

Operating Speed, mph (kph)

up to 8 (13)

Max safe transport speed, mph (kph)

25 (40)
Reel

Reel

4-tine bar

Peripheral speed, mph (kph)

6.5 to 8.6 (10.5 to 13.8)

Speed Adjustment

Variable sheave

Diameter (maximum), ft. in. (mm)

3'6-1/4" (1073)

Adjustments

Fore/aft, vertical, pitch

Drive 

Belt and chain

Bushings/bearings, in. (mm)

1.25 (31.75) bearing w/collar at cam end and bushings at all other locations
Tires

Tires

27 x 9.50-15 flotation
Tractor Hookup

Tractor Hookup

Equal-angle PTO
Weight

Weight, lbs. (kg)

2763 (1253)