John Deere 1550 TerrainCut™ Front Mower

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1500 Series TerrainCut™ Front Mower 1550 TerrainCut™ Front Mower

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They say there’s a mower for every job. We say there’s a mower that can handle just about any job you throw at it. It’s called the 1500 Series TerrainCut Front Mower. The most capable year-round front mount mowers we’ve ever made, this new lineup delivers unsurpassed performan... + Read More

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  • 7-Iron™ PRO Side Discharge or Fastback™ Rear Discharge Deck
  • Diesel Engine
  • Biodiesel Conversion Kit available
  • Compatible with select front blade, snow blower and broom attachments


Make/Model John Deere 1550 TerrainCut™ Front Mower
Manufacturer 3TNV80F
Horsepower Gross PS, 24.2 hp (17.8 kW)
Rated engine rpm 3,000 rpm
Cylinders Three
Displacement 77 cu in. (1.26 L)
Maximum torque At 1,900 rpm, 47.2 lb-ft (64 Nm)
Injection Indirect
Fuel type Diesel (optional kit permits B20 compatibility)
Fuel capacity 16 U.S. gal. (60.6 L)
Cooling Liquid
Cooling capacity 7.5 U.S. qt (7.1 L)
Air cleaner Dual element dry type
Air restriction indicator Standard
Charging system Automotive type
Alternator, amp 75 amp
Battery 12 V
Type Hydrostatic 2WD, optional full time or on demand 4WD
Speed and direction control Two-pedal foot
Cruise control Optional
Hi/Lo range No, single speed transmission
Hi forward 0-12 mph (0-19.3 km/h)
Lo forward  
Hi reverse 0-5 mph (0-8 km/h)
Lo reverse  
4-wheel drive On demand Yes Full time Yes Optional
Differential lock Yes
PTO Front
PTO clutch Wet multi-disk, modulated
PTO drive output 2,000 rpm
Type Open center
Pump capacity 5.1 U.S. gpm (19.3 L/min)
Spool valve Front lift, standard
Lift cylinders Two
Type Hydraulic cylinder
Turns lock-to-lock 2 maximum, 1.5 minimum
Type Internal wet disk
Individual turn brakes Standard
Master brake Standard, locking
Drive 23x10.5-12, Optional: 23x8.5-12
Steering 18x8.5-8 (2WD), 18x8.5-10 (4WD)
Type Optional hydraulic
Wheelbase 49.2 in. (125 cm)
Ground clearance 6.5 in. (16.5 cm)
Length Less mower deck, 86.7 in. (220.2 cm)
Overall width With 23x10.5 tires, 51.7 in. (131.3 cm)
ROPS Standard (folding)
ROPS certification 2-POST: OSHA 1928; Canadian Std.: CSA-352; 4-POST: SAE J2194; EU Standard: 86/298/EEC; ISO 21299:2009
Overall height with ROPS 82.7 in. (210 cm)
Overall height with ROPS folded 58 in. (147 cm)
Shipping weight Net weight, 2wd without mower or fuel, 1,675 lb (760 kg); Net weight, 4wd without mower or fuel, 1,835 lb (832 kg)
Construction One-piece stamped: 7-Iron PRO
Deck thickness 7 gauge 0.18 in. (4.6 mm)
Cutting width 60, 72 in. (152, 183 cm)
Deck offset Yes
Cutting height 1-6 in. (2.54-15.24 cm)
Belt tension Spring loaded
Blade tip speed 18,000 fpm (5,486 m/min)
Caster wheels Type Flat free Size 11x4-5
Front anti-Scalp rollers Yes, gauge wheels
Rear anti-scalp rollers Yes, gauge wheels
Cutting width 62, 72 in. (157, 183 cm)
Cutting height 1-6 in. (2.5-15.2 cm)
Caster wheels Type Flat free Size 11x4-5
Date collected 25-Apr-2017