New RT11 Series Rotary Tillers

Key Features
  • Rotor is helical shaped for higher efficiency
  • Skid shoes control depth
  • iMatchTM and Category 2 quick hitch compatible

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Skid shoes control depth
Frontier™ RT Series Rotary Tiller skid shoesFrontier™ RT Series Rotary Tiller skid shoes

The working depth can be adjusted by the height of the skids, which is easily done with the adjustment bracket on the RT Series Rotary Tillers.

Compatible with Category 1 or 2 hitch
Available on RT1157, RT1165, RT1173, and RT1181Available on RT1157, RT1165, RT1173, and RT1181

A feature on the larger models is a Category 1 or Category 2 hitch.


The RR1157, RT1165, RT1173, and RT1181 Rotary Tillers are compatible with a Category 1 3-point hitch or iMatch™ quick-attach hitch system. These models are also compatible with a Category 2 3-point hitch or Category 2 Quik Coupler.

Rotor is helical shaped for higher efficiency
RT Series Rotary Tillers helical-designed rotorRT Series Rotary Tillers helical-designed rotor

The helical-shaped rotor on the RT Series Rotary Tillers decreases horsepower required to drive units. They are designed so they enter the field at different times for more efficiency.


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John DeereRT11 Series Rotary Tillers
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Working width 144.8 cm
57 in.
Outside to outside width 157.5 cm
62 in.
Operating with skid shoes 218 kg
480 lb
Operating with cage roller
Tractor compatibility
PTO speed rpm 540 rpm
Minimum horsepower 18.6 kW
25 hp
Maximum horsepower 29.8 kW
40 hp
Type Single speed
Oil cooler
Drive system
Type Chain
Chain, ASAE 80
3-point compatible Category 1, Category 2
iMatch™ compatible (Cat. 1) Yes
Quick coupler (Cat. 2) Yes
Quick coupler (Cat. 3)
Adjustable offset 39 cm
15.5 in.
PTO shaft
Clutch type Friction
Shape C-shape
Flanges (quantity) Seven
Blades (quantity) Six
Depth control
Type Skid shoes
Maximum working depth 17.8 cm
7 in.
Safety and markings
Rear door support Chain
Parking stand Standard
Markings Standard
Type Standard
Set-up time
Labor hours 0.5
Time period 1 year