"SLASHBUSTER"® Brush Cutters
Extreme service brush cutters

These brush cutters can mulch up to 18" diameter trees

"SLASHBUSTER"® HD 480B
HD 480B

Our flagship model and a must for contractors who demand a brush cutter with high production rates, dependability and versatility. The HD 480B is a no-compromise design that delivers as promised.

General Specifications
  • Cuts and mulches trees to 18" diameter
  • 52" cutting swath
  • Third boom & material handler standard
  • Automatic wire shear standard
  • Rotating hub debris guard standard
  • Adaptable to any excavator brand from 40,000-lb to 100,000-lb
  • Magnum drive system standard
  • Optional 90-degree tilt mount
  • Optional remote herbicide applicator
  • Optional hydraulic trimming saw
"SLASHBUSTER"® HD 420B
HD 420B

Identical to the HD 480B except in scale, the HD 420 B brush cutter is a more appropriate fit for smaller carriers.

General Specifications
  • Cuts and mulches trees to 14" diameter
  • 46" cutting swath
  • Third boom and material handler standard
  • Automatic wire shear standard
  • Rotating hub debris guard standard
  • Adaptable to any excavator brand from 35,000-lb to 100,000-lb
  • Magnum drive system standard
  • Optional 90-degree tilt mount
  • Optional remote herbicide applicator
  • Optional hydraulic trimming saw
"SLASHBUSTER"® HD 482
& HD 422
HD 482 & HD 422

HD 482 & HD 422 brush cutters have all the durability and efficiency of the above models, but without third boom extensions. An ideal match for long reach excavators.

General Specifications
  • 52" or 46"cutting swath
  • Recommended for long front or standard front excavator
  • Automatic wire shear standard
  • Rotating hub debris guard standard
  • Magnum drive system standard
  • Optional 90-degree tilt mount
  • Optional remote herbicide applicator
  • Optional hydraulic trimming saw
  • Adaptable to any excavator brand from 28,000-lb to 100,000-lb
"SLASHBUSTER"® XL 480SB

The world's only brush cutter with a hydraulically operated rotating debris shroud.
XL 480SB

Developed in response to safety concerns over ejected debris, the XL 480SB brush cutter features a 180-degree rotating shroud; giving you the ultimate in control. This development makes it possible to work near houses, roadways, utility poles, etc, with a much lower risk compared to any other brushcutter.

General Specifications
  • 180 Degree hydraulically operated rotating shroud
  • Cuts brush and trees to 8" diameter
  • 48" cutting swath
  • Third boom & material handler standard
  • Automatic wire shear standard
  • Rotating hub debris guard standard
  • Optional wheel speeds to 800 RPM
  • Optional flail mower blade
  • Shown w/ optional 90-degree tilt mount
  • Optional remote herbicide applicator
  • Adaptable to any excavator brand from 35,000-lb to 100,000-lb
"SLASHBUSTER"® XL 480S
XL 480S

The XL 480S brush cutter is Identical to the XL 480 SB, but without a third boom extension.

General Specifications
  • 180 degree hydraulically operated rotating shroud
  • Cuts and mulches stems to 8" dia.
  • 48" cutting swath
  • Automatic wire shear standard
  • Rotating hub debris guard standard
  • Optional flail mower blade
  • Shown w/ optional 90-degree tilt mount
  • Optional remote herbicide applicator
  • Adaptable to any excavator brand excavator from 29,000-lb to 59,000-lb
"SLASHBUSTER"® XL 480B
XL 480B brush cutters

The XL 480B is an XL 480 (below) with a third boom, serving up a price and performance that is hard to beat.

General Specifications
  • Recommended for walking excavators or long front excavators
  • 48" cutting swath
  • Automatic wire shear standard
  • Rotating hub debris guard standard
  • Optional 60" cutting swath
  • Optional wheel speeds to 800 RPM
  • Optional flail mower blade
  • Optional 90-degree tilt mount
  • Optional remote herbicide applicator
"SLASHBUSTER"® XL 480
XL 480

pictured with optional hydraulic thumb

The XL 480 brush cutter features a more enclosed shroud design than our other models.

General Specifications
  • Recommended for walking excavators or long front excavators
  • 48" cutting swath
  • "S-7" mulching disk standard
  • Automatic wire shear standard
  • Rotating hub debris guard standard
  • Optional 60" cutting swath
  • Optional wheel speeds to 800 RPM
  • Optional flail mower blade
  • Optional 90-degree tilt mount
  • Optional quick disconnect
  • Optional remote herbicide applicator
  • Optional flail mower blade
  • Available to operate with standard excavator bucket thumb or optional hydraulic thumb
  • 1,300-lb. to 2,300-lb. total weight (varies with excavator size and options)

Brush Cutters for Compact & Mini Excavators

After numerous requests, we developed a brush cutter line that will fit excavators as small as 3,500 lbs. The response has been tremendous and for brush re growth applications they really excel.

"SLASHBUSTER"® XL 460
Brush cutter XL 460

Bridging the gap between mid-sized and mini excavators, the XL460 brush cutter attaches to compact excavators in the 6-8 ton class and is capable of mulching brush and stems up to 3" in diameter.

General Specifications
  • Recommended for small excavators
  • 46" cutting swath
  • Flail mower blade
  • Automatic wire shear standard
  • Rotating hub debris guard standard
  • Optional blade speeds to 800 RPM
  • Optional 90-degree tilt mount
  • Optional quick disconnect
  • Optional remote herbicide applicator
  • 750-lb. to 850-lb. total weight(varies with excavator size and options)

 

Now available with an optional mulching disk: the XL 460D

"SLASHBUSTER"® XL 330
Brush cutter XL 330

pictured with optional quick coupler integration

Purpose-built for its application, the XL 330 mini excavator brush cutter attachment excels in maintenance brushing. Small in size, it still shares the extra-durable triple-welded construction of our larger brush cutter models.

General Specifications
  • Recommended for mini excavators
  • 33" cutting swath
  • Blade bar cutter
  • Optional quick disconnect
  • Optional remote herbicide applicator
  • 200-lb. to 300-lb. total weight (varies with excavator size and options)

Guide for matching Slashbuster® models with appropriate carriers:
    Excavator Size, Tons    
Model Duty 1-3 3-10 10-13 14-16 18-20 20+ long reach ready back-
hoe ready
HD 480B Extreme                
HD 482 Extreme                
HD 420B Extreme                
HD 422 Extreme                
XL 480SB Maintenance                
XL 480B Maintenance                
XL 480S Maintenance                
XL 480 Maintenance                
XL 460 Maintenance                
XL 330 Maintenance                

Performance is determined by the excavator's available horsepower