Features & Specs
  • 6.8L Tier 2 PowerTech engine
  • PowerShift transmission
  • Heavy-duty, 1200 inboard planetary axles
  • Comfortable cab with swivel seat
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Horsepower 129
Wheelbase 115 in
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 gal.
Fuel Consumption 2.4-4.2 gal
Tong Opening at Tips 85 in.
Weight 23,690 lbs
Width 8 ft. 8 in.
Length 20 ft 9 in
Height 9 ft 10 in

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John Deere 548G-III Grapple Skidder

Manufacture and Model John Deere PowerTech 6068T
Non-Road Emission Standards EPA Tier 2
Gross Power 129 hp (96 kW) @ 2,200 rpm
Displacement 414 cu. in. (6.8 L)

Transmission Type Direct-drive PowerShift with automatic option
Number of Gears

Maximum Travel Speed

11.57 mph (18.6 km/h)
8.72 mph (14.0 km/h)

Control Joystick pilot
Opening 85 in. (2159 mm)
Area 8 sq. ft.
Turning Radius 17 ft. 10 in.

Fuel Tank 50 gal. (189.3 L)
Hydraulic Reservoir 8 gal. (30.3 L)

Operating Weight  
Single Function 23,690 lb. (10 746 kg)

Overall Dimensions  
A) Overall Height 9 ft. 10 in. (3008 mm)
B) Overall Width 8 ft. 8 in. (2643 mm)
C) Maximum Blade Lift Above Ground 47.4 in. (1204 mm)
D) Maximum Blade Dig Below Ground
     Dozer Blade Width
11.6 in. (295 mm)
86 in. (2184 mm)
E) Front Axle to Front of Machine 4 ft. 11 in. (1507 mm)
F) Front Axle to Blade Cutting-Edge Arc 6 ft. 11 in. (2112 mm)
G) Front Axle to Articulation Joint 5 ft. 2 in. (1575 mm)
H) Wheelbase 9 in. 7 in. (2920 mm)
I) Ground Clearance 19.4 in. (493 mm)
J) Overall Length 20 ft. 9 in. (6330 mm)
K) Height of Grapple from Ground Level 33.415 in. (849 mm)
L) Reach of Grapple from Ground Level 77.559 in. (1970 mm)
M) Reach of Grapple at Full Reach 84.96 in. (2158 mm)
N) Maximum Height of Boom 9 ft. 9 in. (2976 mm)
O) Below Ground Reach of Grapple at Full Reach 34.93 in. (888 mm)

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