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John Deere 648G III Skidder

Including 648G Series III

648G Series III


Blade Width51.6 ft (16 m)
Cable Width254 in (645 cm)
Drum Capacity at Cable Width43449 ft (13,243 m)
Drum Diameter0.7 in (2 cm)
Grapple Capacity - tongs tip to tip8 CUBIC ft
Ground Clearance12.1 ft (4 m)
Height4.6 ft (1 m)
Height - Top of Cab2.1 ft (1 m)
Height of Grapple from Ground9.6 ft (3 m)
Max Blade Height10.5 in (27 cm)
Max Height of Boom5.1 ft (2 m)
Max Line Pull - bare drum142 lbs (64 kg)
Overall Length10.6 ft (3 m)
Overall Width10 ft (3 m)
Tong Opening at Tips521 in (1,323 cm)
Wheelbase4.52 ft (1 m)


Displacementturbocharged cu in (0 m)
Engine Model171
Net Power2200 hp (1,641 kw)
Peak Torque1400 lbs/ft
Power Measured @414 rpm
Torque Measured @83 rpm

Hydraulic System

Pump Flow3000 gal/min (11,355 l/min)
Pump Type42
Relief Valve Pressure11.3 psi

Operating Specifications

Alternator Supplied Amperagedirect-drive power shift
Cooling System Fluid Capacity5 gal (19 l)
Engine Oil Capacity7.5 gal (28 l)
Front Diff Fluid Capacity7.5 gal (28 l)
Fuel Capacity9 gal (34 l)
Hydraulic System Fluid Capacity90 °
Operating Voltage120 A
Operating Weight12 V lbs (5 kg)
Rear Diff Fluid Capacity7.8 gal (30 l)
Steering Angle30.5 - 32 V -
Tire Size7.2
Transmission Fluid Capacity14.3 gal (54 l)


Max Speed - Forward10.2 mph (16 kph)
Number of Forward Gears7
Number of Reverse Gears13.6
Transmission Type8


Ground Contact Areavariable-displacement axial piston cu in (0 m)
Length of Track on Ground6068H ft (1,850 m)

Winch - Grapple Skidder

Drum Capacity - 25.4mm (1 in)30 °

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