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Sunflower 4710 & 4730 In-Line Rippers: 12' 5" to 30' |   View Specs

Shatter What's Hiding Below the Soil Surface - Sunflower 4700 Series In-Line Rippers are built for professional farmers in search of a rugged machine to handle challenging soil and residue conditions. The 4700 Series provides deep tillage for primary tillage needs. Built on a solid frame with heavy-duty shanks designed to deeply penetrate heavily compacted soils while easily slicing through tough crop residue to maximize crop yield potential.

 Heavy-Duty Shanks

Equipped with heavy-duty shanks designed to deeply penetrate heavily compacted soils and when equipped with the optional coulter blades easily slicing through tough crop residue to maximize crop yield potential.

 Features

  • Five, Seven, Eight & Twelve Shank Models
  • Heavy 4" x 6" x 3/8" Frame
  • 3 Point Hitch
  • Pull-Type Point Hitch (4730-12)
  • Spring Reset or Rigid Shank Mounts
  • Minimum Disturbance or Parabolic Shanks
  • Pull Type Hitch (Optional)
  • Coulter Blades (Optional)
  • Gauge Wheels (Optional)
  • Shank-Staggering Brackets (Optional)
  • Disc Levelers (Optional)
  • Row Sealers (optional)
  • Reel Busters (optional)

 Two Flexible Frame Configurations

Flat-fold for narrow transport of the eight shank tool and a fully flexible three section over-center folding frame with twelve shanks.

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 Versatile

The 4700 series can be customized with minimum disturbance shanks to shatter soil compaction while leaving the surface residue virtually undisturbed or equip the tool with the parabolic shanks to eliminate compaction while inverting the soil stratum. The versatility of the 4700 series is further demonstrated with it’s ability to be transformed into a “Slot-Till” tool when the row sealer and bed buster options are selected.

Sunflower 4700 Series Specs
Model Number     Cut Width     Estimated Weight Transportation Width Number of Shanks Coulter Blades H/P Requirements
4710-5 12' 6" 2,971 lbs 10' 10" 5 5 35 to 40 hp per shank
4710-7 17' 5" 4,058 lbs 16' 2" 7 7 35 to 40 hp per shank
4710-8 20' 4,516 lbs 20' 2" 8 8 35 to 40 hp per shank
4730-8 20' 5,392 lbs 11' 0" 8 8 35 to 40 hp per shank
4730-12 30' 11,064 lbs 15' 0" 12 12 35 to 40 hp per shank