FX36 Defender Forestry Mulcher

Sizes: 36"

Product Model Specifications

Power Unit Size 16,000 - 32,000 LBS
Cutting Width 36"
Overall Width 67"
Weight 1,635 LBS
Teeth 24 Quadco 2"
Hydraulic Flow Req 20-60 GPM
Hydraulic Pressure Req 3,350 PSI
Cutter RPM 1,800 - 2,000
Capacity 8"
Motor Type Piston

The BrushHound FX36 Defender Forestry Mulcher comes with complimentary 100" hoses, flat face couplers, and mount (excluding Tag/WainRoy). If specific size/length hoses or flat face couplers are required, that request should be made when ordering.

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The FX36 Defender Forestry Mulcher is the latest in the Defender line of Mulchers. Engineered to work efficiently with mid-sized excavators from 16 to 32 thousand pounds. It is the perfect tool for property maintenance, to clear a right-of-way, open up a view, or to create a defensible space in areas where wildfires are a threat.

Like all BrushHound Attachments, this brush cutter is durable, dependable and easy to maintain. Cutting capacity up to 8” continuous. BrushHound is continuing to innovate the attachment market and here is why.

Key Features

  • Quadco Cutter Knives. Easy to change. Four positions, one-piece steel alloy
  • True Shaft Technology. An electronically balanced cutter drum with serviceable hubs to ensure straight shafts that run smooth for years of reliable, vibration-free operation
  • Hydraulic Direct Drive. Increases efficiency, power and torque; reduces maintenance
  • 12.75-inch Cutter Drum.  1,800 RPM, three-quarter inch thickness
  • Extra-Strength Thumb Saddle. Serrated edge works with excavator thumb to grab and remove debris or obstacles
  • Engineered for Mid Sized Excavators. Only 20 GPM hydraulic flow required
  • Cuts Material Up to 8”. Heavy brush, vines, trees.


The FX36 Defender Forestry Mulcher is a fixed-tooth brush cutter that weighs 1,635 pounds. It is designed to operate on the standard thumb circuit on all 8-16 ton excavators. Its Quadco cutter knives have four positions and will make short work of trees up to 8 inches in diameter as well as vines, grasses and other material.