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Woods DS8.30W Dual Spindle Slasher

DS8.30W Dual Spindle Slasher

The Woods Equipment DS8.30W Dual Spindle slasher is a standard-duty dual spindle slasher. It has a 2.4m (8’) cut and has a cutting capacity of 38mm diameter material. The splitter gearbox is 100hp and the spindle gearbox is 75hp. Dual Spindle Slashers are available in both drawbar and 3-point linkage attachment options. The DS8.30W is a drawbar attachment.


  • Quality inputs, Quality product: made in the USA with American steel
  • Highest OH&S rated slashers: change blades from above the machine
  • Reduce downtime: Quick Change Blade System – change blades within minutes
  • Increased durability: 38mm (1.5”) blade pin is 4x stronger than the standard 19mm (3/4”) bolt on other slashers
  • Reduced R & M costs: greaseable blade pin will increase life out of a set of blades
  • Increased structural integrity: built on a complete subframe – stress points on frame, not on skin
  • Protect gearbox: stump jumping disc standard so blades can do a 360° rotation to minimise impact
  • Superior pasture management: does not leave a windrow, efficient distribution of material
  • Unrivalled 6 year gearbox warranty


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Additional information

Tractor PTO Horsepower (hp)

35hp – 80hp

Gearbox Horsepower (hp)

100hp Splitter

Blade Spindle (hp)



Standard Duty – 30 Series

Cutting Width

2.4m (8ft)

Cutting Capacity

Up to 38mm

Cutting Height Range

50mm – 300mm



'Quick Change' Blade Pins


3 Point Linkage / Drawbar


Contour Frame Design


Slip Clutch Protection

Cat 4 input driveline with slip clutch protection

Deck Side Depth


Stump Jumper


Tip Speed


Blade Size

12.7mm x 101.6mm

Tail Wheel

25.5 x 8-14 foam filled severe duty ag 20 ply tyres


Front & Rear chain shielding


10 year limited gearbox warranty; 2 year deck warranty


Woods DS8.30W Dual Spindle Slasher

The Woods Dual Spindle Slasher Series ranges from an 8ft cut to a 12ft cut and suits tractors with a PTO HP range between 35hp and 160hp. Cutting capacities range from 38mm diameter material to 75mm diameter material. All sizes of dual spindle slashers come in a standard duty and a heavy duty series. All models are available with a side throw option. The offset series (DSO8.50/DSO10.50) have the following hydraulic variable offset:


8.50 = 530mm right, 125mm left

10.50 = 685mm right, 125mm left


All models come with tail wheels. The 30 and 40 series of Woods Dual Spindle Slashers have 100mm x 400mm laminated tail wheels, with a bushed axel that can be height adjusted. The 50 series have a 125mm x 400mm laminated tail wheel. All drawbar (DS models) slashers have a 25.5 x 8-14 foam filled 20ply ag tyre which are hydraulically height adjustable. The width of the wheels is also adjustable. The 50 series also feature a spring to absorb any load shock from the tail wheels.


Why a Woods Dual Spindle Slasher

Woods Dual Spindle Slashers have a comparable output to a flail mower or mulcher with the benefit of considerably reduced maintenance and running costs. There is a higher volume of work able to be completed with a smaller HP tractor as the cutting width is up to 50% more on a dual spindle compared to a single spindle.


Woods Exclusive Features Woods Exclusive Benefits
Made in USA with American Steel Quality inputs, quality product, designed and manufactured to last
Change blades from above slasher Highest OH&S rated slashers – greater value for money and reduced risk assessments
Quick Change Blades System Change blade within minutes and reduce the cost of downtime. Change blades roadside with light hand tools
4x stronger blade pin 38mm (1.5”) compared to 19mm (3/4”) bolt on other slashers Thinner bolts will wear quickly increasing chances of throwing a blade
Built on complete subframe Increased structural integrity – stress points on frame not on skin. Optimal for efficient cut
Stump jumping disc Blades do a full 360° rotation minimising impact and protecting gearbox when slashing
Does not leave a windrow Efficient distribution of material, reduced risk of personnel and machinery
6 year gearbox warranty Confidence in design and function of gearbox for reliable slasher




OH&S Features unique to Woods slashers
Change blades from above the machine: no risk to operators or maintenance crews of having to get under slasher to change the blades. Slasher does not need to be on stands
Quick Change Blade System removes labour and material to change blades: only light hand tools required to change blades. No oxy or grinding risk
Will not leave a windrow: superior material discharge management as material will be spread evenly across the back of the slasher limiting risk to plant and personnel
38mm blade pin: is 4x stronger than the standard 3/4” bolt on standard slasher. A 3/4” bolt is more likely to wear through and throw blades
Tip Speed is not excessive: Woods tip speed is efficient for design of slasher. Excessive tip speed is not tolerant to hitting objects increasing chances of breaking/throwing blades




Operating and R&M Cost Efficiency
Full structural sub frame increases integrity of slasher making it more durable than other slashers and fitting for our Australian conditions
Machined gearbox hubs and tight tolerance steel shield will prevent any material affecting lower gearbox seal ensuring long life out of gearbox with no oil leaks
Driveline hanger will prevent dirt and water affecting shaft when removed from tractor
38mm blade pin is 4x stronger than standard blade bolt so is slower wearing than others
Quick change blade pin system allows operators to change blades within 5 minutes with light hand tools. Can be completed roadside reducing downtime of machines
Stump jumper allows for less shocks to gearbox and blades can spin 360° upon impact compare to a beam where large shocks emitted to gearbox and blades can become wedged in beam
Large deck clearance allows for large volume of material to be cut without choking and uses less HP and fuel



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