Compare up to four Vermeer models side-by-side

To help determine which Vermeer machines are best for your operation, select up to four models below to see a side-by-side comparison of product specifications.

Connect with your Vermeer dealer to learn more about product availability, pricing and financing options. 

Find a dealer

604R Classic
Bale Diameter 72 in (182.9 cm)
Bale Width 47 in (119.4 cm)
Bale Weight 2000 lbs (907.2 kg)
604R Classic
Length - Standard 164 in (416.6 cm)
Length (With Net) 184 in (467.4 cm)
Length (With Ramp) 198 in (502.9 cm)
Height 121 in (307.3 cm)
Height - With Inline Ramp Not applicable
Width - Standard 101 in (256.5 cm)
Width (With Flotation Tires) Not applicable
Width (With Standard Tires and Scale) Not applicable
Width (With Flotation Tires and Scale) Not applicable
Weight - Standard Not applicable
Weight (Fully Optioned) 6820 lbs (3093.5 kg)
Drawbar Weight 1440 lbs (653.2 kg)
604R Classic
Type of Chamber Variable
Number of Rollers Not applicable
Drive Roller Size Two 5.5 in (14 cm) diameter, rubber coated, with 1.75 in (4.4 cm) hex bearings
Drum Roller Size Not applicable
Idler Roller Size Not applicable
Start Roller Size 5.3 in (13.5 cm)
Number of Plys 3-ply mini rough top
Width of Belt 6.8 in (17.3 cm)
Width of Belt - Option Two Not applicable
Number of Belts 6
Type of Lace Alligator® Rivet   
Length of Belt - Long 536.5 in (1362.7 cm)
Length of Belt - Short 557 in (1414.8 cm)
604R Classic
Driveline 80 deg CV, 540 rpm
Roller Chain Single 60 and 80
Torque Protection - Main Input Shaft Friction clutch
Torque Protection - Pick-up Radial pin clutch
Bearing and Sprocket Configuration Hex drive shafts and bearings
PTO speed Not applicable
604R Classic
Horsepower Required 60 hp (44.7 kw)
Horsepower Recommended 80 hp (59.7 kw)
604R Classic
Width (Tooth to Tooth) Not applicable
Width (Hay Saver Wheels) Not applicable
Width (On Outside Flair) Not applicable
Tooth Bars Not applicable
Number of Teeth Not applicable
Stripper Band Diameter Not applicable
Drive Not applicable
Floatation Not applicable
604R Classic
Width (Tooth to Tooth) 71 in (180.3 cm)
HYDROFLEX Control Not applicable
Width (On Outside Flair) 74 in (188 cm)
Tooth Bars 4
Number of Teeth 65 steel coil with 2.83" (7.2 cm) spacing
Stripper Band Diameter 12.6 in (32 cm)
Drive Single 60
Floatation Gauge wheels 4.8 - 16 HD semi-pneumatic with spring assist
Pickup Lift Manual standard, hydraulic optional
604R Classic
Bale Formation Open throat rotor feed to vertical camber, hydraulic belt tension
Monitor/Controller Atlas™ control system
Machine Adjustments Adjustable gauge wheel height
Miscellaneous 3-year pickup warranty
Safety Equipment SMV sign/tail lights
Tailgate Cylinders Hydraulic cylinders
Density System Adjustable hydraulic bale density control via control system with optional physical gauge
Hay Saver Wheels Not applicable
Tire Size - Standard 14L - 16.1 tires
604R Classic
Monitor Atlas™ control system
Bale Shape Feedback (Left (L) / Center (C) / Right (R) indicators) Optional left and right
Number of wraps per bale for Net Wrap Adjustable from 1.5 to 8
Number of Start/Center/End wraps for twine Start 1-6, Center 1-8, End 1-6
Auto Start Advance Not applicable
Manual Override Standard
Pause function Standard
"Near Full" and "Full Bale" alarms Standard
Tailgate locked alarm/indicator Standard
Ramp "home" indicator Not applicable
Alarm on/off/volume control Volume control only
Real-time bale size data Yes
Real-time bale weight data No
Real-time moisture data Optional
Bales per hour Yes
Tons per hour No
Monitor Mount Standard
Self-diagnostic monitor and sensors Standard
Error history Active only
Touchscreen and button control Touchscreen only
Electronic Bale Density control Standard
Dual Knife Bank Control Not applicable
Field Statistics Basic 10 Fields
604R Classic
Feed Mechanism Single arm applying two twines
Twine Tension Adjustable spring loaded tension plates
Twine Storage 6 balls routed
604R Classic
Feed Mechanism Friction pan feed system onto main belts
Net Tension Yes
Net Width Capable of standard and over with netwrap
Net Storage 1 extra roll
604R Classic
Knife Protection Not applicable
Engage/Disengage Not applicable
Number of Knives Not applicable
604R Classic
Pickup Lift Hydraulic (replaces manual lift crank)
Tires - Optional Not applicable
Safety Equipment Fire extinguisher, safety chain
Hay Saver Wheels Not applicable
Mechanical Bale Counter Not applicable
Bale ramp Hydraulic bale ramp
Monitor Not applicable
Restrictor Plates Not applicable
Hydraulic Density Gauge Physical gauge
Pick-up Gauge Wheel Not applicable
Miscellaneous Not applicable
Hydraulic Pickup Lift Not applicable
Work Lights Not applicable
This site uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing to use this site, you consent to the usage of cookies.