When there’s tough brush-clearing work to do, you can count on the Vermeer BC1200XL to handle it.

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The electronic fuel injection engine provides improved fuel economy with 135 horsepower (101 kW). The psi engine allows for more efficient working conditions and boosts engine response under load.

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When there’s tough brush-clearing work to do, you can count on the Vermeer BC1200XL to handle it.

The electronic fuel injection engine provides improved fuel economy with 135 horsepower (101 kW). The psi engine allows for more efficient working conditions and boosts engine response under load.

See your Vermeer dealer for comprehensive service and genuine Vermeer replacement parts.

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Features & Benefits

Dual horizontal offset feed rollers

Get more done thanks to the aggressive feeding action of dual horizontal offset feed rollers.

SmartFeed system

Protect your engine with the SmartFeed system, which monitors engine speed and stops or reverses the feed rollers if needed.

Optional winch

Take on the heavy work with an optional winch for effortless handling of large logs.

Clutchless PTO system

Prevent premature wear to the belt drive system using the clutchless PTO system, which prevents high-speed engagement of the cutter drum.

Optional Tree Commander™ remote control

With the optional Tree Commander™ remote control, jobsite productivity is improved by allowing the operator to control brush chipper functions remotely. The remote can be attached to the operator’s belt or held in an optional bracket mounted directly to the operator’s station of a Vermeer mini skid steer.

Electronic fuel injection engine

With improved fuel economy, the 135-hp (101-kW) Power Solutions International (PSI) engine allows for more efficient working conditions and boosts engine response under load.

Specifications

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  • General Dimensions and Weights

    • Length - Feed Table Up, Tongue In 168 in 426.7 cm
    • Length - Table Down, Tongue Extended 206 in 523.2 cm
    • Width 79 in 200.7 cm
    • Height 103 in 261.6 cm
    • Weight - Engine Option One 5680 lbs 2576.4 kg
    • Tongue Weight - Engine Option One 660 lbs 299.4 kg
    • Length with Winch (Additional) 206 in 523.2 cm
    • Weight With Winch (Additional) 5980 lbs 2712.5 kg
    • Sound Power 124 dB(a)
  • Engine Option One

    • Make and Model PSI 4.XL Electronic Fuel Injection
    • Number of Cylinders 6
    • Gross Horsepower (Maximum) 135 hp 100.7 kw
    • Torque (Max) 258 ft-lb 349.8 Nm
    • Max Fuel Consumption 9.5 gph 36 lph
    • Fuel Type Gasoline
    • Air Cleaner 2-stage dry with safety valve
    • Oil Filter Spin-on
    • Recommended Oil SAE 10W30
    • Oil Volume with Filter 7.8 qt 7.4 L
    • Cooling Medium Liquid
    • Coolant Capacity (Engine and Radiator) 4 gal 15.1 L
    • Alternator 70 Amp
    • Fan 19" sucker
  • Feed System

    • Feed Roller Orientation Horizontal
    • Number of Feed Rollers 2
    • Feed Roller Clamp Load 2650 lbs 1202 kg
    • Feed Roller Clamp Type Hydraulic cylinder
    • Feed Roller Minimum Distance to Drum 1 in 2.5 cm
    • Feed Roller Dimension 15
    • Number of Knives 8
    • Weight of Feed Roller 150 lbs 68 kg
    • Feed Roller Dimension (Two) 11.1" (28.3 cm)
    • Number of Knives (2) 12
    • Weight of Feed Roller (Option Two) 80 lbs 36.3 kg
    • Number of Feed Roller Motors 2
    • Motor Manufacturer White Hydraulic
    • Feed Speed 110 ft/min
    • Infeed Table Width 52 in 132.1 cm
    • Infeed Table Length 30.1 in 76.5 cm
    • Infeed Hopper Height 32 in 81.3 cm
    • Infeed Throat Capacity 13.3" x 17" (33.7 cm x 43.2 cm)
    • Pinch Point - Distance to End of Feed Table 67.4 in 171.2 cm
    • Distance from Feed Table to Ground 27.2 in 69.1 cm
    • Infeed Table Material Thickness .2 in .5 cm
  • Safety System

    • Bottom Feed Stop Bar Standard
    • Bottom Feed Stop Bar Diameter 2 in 5.1 cm
    • Bottom Feed Stop Bar Material Thickness 11 GA
    • Actuation Force (BFSB) 34 lbs 15.4 kg
    • Normal Sensitivity 22 deg
    • Reduced Sensitivity 12 deg
    • Reset Method Dual green hold-to-run buttons
    • Four Position Feed Control Bar Standard
    • Diameter 2 in 5.1 cm
    • Material Thickness .1 in .3 cm
    • Positions Four positions: Emergency stop, forward, and reverse
    • Actuation Force 34 lbs 15.4 kg
    • Green Hold to Run Button Standard
  • Drum/Disc Cutting System

    • Material Capacity 13.3 in 33.8 cm
    • Width 20 in 50.8 cm
    • Thickness .4 in 1 cm
    • Diameter 20 in 50.8 cm
    • Speed 2000 rpm
    • Weight With Shaft 480 lbs 217.7 kg
    • Safety Lock - Number of Positions 2
    • Number of Knives 2
    • Knife Thickness .6 in 1.6 cm
    • Material A8 chipper steel
    • Useable Edges 2
    • Knife Size .625" x 4.5" x 9" (1.6 cm x 11.4 cm x 22.9 cm)
    • Number of Bolts/Knife 4
    • Replaceable Threaded Knife Block Yes
    • Number of Paddles 5
    • Fixture Method Weld-on
    • Air Flow 2000 cfm
    • Bedknife Size 3.5" x 17.3" (8.9 cm x 43.8 cm)
    • Bedknife Thickness 1 in 2.5 cm
    • Bedknife Material 1018
    • Bedknife - Number of Useable Edges 4
  • Cutter Drive Components - Engine Option One

    • Number of Bearings 2
    • Bore 2.4 in 6.2 cm
    • Type Spherical roller
    • Manufacturer Linkbelt
    • Dynamic Capacity 31400 lbs 14242.8 kg
    • Static Capacity 53500 lbs 24267.2 kg
    • Belt Idler/Tensioner Yes
    • Belt Type 5V
  • Cutter Drive Components - Engine Option Two

    • Number of Bearings 2
    • Bore 2.4 in 6.2 cm
    • Type Spherical roller
    • Manufacturer Linkbelt
    • Dynamic Capacity 31400 lbs 14242.8 kg
    • Static Capacity 53500 lbs 24267.2 kg
    • Belt Idler/Tensioner Yes
    • Belt Type 5V
  • Discharge System

    • Chute Height 104 in 264.2 cm
    • Bottom Thickness .1 in .2 cm
    • Top Thickness .1 in .3 cm
    • Side Wall Thickness .1 in .3 cm
    • Deflector Thickness .1 in .3 cm
    • Chute Rotation Angle 270 deg
    • Rotation Type Manual pivot with handle
    • Rotational Lock Yes
  • Hydraulic System

    • Tank capacity 12 gal 45.4 L
    • Recommended Oil Type Vermeer VMF
    • System Type Open center, dual pumps
    • Filtration Method 10 micron return, 100 micron suction
    • Pump Flow at Maximum RPM 4.1 gpm 15.7 L/min
    • System relief pressure 2500 psi 172.4 bar
    • Auto Reverse PSI 2500 psi 172.4 bar
    • Flow Control No
    • Directional Control Yes
    • Oil Cooler No
  • Electrical System

    • System Voltage 12 volt
    • Battery Group 31; 950 CCA
    • Standard Gauges Fuel, hour gauges, voltage, water temperature, oil pressure, tachometer gauges, multifunction display
    • Switches Lower feed stop bar senstivity, toggle, SmartFeed and Ecoldle
    • Controller Vermeer ACS
    • Display LCD
    • Shutdown System High temperature, low pressure
    • Radio Remote Control No
  • Chassis

    • Frame Description 7" (17.78) Z channel; 0.25" (0.64 cm) thickness
    • Toolbox Description No
    • Tongue Description 2.5" x 4.5" x 0.38" (6.4 cm x 11.4 cm x 9.5 mm)
    • Tongue Extension Extendable 18" (45.7 cm)
    • Hitch Type Pintle
    • Fender Description Bolt-on
    • Axle/Suspension Torsion
    • Type - Option One Rubber torsional
    • Manufacturer - Option One Dexter axle
    • Capacity - Option One 7000 lb (3175.2 kg)
    • Tires - Option One ST235/80/R16 Load Range E
    • Wheels - Option One 16" (40.6 cm)
    • Tires - Option Two ST285/75/R16 Load Range E
    • Wheels - Option Two 16" (40.6)
    • Brake Type Electric
    • Trailer Light Type LED
  • Winch Option

    • Winch Relief System 2200 psi 151.7 bar
    • Winch Boom Structure .25" (6.4 mm) Grade 50
    • Winch Input Speed 51 rpm
    • Winch Controls Forward, reverse and free spool
    • Winch Rope 7/16' (1.11 cm)
    • Rope Length 150 ft 45.7 m
    • Rope Line Pull 2000 lbs 907.2 kg
    • Rope Choker Detachable chain choker
  • Other Options

    • Special Paint Optional
    • Extended Warranty Optional
    • Preventive Maintenance Optional

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