FX26 Defender Forestry Mulcher

Sizes: 26"

Product Model Specifications

Power Unit Size 8,000 - 16,000 LBS
Cutting Width 26"
Overall Width 45"
Weight 785 LBS
Teeth 21 Quadco 1⅝"
Hydraulic Flow Req 15-40 GPM
Hydraulic Pressure Req 3,000 PSI
Cutter RPM 1,800 - 2,000
Capacity 6"
Motor Type Gear

The BrushHound FX26 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 FX26 Defender Forestry Mulcher is the product of years of high-performance brush cutter engineering. It packs a powerful punch in a small package and attaches easily to most mini excavators and compact excavators.

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 RockHound equipment, it is durable, dependable and easy to maintain. Cutting capacity .5-6”.

Key Features

  • Quadco QUAD TOOTH® Cutter Knives. Easy to change 1⅝” knives. Rotatable with 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
  • 14-inch Cutter Drum.  1,800 - 2,000 RPM, Half-inch thickness
  • Extra-Strength Thumb Saddle. Serrated edge works with excavator thumb to grab and remove debris or obstacles
  • Engineered for Compact and Mini Excavators. Only 15 GPM auxilliary hydraulic flow required
  • Cuts Material Up to 6”. Grasses, cat tails, vines, trees 


The FX26 Defender Forestry Mulcher is a fixed-tooth cutter that weighs only 785 pounds. It is designed to operate on the standard thumb circuit on all 8,000 - 16,000-pound compact and mini excavators.  Its Quadco cutter knives have four positions and will make short work of trees up to 6 inches in diameter as well as vines, grasses and other material.