A Rigid Draper Header Design That's Cutting Edge

The RDX Grain Belt is changing the future of the rigid draper header industry. By starting with the popular AirFLEX design, our team of Honey Bee engineers achieved a rigid, single platform draper header that’s faster than ever before.

We’ve reduced hydraulic components, increased the size of the feeder house to add feeding capacity, moved the knives closer to the ground for a super low cut, and added a mechanical drive for simplicity and power.

The Honey Bee RDX Grain Belt: More power when you need it.

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Perry Gryde
(306) 296-7511

Fully Synchronized, Centrally Driven Knives
The smooth-operating knife drive provides powerful cutting action and increased durability. An optional low-cut system offers a lower profile knife for tough cutting conditions.

Reversible Mechanical Drive
For maximum convenience and efficiency, you can unplug your combine directly from the cab. The drapers, knife drive and feed auger run reverse with the combine.

Honey Bee High Performance Reel
The custom built, fully adjustable reel ranges from gentle to aggressive with unlimited finger spacing options to leave no crop behind. The optional cam reel offers a more aggressive grab and a better release of the crop for optimal feeding.

Precision Gauge Wheels
A pneumatic gauge wheel design adjust quicker in the field, from the cab of the combine, and functions better in rough and soft terrain.

Transport System
Put your header into transport mode in five minutes. The self-aligning transport system is designed to be there when you need it and off for harvest.

RDX225 RDX230 RDX236 RDX240 RDX245 RDX250
Width 25' 30′ 36′ 40′ 45′ 50′
Operating weight
(including reel)
2811 kg /
6199 lbs
3071 kg /
6771 lbs
3379 kg /
7450 lbs
3591 kg /
7916 lbs
3851 kg /
8489 lbs
4111 kg /
9062 lbs
Hydraulic System Hydraulics are limited to the combine reel circuits only
Cutting System Honey Bee cutting system with SCH sections
Knife Drive Fully synchronized mechanical knife drive
Draper New high performance tensioning system and mechanical drive
Center Deck New high performance tensioning system and mechanical drive
Cross Auger Crop flow assistance device (Optional)
HB Reel High strength, high performance reel with multiple crop settings and finger spacing options
Reel Drive Centre hydraulic reel drive
Transport System Heavy duty road transport with electric brakes; optional RV or AG plugs
Tires / Wheels / Hubs / Spindles Standard
Cutterbar Poly Skid Standard with sectional panels
Combine Adapters Available for most models of self-propelled combines
Fore/Aft Standard – using combine functions
Automatic Reel Speed Control Standard equipment – combine must have reel speed circuit
Gauge Wheels Standard
Subframe Suspension Standard
Header Height Standard – combine needs header height function
Header Tilt Hydraulic or Manual
Reversible Mechanical Drive Standard
Maintenance Requirements 2 x 10 hour knife grease / 2 x 10 hour reel grease / 10 x 40 hour drive line grease / 8 x 40 hour general
Honey Bee Low-cut System Optional
Narrow Finger Spacing Optional - 2 1/2" every second bat
Skid Shoes Optional
HB Vertical Shears Powered by mechanical knife drive (Optional)

Which header fits your farm? Use this tool to help determine which header is right for you based on the crops grown on your farm.

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