top of page
  • Writer's pictureBeckside Machinery

Introduction to Flail Mowers: The Essential Guide for Beginners

If you're new to the world of flail mowers, this guide will provide you with everything you need to know. Flail mowers are a type of agricultural and landscaping equipment used for cutting through heavy grass, overgrown vegetation, and small branches. Unlike traditional mowers, they use small blades (or flails) attached to a rotating drum. This design makes them ideal for tough mowing jobs where a regular lawn mower might struggle.

compat tractor mowing a field with a flail mower

What is a Flail Mower?

A flail mower is a robust and versatile piece of equipment designed to handle difficult terrain and overgrown areas. The name "flail" comes from the use of free-swinging blades that are attached to the drum by a chain or clevis. These blades "flail" out when the drum spins, efficiently cutting through dense vegetation.

Why Choose a Flail Mower?

Flail mowers are particularly useful for:

  • Mowing overgrown and rough areas

  • Clearing underbrush and small saplings

  • Maintaining road verges and embankments

  • Agricultural tasks on farms

Their design allows them to handle obstacles better than other mowers, reducing the risk of damage to the mower or the operator.

Introducing the FARMMASTER-PRO HHVFL-160 Heavy Duty Verge Flail Mower

One of the standout options in the market is the FARMMASTER-PRO HHVFL-160 Heavy Duty Verge Flail Mower, priced at £3,795.00. This professional-grade flail mower is built for heavy-duty use, making it a top choice for farmers and landscapers who need reliable equipment.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Hydraulic Side Shaft for 3 Point Hitches Category 1&2: This feature provides flexibility and ease of attachment to a variety of tractors.

  • Gearbox with Free Wheel Device, 540 RPM, Cast Iron: Ensures durability and efficient power transmission.

  • Adjustable Tensioner in a 3 Belt Drive Transmission: Allows for precise control and maintenance.

  • Rotor with Hammers: Offers powerful cutting action to tackle dense vegetation.

  • Adjustable Rear Roller: Helps maintain a consistent cutting height.

  • Universal PTO Shaft Category 4: Provides compatibility with a wide range of tractors.


  • Horsepower: 25-60 HP

  • Working Width: 158 cm

  • Overall Width: 195 cm

  • Cutting Height: 3-10 cm

  • Number of Hammers: 24

  • Weight: 372 kg

Why the FARMMASTER-PRO is an Excellent Choice

The FARMMASTER-PRO HHVFL-160 combines excellent quality, performance, and price. With quality Italian components and a 2-year warranty, it ensures durability and reliability. It is compatible with tractors of 25-60 HP, making it versatile for various farming and landscaping tasks.

Where to Find the Best Flail Mowers

If you're in the market for a flail mower for sale, Beckside Machinery offers a comprehensive range of options. As one of the largest suppliers of flail mowers for compact tractors in the UK, they provide a wide selection to meet your specific needs. Click flail mowers to explore their offerings.

Compact Tractor Attachments in the UK

In addition to flail mowers, Beckside Machinery also supplies a variety of compact tractor attachments UK. These include a range of attachments for compact tractors, designed to enhance the versatility and functionality of your equipment. Whether you need 3 point attachments for compact tractors or compact tractor 3 point attachments, they have a solution for you.


Investing in a high-quality flail mower like the FARMMASTER-PRO HHVFL-160 Heavy Duty Verge Flail Mower can significantly enhance your farming and landscaping efficiency. With robust features, superior performance, and excellent customer support, this tractor flail mower is a valuable addition to your equipment lineup.

For more information and to explore the full range of compact tractor attachments for sale, visit Beckside Machinery's website or call 01673 828965.

18 views0 comments


bottom of page