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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.

Specifications

  • 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.


Conclusion

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.

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