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Kestrel Evo ‘E’

The Kestrel Evo ‘E’ hedge trimmer and verge mower, with a 5m reach and a choice of flail heads or a 1.5m sheartim cutterbar, is perfect for the farmer who needs professional features and robust design, offering real value for money.

With a 5.0m reach, the Kestrel is a well designed, and cost effective machine for any farmer. with mechanical breakout, and cable controls as standard, the Kestrel is the perfect model for small scale farmers, and infrequent users.  The kestrel is very popular with dairy farmers who wish to maintain stock boundary hedges and water courses.  With hassle free operation and economic cost.

Arm attachments can include a choice of flail heads for control of grass & hedges and light brush.  There is with the Kestrel the upgarde option to the Pro Trim series of cutting head, and with this the option of the heavy duty Truecut flail.


  • 5m reach
  • Choice of flail heads or 1.5m cutter bar
  • Twin Pump independent hydraulics
  • Cat II three point linkage mounted
  • Mechanical breakout protection

Product Specifications

Standard = Standard   Optional = Optional   Not Available = Not Available

Models 5.0m (16’5″)

Tractor Requirements

Minimum Horse Power
Minimum Weight
3000kg / 6614lbs

Base Mounting Options

Front Mount
Not available
Mid Mount
Not available
Rear Mount standard
Three Point Linkage (CAT 1 & II) standard
Axle Bracket Not available

Overall Machine Parameters

Machine weight with head and oil 920kg / 2028lbs
Capacity of oil tank
160L / 42.3USG
Weight of machine with oil but without head 720kg / 1587lbs


Cable control (CC) standard
Low pressure hydraulics (LPH) Optional
Electronic proportional control (EPP) Optional
Intelligent control system (ICS) Not available
Cable rotor reverse Optional
Electronic rotor reverse Optional

Hydraulic System

System Capacity 45hp
Pump flow rate (mini) 74L / 19.5USG
Pump Type (Gear / Piston / Helical) Gear
Pump Arrangement (Twin / Tandem Inline) Twin
Independent Hydraulics standard
Oil Cooler optional

Arm features and main frame

Telescopic arm Not available
Telescopic arm stroke Not available
Power slew Not available
Power slew angle Not available
Gravity breakout standard
Hydraulic breakout Not available
Armfloat – manual Optional
Armfloat – electronic Optional
Head angle float standard
Left hand cutting Optional
Right hand cutting Optional
Left and right hand cutting Not available

Arm attachments available  

Variable track bracket (VTB) Not Available
Sheartrim cutter bar Optional
Pro-Saw Optional
Ditch Cleaner Not Available
Rotary Head Not Available


Road lights (Forward facing) Optional
Debris blower Optional
Cab guard kit Standard

Cutting Heads

1257mm head with 102mm roller Standard
1257mm head with 150mm roller Optional
1.2m Pro-Trim head with 115mm roller Optional
1.2m Pro-Trim head with 150mm roller Optional
1.5m Sheartrim cutterbar Optional


See the table below to see which flail heads are available for the different cutting heads listed above.

  BB MP44 HS60 Pro Flail T40 T60 True Cut Bushmaster
1257mm head with 102mm Roller Optional Optional Standard Not available Not available Not available Not available Not Available
1257mm head with 150mm Roller Optional Standard Optional Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
1.2m Pro-Trim head with 115mm Roller Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Not Available
1.2m Pro-Trim head with 150mm Roller Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Not Available
1.5m Sheartrim cutterbar Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Not Available

Working Reach Dimensions

Head used to calculations: 1.2 Pro Trim

  5.0m (16’5″)
A 5.06m 16’7″
B 4.97m 16’4″
C 3.63m 11’11”
D 4.05m 13’3″
E 5.98m 19’7″
X 1.0m 3’4″
Y 1.34m 4’7″


Our range of Accessories for the Kestrel Evo ‘E’


A wide selection of attachments is available to improve the versatility and therefore the profitability of the Bomford arm mowers range.



Every machine has a choice of tailormade control systems available on most arm mowers.



The vast majority of our heads now offer the ability to fit any one of ten flail designs.



Most heads offer a choice of flails and ability to adjust rotor speed to suit verge or hedge.


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    Station Road, Salford Priors, Nr Evesham,
    Worcestershire, WR11 8SW, UK
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