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The Raven is a rear mounted Arm mower designed to meet the demands of smaller agricultural, horticultural, landscape & amenity customers. The rugged design ensures excellent performance for a small, compact machine and is suitable for any tractor over 40HP.

With a choice of 4.0m or 4.7m reach, and the familiar cable lever control the Raven can also be fitted with the popular LPH “Low Pressure Hydraulic” Joystick, which gives proportional control of the arm and switch control of the head angle. Arm float functions are available via buttons on the rear of the stick allowing ultimate control when operating the machinery, whether hedge cutting or verge mowing.

Key Features:

  • Choice of 4.0m or 4.7m reach
  • Direct drive cutting head or cutter bar
  • Cable Control with options for LPH & EPP
  • Tubular 3 point linkage or Chain Stabilser kit
  • Choice of flails

Product Specifications

Standard = Standard   Optional = Optional   Not Available = Not Available

Models 4.0m (13’2″) 4.7m (15’8″)

Tractor Requirements  

Minimum horse power  45hp  45hp
Minimum weight  1800kg / 3968Lbs  2000kg / 4409Lbs

Base Unit mounting options

Front mount Not available Not available
Mid-mount Not available Not available
Rear mount Standard Standard
Three point linkage Standard Standard
Axle mount Not available Not available

 Overall machine parameters  

Machine weight with oil and head 640kg / 1411Lbs 680kg / 1499Lbs
Capacity of oil tank  130L / 28.6USG  130L / 28.6USG
Weight of machine with oil but without head  480kg / 1411Lbs  530kg / 1168Lbs


Cable Control CC Standard Standard
Low Pressure Hydraulic LPH Optional Optional
Electronic Proportional Control EPP3 Not Available Not available
Intelligent Control System ICS Not available Not available
Cable Rotor Reverse Standard Standard
Electronic Rotor Reverse Not available Not available

 Hydraulic System  

System capability 45hp 45hp
Pump flow rate 74L / 16.3USG 74L / 16.3USG
Pump type (Gear G/Piston P)  Gear  Gear
Pump arrangment (Twin T/Tandem inline I)  Twin  Twin
Independant hydraulics Standard Standard
Oil cooler Optional Optional

 Main features

Fixed forward arm Not Available Not Available
Folding forward arm Not Available Not Available
Variable forward arm Not Available Not Available
Telescopic arm Not Available Not Available
Telescopic arm stroke Not Available Not Available
Power slew Not Available Not Available
Power slew angle Not Available Not Available
Gravity breakout protection Standard Standard
Hydraulic breakout protection Not Available Not Available
Arm float manual operation Optional Optional
Arm float electronic operation Optional Optional
Head angle float Standard Standard
Left hand cutting Optional Optional
Right hand cutting Optional Optional
Twin sided cutting Not Available Not Available

 Arm attachments – compatability  

Variable track bracket VTB Not Available Not Available
Sheartrim cutter bar <Optional <Optional
Pro Saw Optional Optional
Ditch cleaner Not Available Not Available
Rotary head Not Available Not Available


Road lights Not Available Not Available
Debris blower Not Available Not Available
Cab Guard kit Standard Standard

Cutting heads

950mm head with 102mm roller Standard Standard
1007mm head with 102mm roller Optional Optional
1107mm head with 115mm roller Optional Optional
1.5m sheartrim cutterbar Optional 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
950mm head with 102mm roller Not Available Not Available Standard Not Available Not Available Not Available  Not Available Not Available
1000mm head with 102mm roller Not Available Not Available Standard Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
<>1107mm head with 115mm roller Not Available Not Available Standard Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available

Working Reach dimensions

Head used for calcs: 905mm

  4.0m (13’2″) 4.7m (15’8″)


4.0m 13’2″ 4.7m 15’8″


3.52m 11’7″ 4.24m 14′


2.51m 8’3″  3.17m 10’5″


2.77m  9’1″ 3.38m 11’1″


 4.12m 13’6″ 4.81m 15’9″


1.00m 3’4″  1.00m 3’4″


1.34m 4’7″  1.34m 4’7″

Our range of Accessories for the Raven


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 eleven flail designs.



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


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