Bomford Raven
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.
Product Code: Raven

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 Low Pressure Hydraulics optional
  • Tubular 3 point linkage kit
  • Choice of flails

Product Specifications

Standard = Standard   Optional = Optional   Not Available = Not Available

Specification 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 perameters  

 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

 Controls  

 Cable Control CC Standard Standard

 Low Pressure Hydraulic LPH

Optional Optional
 Electronic Switch Control ESC 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

 Accessories  

 Road lights Not available Not available
 Debris blower Not available Not available
 Warning arrow - Magnetic Optional Optional
 Cab Guard kit Standard Standard

 Cutting heads  

950mm head with 102mm roller Standard Standard
1000mm head with 102mm roller Optional Optional
1107mm head with 115mm roller Optional Optional
1.5m sheartrim cutterbar Optional Optional

Flails

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