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.

Features:

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

Product Specifications

Standard = Standard   Optional = Optional   Not Available = Not Available

Specification5.0m (16'5")5.0m P (16'5")

Tractor Requirements

Minimum horse power 50hp 50hp
Minimum weight  3000kg / 6614Lbs  3000kg / 6614Lbs

Base Unit mounting options 

Front mount Not available Not available
Mid-mount Not available Not available
Rear mount Standard Standard
Three point linkage (CAT II) Standard Standard
Axle bracket Not available Not available

Overall machine perameters 

Machine weight with head and oil  920kg / 2028Lbs  1000kg / 2205Lbs
Capacity of oil tank  160L / 35.2USG  160L / 35.2USG
Weight of machine with oil but without head  720kg / 1587Lbs 800kg / 1764Lbs

Controls 

Cable Control (CC) Standard Standard
Low Pressure Hydraulic (LPH) Optional Optional
Electronic Switch Control (ESC) Optional Optional
Electronic Proportional Control (EPP) Optional Optional
Intelligent Control System (IC) Not available Not available
Cable rotor reverse Optional Optional
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 / Piston / Helical)  Gear  Gear
Pump arrangment (Twin / Tandem Inline)  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
Left and right hand cutting Not available Not available

Arm attachments - compatability 

Variable track bracket (VTB) Not available Not available
Sheartrim cutter bar Optional Optional
Pro-Saw Not available Not available
Ditch cleaner Not available Not available
Rotary head Not available Not available

Accessories 

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

 Cutting heads 

1257mm head with 102mm roller Optional Optional
1257mm head with 150mm roller Optional Optional
1.2m Pro Trim head with 115mm roller Optional Optional
1.2m Pro Trim head with 150mm 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.

 BBMP44HS60Pro FlailT40T60True CutBushmaster
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

Fittings & Add-ons

There are a number of fittings and add-ons available for this model. Click on the links below to find out more about the specific items available.

Working Reach dimensions

Head used for calcs: 1.2m Pro-Trim

 5.0m (16'5")5.0m P (16'5")
A 5.06m 16'7" 4.96m 16'3"
B 4.97m 16'4" 5.13m 16'10"
C 3.63m 11'11" 3.31m 10'10"
D 4.05m 13'3" 4.32m 14'2"
E 5.98m 19'7" 5.99mm 19'8"
X 1.00m 3'4"  1.00m 3'4"
Y 1.34m 4'7"  1.34m 4'7"