FH-AGL Standard Ditch Bank Flail Mower


SKU: FH-AGL125, FH-AGL145, FH-AGL165

The Manual

2 year warranty with optional 4 years

working width

Working Width

48" - 65"

powered by pto power

Powered By:

Tractor PTO 20- 65 HP

hammer blades

Comes with 14 oz Blades


Suitable for:

Brush up to 2" thick

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Description for  MOWER:

Ditch bank flail mowers are Super Heavy Duty Mowers designed with heavy cutting blades that can chop heavy brush including grasses, debris, sticks, vines, branches, and other wooded materials up to 2” in diameter. The mower head is attached to a hydraulic arm allowing you to swing the mulcher beyond your tractors wheels. The head may be pivoted hydraulically up to 90 degrees for hedge or hillside work or down 60 degrees for the ditch or bank work. Connect it to our optional 4-way hydraulic control valve with a hydraulic float and the mulcher will follow the contours of the terrain. A flail mower doesn’t throw grass, instead, it cuts finely and leaves the cuttings on the ground where it was cut making it an excellent choice for those places where you could cause damage by throwing debris. Highway mowing and park maintenance often use flail mowers because they are less likely to throw objects during cutting.

Key Features Ditch Bank Flail MOWER:

  • 4.5” Diameter Rotor Shaft
  • Multiple Drive Belts Assure Power to the Blades
  • Under Deck Clump Busters
  • Standard 3-Pt Category I Hitch Mount
  • Shear Bolt PTO Shaft for Standard 1-3/8” 6-Spline PTO
  • PTO Driveline Included Free of Charge
  • Balanced Rotor and Shaft to Reduce Vibration & Reduce Bearing Wear
  • Powder Coat Paint Finish


Overall Width of Ditch Bank Flail mower: The AGL series has an overall width of 54″ to 71″ depending on the size of the unit. Cutting Width of Ditch Bank Flail mower: The AGL series has a tilling width of 48″ to 65″ depending on the size of the unit. Weight: The AGL series has a weight of 675 lbs to 895 lbs depending on the size of the unit. HP Requirements at PTO: The AGL series requires 20 - 65 PTO horsepower depending on the size of the unit. Cutting Height: The AGL series has a 0" - 6" Adjustable to meet various height requirements Housing Material Thickness: The AGL series has a housing of 3-4mm thick. Side Plate Thickness: The AGL series has a side plate thickness of 1/4". Blade Type: The AGL series uses a standard hammer blade. Each hammer blade weighs 14 oz made of cast steel (cast steel is much more durable than cast iron). Use the hammer blades for clearing saplings (2″ diameter or less). Number of Blades: The AGL series uses 20 - 28 hammer blades depending on the size of the unit. Precision Blade Overlap: On the AGL series the blades are staggered precisely with no gap in the mowing area. Blade overlap is important to achieve an even cutting result. Rotor Rotation - Reverse: The rotor spins in the opposite direction as the wheels of the tractor when traveling forward. This allows the blades to shear the material as it is folded forward by the mowers. The material is then thrown up and over the rotor. Rotor Tube Diameter: 4 1/2"- Heavy-duty steel tubing for long life. Balanced Rotor Tube: The rotor tube is balanced to reduce vibration and ensures that the mower runs smooth, and reduces wear on the bearings. Hitch Type: Category 1 standard 3-point. Pivot Offset From Center Mount: This feature allows for an offset from the center to the right of the tractor. This feature is helpful for mowing around fences, buildings; walkways, etc. From the center of the PTO, the mower extends 44" to 61" depending on the size of the unit. Hydraulic Offset: The hydraulic cylinder permits the carrier frame to be moved under your command. This permits you to control the cutting position of the mower. Designed so that you can get around rows, trees, fence lines, or whatever else is in your path. This is connected to a Remote Hydraulic designed to power the cylinder (also known as a 2-way valve) or the rear remote on your tractor design to power the cylinder. Hydraulic Requirements: Hydraulic sources must be constant flow for powering Control Valve. We recommend the use of Front Loader Style Control Valve with Float Option. Float spool connected to the vertical pivoting cylinder will allow the mower to float and naturally follow the ground contour. Drive Belts: The AGL series uses 3 - 4 belts, depending on the size of the unit. Gearbox Rating: Up to 65 hp. Heavy-duty proved oil bath gearbox for long life. Driveline / PTO Shaft: Shear Bolt PTO Shaft for Standard 1-3/8” 6-Spline PTO Finish: Baked-on powder coat, powder coat is superior to paint. Warranty: 2-year parts warranty with an optional 2-year extension. Support Before and After the Sale: At Betstco our service department is staffed with professional technicians that inspect each machine before it is shipped. This ensures that you get a trouble-free machine from the get-go. When you need technical help or parts, our courteous staff can help you get what you need from our fully stocked warehouse. We keep a full line of replacement parts, and we can ship parts within 24 hours.


Spec FL-AGL125 FL-AGL145 FL-AGL165
Working Width 48” 57” 65”
Overall Width 54” 63” 71”
Min. HP Req. 20 HP+ 25 HP+ 30 HP+
Min Weight Tractor/ Loader 3400 lbs 4000 lbs 4600 lbs
Hitch Cat I Cat I Cat I
Gear Box Rating 65 HP 65 HP 65 HP
Pivot Offset 44” Right 53” Right 61” Right
Std Hammer Blades 20 Hammer Blades 24 Hammer Blades 28 Hammer Blades
Housing Thickness 3mm 4mm 4mm
Side Plate Thickness 1/4” 1/4” 1/4”
Rotor Dia. 4” 4” 4”
Rotor Shaft Dia. 4 1/2” 4 1/2” 4 1/2”
Blade Swing 14” 14” 14”
No. of Belts 3 Belts 3 Belts 4 Belts
3pt Conn. Width 28” - 29” 28” - 29” 28” - 29”
Driveline Type 6-Spline W/Shear Bolt 6-Spline W/Shear Bolt 6-Spline W/Shear Bolt
Weight 675 lbs 751 lbs 895 lbs
Crated Weight 699 lbs 775 lbs 975 lbs

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3 reviews for FH-AGL Standard Ditch Bank Flail Mower

  1. Dale White

    I been using my Ditch Bank AGL 165 for 2yrs now , great cutting machine. I use it around my ponds and it does a great job

  2. Brian Tilden

    Very Impressed with this! I replaced my Rotary cutter with this and I find that I can cut much heavier material with less power. It also produces a better finish leaving smaller debris. The reach of the ditch/bank mower allows a much wider use also.
    Secondary notes:
    The mower was crated nicely in a welded steel crate, however fedex still managed to bend up the crate. No damage other than a few scratches. I requested a lift gate on the order, however fedex showed up without it. I was able to use my pallet forks to remove it from the trailer and I was refunded the lift gate charge without issue.

  3. Walter Heathcock

    Had a small problem with the stand on one side of the small arm welded on wrong side. Jason handled the problem to my satisfaction with no hassle, i was so pleased i came back later and ordered a 6 ft finish mower from him. His prices cant be beat and the equipment is good quality.

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