Testimonial from Maxam Mower owner in UK
As well as nice pasture here in Lancashire we also cut on difficult ground – hilly, not level, even the occasional hidden boulder and lots of tough so called soft rushes. Using disc mowers we got through shear bolts by the boxful not to mention more serious downtime. I was so impressed by the NZ accounts I took a punt and ordered a Maxam IV – their tow behind drum mower. I have abused this bit of kit. A seriously thick belt drive introduces enough of a cushion to prevent mishap. I know I shouldn’t be mowing boulders but you should see the thickness of the steel on this thing. It tackles the densest of rush infestation without hesitation, tops brilliantly yet still manages to mow with the lightest of touch. Mine has two drums (four blades on each) that counter rotate which is clever as when the (inexpensive) blades blunt then reversing sides amounts to a new set. I was hesitant in mowing flattened grass behind one of the tractor wheels but just as a domestic Flymo lifts the grass, the Maxam does the same. The wilter spreader is brilliant. A jack-of-all-trades usually amounts to a compromise somewhere/everywhere. Well here’s a farm implement that really does the business – recovers badly neglected/overgrown fields, tops brilliantly and mows nicely.