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CDC Contractors is based in Sizewell, Suffolk and has diversified from smallholding to landscaping and grounds maintenance work.
The family firm have a major contract for the local authority, cutting grass on public paths over a twelve week period split into two six week cuts with a flail mower.
The varied terrain, high workload and tough vegetation means that a tractor mounted flail is the most efficient combination for this job and Tim Blowers of CDC Contractors relies on a Kubota STV32 purchased last August for tractor power.
“We had a Kubota STA before and the STV32 is the latest version,” he explains. “The previous tractor lasted five years and did 2200 hours with no costs except servicing, so we knew we were getting a reliable, strong tractor, which is essential for this job.”
The new model gives more horsepower but is still narrow enough to work on footpaths.
“There is plenty of power to drive the flail through tall or rough grass – in some parts it can be up to 60cm high and cover the extensive areas that we work across,” Read more in Tractor News ..Next edition of The LAndscaper

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