Designed to deliver performance, value and durability, the 65-series is McConnel’s entry level range of professional Power Arms.

Offering a choice of reach from 5.5m to 7.0m, 65hp hydraulics, and two models with telescopic dipper arms, the series offers outstanding productivity and the durability necessary to withstand the busy workloads of full-time contractors.

The series is now compatible with McConnel's advanced Variable Forward Reach armset.


Created for contractors and local government, the 65-series has the reach and power to tackle extensive verge-mowing and hedge-cutting duties. It also comes with a choice of advanced new control systems; Variable Forward Reach; and TwinCut, the world’s first dual rotor flailhead.

Built to last from super-strength Domex steel, 65-series machines are extremely robust and feature such enhancements as SoftStart rotor engagement, hydraulic safety breakaway, and a cushioned top link for increased longevity.

Key features

  • 5.5m, 6.0m, 6.5m and 7.0m reach
  • Choice of three advanced control systems, including REVOLUTION
  • Choice of three-point linkage or five-point axle mounting
  • High-performance 65hp hydraulics
  • Telescopic dipper arm option
  • Variable Forward Reach available
  • Easy Drive System
  • Hydraulic Power Slew
  • Hydraulic safety breakaway
  • SoftStart rotor engagement
  • Cushioned top link
  • Choice of 13 flailheads
  • Choice of 14 attachments

65-series Power Arm in action

See the 65-series hedge cutting:



Created as a value for money alternative to the 70-series, the machines are ideal for those who want exceptional reach and power at an affordable price. The machines can also be customised to include some of McConnel's most advanced features and attachments for those seeking the best in performance.


McConnel’s TwinCut flailhead is the world's first dual-rotor flailhead, delivering a heavy-duty mulch and a fine finish in a single pass - saving operators time, fuel costs and freeing up opportunities for extra work.


  • Available with the innovative new Twincut flailhead
  • Telescopic arm provides extra reach on demand
  • McConnel’s best-value professional-spec Power Arm
  • Advanced arm-set options available
  • Enhanced durability and reliability
  • Comprehensive choice of flailheads and working attachments
  • Advanced Power Arm control systems
  • Ideal for both verge-mowing and hedge-cutting
  • Comfortable transport mode
Model PA5565 PA6065 PA6565T PA7065T
Reach 5.5m 6.0m 6.5m  7.0m
Machine weight* 1120kg 1152kg 1238kg 1275kg
Tractor hp requirement 80hp 80hp 80hp 80hp
Tractor weight requirement 4000kg 4000kg 4500kg


* Depending on machine specification excluding attachment and oil