Found! The first Plucks roller made in 1967, still going strong in Ashburton


We finally found the first roller ever made by Plucks Engineering, situated at Lovett's farm, Ashburton, in November 2023.

Graham Pluck (86) says he made the roller in 1967 for Eric Bishop, who was a farmer in the Pendarvis area. It’s 9ft wide x 5ft Diameter x ½ plate. The picture shows Graeme and Neil Pluck standing beside the 57-year-old Land Roller that is still in use today.