View Full Version : srpring clean up??
03-20-2006, 07:58 PM
this year i will start to use a dethatcher attachments for my walk behind husqvarna
but the question is should i use the bagger for the clipping or no
03-20-2006, 08:05 PM
i have the same mower and have been thinking about buying the dethatcher mount. I think if you have the right blades and height then bagging would work but it might be easier to use a push blower and backpack behind to get all the thatch out.
03-21-2006, 05:59 AM
you guys are both nuts!
Rent one for 75 bucks and you'll get about 4 yds of waste.
there's no point to sellin a dethatch unless you pull up tons of ****?.
03-21-2006, 07:04 AM
I would most definitely use a bagger to catch clippings when dethatching. GS the Jrco 48" attachment will be a whole lot faster than the 22" you will rent for $75. And dethatching makes for a greener lawn, and mimimizes the chances for fungi to take over the lawn.
03-21-2006, 07:16 AM
Using the rake you are going to fluff up the yard and get out some minor debris along with sticks. Not really disruptive to the soil or plants. You put a power rake on that same lawn and you will shred it, that is most certainly not good for the lawn.
03-21-2006, 07:41 AM
I use a jrco and it's a great tool. It saves a ton of time but to get all the sticks up I feel a back pack does a better job than bagging.
03-21-2006, 06:42 PM
what kind of blades i should use with the dethatcher ???
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