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GreenHor7
02-04-2008, 11:23 AM
I was wondering what everyone thinks of a z-plugger for everyday use. I want to put the spreader and sprayer on the unit. I am a sole operator and i really want to grow my business in this area. This would be my only peice of equipment. Would this machine be good to grow a business. It seems to be economical but i was wondering how effective it is?

LIBERTYLANDSCAPING
02-04-2008, 11:40 AM
I have a Z-Plugger & a Z-Spray. The Z-Plugger seems to handle too goofy to put a spreader & sprayer on it. The 3 wheel tricycle setup takes some getting used to. If I could only have one, it would be a Z-Spray with a pull behind aerator. (Ya, you can pull an aerator with a Z-Spray)

buttaluv
02-04-2008, 12:10 PM
I rented one...I got pretty good handling it at the end of the day...I hated it

Rayholio
02-04-2008, 01:08 PM
It's my belief that the tri-wheel design is all wrong for a lawn tool..

GreenHor7
02-04-2008, 08:55 PM
So you guys do not like the design of the z-plugger. I thought that it would be the most economical way to go.

Forever Green Lawn
02-04-2008, 09:19 PM
If you already own one, you can put the spreader/sprayer attchments on it, but it's not cheap. It's ok to fert/spray with. It does become a pain to swap out the aerator as it's quite heavy. Otherwise, it's great to aerate with. We haven't had any problems with ours.

GreenHor7
02-05-2008, 12:39 PM
Could a z-spray pull a pull-behind aerator with limited effort and would that effect the transmission at all. I was just wondering. I am a owner/operator and i am looking for the best bang for my buck.

LIBERTYLANDSCAPING
02-05-2008, 03:44 PM
http://www.lawnsite.com/showpost.php?p=2036210&postcount=31

here's a pic of 1

Rayholio
02-05-2008, 05:36 PM
I LIKE that setup.. :) Is that kind of aerator pretty good about getting up close to houses, and in tight spots?? can you back it into corners?

indyturf
02-05-2008, 06:11 PM
you can get fairly close to houses, but I still have a walk behind I use for tight spots. but it sure take the work out of aeration!!