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Old 03-22-2005, 02:04 AM
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aerating question

Illinois is in a bad weather slump right now. 50 is the highest temp so far. that only lasts from 11-2. the ground is pretty wet, no puddles or anything. I went to use my core aetator and only about 25% of the cores actually came through. I figured maybe the ground was too wet or my tines aren't sharp enough????? at least the surface was punctured like an aerator that only pokes holes(for buster's only). Should I wait til it gets a little dryer or wing it. also, whats the average price for new core type tines. Classen???
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Old 03-22-2005, 02:15 AM
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We have not had rain in my neck of IL. for awhile, but some is on the way. http://www.j-thomas.com/Catalog/103.htm The ryan tines should fit your Classen (they are probably the same tine) and are $5.02 or $4.02 if you buy 12 or more.

Ebay has them for $2.30 minimum order 30. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...sPageName=WDVW
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Old 03-22-2005, 07:04 AM
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Why would you even think about aerating this time of the year? It's way too early...
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Old 03-22-2005, 02:17 PM
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You might want to check out Turfco for tines. I bought some from them that fit my ryan aerator for $2.65 each. For thirty of them including shipping it was $91.89. Their number is 1-800-679-8201. They have them on their website but their site seemed to have some problems when I tried to order them off of it.
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