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Old 04-05-2009, 02:57 PM
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What to use to drag the infield

We recently started to fix a field up at our church but what should we use to drag it to leave a nice finish
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Old 04-05-2009, 03:32 PM
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This is what we used on the fields we did: http://www.northerntool.com/webapp/w...5071_200365071
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Old 04-05-2009, 04:00 PM
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Well I have never done it myself but the county here that takes care of ball fields use a chunk of chain link fence. Around four foot wide by six feet long. They bolt a 2/4 at the trailing end and sometimes lay a couple of concrete blocks on the fence when they drag it.
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Old 04-05-2009, 04:08 PM
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The mat ncls suggests will give you the ability to gouge it aggressively or smoother if you turn it over but it might be a little heavier than you care to use.

Here are two others:
steel drag mat - many sizes available
cocoa mat drag - light and leaves a nice finish but you can't scratch up the surface with it if you need to
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Old 04-05-2009, 09:09 PM
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Try using a nail drag to scratch up the surface then follow that up with a Steel Drag Mat or Cocoa Mat Drag. That will give you a nice consistence finish look.
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Old 04-05-2009, 09:15 PM
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Ok thanks guys becasue today we ued our tractor with a grader bow and got it loosened up and pretty level but now we need some thing that will put the finshing touch and make it smoother.
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We used a thick heavy sheet of expanded sheet metal with a heavy beam on the back for weight. But, You could just use a sheet and put some other kind of weight on it. Worked great for us.
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Old 04-07-2009, 07:41 PM
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Chain link fence.
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Old 04-09-2009, 12:15 AM
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Use a mat drag they are about 100 bucks
use the atv to pull it, that will work well
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Old 04-13-2009, 11:24 PM
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Proffessional infield tool

Ok guys the old chainlink fence barely works. The real tool is the TaylorPittsburg field renovator that digs, levels,sweeps in one pass. Sells for $2500.00 most major's use them.
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