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Old 08-28-2012, 04:23 PM
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Find a used drum style core aerator. Or if you find a cam style one that's even better. Ryan, plugr, or lesco split drum. If you have to a blue bird, billy goat, or classen will do.
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Old 08-28-2012, 11:22 PM
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thanks for the info tebletlawns...
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Old 08-29-2012, 08:39 AM
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you can find a ok aerator at northern tool or similar ohio steel makes one
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Old 08-29-2012, 09:28 AM
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you can find a ok aerator at northern tool or similar ohio steel makes one
so i take it there is no such beast as a core aerator and seeder. the good aerators are a unit unto themselves, correct?
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Old 08-30-2012, 08:49 AM
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i see it that way , at least from what ive seen, although these two seem to make easy profit
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Old 08-30-2012, 03:31 PM
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Give it a try or rent a similar setup to see how you like it.What happens when you hit a rock? What is the reason for aerating--are you using it to prep for seed? Control excess thatch? Think the roots need more air? On sandy soil the roots have plenty of air--too much--once the pore spaces drain out, the air replaces the water. Its a lot of work. There is a liability risk due to underground sprinklers and wires.
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Old 08-31-2012, 08:40 AM
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i dont worry about rocks occasionally i have to pry one out...so what not very often...d all of the above...heavy clay soils up to twice a yr sandy soils once a yr also breaks up disease and keeps lawn healthy... explain thre risk most people know their yard
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Old 08-31-2012, 10:15 AM
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I would agree it is junk. I have one that I got for free along with a tractor I bought. I never tried to use it but did loan it to a friend and on the first use it broke. Too light weight for professional use. Maybe ok for a homeowner.
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Old 09-04-2012, 01:02 PM
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thanks for the input fella's... looks like it's not a good choice...
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