Old 07-23-2013, 09:46 PM
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Turfco xt5 vs. exmark s. aerator

In the market for a new aerator.

Anyone has any input on both? Which ones better pros & cons

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Old 07-24-2013, 01:20 PM
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Old 07-25-2013, 10:15 PM
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Originally Posted by burnsyscapes View Post
In the market for a new aerator.

Anyone has any input on both? Which ones better pros & cons

Good point. We demoed the Exmark hydro walk-behind aerator recently at Clive Power Equipment. It was a close call, but the TURFCO XT5 pulled better plugs, but pretty much the same amount of plugs.

Dealer said TORO/Exmark is having difficulty copying TURFCO's patented designs.

I'd go with the XT5. The XT5 is our favorite hydro walk-behind aerator. We also have a Lawn Solutions hydro walk-behind (TORO/Exmark), but my guys choose never to use it. It's for sale (cheap).

We also rely on the XT5 for aerating forward & backward regarding seeding jobs. Nice results.

Stand-on aerators are a different story cuz TORO/Exmark has a good one.
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