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Old 08-26-2004, 06:20 AM
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Lawn Aerators

Yesterday, I rented a Bluebird aerator to do a half acre lawn. After I finished, I felt like I just went four rounds with the guy who whupped Mike Tyson. Are there any aerators that are easier to use? I want to buy one but don't want to make a bad choice. Help. Thanks.
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Old 08-26-2004, 07:07 AM
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Try out a plugr. Ive got the PL 800 and like it. If you do a search you will find plenty of info.
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Old 08-26-2004, 07:22 AM
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we use a gotor rator....its the thing attatched to the front of the dixie chopper in this pic.....if you are going to be doing any more large scale areation like that half acre then i would definatly sugest it..
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Old 08-26-2004, 07:38 AM
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Twin Plugr aerators.
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Old 08-26-2004, 07:58 AM
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I like my Plugr PL800. It is great to turn and pulls great plugs. They provide great customer service. It is not the best for going up hills. If you have a lot of hills to do than DEMO.

Hoss. How old are those? I have never seen those covers.
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Old 08-26-2004, 08:00 AM
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One is a 2000 and the other is 2001 or 2 I forgot. They changed the covers and painted the frames black is the only main difference.
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Old 08-26-2004, 08:57 AM
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My PL800 is due in today....YAHOOOO!!!

BTW, got my bluebird up for sale...lol!

It's in the market forum.
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Old 08-26-2004, 11:43 AM
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I bought a used Blubird last year for $500. It does give you quite a workout. How much does a new Plugr cost. Can you run one 7 or 8 hrs without feeling beat at the end of the day?
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Old 08-26-2004, 04:20 PM
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I just picked mine up this morning...the PL800 with the Honda engine. Before tax, $2995.25

Did a test run in the backyard.....works great and pulled A LOT of plugs...deep also. The toughest workout seems to be just transporting the unit.
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Old 08-26-2004, 04:35 PM
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Classen Split-Drive Aerator...check it out.

http://www.classen-mfg.com/ta-17_25.html

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