Can anyone recommend a good pull behind aerator?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Novaowner, Oct 4, 2007.

  1. Novaowner

    Novaowner LawnSite Member
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    I tried using a core aerator from a department store and it wasn't doing a very good job. How deep should an aerator penetrate the soil?...I know doing it after a rain helps. I just want a decently priced aerator that I can pull with a lawn tractor, and will do a good job. Thanks for any help.
     
  2. WALKER LANDSCAPE

    WALKER LANDSCAPE LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Lowes has one it is 4 foot well made. $180.00.
     
  3. hackitdown

    hackitdown LawnSite Silver Member
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    I have been renting a Ryan tow-behind. It works well. I tow it with a 52"ZTR, or an old 18hp riding mower. It does an excellent job. I can do a 20,000 sq/ft lawn in about an hour...riding.
     
  4. Crusis

    Crusis LawnSite Member
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    We bought this one and will it is a pain in the butt to assemble, it does a pretty good job! Pays for itself right away.
     
  5. WALKER LANDSCAPE

    WALKER LANDSCAPE LawnSite Bronze Member
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    We bought the demo right off the shelf.:cool2: No assembly required.:clapping:
     

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