Classen Split Drive Aerator - best price

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Westbrooklawn, Aug 24, 2004.

  1. Westbrooklawn

    Westbrooklawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 414

    I have been shopping for a Classen split drive aerator. Classen has them on sale through their local retailers at $2885. In talking with Classen headquarters I discovered that they also sell the exact same machine (green instead of red) to Lesco.

    Lesco currently has them on sale for $2695. I bought one yesterday and am very satisfied with it. Thought this might be of interest to some of you.........$190 is a good savings, and the machines are identical with the exception of the paint job.
  2. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 4,771

    My Lesco has no service center, let alone spare parts. If you plan on using this machine a lot and are dependent on the income it generates, I would be more apt to pay the extra money and buy it from a dealer that has support, but that is my situation here. Yours might be different.
  3. Premo Services

    Premo Services LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,516

    Yup, I was looking at the classen split drive and checked out lesco's one and bought it last year. It has already paid for itself and is a good machine. The split drive does help when making turns so you do not have to lift the back up every time. I am happy with mine.
  4. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 4,771

    I am scheduled to pick up my Plugr by Rock Solid either today or tomorrow....I hope. I am going to start advertising aeration this weekend, because of unseasonably cool weather, if it arrives.

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