Harley rake or York rake

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by Duramax8832, Aug 30, 2006.

  1. Duramax8832

    Duramax8832 LawnSite Member
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    I need to prep about 12,000 sq ft of loam. What are some pros and cons of each? I'll have to rent a small tractor with either attachment.
     
  2. srl28

    srl28 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I like yorks for grading and leveling, but if you only need to smooth out a few bumps and clean out the soil/get out rocks and roots, then a harley rake is better.
     
  3. bobcat9957

    bobcat9957 LawnSite Member
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    I agree with the post above but if the loam has been spread for a while and has alot of weeds growing the harley would be a better choice.
     
  4. Duramax8832

    Duramax8832 LawnSite Member
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    The loam went down last weekend. I spread it with the D3 now i just need to get out the pebbles and touch it up.
     
  5. srl28

    srl28 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Go with a york rake, I think either way you'll be fine, but the rake will smooth things out and mix everything in. Hope this helps!
     

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