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JRCO Dethatcher

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by nick858, Mar 23, 2007.

  1. nick858

    nick858 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 111

    Anybody use JRCO dethatcher for the front of a ZTR? Looks like a good product, I have a Super Z Im thinking of putting it on. Any opinions are welcome.
  2. RedMax Man

    RedMax Man LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,053

    They're a good tool, i had a 46" dethatcher on my Walkbehind last spring and will switch it to the Walker this season.
  3. iowa

    iowa LawnSite Senior Member
    from NW IA
    Posts: 305

    Very nice to have if you offer power raking/dethatching. Saves time rather then going over it once with a dedicated power rake and then mowing it.
  4. turfsolutions

    turfsolutions LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 852

    Great for that and also matted leaves in the lawn for spring and fall cleanups.
  5. Dstosh

    Dstosh LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 716

    Just used mine for the first time today on my own lawn, It is still a bit wet here. I love the thing. In combination with a collection system, It is awesome. Do a search, there is tons of info on this site about the jrco rakes.
  6. haybaler

    haybaler LawnSite Senior Member
    from ma
    Posts: 511

    Just put my new one on today. there a little underbuilt but work great.
  7. Dstosh

    Dstosh LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 716

    Yeah I forgot about that. They are a bit flimsy. But then again I dont want a metric ton hanging of the front of my mower. So it is what it is.
  8. googles

    googles LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 294

    how much do they cost? i heard i would have to also buy a steel post setup to hold the attachments. also compared to a bluebird thatcher how are they?
  9. txgrassguy

    txgrassguy LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,084

    I have one for my 60", a real money maker$
    And three for my 21"'s = more money.
    I sell aerifications followed by mowing/debris collection then vacuum with my Navigator.
    Three guys bring in over $1,400.00 gross each day, I have over a week's worth of work lined up and with my growing season I do this at least twice per year:drinkup:
  10. Duekster

    Duekster LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Posts: 7,961

    Can you tell me more about that because pep's have so shitty lawns about 2 years after the house is built.

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