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Lawn Solutions 21" Vs. Dual Hydro

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by rdharris, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. rdharris

    rdharris LawnSite Member
    Posts: 43

    So I have the 21" and looking to upgrade to a little more productive unit. My only issue with my 21" is aerating on slopes. Im assuming the Dual hydro can handle hillsides like a walk behind mower? Also how much more productive is the dual vs. the single? It is taking me roughly an hour on small residential homes to complete a double pass. I made 2 extra weights for the rear slots and a half inch steel plate for the front weight which helps with plug depth but makes it a pain to turn. I would estimate 8-15 k lawns. What size lawns are you doing with the dual hydro and do you use the chariot? Any input from someone who has both would be great! Thanks
  2. Clonts Landscaping

    Clonts Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 279

    They no longer make the dual hydro

    RABBITMAN11 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,373

    Toro will have them!
  4. rdharris

    rdharris LawnSite Member
    Posts: 43

    guess ill keep the 21'' for now. Anyone who already has one have any input?
  5. kennc38

    kennc38 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 293

    I wouldn't hold my breath...
  6. lawn king

    lawn king LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,279

    Will they? I also wanted to upgrade to the dual hydro. This situation with toro sucks, i just dont know where i stand on attaining parts or new ls/toro aerators!
  7. kennc38

    kennc38 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 293

    I doubt they will since Toro hasn't said a word about their new line of aerators since the buyout announcement back in June (the only information given has been through LS, which hasn't proven to be very reliable). Even if they do, I'm not sure I would want a 1st generation machine and would want all the "bugs' worked out before I bought one.
  8. jfoxtrot9

    jfoxtrot9 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 281

    You're assuming that Toro is going to do a complete redesign?

    The Dual Hydro is not in it's first generation...
  9. jfoxtrot9

    jfoxtrot9 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 281

    You can still buy parts directly from LS. I have already done so since the buyout. Had a weight delivered in 3 days.
  10. kennc38

    kennc38 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 293

    Do you know for a fact they're not doing a complete redesign or making significant changes to the original design? Once it's being sold as a Toro product, it will be its first generation.

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