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Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by James Cormier, Sep 22, 2004.
Here it is, the new set up
That looks nice. I've never used a 3-point hitch setup. What are the advantages/disadvantages? Can you make turns whike aerating? Are you still using your other rig or is that the same aerator configured for 3-point? Alot of money being left on the table here while I look for the ideal setup. First year I haven't seen hardly any aeration advertising around me. Maybe the lowballers found out it was too much work for the pitance they were charging. I want to have a solution by next season.
Thats i's a real nice set up, should bang out big time thru the fall with that. I had a three point hitch set up but went back to the tow behind becuase of the ability of turning easier. Either way, with the small tractor they're a great money maker! I got a plugr walk behind for small yards for this year, man does it do an excellent job, even with hard ground it runs like a babboon in heat, plus it manuevers(sp) nice.
We have a couple of different aerator setups. We have a front mount one for the Steiner 4x4, a pull behind with hydraulic lift for it and a 3 point hitch one for our Ford 1520 compact tractor.
I can't seem to attach this picture here so i have included the thread. This one can either be pulled by my Steiners or my Ford 1520.
James, you mind me asking what that tractor set you back? It looks smaller than most tractors...just what I need!
This tractor cost 14k, with a 54" deck, front loader, Cat 1 3 point hitch. This machine works awesome on most lawns for core aerations. .
The aerator is the same one most have you seen that I pull with a wright stander. There is just 2 bolts and one bar to remove and the 3 point hitch pins are all ready on the aerator.
I can turn with the aerator down, however its wide turns, I just did 6 soccer fields and never raised the tines. Because its Hydro, ( push forward on pedal to go forward and back to back up ) its so easy to raise turn and drop.
I carry the bar with me so its very easy to switch to a pull behind.
I plan on getting a small vicon hopper, this will make my large properties some what easier to do, then the PG.
I also have a large lawn, and many maple trees so I needed to get something better to do my mowing. Thats how I explained it to my wife
BTW, that is the smallest tractor you can get with a 3 point hitch and rear pto.
Sweet. I didn't know Kubota had a 3-pt hitch tractor that small. Perfect for bigger lawns & athletic fields.
And if one were to put a canvas drap a few inches wider than the aerator and around the rear of the spreader there sould be no seed in shrub and flower beds.
What model Kubota?