Pics of my new (to me) aerator

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Grits, Sep 13, 2007.

  1. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Posts: 2,994

    Couple pics of my recently acquired Bluebird aerator Model #H530A. Bought it off a friend for $800. I feel like it was a good deal. Whatcha think?

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  2. WhitakerServices

    WhitakerServices LawnSite Member
    Posts: 159

    Sounds like a good deal to me. Eat your wheaties if this thing handles like the claussen (sp?) I ran, it will kick your ass. But you can make good money with it. congrats it is always nice to add some new equipment.
     
  3. mkroher

    mkroher LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 539

    Take the weights out. they're useless.
     
  4. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Posts: 2,994

    I have ran this particular aerator in the past. I find it fairly easy to use, just gotta be careful turning.
     
  5. jameson

    jameson LawnSite Fanatic
    from PNW
    Posts: 7,213

    True enough (as the owner of a couple Bluebird 530's I took the liberty of editing this post).
     
  6. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Posts: 2,994

    I was wondering about the weghts. I'll try it without them and see how it does.
     
  7. KTO Enterprises

    KTO Enterprises LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,286

    Sweet machine grits! Now all you have to do is paint the machine red to match the cape and put stripes on the wheels to match your socks!
     
  8. KS_Grasscutter

    KS_Grasscutter LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,335

    Show us a pic from the back, looking at the tines. I want to see if it plugs up like mine does... It may be better since it is the 530 though.
     
  9. Americal Vet

    Americal Vet LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 250

    I have used the same machine, especially when getting ready to reseed a lawn. I need to find one, because I am so tired of renting when I need it. It runs $65 bucks a day. It is something that I don't use all the time but great to have when you need it. I probably could have bought one by now instead of paying that daily rent.
     
  10. Guzman Properties

    Guzman Properties LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 443

    Nice machine, good luck with it!!!
     

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