question in regards to bagger on lawn dethatcher

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by arborist, Aug 26, 2011.

  1. arborist

    arborist LawnSite Member
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    I am looking at buying a new bluebird or husgavarna power rake now and they have the option to buy it with a bagger. has anyone used one with a bagger just curious to see how well the bagger system works on it or if its a waste of money.
     
  2. stankers

    stankers LawnSite Member
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  3. arborist

    arborist LawnSite Member
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    sorry too far for me but do you know if the bagging system works good on them.
     
  4. stankers

    stankers LawnSite Member
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    I'm not sure. From what i've read I dont think so. I thinl people use the rake then vacuum with a mower. I'll ship.
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  5. agrostis

    agrostis LawnSite Silver Member
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    I am not sure exactly what you are going to do do but the de-thatchers i have seen kick up a LOT of debris. I would think a bagger is not a good idea.
     
  6. ArenaLandscaping

    ArenaLandscaping LawnSite Member
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    When you de-thatch a lawn you have to blow the whole yard out ! IMO the catcher would fill to quickly(wasting your time on the job), and you would have to blow the yard out anyways to get the best results.

    I think it would be a waste of money and time.
     
  7. bobcat48

    bobcat48 LawnSite Gold Member
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    I dont know,never used a power rake with a bagger i normally powerrake the whole yard,rake most of it with hand rake..and pile it then come back and put in bags and cleanup/mow the yard with mower.
     

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