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Ballpark estimate for renting an Aerator?

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by THEoneandonlyLawnRanger, Mar 2, 2009.

  1. THEoneandonlyLawnRanger

    THEoneandonlyLawnRanger LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 290

    Just trying to get a ballpark on how much it should cost to rent an aerator for a couple of hours ? Any ideas greatly appreciated.
  2. mattfromNY

    mattfromNY LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Central NY
    Messages: 1,582

    I rent a walk behind (I believe it is 26-30") for $30/ day at the local rental shop.
  3. meicher806

    meicher806 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 385

    i pay between 40-80 1/2 day or full day
  4. TheCanadianLawnRanger

    TheCanadianLawnRanger LawnSite Member
    Messages: 99

    40-80 1/2 day here
  5. Jason Rose

    Jason Rose LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,858

    Around here they are around $30 an hour with a 2 or 3 hour minimum! I've never checked on what a full day rate would bem but the way most of theose places operate it would just be $30 x 8= 240. And people wonder why most guys choose to OWN their own equipment...
  6. 2brothersyardcare

    2brothersyardcare LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,116

    70 a day at united rentals
  7. CrownLawnSvc

    CrownLawnSvc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 51

    $85 half day and $110 for a full day here in the Indy area.
  8. Fife Lawn&Lane

    Fife Lawn&Lane LawnSite Member
    Messages: 97

    $75 for full day.

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