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easy aerator

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jmt, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. jmt

    jmt LawnSite Member
    Messages: 37

    Im a one man show looking for the easiest aerator to use.
    so far i think i have narrowed down to pluggr hydro or greener solutions.:usflag::walking::usflag::cool2:
  2. kjslawn

    kjslawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 618

    i just bought a 60 inch pull behind from WILKO? $1170 I will never use walkbehind again. I have mostly 1-2 acre yards.
  3. kjslawn

    kjslawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 618

  4. david shumaker

    david shumaker LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 721

    I have a Plugr. If you have the money, get the Hydro. It will be easier to get on your trailer and to the yards you are aerating. This is the first aerator I've owned, so I can't compare it to others, but I understand the Plugr is easier to use.
  5. Kennedy Landscaping

    Kennedy Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,597

    Why not just get yourself a tow behind, or if you have a WB maybe consider the JRCO system. I myself have been pondering the JRCO system here lately, it seems like it would be mighty handy. But it has a steeeeeep price. Just my 02
  6. metro36

    metro36 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,417

    From what I have heard stay away from the jrco system. It is very expensive and the tines dont last long at all. I have never tried on personally though.

    I would look at the new aerator from lawn solutions. It looks pretty sweet. If not I would get a pluger.
  7. kjslawn

    kjslawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 618

    I was going to buy one but I did not hear to much good about them. Very Expensive If they JRCO could make one like the the old Gator Rator it would be a great machine. You need the 2-3 inch plug out of the soil I was not sure if their machine could do that. Lawn solutions looks to be the best for the money. They are a great company that will stand behind there product.
  8. Big Red Ferris

    Big Red Ferris LawnSite Member
    Messages: 119

    if you have a compact tractor throw it on the 3pt
  9. david shumaker

    david shumaker LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 721

    I couldn't find an aerator on the Lawn Solutions website. I saw a seeder, but no aerators.
  10. George Mason

    George Mason LawnSite Member
    Messages: 185

    I just got the Trac Vac 358 last weekend for $575 and it is very sturdy and does a nice job of pulling plugs. I have had the TV vacuum system for a good long while and it's runs like it's new and built just the same. I'd at least give it a look, and certainly a better price than JRCO, and less to go wrong too.

    Good luck,

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