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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lawrence stone, Mar 15, 2001.
My new 48" true core aerator has arrived at the trucking co.
from Kirby Land.
What kind of mods are you going to do to this new toy? Have some kind of sulky rigged up yet?
Please Mike I just got the thing a few hours ago.
I should have had them paint it Toro red vs. the
Right now I am thinking of making it a stand on unit.
Last years model rode a bit rough even on fairly smooth sports fields.
I have to extend the tongue a bit and add a 1 7/8 trailer coupler then make a foot platform.
I am also thinking of making some type of guard over the top of the drum for it's really gonna hurt if I happen to fall off the thing.
It seems like one that wide and no split axle will tear up the turf a lot while turning, but I have not used a drum type before.
Sure looks pretty Larry.
Last years model was the same width and only tore the turf slighly when turning very sharply.
I plan on using it on 15k and up areas. I have a Kees power
plugger(aka Polish Dancer)for the little jobs.
If I ever buy a ztr I can fill it with water. No need to
fill it with water for I weigh many stone.
Excuse my ignorance with this question but, How does it handle rolling over solid surfaces? Are there any issues of the tines becoming mushroomed down. It looks like it would do a great job on the large yards.
All you have to do is just get off the aerator/sulky and
walk it slowly across the asphalt. As you know you can steer a toro WB with one hand. I don't plan on filling it with water for my application so the unit weights about 115
An optional wheel kit is available but I have no use for one.
Roughly how much does an aerator like that cost? I assume a 10hp+ lawn tractor would be needed to pull it.
Yeah, falling off backwards into that would really suck. LOL
Would eliminate prostate exams for a while, well sitting down to.
These things are money makers guys !!