JRCO Aerator??

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by cklands, Aug 31, 2003.

  1. cklands

    cklands LawnSite Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 360

    I've got lots of aerating to do in the next couple of weeks. This spring I purchased a JRCO Tine Dethatcher. I was thinking about buying JRCO's aerator. Anyone have one or ever used one? Do they work as well as the normal aerators that you can rent? Any feedback would be great.
  2. Bryant

    Bryant LawnSite Member
    Messages: 58

    CKlands, we make the GATOR RATOR for ZTR riders which is a core aerator that mounts on the front of the mower and applies down pressure.
  3. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    ....Which, I must say, looks like a much better outyfit than the JRCO. I love JRCO's equipment, and own a few pieces of it, but the aerator just doesn't pull out as many plugs or have the diameter size of the plugs pulled as most aerators. You have to about double the passes to equal what a regular aerator removes, I believe. The Gator deal is pretty neat, though, just a bit pricey for me.
  4. Strawbridge Lawn

    Strawbridge Lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 660

  5. dmk395

    dmk395 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Ma
    Messages: 1,006

    Where can I get one? How much?
  6. dmk395

    Click the link at the top of the page that says Gator Rator (Has a big Alligator) takes you right to the web site to order
  7. Bryant

    Bryant LawnSite Member
    Messages: 58

  8. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,213

    I have a JRCO areator and it puts too much stress on a ZTR.
  9. Scag48

    Scag48 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,067

    I need an aerator for the front of my W/B. From what I'm hearing, JRCO isn't that great? Can someone suggest something else that I can use for my W/B? I don't want to buy a regular aerator because I don't want to spend that much $$$ on something that I don't use that much. Thanks

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