JRCO Owner Questions

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by Scagman 48, Jan 7, 2013.

  1. Scagman 48

    Scagman 48 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 352

    hey guys i have a question for jrco owners. As many of you know im running a 48 scag tiger cub and have the tow behind attachments such as the aerator and thatcher. Are the jrco systems really worth the money? i am interested in the blower buggy, aerator and thatcher and do these increase productivity in cleanup and lawn reno jobs compared to the tow behinds? :confused:
  2. djagusch

    djagusch LawnSite Platinum Member
    from MN
    Messages: 4,358

    Dethatcher is worth the money compared to the pull behind. One pass dethatch and bag.

    Aerator I use a pull behind or w/b. The jrco hooks the soil not plugs, is expensive compared to alternatives, and hard on your hydros.

    Can't say much on the blower buggy as I just use backpack blowers.
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  3. Scagman 48

    Scagman 48 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 352

    thanks man i will definitely keep that in mind
  4. trock

    trock LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 431

    Blower buggy works good if its nice and dry otherwise it will leave marks and ruts. Also if you plan on removing it from the mower with a blower on it you might want two people its heavy and awkward since the caster wheels have a.mind of there own.
  5. jetta

    jetta LawnSite Member
    Messages: 223

    no one seems to want to demo their aerator up here and it does look to just take divots
  6. krzys555

    krzys555 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 113

    i find the blower buggy easy to put on and off.
    it is good of large flat lots. get useless with a 16 fradan blower and hills. you lose traction and steering when even moss is present. easier to upgrade to a 18 with hydro.
    push detacher is great

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