jrco thatch rake

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by Appalachian landscape, Sep 28, 2005.

  1. Appalachian landscape

    Appalachian landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 453

    anyone use a jrco front mount thatch rake for a walkbehind? If so, how well does it work? Does it affect the steering of the mower? Seems like it might actually improve the mower for hills by adding weight to the front. Any info is appreciated.
  2. AL Inc

    AL Inc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,209

    I have one on a 36" Scag walk behind. It has become invaluable for spring clean-up. As far as steering, it does make the machine a little more cumbersome, but not bad. To me, stability on slopes isn't any different. Go pick one up, for the few hundred bucks, you will save countless hours.
  3. yardmanlee

    yardmanlee LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 898

    has one mounted on a j.d. walkbehind 48"and it does a great job
    and really ters up the lawn (but in a good way) and it does affect the steering a little, ya just have to use a little muscle to turn the machine
    but I am very happy w/ mine add a bagger to your mower and will save clean up time

  4. KathysLGC

    KathysLGC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,345

    I use one on my TTHP and it works great. If set up properly it should affect steering too much.

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