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new purchase decision

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by simsy71, Sep 22, 2004.

  1. simsy71

    simsy71 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 116

    First let me start I do this part time and I am a solo operator. I have a 48 Metro for my mower and so far have no problems with it and it suites the yards I have great, I am looking at buying a dethatcher. I have done a few of those jobs and would just rent one but I think I can really push that service or would you save the money and put it towards a ZTR.
     
  2. bushtrimmer

    bushtrimmer LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 351

    aeration is much more useful than dethatching.
    Allowing the air to get to the thatch will decompose it.
    If a yard is so bad that it needs to be dethatched, scrape it off w/ a skid steer.
     

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