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Power rake/dethatcher: bagger or no bagger?

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by cochino12, Feb 22, 2006.

  1. cochino12

    cochino12 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 319

    Last season I rented them when I needed one and all they ever rented me were non-baggers. I went to auction a few months back and found a bluebird w/bagger and picked it up for only $150. I havent had a chance to use it yet but wondered what downsides there would be to having a bagger. Only downside I can think of would be weight, does it make that much difference?

  2. cochino12

    cochino12 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 319

  3. indyturf

    indyturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indy
    Messages: 1,901

    if the bagger does a good job it could save you a lot of time. it seems the clean-up takes longer than de-thatching!

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