start up aeration

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by onebreezer, Nov 19, 2007.

  1. onebreezer

    onebreezer LawnSite Member
    Messages: 109

    I am brand new here. I operate a top dressing business. I want to start a high volume core aeration business. Any links or info on how to set that up would be appreciated.
  2. skip1718

    skip1718 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 72

    onebreeze. i just went to your website and sent you an e-mail. i have a couple of ryan ga-24 golf green aerators for sale. these could help your aeration business greatly
  3. Armadillolawncare

    Armadillolawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 570

    Hey onebreezer
    Welcome to the forum. I am sure that you will find useful info here. You might try typing "core aeration" or just "aeration" in the search feature at the top of the page. You will get the chance to read thru many discussions regarding all aspects of aeration.
    On another note could you tell me what kind of equipment you started with and are now using to get the top dressing portion of your business going? I would appreciate it.
  4. onebreezer

    onebreezer LawnSite Member
    Messages: 109

    I use a Turfco Metermatic. I pull it on a small trailer hooked behind a 6500 GMC. The truck is fabbed w/ a fertilizer spreader. I pull the topdresser under the truck conveyor and it loads it in about 2 seconds. The top dresser spreads it's load in around 2-3 minutes. I can load and spread seven yards of topsoil in two hours.
  5. turfcobob

    turfcobob LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 878

    Onebreezer, I would be glad to chat with you on the phone about aeration. I have been in this business since 1976 and been around aerators and aeration the entire time. Seen and used them all. Glad to chat about it 402-783-2028 call when you want to chat.
  6. turfcobob

    turfcobob LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 878

    Turfcobob here I will be out of the office Nov. 27 to Dec 7 you will have to call my cell phone. 402-432-2446 Going to Vegas and Phoenix

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