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Toro Aero 85 seeder/dethatcher

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by danieib2, Aug 23, 2010.

  1. danieib2

    danieib2 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 13

    I found one of these for sale locally and wanted some expert opinions.... is the machine is any good.... and what is it worth? I have a number of customers asking for overseeding this fall, so I had thought about buying a machine rather than renting. Thanks, Daniel


    Last edited: Aug 23, 2010
  2. JeffRTP

    JeffRTP LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    Those were originally made by Olathe, then Toro bought the line and branded as Toro, that unit is probably from the early 90's, if you get the Serial # we could tell for sure.

    Parts could be an issue, due to age, and the fact it has been discontinued for over 10 years.

    Only worth what some one will pay, I would think about 1 or 2 days rental fees on a seeder is all I would pay for that, assuming it is totally functional.

    It is a good unit, but my big concern would be parts.

    Good luck.
  3. bj1bmx

    bj1bmx LawnSite Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 76

    curious if you purchased this seeder? I have the exact model I will be selling and wanted to get an idea of what its worth...

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