Trac Vac front mount aerator?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by PB34, Mar 18, 2005.

  1. PB34

    PB34 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 36

    Has anyone used the Trac Vac front mount aerator? This unit is mounted on the front of a ZTR, and has a hydro system to raise and lower the aerator when needed.

    Any opinions, thanks.
  2. Precision Care

    Precision Care LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 28

    I have one works fine for me. It has a elec. screw type of motor. I have not had any problems with mine in 2 years
  3. msloop77

    msloop77 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 48

    Prec. Care

    What mower do you have your trac vac mounted on? Do you have to add weight in order to get the plugs deep enough? Anyone ever mounted one on the front of a 48inch hydo walk behind, such as an Exmark Turf Tracerhp. thanks
  4. turfsurfer

    turfsurfer LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 364

    I don't think that's going to work for you dude. There won't be enough weight with a walk behind deck to get good plugs, and if you weigh the deck or aerator down it will be front heavy and you will be spinning rear tires on all turns when the aerator is in the up position.
  5. competitiveimageland

    competitiveimageland LawnSite Member
    Messages: 192

    do you have a link for that aerator
  6. wally world III

    wally world III LawnSite Member
    Messages: 128
    not bad...............

    but, i bought a gator rator
    do a better job.................

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