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TAG: Aerators

Billy Goat: Reciprocating Aerators

March 16, 2017By

Billy Goat’s reciprocating aerators include the PLUGR® 18-in., the PLUGR® 25-in. mechanical or hydro-drive models, or the 30-in. Hydro. Reciprocating aerators have advantages over drum aerators in that they allow for in-ground turning that reduces contractor fatigue; have fewer tines for easy service; and variable aeration density that produces 2-10 times more holes per pass—ideal for patch and repair work—plus... read more

What aerator do you recommend and why?

February 10, 2017By

Rob Elder Owner, Omaha Organics Lawn Care Omaha, Neb. “The Ryan Lawnaire ZTS was a great addition to our fleet. We treat about 18,500,000 sq. ft. of turf per year, so every minute counts. As a hands-on owner and operator, I always dreaded aeration season because it was hard, backbreaking work. The Ryan Lawnaire ZTS is comfortable to run all... read more

A new age of practical aerators

August 29, 2016By

Aerator technology continues to advance, providing landscape pros more efficient machines. After decades of being heavy, slow and difficult to maneuver, aerators are finally being made with the landscape contractor in mind. “This wasn’t the case even 10 years ago when aerators were designed for two primary customers: the dedicated turf care professional and the DIY rental customer,” says Linda... read more

Billy Goat: Reciprocating aerators

April 7, 2016By

Billy Goat’s reciprocating aerators include the PLUGR 18”, the PLUGR 25” mechanical or hydro-drive models, or the 30” Hydro. Reciprocating aerators have advantages over drum aerators in that they allow for in-ground turning that reduces contractor fatigue; have fewer tines for easy service; and variable aeration density that produces 2-10 times more holes per pass—ideal for patch and repair work—plus... read more

Aerators: Which do you prefer and why?

October 16, 2015By
New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte operates a Turfco TurnAer XT5 at the NALP Renewal & Remembrance volunteer service day at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C., in July.

Aaron Pope Owner, Aaron’s Lawn Care Virginia Beach, Va. “I choose the Plugr PL800 because you don’t have the huge engage and disengage lever that wears you out. It works like pistons instead of the normal rolling barrel with plugs. I can turn around on a dime with no engaging and disengaging. The engine starts up with no trouble and... read more

Classen PowerSteer Aerators

October 8, 2015By

The only aerators with power steering, Classen PowerSteer Aerators take the backbreaking work out of turf aeration. Patented split-drive technology allows the engine to power the tines independently during aeration for fatigue-free steering and unmatched user comfort and productivity. PowerSteer aerators are easy to steer. Simple dual lever controls power the tines. Pull both levers back to go straight or... read more