Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Lawn Care, Landscaping, and Property Management Forums > General Talk

General Talk If it doesn't fit anywhere else, post it here.

Lawn Aeration


General Talk

If it doesn't fit anywhere else, post it here.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 10-20-2012, 08:16 PM
LawnCareMan280's Avatar
LawnCareMan280 LawnCareMan280 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 237
Rep Power: 3
LawnCareMan280 is on a distinguished road
Post Lawn Aeration

Hi guys it's me. I was wondering should I get a lawn aerator tow behind for my John Deere LX280 I got one for my city customer but that one is a manual one where you hang on to the wooden pole and it has spikes on the bottom so ya. But my question is should I get a tow behind lawn aerator or not? Thanks!


Travis
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #2  
Old 10-21-2012, 06:33 PM
brian'slawncare brian'slawncare is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Cincinnati Ohio
Posts: 387
Rep Power: 6
brian'slawncare is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Quote:
you hang on to the wooden pole and it has spikes on the bottom
WHAT????

Quote:
should I get a lawn aerator tow behind for my John Deere LX280
If I'm not mistaken, the LX line is sold at Home Depot, right? Assuming it is the line at home depot, I would say no. Those are not built nearly as strong as the ones at the dealer. Bottom line: If you wanna kill the tractor, go for it.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-23-2012, 12:26 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,231
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Have you been looking on craigslist to see what kinds of aerators may be for sale used and local?

Are you looking into marketing this service?
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 10-23-2012, 03:28 PM
LawnCareMan280's Avatar
LawnCareMan280 LawnCareMan280 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 237
Rep Power: 3
LawnCareMan280 is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by brian'slawncare View Post
WHAT????



If I'm not mistaken, the LX line is sold at Home Depot, right? Assuming it is the line at home depot, I would say no. Those are not built nearly as strong as the ones at the dealer. Bottom line: If you wanna kill the tractor, go for it.
Sorry man I mean should I get one and I made my decision it's no not getting one. Sorry was typing on my phone and I didn't see that.


Sorry

Travis
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 05-01-2014, 02:43 AM
Inspector1 Inspector1 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 3
Rep Power: 2
Inspector1 is on a distinguished road
Default inspector1

I am looking into buying a Plugr 815 lawn aerator to replace my Ryan Lawnaire IV because, based on it's advertisement, it doesn't beat you up as much as the Lawnaire IV and aerates lawns faster. My Ryan let's me aerate a 5,000 sq. lawn in 45 minutes for $50.00. The lawnaire V does it in 30 minutes. Any input regarding any aerator you use would be helpful
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 05-01-2014, 03:34 PM
BelleCityLawn1's Avatar
BelleCityLawn1 BelleCityLawn1 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 192
Rep Power: 3
BelleCityLawn1 is on a distinguished road
Default

I would buy a bigger walk behind commercial aerator. I have been really pushing aeration sales this year and a two man crew can make $900 a day easy!
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 05-02-2014, 01:14 AM
Inspector1 Inspector1 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 3
Rep Power: 2
Inspector1 is on a distinguished road
Default Inspector1

Belle,

What aerator(s) are you using?
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 05-02-2014, 02:36 PM
BelleCityLawn1's Avatar
BelleCityLawn1 BelleCityLawn1 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 192
Rep Power: 3
BelleCityLawn1 is on a distinguished road
Default

I like to use the Ryan commercial aerators.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 05-05-2014, 04:11 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,231
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Quote:
My Ryan let's me aerate a 5,000 sq. lawn in 45 minutes for $50.00.
Quote:
I like to use the Ryan commercial aerators.
How long would it take you to aerate a 5,000 sq lawn with the commercial Ryan aerator?
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 05-07-2014, 01:05 AM
Inspector1 Inspector1 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 3
Rep Power: 2
Inspector1 is on a distinguished road
Default Inspector1

All aerators are commercial, unless someone is rich and will spend at least 4 grand on an aerator for their ************* to aerate the estate. That said, a Ryan Lawnaire V will aerate 5,000 sq. ft. in 30 minutes. You can youtube Ryan aerators to find out how the the Ryan 28, Ryan Lawnaire V Pro etc...perform. Personally, I am looking for video of the Plugr 815 and 855 aerators, besides what I have seen from Source1, to find out if they are as efficient and easier to work than the Ryans. Ryans are good but Plugr supposedly doesn't beat up the operator as much in a 10 hr. work day.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pissed off about local lawn aeration pricing in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah Shaunsaltlakecityutah General Talk 23 03-31-2012 09:03 AM
Aeration. SouthallMowing Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 4 09-19-2011 10:09 PM
Lawn Aeration/Dethatching FloridaBoy Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 6 01-29-2011 12:36 AM
Does Lawn Aeration Sell? JessyMathers Starting a lawn care business. 4 01-19-2011 01:07 AM
Lawn aeration - up, down or the same ? Steve Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 0 10-22-2007 09:05 PM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
landscape insurance
clarkslawn
03-30-2015 10:14 PM
Yesterday 10:02 PM
by SGL1
4 351
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
01-11-2015 10:41 AM
Yesterday 09:46 PM
by avetslawncare
55 5,039
color fliers?
holymoly
04-18-2015 02:32 PM
Yesterday 09:40 PM
by avetslawncare
9 162
Smoked my first belt!
SGL1
Yesterday 08:46 PM
Yesterday 08:46 PM
by SGL1
0 17
WARNING! Especially to...
SC93
04-19-2015 12:05 PM
Yesterday 08:41 PM
by SGL1
11 186
Poll & Discussion...
CHEESE2009
09-16-2011 06:16 PM
Yesterday 08:20 PM
by avetslawncare
27 5,556
I'm Back With The Best...
aduttonater
02-21-2015 12:41 AM
Yesterday 08:00 PM
by avetslawncare
48 2,200
Pictures of commercial...
avetslawncare
04-01-2015 09:47 PM
Yesterday 07:44 PM
by avetslawncare
24 858
Could be great news for...
SC93
04-14-2015 11:06 PM
Yesterday 03:45 PM
by SC93
12 370
lawn care business...
holymoly
04-18-2015 02:56 PM
Yesterday 02:24 PM
by Steve
2 127
weed
avetslawncare
04-16-2015 07:56 PM
Yesterday 01:08 PM
by Steve
4 170
Aerating / Dethaching...
Hard-Body lawn & garden
04-12-2015 07:53 PM
04-19-2015 08:49 PM
by Chilehead
17 504
Start LIKING FACEBOOK...
rlclawncare123
02-26-2015 12:06 AM
04-19-2015 09:21 AM
by KJ90
8 904
bidding a cemetery....
NPM_LLC
03-28-2015 10:56 AM
04-19-2015 05:26 AM
by RSE
22 920
Hustler Raptor
SGL1
04-13-2015 09:27 PM
04-18-2015 07:53 AM
by SGL1
15 427
is craiglist good to...
JBENI
04-16-2015 11:11 AM
04-17-2015 10:25 PM
by Wolf4dk
11 296
Am I missing something...
googus
04-11-2015 06:33 PM
04-17-2015 08:01 PM
by avetslawncare
10 441
Hello
sonny54
04-16-2015 09:49 PM
04-17-2015 03:10 PM
by Steve
1 122
Unreal
Chilehead
04-09-2015 09:12 PM
04-17-2015 08:27 AM
by Chilehead
11 482
starting a lawn care...
JBENI
04-14-2015 09:03 AM
04-17-2015 08:03 AM
by JBENI
14 449
Finally got a warehouse
avetslawncare
03-12-2015 07:52 PM
04-16-2015 07:52 PM
by avetslawncare
23 1,266
New 14 x 7 Enclosed...
whitepropertydetail
04-15-2015 06:46 PM
04-16-2015 03:40 PM
by Steve
1 166
quick pic
joshlawncare
04-14-2015 07:49 PM
04-16-2015 03:38 PM
by Steve
3 223
older used dump trucks
SECTLANDSCAPING
09-22-2011 12:33 AM
04-16-2015 12:41 PM
by biglee
21 7,959
Tax Poll
Steve
04-15-2015 02:13 PM
04-15-2015 02:13 PM
by Steve
0 173
lawn care by Aj
aj10261984
04-14-2015 06:50 PM
04-15-2015 01:43 PM
by Steve
2 194
Contact last years...
googus
01-28-2015 08:13 AM
04-15-2015 12:54 PM
by SC93
7 1,190
trying to sign up for...
JBENI
04-14-2015 10:20 AM
04-14-2015 12:11 PM
by Steve
1 484
Charging customers for...
Hard-Body lawn & garden
04-14-2015 07:34 AM
04-14-2015 10:35 AM
by Steve
1 216
New member
Jdlandscaping,LLC
04-11-2015 03:24 PM
04-14-2015 05:45 AM
by Jdlandscaping,LLC
2 255
hello
oasis_greenscapes
04-01-2015 06:18 PM
04-13-2015 12:03 PM
by Steve
8 485
New Member
Greenturion
04-11-2015 02:00 PM
04-13-2015 11:59 AM
by Steve
1 217
Client with...
OldSalt
04-07-2015 09:47 PM
04-13-2015 11:57 AM
by Steve
8 431
Getting rid of "mulched...
Mr. Mow
04-12-2015 04:21 PM
04-13-2015 11:26 AM
by biglee
3 247
String trim BEFORE mow...
Mr. Mow
04-12-2015 08:13 AM
04-13-2015 11:11 AM
by biglee
7 361
Billing methods
jcurr33
03-26-2015 01:33 PM
04-13-2015 11:07 AM
by biglee
15 864
Landscape Fabric
CurbAppeal1
04-10-2015 03:58 PM
04-13-2015 08:02 AM
by Chilehead
4 296
I lost a long term...
Sprinkler Buddy
09-04-2011 02:24 PM
04-12-2015 04:27 PM
by Mr. Mow
17 3,925
Snow removal contracts
CDLAWNCARE
03-31-2015 02:57 PM
04-10-2015 11:37 AM
by kslawn
6 507
Do you have medical...
Steve
09-10-2011 11:46 AM
04-10-2015 11:28 AM
by Steve
17 5,224
Shopping Centers
avetslawncare
04-07-2015 07:16 PM
04-10-2015 11:27 AM
by Steve
7 411
Leaf Vac's?
ABurlison
11-07-2007 10:18 PM
04-10-2015 06:12 AM
by RSE
14 5,729
Grass and Leaf vacuum
captain200
04-07-2015 07:05 PM
04-10-2015 06:02 AM
by RSE
4 373
Covering a landscape...
Dan Tanner
03-29-2015 09:01 AM
04-10-2015 06:00 AM
by Dan Tanner
19 973
I have a great idea!
biglee
04-05-2015 06:20 PM
04-09-2015 12:54 PM
by Steve
4 417
lawn care school
kevinburch48
04-09-2015 09:13 AM
04-09-2015 11:27 AM
by Steve
1 274
What do you suggest?
Growing Green
09-20-2011 09:56 AM
04-08-2015 03:09 PM
by Steve
8 3,150
Survey
Ducke
09-20-2011 07:27 PM
04-07-2015 11:33 PM
by SGL1
12 3,466
DOT Number
acrajchel
03-20-2015 05:56 PM
04-07-2015 10:55 PM
by SGL1
14 1,288
Avoiding Clients
CHEESE2009
09-08-2011 10:58 PM
04-07-2015 06:05 PM
by GLAN
24 6,436
» Popular Tags
aerocore apartment complex auger bark billy goat brushcutter blades bush collections deliquentaccounts design edging employee problems equipment rental ferris flyers foreman free advertising grass growing a lawn care business hills hiring husqvarna john deere quik trac landscape landscape services landscaping training lawn lawn care lawn care business seo lawn care business website lawn care business website seo lawn care seo lawn care website lawn care website seo lawn mowing marketing marketing secrets more customers business mr dave mulch new business past due per hour charge per hour service pricing profit on employee pto push versus ride running a business scripts secrets to landscaping sell the vision seo shell small engine repair square foot steep lawns sulky theft toro grand stand trailer tree trimmer rack truck new used landscape up sell employee web design website website design winterization won't return
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:58 AM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:58 AM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy