SPIKE AERATOR

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SPIKE AERATOR

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  • Agri-Fab 40" (1016 mm) Tow-Behind Spike Aerator
  • Aerate compacted soil to promote new grass growth and enjoy a golf course like
  • lawn. Ideal for use with many brands of lawn tractor type ride-on lawn mowers
  • including but not limited to selected Cox, Craftsman, Dixon, Greenfield, Husqvarna,
  • John Deere, Jonsered, McCulloch, MTD, Murray, Poulan Pro and Rover ride-on lawn
  • mower models etc. Aerates by slicing the soil to create small reservoirs that will
  • bring oxygen, fertilizer and water down into the roots. For best aerator
  • performance, the following lawn preparations and operating procedures are
  • recommended.
  • OPERATION: CAUTION: POINTS OF AERATOR KNIVES ARE SHARP! EXERCISE CAUTION AT ALL
  • TIMES WHILE USING THE AERATOR.
  • 1. Mow lawn and remove loose clippings prior to use of lawn aerator.
  • 2. Start the lawn tractor engine with controls in neutral and place throttle at a
  • slow engine speed.
  • 3. Engage shift lever at the lowest possible forward speed and lower aerator,
  • allowing spike points to enter the ground. Increase speed as conditions permit.
  • 4. Aerate in the straightest line possible, making overlapping passes to increase
  • density of the spike point pattern.
  • 5. Avoid extremely sharp turns with spike points engaged in ground to prevent
  • damage to lawn.
  • 6. DO NOT cross over foot paths or drive ways without first raising the aerator.
  • 7. On sloped lawns, always aerate in an up and down direction. DO NOT attempt to
  • follow the contour of the ground.
  • 8. To increase the depth of point penetration, up to 100 lb (45.35 Kg) of weight,
  • such as bags of sand or concrete blocks, may be added to the tray. The weight can
  • be secured to the tray with ties or straps fastened to the front and rear of the
  • tray. Fasten so that the ties or straps cannot become entangled on rotating parts.
  • 9. If the ground is extremely hard and dry, it is recommended that it be sprinkled
  • or watered down for one or two hours prior to aerating.
  • 10. DO NOT attempt to aerate if ground is too wet, (muddy).
  • Agri-Fab 45-0544
  • 44.4" x 11.5" x 13.9" (L x W x H)
  • 1127.76 mm x 292.1 mm x 353.06 mm (L x W x H)
  • 18"
  • 457.2 mm
  • 31"
  • 787.4 mm
  • 45 lbs. (20.41 kg)
  • 48"
  • 1219.2 mm
  • Flat free type
  • Diamond
  • Ideal for use with many brands of lawn tractor type ride-on lawn mowers including
  • but not limited to selected Cox, Craftsman Garden series, Lawn Series, Professional
  • Series and Yard Series, Dixon D series, Greenfield, Husqvarna CTH, GTH, LR, LT,
  • LTH, YTH, TC and TS series, John Deere CR, D100, L, LT, LX and X series, Jonsered
  • GT, LGT and YT series, McCulloch, MTD Yard Machines and Yard-Man series, Murray,
  • Poulan Pro PP series and Rover etc. lawn tractor type ride-on lawn mower models.
  • Ten x 7" (254 mm) diameter spikes penetrate the soil up to 2.5" (63.5 mm) deep.
  • Spikes are manufactured from 12 gauge steel.
  • For increased soil penetration up to 100 lb (45.35 kg) of weight can be added to
  • the 40" wide weight tray.
  • Scratch resistant powder coat finish.
  • Folding tongue for easy storage.
  • Flat free tyres for smooth transport.
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  • Required tow hitch height is between 7" to 12" (178 mm to 304 mm)
  • Recommended towing speed 3 mph (4.82 kph), do not exceed 6 mph (9.6 kph).
  • Due to idle speeds (ground speed) this aerator is designed for use with lawn
  • tractors and is not for use with ZTR's or four wheelers.
  • Additional weight of up to 100 lb (43.5 Kg), such as bags of sand or concrete
  • blocks, can be placed on the tray to increase depth of point penetration. Always
  • secure weight to the tray with ties or straps fastened to the front and rear of the
  • tray. Fasten so that the ties cannot become entangled in rotating parts.
  • If the ground is extremely hard and dry, it is recommended that it be sprinkled or
  • watered down for one or two hours prior to aerating.
  • Agri-Fab
  • Aerator - Spike Type, Spike Aerator,

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