JRCO/Maxim 48" Tow Behind Plug Aerator (MSP48)
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The JRCO 48" Tow Behind Plug Aerator (MSP48) slices holes in turf to allow oxygen, water and nutrients to reach grass roots. Easily transition from transport to aeration in seconds. Transport with spikes in UP position, then when ready to begin aeration, simply fold hitch over top of unit and hook to mower and begin aeration.
- Tank can be filled with water for added weight
- Unit is heavy to begin with
- Wheels are bolted in place with no pins or latches to rotate the tow bar 180 degrees while lowering or lifting the drum
- Loosen soil
- Increase water filtration
- Increase oxygen
- Release carbon dioxide
- Encourage root growth
- Rolls on 1" grease-able pillow block bearings
|Aeration Width||48 in|
|Overall Width||64 in|
|Tines||Bolt-On Sod Plugs|
|Plug Penetration Depth||4 in|
|Water Capacity||32 gal / 267 lbs|
|Hitch||No pin included|
|Tires||410/350-4, 2-Ply with Grease-able Ball Bearings (for transport only)|
|Height||27 in. on wheels, 25 in. on plugs|
|Shipping Weight||152 lbs|
LIFT GATE DELIVERY
This item will ship via truck freight. The driver will not be responsible for helping you unload the freight. If you do not have a means to unload a heavy crate from the back of a tractor trailer (loader, fork lift, etc), please choose the lift gate delivery option above.
Some assembly required.
If you have any questions give us a call during business hours and one of our friendly associates will be happy to assist you. 410-692-5170
Works and does exactly as expected
I have clay soil and so far I am not satisfied with the results. I ran it a a second time on the day after a light rain and the penetration was better but not to my satisfaction. Sharp turns are also an issue and I’ve started to think about a way to raise/lower the implement. Using it in moist soil and with a raise/lower mechanism will most likely be acceptable. The quality of the manufacturing looks overall very good, but I did notice that hitch pin plates are at a slight angle compared to the arm. In summary, the quality is good but the function is not great in my soil and if it doesn’t perform in the next wet run then I’m considering to cut my losses with a sale and will look for a heavier 3pt implement.
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This equipment was easy to order, and I received it within few days.
There were no assembly instructions but was able to figure out the assembly.
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