Compare Tow-Behind Aerators

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Lawnaire® 3-Point Hitch Aerator Lawnaire® Tow-behind Aerator Renovaire® 28 Tracaire®

Lawnaire® 3-Point Hitch Aerator

Lawnaire®
Tow-Behind Aerator

Renovaire®
 

Tracaire®
 

Power
Tractor-mounted
Power
Tractor-draw
Power
Tractor-draw
Power
Tractor-mounted
Hitch
36-inch Model Category "0" or "1"
48-inch Model Category "0" or "1"
Hitch
Clevis and pin type
Hitch
Clevis and pin type
Hitch
Standard three-point tractor hitch; category "1"
Tines
8 per wheel (48 on 36-inch;
64 on 48-inch). One set of 0.75 in.
(19 mm) diameter coring tines standard.
Tines
8 per wheel (48 total). One set of 0.75 in. (19 mm) diameter coring tines standard.
Tines
8 per wheel (96 total). One set of 0.75 in. (19 mm) diameter coring tines standard.
Tines
8 per wheel (96 total). One set of 0.75 in. (19 mm) diameter coring tines standard.
Optional Tines
0.5 in. (13 mm) diameter coring,
6 in. (152 mm) open-spoon or
7.5 in. (191 mm) slicing. Wheels can be mounted with double tines; 16 per wheel (96 on 36-inch;
128 on 48-inch).
Optional Tines
0.5 in. (13 mm) diameter coring, 7.5 in. (191 mm) slicing or 6 in. (152 mm) open-spoon; tines are formed from austemper-hardened alloy steel; wheels can be mounted with double tines;
16 per wheel (96 total)
Optional Tines
0.5 in. (13 mm) coring, 6 in.
(152 mm) open-spoon or 7.5 in. (191 mm) slicing. Wheels can be mounted with double set of tines; 16 per wheel (192 total)
Optional Tines
0.5 in. (13 mm) coring, 6 in.
(152 mm) open-spoon or 7.5 in. (191 mm) slicing.
Wheels can be mounted with double set of tines; 16 per wheel (192 total)
Aerating Width
36-inch Model - 36 in. (914 mm)
48-inch Model - 48 in. (1.2 m)
Aerating Width
36 in. (914 mm)
Aerating Width
72 in. (1.8 m)
Aerating Width
72 in. (1.8 m)
Coring Depth
Up to 4 in. (102 mm)
Coring Depth
Up to 4 in. (102 mm)
Coring Depth
Up to 4 in. (102 mm)
Coring Depth
Up to 4 in. (102 mm)
Aeration Pattern
6 in. x 6 in. (152 mm x 152 mm) with single tines; 3 in. x 3 in.
(76 mm x 76 mm) with double tines
Aeration Pattern
6 in. x 6 in. (152 mm x 152 mm) with single tines; 3 in. x 3 in.
(76 mm x 76 mm) with double tines
Aeration Pattern
6 in. x 6 in. (152 mm x 152 mm) with single tines; 3 in. x 3 in.
(76 mm x 76 mm) with double tines
Aeration Pattern
6 in. x 6 in. (152 mm x 152 mm) with single tines; 3 in. x 3 in.
(76 mm x 76 mm) with double tines
Holes per Square Foot
Up to 9 with single tines; up to 18 with double tines
Holes per Square Foot
Up to 9 with single tines; up to 18 with double tines
Holes per Square Foot
Up to 9 with single tines; up to 18 with double tines
Holes per Square Foot
Up to 9 with single tines; up to 18 with double tines
Productivity
36-inch Model – 1.5 acres/hr.
(0.6 ha/h) at 4 mph (6.4 km/h);
48-inch Model – 2.0 acres/hr.
(0.8 ha/h) at 4 mph (6.4 km/h)
Productivity
1.5 acres/hr. (0.6 ha/h) at 4 mph (6.4 km/h)
Productivity
3 acres/hr. (1.2 ha/h) at 4 mph (6.4 km/h)
Productivity
3 acres/hr. (1.2 ha/h) at 4 mph (6.4 km/h)
Towing Speed
up to 10 mph (16 km/h)
Towing Speed
10 mph (16 km/h) maximum
Towing Speed
Up to 10 mph (16 km/h)
Towing Speed
up to 10 mph (16 km/h)
Transport Tires
n/a
Transport Tires
4.10/3.50-4, 2-ply, pneumatic tires with ball bearings
Transport Tires
16 x 4.80-8, 6-ply
Transport Tires
n/a
Weight
36-inch Model – 510 lb (231 kg)
48-inch Model – 710 lb (322 kg)
Weight
500 lbs. (227 kg)
Weight
1,518 lbs. (689 kg)
Weight
1,052 lbs. (477 kg)
Width
36-inch Model – 35 in. (889 mm)
48-inch Model – 47 in. (1,194 mm)
Width
46 in. (1,168 mm)
Width
96 in. (2,438 mm)
Width
78 in. (1,981 mm)
Length
36-inch model: 31 in. (787 mm)
48-inch model: 31 in. (787 mm)
Length
68.5 in. (1,740 mm)
Length
60 in. (1,524 mm)
Length
48 in. (1,219 mm)
Height
34.5 in. (876 mm)
Height
31 in. (787 mm)
Height
36 in. (914 mm)
Height
24 in. (610 mm)