Gardening found the Al-Ko Combi-care 32VLE Comfort Lawn Rake/ Scarifier
(PS169, available www.al-ko.com or from Al-Ko dealers) to be its best buy in tests, complete with swapping cylinders, height adjustment and collection bag.
* Scarifying: He says that scarifying - combing the grass to remove dead plants and thatch - with a springtine rake or a powered electric or petrol scarifier
should be done twice a year: April or May and again in September or October, to encourage new grass growth and can be achieved either by hand with a spring rake or using a powered machine.
He says that scarifying - combing the grass to remove dead plants and thatch - with a spring-tine rake or a powered electric or petrol scarifier
should be done twice a year, April or May and again in September or October, to encourage new grass growth and can be achieved either by hand with a spring rake or using a powered machine.
While small electric scarifiers
can be hired to remove thatch from larger lawns, a spring-tined rake will deal effectively with smaller areas.
Attachments for the machines include counterweights, a series of blades and scarifiers
, rotary brooms, rippers, side dozers, windrow eliminators, compaction rollers and plate tampers.
And if lawn scarifiers
(pounds 40 per day, pounds 80 per week) finally rout your moss, who needs one rusting away in the shed?
This category includes buckets; quick couplers; augers; demolition shears; pulverizers/crushers; electronic and hydraulic components; brake systems; saw blades; rippers and scarifiers
; truckbodies; compactors; grapples; blades; rakes; forks; trenchers; snow blowers; powertrains; tires/ wheels; and engines.
The Power Grader is equipped with a line of carbide-steel "scarifiers
," or teeth, like those on some tractor blades, positioned in front of the graders blade.
Hire Centres has also invested substantially in landscaping and groundcare products such as rotovators, lawn aerators and pluggers, heavy duty lawn mowers, ride on mowers, scarifiers
, long handled hedge trimmers and chainsaws, which are ideal for both commercial and domestic use.
A wire rake is the most effective tool although you can buy or rent electric lawn rakes or scarifiers
that will do the job with the least time and effort.
For the past 50 years or more, cold recycling, often called stabilization, has been practiced with equipment including rippers, scarifiers
, and pulvimixers that have mixed stabilizing agents into the underlying materials.
Growing from three original employees to the present-day 44, the company diversified into manufacture of construction equipment such as vibrating pokers for taking air out of concrete while it is drying, vibrating plates used in road repairs and floor scarifiers
, all marketed under the trade name of GCM.