Go Back   Winnipesaukee Forum > Winnipesaukee Forums > Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance
Home Forums Gallery Blogs YouTube Channel Classifieds Calendar Register FAQDonate Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 06-25-2022, 12:04 PM   #1
SailinAway
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2019
Posts: 812
Thanks: 215
Thanked 242 Times in 142 Posts
Default Report on Greenworks dethatching machine: 5 stars

Seeing is believing. Based on the numerous detailed, positive reviews, I paid just $75 on sale for this little 24lb Greenworkds electric corded dethatching machine: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0030BG1HM...roduct_details

I got 100 feet of 14-gauge cord and tried the machine today. This section of the lawn is under large white pines and receives needles constantly. My lawn has not been dethatched in 25 years.

I was pretty amazed at the results, consistent with the reviews. This machine is very light to maneuver. It makes less noise than my vacuum cleaner and vibrations are not noticeable. I did not find the cord too onerous. What impressed me the most was that it pulled up 90% of the pine needles with one pass. Meaning, it drew them up out of the grass and left them loosely on the surface. Next I got out the leaf blower and blew all the debris to the driveway to be picked up with a plastic manure rake, which will only take a few minutes. Blowing the debris was the most laborious part.

I wouldn't say the machine pulled out a lot of green grass. The debris was mostly pine needles and weeds.

So NO MORE RAKING PINE NEEDLES! The only drawback to this machine that I can see is that if you stand in one place with the tines running, it will dig a bit of hole. If you just tilt it up at the front that won't happen.

I haven't yet used this machine in an area with a lot of thatch rather than pine needles. I will report on that next time.

I recommend this machine! Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5qRuMIfGf0 Scroll to 2:30 to see how much thatch it picks up.
SailinAway is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

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


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:48 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions Inc.

This page was generated in 0.27583 seconds