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Agri-Fab 48 in. Tow Behind Aerator, 45-02992-131

SKU: 440578199
Agri-Fab 48 in. Tow Behind Aerator, 45-02992-131
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Agri-Fab's 48 in. Tow Plug Aerator can remove 3/4 in. Dia by up to 3 in length soil plugs from a lawn, in turn allowing compacted soil to loosen up, this in addition to the benefits provided by a plug aerator. Best for easily compacted soil like clay, heavy-traffic areas such as playgrounds and sports fields and drought damaged lawns. Weight tray can hold up to 140 lbs. allowing for increased soil penetration by the 32 aerator knives.

  • Assembled dimension: 60 in. W x 35 in. D x 36 in. H
  • Universal hitch easily attaches to any lawn tractor regardless of brand
  • Thirty two galvanized aerator knives for rustproof durability
  • Simple to use cantilever transport handle for easy raising and lowering of the aerator knives
  • Flat free tires allow for smooth transport over any terrain
  • 48 in. weight tray can hold up to 140 lbs. for increased soil penetration

3-Year Limited Warranty

Specification Description
CountryofOrigin: Made in USA
Package Quantity: 1
Material: Steel
Product Weight: 92 lb.
Part Number: 45-02992-131
Product Height: 36 in.
Product Length: 35 in.
Brand: Agri-Fab
Application/Use: Lawn aeration
Product Width: 60 in.
Type: Plug Aerator
Manufacturer Part Number 45-02992-131
Agri-Fab 48 in. Tow Behind Aerator, 45-02992-131 is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 304.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Product The product is a little challenging to put together, but it worked very well. I have only used it once but I’m anxious to use it again.
Date published: 2019-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great! Great aerator. Does the job and is very heavy/well made
Date published: 2019-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid product, worth the money! Solid product! Lots of assembly but well marked, and sorted bags of parts. Wear gloves to assemble times as they are sharp and wrenching around them a slip might cut a knuckle. Packed in the shipping box very well. The lip of the tray and pegs keeps solid concrete blocks from sliding around. Well powder coated to prevent rust. Works great! Lifting arm is solid and locks well. Only challenge is it’s a little wider than expected with wheels and takes getting used to in a residential yard with obstacles.
Date published: 2019-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality product Bought this aerator to replace an older model (different manufacturer) which broke. Found this product to be well made and performed without problem.
Date published: 2019-11-06
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Is the 40" going to give me a better turning radius than the 48"?

Asked by: bangathemonkey
Dear bangathemonkey - When towing any product please follow the directions in your tractor manual to ensure safety for you and the product. Wider turns are recommended so the 40-in would allow slightly better turning radius. If you have additional questions please contact the Agri-Fab customer care team at 800-448-9282 Monday - Friday between 7 am to 5 pm CDT.
Answered by: Agri-FabProductExpert
Date published: 2019-03-12

How much assembly is required? I can put on the tires but i dont want to put everything together.

Asked by: EvanO
Dear EvanO - This model aerator comes with the spools assembled. You will need to assemble the frame and tongue, in addition to the wheels. If you look under the More Info section there is a copy of the assembly manual for you to review. In addition there are step by step assembly videos on the Agri-Fab YouTube brand page. Our customer care team is available Monday -Friday between 7 am to 5 pm CST at 800-448-9282 to further assist you.
Answered by: Agri-FabProductExpert
Date published: 2019-07-30

Does this come in a carton and if so how big is it

Asked by: bhubertjr
Dear Bob Hub - Thank you for inquiring about the Agri- Fab plug aerator. The Tractor Supply plug aerator comes partially assembled you will need to assemble the wheels, handle and hitch. The carton dimensions are 52" L x 18" W x 9" tall weight 95 lbs. If you have additional questions the Agri-Fab customer care team is available Monday - Friday between 7 am to 5 pm CST at 800-448-9282.
Answered by: Agri-FabProductExpert
Date published: 2018-07-07

I have a 21 HP lawn tractor. Will a 48 in tow behind plug aerator work fine with this size tractor or should I get a 40 in tow behind plug aerator?

Asked by: Douglas70
Dear Douglas70 - Your 21 HP lawn tractor will pull the 48-in plug aerator without any problems. As long as you have a rear hitch the aerator will attach with the hitch pin included. If you have additional questions the Agri-Fab customer care team is available Monday -Friday between 7 am to 5 pm CST at 800-448-9282 to assist you.
Answered by: Agri-FabProductExpert
Date published: 2019-05-18

Can you turn with unit lowered or do you need to raise unit to make gentle turns. 

Asked by: BMWbiker
Dear BMWbiker - Thank you for inquiring about the Agri-Fab plug aerator for your lawn care needs. If you are in the process of aerating your lawn you can turn when the unit is engaged. The video on tractorsupply.com show the plugger in use and being towed while turning. Anytime you are transporting the aerator it is recommended you have the knives disengaged. If you have additional questions please call the Agri-Fab customer care team at 800-448-9282 Monday-Friday between 7 am to 5 pm CST at 800-448-9282.
Answered by: Agri-FabProductExpert
Date published: 2018-07-07

What size is the hitch pin on this Aerator?

Asked by: Puga
Dear Puga - The hitch pin is 3/8" diameter x 3.2" flat head. If you have additional questions the Agri-Fab customer care team is available Monday -Friday between 7 am to 5 pm CST at 800-448-9282.
Answered by: Agri-FabProductExpert
Date published: 2019-04-29

Are the wheels metal or plastic?

Asked by: CJCHRIS
Dear CJCHRIS- Thank you for considering the Agri-Fab plug aerator for your lawn care needs. In response to customer requests the current wheel and tire is flat free with a poly rim. If you have additional questions please contact the Agri-Fab customer care team at 800-448-9282 Monday - Friday between 7 am to 5 pm CST.
Answered by: Agri-FabProductExpert
Date published: 2019-09-15

I have an older craftsman lt2000 with a 16hp kohler engine, will I have any issues pulling this aerator?  I really don't want to spend the money on a new lawn mower at the moment.  Thanks!

Asked by: Mitchell2087
Dear Mitchell2087 - You should have no problems towing the Agri-Fab plug aerator with your Craftsman mower. If you would like to speak to one of our customer care team members they are available Monday -Friday between 7 am to 5 pm CST at 800-448-9282.
Answered by: Agri-FabProductExpert
Date published: 2019-04-29
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