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estate rake

Postby siii8873 » Mon Oct 29, 2012 1:58 pm

I am becoming interested in an estate rake for raking leaves. Anyone know anything about them?
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Re: estate rake

Postby Chris D » Mon Oct 29, 2012 2:01 pm

Haven't heard of an estate rake?? Are you speaking of a york rake?
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Re: estate rake

Postby Don McCombs » Mon Oct 29, 2012 3:08 pm

Looks like a miniature hay rake.
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Re: estate rake

Postby sammydonnacub » Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:57 pm

I haven't used the small rake like in the video but Have used the small wheel rake and it does a Great job.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1P3VV_97oeI This one I have NOT used.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1sXUTmjH ... re=related This one I have used and it works great. I used it at a demo near here. Not sure of the price.
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Re: estate rake

Postby Rudi » Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:12 pm

Both of those are interesting - small enough for the Cub. I think that McCormick makes a couple of side delivery rakes that are Cub size. I think Phil Lenke restored one for use behind his Cub. Here is the thread - Making Hay With My Cub
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Re: estate rake

Postby TJG » Tue Oct 30, 2012 7:41 am

If you have a typical riding lawn mower just mow in a circle and blow the leaf debris into the middle and pick it up for removal when it's in a small pile.

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Re: estate rake

Postby Rudi » Tue Oct 30, 2012 8:57 pm

Bob:

Depends on how much acreage you have. A ride-on tractor with a mower deck and grass bags/buckets would be ideal. With the high lift blades not only will the leaves get almost mulched but very little will be left after the first pass. I liked my Craftsman because of the grass catcher. Sure was nice, kinda miss it. However, if you want to use your Cub I would suggest you have a look at this thread: Cheap and Dirty Lawn Rake along with Rick's other ideas for Cheap and Dirty Implements.
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Re: estate rake

Postby CPIII » Wed Oct 31, 2012 8:11 am

Both of those are very cool rakes.....and the Keefe rake is not very expensive $399.....not cheap though..... Thanks for the links.
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