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Founded in 2008. The Landscape Juice Network (LJN) is the largest and fastest growing professional landscaping and horticultural association in the United Kingdom.

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  • I have had a Dori 520 for years and it's been flawless. Big, powerful, never gets bogged down in thatch

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    We have a Wolf petrol scarifier and a Sisis Rotorake. 

    The guys prefer the wolf every time and it’s been faultless in operation. 

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    Eliets - tough as nails and great performance. Go for Honda engined versions if buying used.

    The Bannermans are good also.

    Whats the budget? and what sized lawns are you looking at?

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      Minumun lawn size 100m upto 1acre lawns.

      Budget upto £800+vat.

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    I'd second the Eliet.. go for the 501 if you can.. simple to adjust the height and a beast to boot. You will eat gardens with it. It's costly mind..

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    i am looking for a scarifier at the moment but am on a bit of a budget given my small! £600 budget and local dealer support I have to choose between a stiga the hayter one and the small weibang one. I am erring on the side of the weibang but that may be because it's the only one I have seen in the flesh 

    • Graeme... check the specs of that Weibang. It's twice the weight of similar sized machines from other brands! I think it's too heavy for a scarifier as there;s a fair amount of push required to work with one. 

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        Thanks for the heads-up Dan will do. I am mainly doing general moss removal than full on lawn dressing etc

    • I got myself the smaller weibang the start of this season. As Dan says it does seem heavy, but not found that to be a problem. I have only been using it on my regular jobs though so I like to think fairly well cared for. I suppose the weight could be an issue for 'one off' jobs where you might be wading through deep moss and thatch.

      Really pleased with it so far. Does a good job, easy height adjustment, swinging blades, and despite the weight does not trash the lawn.

  • Camon LS42 Amazing machine, tough, durable, quick and easy height adjustment, long lasting reversible blades, Honda engine, Eats through the thatchiest lawns.

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