Aerator – Reciprocating

  • • Lightweight design enables easy turning – as easy to turn as a walk-behind mower
  • • Tines reciprocate at 450 revolutions per minute
  • • Easily punch deep, clean holes in tough, hardened soil
  • 2-Year Warranty


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The Reciprocating Aerator is designed to punch cleaner holes in tough soil without additional weights. As with all Classen turf care products, simplicity is built in with an open design and simple operator controls.

  • • Honda® GX160 engine
  • • Easy to remove lightweight, rust-resistant two-piece hood for easy maintenance
  • • Easy maintenance drive-belt can be replaced without removing crankshaft
  • • Crankshaft position helps propel unit forward
  • • Cover up to 26,000 sq. ft. per hour
  • • ON/OFF switch conveniently located near the engine
  • • Folding handle for space saving storage
  • • Front and rear pneumatic wheels for better flotation and maneuverability
  • • Tire scrapes keep tires free from dirt, allowing maximum penetration of tines
  • • Easy to transport with folding handle and lift/tie-down handles

Reciprocating Aerator Spec SheetDOWNLOAD SPEC SHEET

Aerating Width21"
Core Depth2.75"
Number of Tines8
Diameter of Tines5/8"
Hole Pattern2.6" x 7.5"
Holes / Ft²10
Dimensions39"H x 31.5"W x 64"L
Dimensions (Handle Folded)24"H x 31.5"W x 49"L
Dry weight261 lbs.
Ground Speed2.84 mph
Coverage26,000 ft2/ hour
EngineHonda® GX160
Displacement163 cc
Machine DrivePush Off the Tines
Primary Aerator DriveSheaves and Belts
Gear Reduction6:1
Wheels (inches)
2.80 - 4 Front / 4.10 x 3.50 - 4 Rear
Minimum Gate Width32"