Sod offers an immediate remedy for a landscape, and can instantaneously dress up a lawn. This month’s product focus features equipment to cut, move and lay the green stuff, so you can have your clients seeing green.
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Featured Sod Equipment
Quail Mfg. of Minnesota
Offers a line of kick-type sod cutters that are lightweight and easy to use. They are available in 6 and 12-inch widths. A trencher blade is optional.
The Trilo BRL 120 sod installer allows operators to ride with the seat positioned over the seam for good visibility. It can lay sod rolls up to 48 inches wide.
The AutoStack II small roll harvester has a 140 hp Cummins engine, all-wheel hydrostatic drive and twin, 24-inch cutting heads with dual adjustable down pressure.
The 140-pound KisCutter sod cutter with folding handle features a four-wheel design with pneumatic tires and the ability to cut up to 9,000 square feet per hour.
The EC240 sod cutter provides cutting depths from 0 to 2.5 inches and a cutting width of 24 inches. It measures 25 inches wide by 10.25 inches high.
The RoboMax JD harvester can produce 1,600 square yards of 16 or 24-inch rolls per hour with one operator. With robotic stacking system and fingertip controls.
The EDGE Sod Unroller features a strong tubular frame that handles rolls up to 48 inches wide and 60 inches in diameter. Simple design requires no hydraulics.
The SC18A sod cutter has an intuitive control system, ergonomic handles, 5.5 hp Honda engine, 18-inch cutting width and cutting depth that adjusts up to 2.5 inches.
The Donkey truck-carried forklift makes it easy to unload a truck from one side. The scissors have a total reach of 56 inches and are available with 44-inch reach.
The September issue of Turf will focus on Blowers and Vacs, as well as Tillers.