Model # 45-0492

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Agri-Fab 44 in. 25 cu. ft. Tow-Behind Lawn Sweeper
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Agri-Fab

44 in. 25 cu. ft. Tow-Behind Lawn Sweeper

$327.76 /each

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The Agri-Fab 44 in. Lawn Sweeper has features different and more effective than ordinary lawn sweepers. It has a unique flow thru bag, unlike other lawn sweeper bags, that fills up the entire bag utilizing the entire 25 cu. ft. of space, so you don't have to dumps as often saving time and gas. Easy to assemble, no tools required. In addition, there is no more trying to get the correct brush height with the new brush gauge tool allowing you to quickly and easily measure the grass height for precise cleaning. The sweeper hitch also easily adjusts perfectly to the tractor hitch height always having your sweeper in the optimum position for performance. Achieves, long lasting performance with the sweeper bushings made of durable bronze.

  • Replaces the backbreaking rake to make lawn care easy
  • Picks up everything, grass, leaves, even pine cones
  • FLow thru bag picks up more so you don't have to dump as often
  • 2-tool assembly takes approximately 30 minutes
  • Hitch easily, quickly adjusts to the height of the tractor hitch
  • Preset holes for height adjustment will adjust the brushes only, not the entire housing to ensure correct orientation of the sweeper to the tractor
  • You can offset the sweeper to the right or left of your tractor
  • Bronze insert in the wheels for greater product durability
  • Quickly collaspes for easy storage
  • 3-year limited warranty
  • 12 in. brushes

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Does this have a straight brush, or a spiral brush.

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April 16, 2014
A spiral brush works more efficiently and puts less stress on the drive mechanism.
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claremont NH
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November 4, 2014
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this unit has a strait brush but half of it is 180 degrees offset on the bar.
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July 29, 2014
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Smitty; you're absolutely right about spiral vs straight brushes... But I did a lot of shopping, and didn't find anybody out there who makes an affordable sweeper with "spiral" brushes, or even anybody who mentioned a "spiral" tow-behind...
Thing about this puppy is that it has four brushes, two sets on the same axle, offset at 90 deg, and each set overlapping about two inches. The brushes are long and Read More
Smitty; you're absolutely right about spiral vs straight brushes... But I did a lot of shopping, and didn't find anybody out there who makes an affordable sweeper with "spiral" brushes, or even anybody who mentioned a "spiral" tow-behind...
Thing about this puppy is that it has four brushes, two sets on the same axle, offset at 90 deg, and each set overlapping about two inches. The brushes are long and stiff... Basically, at the speed ya wanna tow it, and your height setting, there should always be a brush in the grass. That translates to very close to constant load, which is what this thing feels like when towing it; at whatever speed ya like... It's an impressive cascade of clippings into the catcher... And it dumps soooo freakin easy.... Read Less
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July 17, 2014
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The brushes are straight...
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bloomburg ,texas
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June 12, 2014
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THEY ARE STRAIGHT . THERE ARE TWO ON ONE SIDE AND 2 ON THE OTHER SIDE THEY ARE OFF SET SO IT SWEEPS BETTER..........
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May 25, 2014
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Two straight brushes, split in the middle to not require a constant load.
Plastic bearing assembly on brush drive, use a good-quality lubricant on brush bearing before each use.
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North Salem, NY, USA
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May 21, 2014
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The brush is straight on the axle.
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May 6, 2014
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Straight
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May 2, 2014
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It has offset straight brushes.
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April 30, 2014
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This model has a straight brush.
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April 17, 2014
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Smitty, thank you for your questions regarding Agri-Fab’s 44” sweeper. First, the 44” sweeper has a four brush mechanism that rotates on a straight brush shaft. The brushes easily pick up leaves, pine needles and other yard debris. The sweeper is designed with bronze brush shaft bushings to increase the product life with less wear and tear on the plastic wheel gears. To top it off Agri-Fab has the Read More
Smitty, thank you for your questions regarding Agri-Fab’s 44” sweeper. First, the 44” sweeper has a four brush mechanism that rotates on a straight brush shaft. The brushes easily pick up leaves, pine needles and other yard debris. The sweeper is designed with bronze brush shaft bushings to increase the product life with less wear and tear on the plastic wheel gears. To top it off Agri-Fab has the industry leading 3 year limited warranty on our products. If you have additional questions please contact the Agri-Fab customer care team at 800-448-9282 Monday – Friday 7 am to 5 pm central time. Read Less
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Sunset, LA 70584, USA
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April 17, 2014
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It has a straight brush. I haven't had any problems with my unit. I have 30 trees and it did a great job.
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Does this lawn sweeper pick up pine cones?

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June 5, 2014
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I have a large spruce tree and it picks up the cones pretty good. I go over the same area a few times and it will get most of them.
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May 25, 2014
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Yes, it will and does, very nicely. It also picks up pine needles nicely, too.
With cones, set brush depth to be barely the lawn height, and keep speed to medium at best.
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Louisiana, USA
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May 6, 2014
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I'm sorry but I don't have pine cones. I does pick up small twigs/sticks (3/4" to 1" diamater)
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Sunset, LA 70584, USA
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February 17, 2014
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Not having any pine trees I don't know for sure. It picks up large sticks and most anything the grandkids leave in the yard.
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December 10, 2013
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Yes it did.
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Lansdale, PA, USA
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November 19, 2013
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I can't answer this question b/c I don't have any pine cones from trees in my yard. Based on some of the other debris that the sweeper collects, it should pick up the pine cones w/ no problem. Hope this helps.
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October 26, 2013
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Yep. It does a great job on grass, not so much on hard surface. Picks up sticks and all kinds of stuff! It just has a lousy bag design; the pipes are very weak and bend easily.
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September 23, 2013
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Yes, small branches as well. I was surprised to find an inch and a half by two foot branch in the bin.
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September 21, 2013
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i dont really know if it will pick up pine cones because i only had 1 in the yard an we cut it down because it was close to the electric line .but im sure it will . it picked up sticks about 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick and about a foot long .it well made.
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June 3, 2013
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It will pick up small pine cones along with small twigs and branches.
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May 1, 2013
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Paul, thank you for considering the Agri-Fab Lawn Sweeper. Yes, Agri-Fab's sweepers will pick up pine cones, grass clippings, pine needles and lawn debris. The durable brushes will smoothly clean up your yard without damaging the grass.
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Are the gears on the drive wheels made of plastic or metal?

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Most lawn sweepers use plastic wheels with a plastic gear on the inside that engages a much smaller gear to spin the brush. Some of them hold up okay, others strip out in a few uses. Having a rough or uneven lawn tends to make most sweepers lock up and stresses the gears--causing premature failure.
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The smaller gear is metal .The wheel gear is plastic and is the weak part. We have replaced the wheels and now empty the catcher more often to reduce stress on the gears.
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March 24, 2016
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The smaller drive gear is metal, while the mating teeth on the inside of the wheels, are plastic, the same as the wheels.
I also own an older Sears Craftsman sweeper, with a similar construction, that has been in use over 15 years, and still works good, and we use it a lot.
I recently purchased a new Agri-Fab 44 " model 45-04921, and took a wheel off to look at the construction. What concerns me, is
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The smaller drive gear is metal, while the mating teeth on the inside of the wheels, are plastic, the same as the wheels.
I also own an older Sears Craftsman sweeper, with a similar construction, that has been in use over 15 years, and still works good, and we use it a lot.
I recently purchased a new Agri-Fab 44 " model 45-04921, and took a wheel off to look at the construction. What concerns me, is the plastic inserts they call wheel bearings. Moveover, I checked the price for these parts online, and they are 3.04 for each piece. Each of the two wheels uses two of these "wheel bearings". The website also stated that no other models used these parts. This concerns me, because I really wonder about the durability of these plastic parts being used in a potentially hard use area of the sweeper. If the parts wear out fast, they are pricey, for soft plastic parts, and if they become not available, the sweeper will be scrap.
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October 29, 2014
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plastic as far as you can see, but the internal gears may be metal (you would have to crack open the non-serviceable transmission to tell)
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July 29, 2014
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Smitty, this ain't your first rodeo, is it...
Frankly, I've had mine for only a month... And it's in use every couple of days, so I sure ain't gonna pull a wheel to see what goes on inside... Too old and feeble to do somethin like dat... LOL
Did look at the parts list, and got no clue there...
May I suggest that you call Agri-Fab Repair Parts division at 217-728-8388.. If you are seriously curious, Read More
Smitty, this ain't your first rodeo, is it...
Frankly, I've had mine for only a month... And it's in use every couple of days, so I sure ain't gonna pull a wheel to see what goes on inside... Too old and feeble to do somethin like dat... LOL
Did look at the parts list, and got no clue there...
May I suggest that you call Agri-Fab Repair Parts division at 217-728-8388.. If you are seriously curious, please use "your dime" and share what you learn.. I'd like to know too... Read Less
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June 12, 2014
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I really don't know but you can go to agri-fab and put in a model number and find out . you can go there and get parts for this brand DONT BUY OHIO STEEL . I HAD ONE AND I COULDNT ORDER PART MY SELF AND THE TRACTOR SUPPLY DEALER COULD NOT GET PARTS I WAIT 3MONTHS FOR THEM TO TRY TO GET PARTS THATS WHY I BOUGHT THIS BRAND.
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Plastic ring gear, part of the molded wheel assembly. Meshes with metal drive gear for the brushes. Plastic gear on wheel is definitely the weak link and IMHO will fail. Both wheels drive, ratcheting gear on brushes. Expect to replace a wheel at around $40 each annually.
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The gears are made of metal (bronze, I believe).
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April 20, 2014
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I don't know, I haven't had it long enough to service it. I had the smaller one for over 10 years and it had metal gears. I just wore it out. I have a very uneven yard and lots of trees. I swept 25 loads this year and picks up sticks and just about anything else. It has locked up once or twice but no damage that I can tell.
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will the Agri-Fab Model # 45-0343 42 in. Tine Dethatcher Attachment fit this Lawn Sweepers?

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NO - The lawn sweeper is a single use tool
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July 30, 2014
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Agrifab expert, can you show an example image or instructions detailing of the installation of the dethatcher connected to the specific sweeper I am asking about?
Ajax1992 says they tried the 2 units together and that they are NOT compatible.
Now I have no idea which answer is correct, but I am leaning towards trusting ajax1992.
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July 29, 2014
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minionsweb; you are an innovator! I can see it now; a 20 ft train going round and round your lawn...
Unfortunately, the Lawn Sweeper has nothing that could be used as a tow-bar for the Dethatcher.. And if it did, the sweeper couldn't be dumped easily...
If you're dead set on Dethatching and Sweeping at the same time; consider attaching the sweeper behind the dethatcher... That way, all debris could be Read More
minionsweb; you are an innovator! I can see it now; a 20 ft train going round and round your lawn...
Unfortunately, the Lawn Sweeper has nothing that could be used as a tow-bar for the Dethatcher.. And if it did, the sweeper couldn't be dumped easily...
If you're dead set on Dethatching and Sweeping at the same time; consider attaching the sweeper behind the dethatcher... That way, all debris could be collected at once...
Seriously, it is never a good idea to try combining such functions... First; safety is a huge consideration.. Not a good idea.. Second, these attachments have all been designed to work independently...
Burn a little more gas; do the dethatching first, then pick up the debris with your sweeper...
Cheers my friend, and don't stop dreaming.. Read Less
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no I sorry to say . I wanted one for mine but I found out they didn't make one to fit this model . wish they did...........
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June 11, 2014
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Minions
Thank you for considering the Agri-Fab front mounted de-thatcher as an accessory for your Agri-Fab 44" lawn sweeper. Yes, the de-thatcher is designed to fit all of Agri-Fab's lawn sweepers.
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Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 140 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Awesome performance This sweeper works great! Obviously it needs to be set right and used with common sense. Picks up everything. Yes the bag gets heavy and you may need to get off to unload but that's the same for all sweepers, so the metal handle is nice for not hurting your hands. Mine did come with some damage during shipping but nothing a couple hits of a hammer couldn't get back straight. Scratches on the new paint are of no concern they'lol be covered in dirt after first use anyways. It was also missing one of the tension rods to hold the bag upright, functioned fine without it but Agri-fab was very quick to send replacement part 1 business day from my request I received it. October 18, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by high quality sweeper. worth the extra money Watched my neighbor using this sweeper for a year now. Impressed how well it worked. looked better made than other sweepers. Cost more than other units and worth the extra price. Easy to put together. Really does a great job of picking up anything. Leaves, small sticks, chestnut burrs, or anything else laying around. Great dumping system. Don't have to get off the mower to dump the leaves. I pick up a lot of leaves every year. This is saving me a lot of work. Should have had this years ago. UPS man said my sweeper was his 6th delivery that week. Spend the money and get a good sweeper. October 19, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Would be good for yards with 1 hardwood tree. I only gave this lawn sweeper 3 stars because for me it is just not the best solution. It is a very good quality product, easy to assemble, and picked up the leaves and twigs. I have nearly 2 acres with 6 very large cotton wood trees. These trees drop a lot of small branches/twigs as well as all of their leaves. The lawn sweeper does pick up the leaves and twigs however it is full with 1 pass or less so I am dumping it once or twice for each round trip around the yard. Faster than raking but still takes 2 days to clean the lawn. October 23, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by I have used it once. It worked well. It was easy to put together. It is not easy to back up the tractor, probably the same with other pull behind leaf sweepers. One has to awkwardly twist behind to reach the leaf dumping handle, also probably the same with other leaf sweepers. Overall, it is a good product and is competitively priced. It is much faster than leaf blowing and raking. October 26, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by As advertized Just got this. Assemble was fairly easy. Wish the picture book had some explaination but still doable. Used it first time 2 days ago. Worked very well. The off set didn't pick up as well as expected but the lawn tractor threw grass further. Decided not to use offset due to trees. The height adjustment is hard to get in place. Hard to push to get pin in. May be because new. Like it a lot. October 25, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great product This sweeper takes the work out of work! Easy to assemble and easy to use. October 25, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by beats raking any day Bought this sweeper for the wife. It was easy to assemble,easy to use.She uses a zero turn mower,so had to add a piece of rope to the handle for emptying still easy to use.Sweeps up leafs off grassy areas just as well as bare ground beats raking any day. October 18, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Works great, easy to put together and well made. October 25, 2016
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