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Sun Joe

Model AJ800E

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14 in. 11 Amp Electric Dethatcher with Collection Bag

$129.00 /each

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Get your lawn in top green shape with the Sun Joe Dethatcher Joe AJ800E 14 in. electric dethatcher. Powered by a robust 11 Amp motor, the Dethatcher Joe rakes a 14 in. W path in a single pass to get your job done fast. Enhancing its raking ability is AirBoost technology, which maximizes thatch pickup with 24 spring steel tines that stay sharp longer for reliable performance. Use the 5-position depth control knob to tailor the raking depth from 0.12 in. (3 mm below the soil) to 0.35 in. (9 mm above the soil), depending on your lawn's dethatching needs. Thatch is a dense mat of roots, stems and grass clippings that accumulates on lawns over time, blocking the flow of water, oxygen and vital nutrients. It is important to periodically remove thatch in order to keep your lawn green and healthy. While ordinary manual rakes are tiresome to use and not very effective, the electric Dethatcher Joe starts instantly with the push of a button and easily gets the job done without polluting the atmosphere with toxic carbon emissions. No gas, oil or tune-ups make the Sun Joe Dethatcher Joe your green choice for greening your lawn. ETL-approved. 2-year warranty.

  • Ideal for revitalizing small to mid-sized lawns
  • Powerful 11 Amp motor rakes a 14 in. wide path to get your job done faster
  • AirBoost technology 24 spring steel tines for maximum thatch pickup
  • Maintenance free no gas, oil or tune-ups
  • Tailor raking depth with 5-position depth control
  • Detachable thatch collection bag for easy disposal
  • Full 2-year warranty
  • ETL approved
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can you use this to rake moss out of grass?

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Glens Falls, NY
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April 27, 2016
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YES!! -- Most definitely!! In fact, this 'lil bugger does a great job of removing that pesky moss.
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April 13, 2016
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It will devastate the moss upon contact. virtually effortless.
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Central NH
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April 1, 2016
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Yes. Moss should first be treated in the fall with a time-release moss killer fertilizer. If you didn't do that, this unit can still strip the moss but not quite as effectively or easily. You will also be giving your lawn a very close haircut, which is very hard work for it. If you are using this unit for that purpose and you have a large yard, read my detailed review.
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March 29, 2016
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Yes, depending on how shallow the grass is cut. If the grass is to long, it will pull out the grass also.
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September 14, 2015
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not really unless the moss is dehydrated, moss will be clumpy its better to dig it first then thatch the grass
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August 3, 2015
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Hi Ross,
Yes, the Dethatcher Joe AJ800E will remove moss, as well as thatch, from your grass. It is especially important to dethatch your lawn if you apply a chemical herbicide to kill or weaken moss beforehand.
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August 2, 2015
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Yes, this product will rake moss out of grass.
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Can this unit be used without the catch bag?

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Hyattsville, MD, USA
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May 23, 2016
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Yes you can use the dethatcher without the bag. But you will have to rack up the grass. I preferred not to use the bag.
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Yes, it's better without the catch bag.
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April 1, 2016
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Yes, but understand that the longer it is used without stopping the more likely it will be to hit the automatic shut-down to prevent overheating. Bagging forces you to stop from time to time, so you may never hit the automatic shut-down.
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does this unit have a heat or amprage resrt so it will not burn motor out, last one I used burnt motor out

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I have not seen a reset or amprage reset. But when I first used the machine it died on me. But once it cooled down it started right up. If the area you are dethatching is very high I would not push the machine too hard it is only 11 amps. I also figures out if the machine stops let it cool down and start it on level dry surface, sidewalk, driveway. I have not a problem with is since.
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The motor does have a thermal switch and will trip if the motor is overworked. It is automatic reset, so depending on how hard you use it it may take a while for the motor to cool down.
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March 20, 2016
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Yes, the motor is automatically switched off when the unit is overloaded.
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Can i use this instead of raking dead grass before seeding grass patches

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You sure can Dan! In fact, it's a lot better and easier than raking.
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I did. I replanted my entire front lawn and used the dethatcher to remove all the grass. It worked perfectly for my needs.
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Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 43 reviewers.
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Garbage I have a small front yard about 50ft long and 30ft wide and 5 minutes into It started over heating couldn't do one pass with it after that and that's with it raised all the way up July 26, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good for small areas Great for small areas. Did a great job. Only complaint is the collection bag is difficult to take off and on. July 26, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Dethatcher The body of this machine is plastic so I don't know how long it will hold up. The attached bag is not real effective at collecting the grass. That being said, it seemed to do what I needed it to but wound up raking up afterwards fue to the ineffective bagger. I wouldn't want to use this in a very big area. July 12, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Good service poor product The product was delivered on time but the product was not good used twice and it broke on my motor did not start up and just died. I called the company and they replaced it the only problem was it took an extra three weeks to get a new one by that time had no use for it. We will see what happens next year. May 31, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Not worth it It over heated much faster then expected. After it cooled and I began using it again the motor started whining. If you have a very small yard it might be good but I would not recommend this piece of junk to anybody. May 31, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Better than expected I am not exactly gentile with tools. I needed this device to scarify my lawn as deep as possible so I bought it. Easy to assemble, just a few minutes. I stripped my 1/6 acre in about 2.5 hours with ease and no problems. The motor is powerful and the units structure is more than adequate. I wanted the mulch so I didn't use the mulch bag. The motor was powerful enough to scarify everything in its path. Plus the fairly narrow 14" path is actually a benefit on uneven ground. I am very pleased with the machines performance, it absolutely exceeded my expectations. April 13, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great product !!! I have always de-thatched my lawns. As I get older the harder it has become - saw this electric de-thatcher and thought I'd give it a try. It's easy to use and is amazing at how much grass it "picks up". It took a lot less time to dethatch this year. The only thing that I would like to see is a bigger catch bag - the one that came with it fills up very quickly! which tells you how well it works! May 10, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Not so great It stopped working after three weeks. During those three weeks, I only used it four times. May 17, 2016
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