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19-Tine Adjustable Thatch Rake

  • Multipurpose steel tines remove thatch and cultivate soil
  • Strong hardwood handle with cushion grip
  • Backed by a 15-year limited warranty
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Product Overview

AMES has been manufacturing tools since 1774

Manufacturing Since the 1700s

Founded in 1774, the Ames brand has created a familiar household name by proudly making tools that helped build America.

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Choose the Right Tool for the Job

Passionate gardeners and DIYers will find the right rakes for landscaping, planting and thatching.

Rakes made for everyday tasks

Essential Rakes for Everyday Maintenance

From general lawn and garden work to more elaborate landscape adventures.

Strong head to handle connection

Ferrule and Bolt-Thru Attachments

Provide strong and durable head to handle connection.

Handles offer control

Handles

Available in North American hardwood, fiberglass, or vinyl-coated steel handles for strength and durability.

Grips offer comfort

Grip

Cushioned end-grip for extensive raking.

Different tines for different jobs

Tines

Closely spaced poly tines capture small leaves and other debris. Steel tines with larger gaps loosen and level soil.

15-year warranty

Warranty Protected

Ames proudly stands by its commitment to producing long-lasting tools.

Shrub rakes for tight spaces

Shrub Rake

Optimized head safely removes leaves and debris from under shrubs, fences and trees.

Flower rakes for garden beds

Flower Rake

Loosens and levels soil in small, tight spaces. Perfect for floral beds.

Bow rakes for breaking up hard soil

Bow Rake

Breaking up hard, compacted soil or mulch and spreading material, evenly.

Leaf rakes for removing leaves

Leaf Rake

Closely spaced tines on the leaf rake remove leaves. Narrow tines of lawn rake clear debris and thatch.

Thatching rakes remove thatch

Thatching Rake

Removing leaves, clearing debris and thatch.

The Ames thatch rake is a multipurpose lawn rake featuring a head with two differently designed rows of tines. The straight-edged tines are designed to clear dead grass clippings (thatch) from beneath the surface of the lawn. Dethatching will allow air, sunshine, water and fertilizers in to keep the grass healthy. The flared-edge tines break crusted soil and pulverize dirt lumps to help prepare it for planting or reseeding.
  • 14.25 in. self-cleaning rake head (a pull and it's full, a push and it's clean)
  • Straight-edged tines on the rake head remove thatch (dead grass clippings) from the yard
  • Flared-edge tines are used to prepare soil for reseeding, fertilizing and cultivating the lawn
  • 54 in. North American hardwood handle for strength and durability
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Specifications

Dimensions

Handle Length (in.)
54
Product Depth (in.)
5.125
Product Height (in.)
61.5
Product Width (in.)
14.25
Rake Width (in.)
14.25
Tine length (in.)
4.875

Details

Features
Coated tines
Garden Center Tool Type
Lawn Rake
Handle Material
Wood
Number of tines
19
Product Weight (lb.)
4.5
Returnable
90-Day
Shape
Bow
Tine Material
Steel

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
15 year

Questions & Answers

26Questions40Answers

Is this available in your store

Asked by Linda May 6, 2021
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Answers

No, it said it was available at the Beaverton store but it wasn't actually in stock. I had to drive down to Tigard to pick one up.

When will this item be back in stock? It says it's not available in stores nor online, and there ...

Asked by Lion March 1, 2021
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Answer

Have no idea. I'm a customer. I would call the buying office in Atlanta.

Can you rent this thatching rake

Asked by Mugz September 21, 2020
5
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Call your local store to find out. I doubt it.

What is the difference between the flared end tines and the tines on a bow rake?

Asked by David August 25, 2020
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The typical leaf rake that is in the shape of a bow/fan is strictly gently pulling leaves off the lawn. This is strong and will fill with thatch with each pull. You really only get about 1-2 feet of pull before the tines fill up. You release the thatch by pushing it back out onto the lawn to clear the tines. The invention is quite clever.

Can you use a thatcher anytime of year?

Asked by Susan June 25, 2020
5
Answers

This would be used in the spring through fall.

Will this rake work on a centipede lawn?

Asked by marmac June 16, 2020
3
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Yes but should not be done in mid-summer. Best time is during the Spring since it won’t have enough time for the grass to grow enough before autumn or winter dormancy.

Can anyone tell me the spacing on the blades for this thatch rake?

Asked by SpursUp7 April 17, 2020
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The spacing on the rake is about an inch apart . With a rocking motion on the grass it pulls up thatch effectively

Will this work on ivy ground cover?

Asked by Jason March 11, 2020
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It definitely would. Great rake, a real brute.

I'm trying to pull dead grass in my mulch. Would this thatch work in that situation?

Asked by David September 6, 2019
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Sure will!

I need to remove "creeping Charlie" from my lawn. I had a cheap model that worked well for this t...

Asked by Al June 15, 2019
5
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Yes.

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.5
    out of 564 reviews
  • 91% recommend this product
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You'll be surprised at how much thatch this thing pulls out. I applied NO pressure. Just sat the ...
You'll be surprised at how much thatch this thing pulls out. I applied NO pressure. Just sat the rake on the grass and pulled. Great little tool
by AnthonyO
7 people found this helpful
I will start off by saying that this detacher rake does exactly what you'd want it to. It does t...
I will start off by saying that this detacher rake does exactly what you'd want it to. It does take a lot of elbow grease to get the job done though. My problem was not with the rake itself but rather the wing nuts that are used to adjust the angle of the head. They wouldn't really tighten all the way, so I really tightened them down and the wing nut snapped. They are pieces of garbage. I highly recommend replacing the aluminum crappy wing nuts with stainless steel. I attached a picture of the broken wing nuts. After I replaced the wing nuts, every thing worked great. I completed one area of my lawn and you'll see how much came out. My advice is to mow the lawn short before attempting to dethach.
by Mountainman
12 people found this helpful
wow
Wow works great but make sure screws are tight that adjust head mine almost came off as i forgot to check before i started. Going to take a while to do my small yard but can’t wait to see how grass does when im done.
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This thatch rake is the same as the True Temper Adjustable rake sold on Amazon for quite a bit m...
This thatch rake is the same as the True Temper Adjustable rake sold on Amazon for quite a bit more money. This rake absolutely does what it is supposed to do and is very durable. The question is whether a person uses it properly and is willing to spend the time, but it is a great thatch rake. I find that you do not have to work hard with the rake. Just use very short strokes and repeatedly move it through the grass and it will do what it is supposed to do. The short, easy strokes allow you to stand up straight the whole time and not work yourself harder than need be. I can pull gently for a few short strokes over the same area and it will do the job without as much pulling out of green grass. That said, this rake takes time to get a lawn done. I prefer to do it spread out over many days. The rake seems to work fine if the grass is dry or a little wet. I have never had to wipe off any grass that was caught up in the blades with my hands. Just push the blade forward on the ground and it always come right off. If it does not completely dislodge it, the rake does tend to pull out crab grass and other weeds to be exposed. I just snipped them with some shears. My lawn mower never catches them because they lay flat out on the ground. But the thatch rake pulls them up and sometimes completely out, dependent on how rooted the weed is.
by Eric
37 people found this helpful
Best rake EVER!!
I bought this yesterday, and used it when I got home, I only did about 300 sq ft. If you are lazy, DO NOT BUY THIS RAKE, you need to put some elbow grease into it, but not super hard to do either, you will break out a sweat. If you like moving, exercise regularly, you will LOVE this rake, it removes thatch like crazy and it keeps you moving and working all your muscles. Think about it, why use a very expensive machine, when you can have this for less than $30 and burn some serious calories while you're at it. Pictures are worth a thousand words, I was AMAZED at the amount of thatch this rake removed! So, for the folks out there who love to move around and get your hands dirty, YOU WILL LOVE THIS RAKE!!!
by Abac
58 people found this helpful
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by HomeDepotCustomer
Works as well as the person behind the tool. Going...
Works as well as the person behind the tool. Going to need to buy some grass seed because all the moss is gone and I can see the lack of grass.
by HomeDepotCustomer
by HomeDepotCustomer
Quality is good, heavy and durable, but boy did I...
Quality is good, heavy and durable, but boy did I have no idea what I was getting into... Even with two smaller yards totaling 2.4k sqft, I barely made it 1/8th through my front yard before I was completely exhausted. Do yourself a favor and pick up the Greenworks electric de-thatcher instead. I'll save this for small pockets of dead grass.
by Jason
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