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36" AE36 Tow-Behind Aerator, Ryan Lawnaire 544860A, 7523792

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36" AE36 Tow-Behind Aerator, Ryan Lawnaire 544860A, 7523792

Enhance your aeration efficiency with the Bobcat AE36, a 36" Tow-Behind Aerator designed for optimal performance on sports turf, recreational fields, and mid-sized areas ranging from one to five acres. This tow-behind machine seamlessly connects to your tractor or mower, providing a swift and effortless aeration process. With the ability to aerate one-and-a-half acres per hour, the AE36 ensures you can complete tasks ahead of schedule without compromising the quality of your work.

Comes with 48 austemper-hardened steel standard tines. Other optional tines to choose from are ¾ inch or ½ inch thick wall coring tines, ¾ in. thick wall spooning tines, or shallow and deep slicing knives – all built to penetrate to a depth of up to five inches. For maximum aeration, add an optional eight more tines to each wheel to do double the work. 

Bobcat AE36 Tow Behind Aerator is the same as the Ryan® 36" Lawnaire Tow-Behind Aerator, 544860A.

  • 36-inch working width  
  • 48 coring tines (3/4" Thin Wall Coring Tine, C100032), with option to double to 96 tines
  • Aerate up to 1.5 acres per hour  
  • Compatible with most tractors and zero-turn mowers 


  • AE36 is a convenient, efficient aerator. 
    • The 36-inch working width allows the operator to aerate up to 1.5 acres per hour. 
    • The versatile AE36 can be towed by most mid-sized tractors and is easily maneuvered around challenging landscapes. 
  • Option to double the tines for maximum aeration.
    • Ensure thorough aeration for healthy, thriving turf with the AE36’s high tine count. It is equipped with 48 tines, with the ability to double up for an impressive 96 tines. 
    • The aeration wheels are built of heavy-duty, cast-iron for years of durable service.  
  • AE36 is easy to maintain. 
    • With open access to the lubrication fittings, maintenance is easy and smooth operation is ensured. 
  • AE36 can be customized to match your aeration needs.
    • Optional offerings include a zero-turn hitch kit, choice of electric, hydraulic, or manual lifts, and choice of .5-inch coring tines, long and short slicing knives, or open spoon tines. 
More Information
Power Tractor Draw
Hitch Clevis and pin type
Aerating Wheels Cast iron w/sintered bushing; pressure lubrication fitting; grooved for mounting aerating tines on both sides; each wheel weighs 75 lb (34 kg)
Tines 48 standard, 96 optional
Aeration Depth Up to 5 in (127 mm)
Aeration Width 36 in (914 mm)
Standard Aeration Pattern 6 in x 6 in (152 mm x 152 mm)
Optional Double Tines Aeration Pattern 3 in x 3 in (76 mm x 76 mm)
Productivity Up to 1.5 acres/hr (0.6 ha/hr) at 4 mph
Length 68.5 in (1,740 mm)
Width 46 in (1,168 mm)
Height 31 in (787 mm)
Weight 500 lb (227 kg)

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including lead and lead compounds, mineral oils, and phthalates which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov