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can the black hose coupling be ordered separately? without the hose or clamps?
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Does all deck attachment hardware come with this unit? I have a 48" JD deck.
Recent Question:
Will this sweeper pick up pine cones? I see where some one wrote about hickory nuts--just need to know if anyone knows how it does on pine cones--Thnx

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"Ohio Steel Lawn Sweeper - 42in.W, 22 Cu. Ft., Model# 42SWP22"

Item# 31801
"This professional-grade sweeper has a 22 cu. ft. capacity collection bag and a 42in.W sweeping path that quickly takes care of lawn chores and debris like leaves, grass clippings and small or medium nuts. The exclusive patented spiral brush sweeps more efficiently than standard sweepers and puts less stress on gears for a longer service life. Hopper can be emptied from tractor seat with the pull of a rope. Overall Dimensions L x W x H in. 65 1/2 x 50 1/2 x 36, Housing Material Steel, Tire Size 11 x 2 1/2, Wheel Type Semi-pneumatic, Bagger Volume bushels 17 1/2, Approx Capacity cu.ft. 22, Working Width in. 42, Mounting Type Hitch pin, Walk or Pull Pull, Application Sweeper. No-slip positive lock height adjustment will not vibrate out of position and has easy-to-remember height settings A 9in. chute reduces chance of clogs 3-position hitch adjustment for level operation on any tractor hitch height without spacer rings 11in. spiraled polypropylene brushes sweep efficiently at low speeds 4 1/21 brush to wheel turning ratio Remove collapsible hopper for easy storage Sealed ball bearings on brush axle for long service life"
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Questions & Answers for "Ohio Steel Lawn Sweeper - 42in.W, 22 Cu. Ft., Model# 42SWP22"

Question

Does the sweeper break down for easy storage

Ohio Steel Lawn Sweeper - 42in.W Sweeping Path, Model# 42TSC
asked 2 years, 4 months ago
by
Anonymous
 - Kent, CT
on "Ohio Steel Lawn Sweeper - 42in.W, 22 Cu. Ft., Model# 42SWP22"
+6points
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4 answers
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answer 1
Staff Answer
The hopper can be removed and collapsed to make more room for storage.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
by
ProductExpert31
-2points
1out of 4found this answer helpful.
answer 2
The basket comes off real easy with pins. I then hang the sweeper up by its hitch.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
by
SuperDave7
 - chicago,Il
+2points
3out of 4found this answer helpful.
answer 3
Yes, the hopper bag folds up taking out these hairpin clips.
answered 11 months ago
by
outdoorlady
 - Mount Morris
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
answer 4
Yes, you can collapse the basket if you remove the tension rods. Fold this up and stand the whole thing up against the wall in your shed or garage.
answered 9 months ago
by
Redrick
 - Hooksett, NH
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
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How does it perform on hills and inclines?

asked 1 year, 3 months ago
by
Anonymous
 - Northern VA
on "Ohio Steel Lawn Sweeper - 42in.W, 22 Cu. Ft., Model# 42SWP22"
+1point
1out of 1found this question helpful.
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answer 1
Staff Answer
For best results, engage tractor drive at it's slowest speed when operating on slopes and always move up and down only. Never sweep across the slope face. Sweep when conditions are dry.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
by
ProductExpert10
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answer 2
I have a very hilly yard. It performs very well on the hills.
answered 10 months ago
by
outdoorlady
 - Mount Morris
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answer 3
Works fine if your tractor has the power. On un-level ground, it can miss some stuff but that can be expected.
answered 9 months ago
by
Redrick
 - Hooksett, NH
0points
Question

Will it pick up hickery nuts and hulls?

asked 11 months ago
by
johnston16
 - EASLEY SC
on "Ohio Steel Lawn Sweeper - 42in.W, 22 Cu. Ft., Model# 42SWP22"
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answer 1
Staff Answer
Yes, this unit will pick up hickory nuts and hulls.
answered 11 months ago
by
ProductExpert31
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answer 2
I have larch trees and they have tons of small very dense pine cones. It picks up these so I would think it would pick up hickory nuts. The important part is to do the brush adjustment right which is super easy.
answered 10 months ago
by
outdoorlady
 - Mount Morris
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answer 3
It will pickup acorns. We have some that are 1/2" x 1".
answered 9 months ago
by
Gapioneer
 - Ga.
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
Question

is there a thatcher unit available?

I would also like to know how this unit does with pine needles. Some customers on other units have expressed concerns with the needles clogging the machine.
asked 1 year, 8 months ago
by
johnbecker
on "Ohio Steel Lawn Sweeper - 42in.W, 22 Cu. Ft., Model# 42SWP22"
+4points
4out of 4found this question helpful.
2 answers
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answer 1
Staff Answer
Ohio Steel does not make a thatcher unit for this sweeper and Northern does not carry one.
The unit will sweep up pine needles but from time to time the user may have to unclog the unit when picking up pine needles.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
by
ProductExpert40
+3points
3out of 3found this answer helpful.
answer 2
No thatcher unit available.
Pretty good at picking up pine needles when set at the proper elevation.
answered 8 months ago
by
Trevbo
 - Weddington, NC
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Are the gears metal or plastic and are they replaceable?

asked 1 year, 4 months ago
by
bruglyotherinlaw
on "Ohio Steel Lawn Sweeper - 42in.W, 22 Cu. Ft., Model# 42SWP22"
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The gears are plastic and they are replaceable through the manufacturer.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
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ProductExpert9
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answer 2
I believe they are nylon. They are not exposed to see but they are replaceable.
answered 9 months ago
by
Redrick
 - Hooksett, NH
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Does it work on Pine needles?

asked 10 months ago
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Anonymous
 - Idaho
on "Ohio Steel Lawn Sweeper - 42in.W, 22 Cu. Ft., Model# 42SWP22"
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answer 1
Staff Answer
This sweeper will work on pine needles. If they are thick, you may need to go over it twice.
answered 10 months ago
by
ProductExpert7
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
answer 2
I does a good job on pine needles although not as good as leaves.
answered 9 months ago
by
Gapioneer
 - Ga.
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
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Is this product made in USA

asked 7 months ago
by
Anonymous
on "Ohio Steel Lawn Sweeper - 42in.W, 22 Cu. Ft., Model# 42SWP22"
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Staff Answer
This Ohio Steel lawn sweeper is made in the USA.
answered 7 months ago
by
ProductExpert30
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1out of 1found this answer helpful.
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Will this sweeper pick up pine cones? I see where some one wrote about hickory nuts--just need to know if anyone knows how it does on pine cones--Thnx

asked 6 months ago
by
bruhaha
 - Jax-Fl
on "Ohio Steel Lawn Sweeper - 42in.W, 22 Cu. Ft., Model# 42SWP22"
0points
1 answer
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answer 1
Staff Answer
This sweeper would pick up pine cones however a second pass over them may be needed to pick them all up.
answered 6 months ago
by
ProductExpert41
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
Question

Dose it work on asfalt streets?

asked 2 weeks, 6 days ago
by
Anonymous
on "Ohio Steel Lawn Sweeper - 42in.W, 22 Cu. Ft., Model# 42SWP22"
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Staff Answer
This Ohio Steel lawn sweeper will work on asphalt streets however, since it is designed for lawns it will wear our the gears and brush's faster.
answered 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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ProductExpert43
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