This is an excellent tool for quickly aerating and loosening compacted turf so that water, oxygen and nutrients can more readily reach the roots. Two hardened steel coring tubes easily penetrate soil and roots to a depth of 4", and as you proceed, each new soil plug pushes the previous one out of the tube.
Made of powder-coated steel, the sturdy, U-shaped frame has comfortable rubber handles and a wide step for good balance. While it's hardly an elegant tool, complete with rough welds and imperfections in the paint, it does an outstanding job and is built to last.
Weighs 3 lb and measures 40" long overall.