Ryan Mataway® Dethatcher

Mataway® Dethatcher for sale at Rippeon Equipment Co., Maryland. Serving your new and used equipment needs from Frederick, Gaithersburg, and Westminster, Maryland.

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  • Self-propelled unit makes for easy operation and consistent ground speed.
  • Durable cutting blades can be adjusted down to a depth of 1½“.
  • Adjust the engine throttle and set the cutting depth right from the operator’s station


Specifications Mataway® Dethatcher
Engine Model 4-cycle Honda® GX390; recoil start;
on/off switch; low-oil alert
Displacement 23.7 cu in. (389 cc)
Fuel Capacity 1.6 gal. (6.1 L)
Oil Capacity 1.16 qt (1.1 L)
Clutch Spring-loaded belt tightener
Drive 4L-section V-belt to front wheels by gear box and
sealed roller chain; triple 3V-section V-belts engine to reel
Lubrication Oil splash in gear case,
pressure grease fitting elsewhere
Cutting Depth Adjustable for any desired depth to 1.5 in. (38 mm)
Slicing Width 19 in. (483 mm)
Tires: Front (2) 10.4 x 4.10-4, 2-ply pneumatic, knob tread
Tires: Rear (2) 10.25 x 4.10-4, 2-ply pneumatic, sawtooth tread
Productivity 18700 sq ft/hr
Flail Blade Type 1/8 in. (3 mm) at 1 in. (25 mm) spacing
Fixed Blade Type 1/32 in. (1 mm) at 1/2 in. (13 mm) spacing;
1/32 in. (1 mm) at 1 in. (25 mm) spacing;
1/16 in. (2 mm) at 1 in. (25 mm) spacing;
1/16 in. (2 mm) at 1 1/2 in. (38 mm) spacing
Weight: Wet-Dethatcher 376 lb (171 kg) w/o reel
Width 35.5 in. (902 mm)
Length 50 in. (1,270 mm)
Height 44 in. (1,118 mm)