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02-06-2009, 04:39 PM
Besides the old Lesco spreader now Cub Cadet, is there another good brand of spreaders? How about Earthway? I see Lesco is now selling them.
02-06-2009, 05:04 PM
We've run Spyker 288's for two years now, and we won't use any other. They weigh more & they're costly, but they spread farther, are built to last, virtually never break down, no pins that rust out, never streak or clog, have a really nice deflector shield, and you can get jobs done faster.
If you buy one, make sure to get the "Border Patrol" (deflector shield) and a "hopper cover". We bought some from this company in N.C. http://rayssupplycompany.
02-06-2009, 05:48 PM
we use the lesco by default almost. we go tthem cheap, but i personally use scotts accupro 2000 and it is way easier to push and better imo. have never broken a pin on the whell that the lesco spreaders seem to do about every month or more. i have not used a spyker hand spreader but i think they would be very good as we have them on the zsprays we use and they are great.
a plus bob
02-06-2009, 05:53 PM
spyker wider pass and can spread penn mulch if you want.
02-06-2009, 05:54 PM
LT Rich, TURFCO (and now even Permagreen) use Spyker. IMO there are good reasons for doing so.
a plus bob
02-06-2009, 07:42 PM
Used prize lawn and was happy until we tried spyker.we spread alot of penn mulch both are able to spread it.spyker has awsome pattern plus matches with my Z SPRAY (spyker also).
02-06-2009, 08:59 PM
A lot of people LOVE the SR2000.. A good spreader.. but for less money, the Spyker is a Better spreader IMO.. and I've used both ;)
02-06-2009, 09:11 PM
just got a good look at the prizelawn bigfoot spreader,
i think this will be the next walk behind spreader i purchase.
it is well built has left and right pattern adjustments as well as
the tapered sliding bar or what ever u wanna call it(similar to that on the
spyker hopper). remote operated deflector and left hole shut off.
02-07-2009, 11:04 AM
I use the EARTHWAY SPREADER I NEVER HAD A PROBLEM YET SPREADS GREAT AND WHAT I REALLY LIKE IS THAT IT IS SO LIGHT WEIGHT
02-07-2009, 01:23 PM
Lesco 1st generation.
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