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Quail Creek LC
07-15-2002, 12:27 AM
Has anyone ever make a fert spreader/sprayer for a walkbehind. I'v got an extra scag hydro unit that I dont use and was thinking of pulling the deck off and mounting a hopper and spray tank with a boom on it. Has anyone on here done this. If soo could you post some pics. I have a pretty good idea on what I want. I just need to find an electric broadcast spreader. I'm doing this cause I dont want to spend over $4500 on a commercial unit when I figure I could put a couple hundred into my mower and have almost the same thing.

LAWNGODFATHER
07-15-2002, 03:20 AM
Spread4mower $800

25 gallon tank $50

pump $100

boom with no drip nozzles $225

spray tips $30

electric boom valve $120

in line strainer $40

pressure releif valve $40

fittings $50

hoses $30

misc valves $30

Quail Creek don't waste your time.

It doesn't turn well or handle hills very good.

I used an Encore hydro that had a 60" deck.

It had a Lesco truckster spreader and a 25 gal spray tank.

Another reason no one has gone and done this, is because you have to have both hands on the controls and will have trouble flipping switches or moving any levers.