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Old 08-22-2013, 12:00 AM
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Location: Rockford, Illinois
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I like and use the Ecolawn model 200. It has two discharge wheels and spreads heavier (more moisture) better with the two wheels.

I've spread have spread compost when a surprise rain came out of no where. The Ecolawn could still spread, just not as far if the organic compost was dry. But long story short, did a very good job.

The Ecolawn has plastic sides so its easy to clean and brush heavy/stuck areas of compost from moisture.

And I was also surprised at how many people wanted me to spread organic compost....still doing customers from the Spring. The weather plays a big part, if it usually will want to wait a few days before you spread...otherwise you will become a muddy mess. Just explain it to the customer....and if they can't understand, then you don't want them because they might be more of a hassle then what they are worth.

I will post a few new pictures tomorrow of my work and new set up. And I can say I'm glad I went with Ecolawn so far!!!
2013 Ford F450 Super Duty Truck
2010 Exmark Lazer Z 60" deck
2012 ExMark 30" Riding Aerator
2011 John Deere Pro Gator 2020a
2011 Lawn Solution Dual Hyrdo Aerator 24"
2011 Echo Handheld (trimmers to power pruners)
2007 Big Tex 4ft metal high side 7' x 12' Trailer
2012 PJ 7' x 16' Dump Trailer
2014 Vintage 8.5' x 24' Enclosed Trailer
2012 Ecolawn Applicator model 200 Compost Spreader
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