Old 03-21-2001, 10:39 PM
Evan528 Evan528 is offline
LawnSite Silver Member
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Montgomery County, PA.
Posts: 2,144
Does anybody own the earthway c24r 100lb spreader? I treat about 25 lawns. I currenlt have a 50lb earthway low end (95dollar) model with is junk! Is the "professional" c24r reallr professional duty? My first choice is a lesco but they are 340 bucks compared to the earthway ay 189 at alamia! Im not ussually cheap like this when it comes to buying equipment but i have spend a abundant amount of money in the past year and have to draw the line somewhere. What do you think?
Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2001, 11:37 PM
BRL BRL is offline
LawnSite Bronze Member
Join Date: Jun 2000
Location: Somerset, NJ
Posts: 1,211
I just bought a C22R and it is definitely a better, heavier duty unit than an old low end EarthWay I have ($90.00 range, probably same one you're talking about). Not as good as my Stainless Spyker, but it'll do for the smaller jobs (that model only holds 50# compared to the C24R).
Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2001, 10:49 PM
Forever Green Lawn Forever Green Lawn is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: NW Indiana
Posts: 276
I use a C24SS Earthway in my company, it's basically the same as the C24R, except that it's stainless steel. They are not as rugged as the Lesco models, but I think they are easier and more comfortable to use. For 25 lawns, the C24R will do just fine.

Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2001, 02:27 AM
David Gretzmier David Gretzmier is offline
LawnSite Gold Member
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Fayetteville,AR
Posts: 3,645
I've got the earthway c24, plastic hopper, no stainless. Great unit, no complaints. I do about 150 accounts. Dave g
Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2001, 02:23 PM
mmorgan mmorgan is offline
LawnSite Member
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Hoopeston, IL
Posts: 51
Go earthway

I use earthway spreaders, the 24SS and the pull type.Both are excellent. Something to consider is accuracy. I feel that the earthways are of the most accurate ones on the market. If you plan on doing this for a ong time though, I would spend the extra now and get the ss model. It will last forever.
Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2001, 05:40 PM
jeffyr's Avatar
jeffyr jeffyr is offline
Registered User
Join Date: Jun 2000
Location: Northern NJ
Posts: 876
I got the small stainless spyker for about $120 from greenlinedist.com. It's great for the smaller places and the hopper is stailess with sealed gears and pneumatic tire. not a bad deal. I went to this after the cheapo earthway was returned for losing calibration all the time.

Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2001, 09:13 PM
John DiMartino John DiMartino is offline
LawnSite Silver Member
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Walden,NY
Posts: 2,555
Anyone use the 12Volt earthway M21? how do you like it?In the fall 2000 Northern catalog it is in there for 199-it is no longer available form them-the best price Ive seen now is 247-anyone know where its cheaper?
My Equipment Pictures
Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2001, 09:37 PM
Evan528 Evan528 is offline
LawnSite Silver Member
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Montgomery County, PA.
Posts: 2,144
Today i finally broke down and bought a lesco. I wound of getting the 80 pounder! whatta beast! Stainless steal, 13 inch tires... easy calibration... this thing should (better) last me forever considering it cost be over 300 dollars!
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Layout Style:

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Grand View Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:10 AM.

Page generated in 0.07934 seconds with 10 queries