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Old 06-14-2014, 03:33 PM
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EcoLawn 200 modification?

Bought an Eco 200 this spring and after doing a few jobs with it so far (and figuring out you need pretty DRY compost so this thing will work right), I want to see if it would be prudent to pull out that hopper deflector that is bolted crosswise in the hopper. Seems to me it is just one big bridge point in the hopper and I am having to lift and drop the rear of the machine to get the material to flow over it.

I know the purpose of the deflector is to keep some of the weight off of the belt, BUT if you are using a pretty light, fluffy, and dry compost there isn't much weight there anyway.....
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Old 06-14-2014, 04:04 PM
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The deflector is to be installed when using sand. With compost it is a pita
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Old 06-14-2014, 08:29 PM
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The deflector is to be installed when using sand. With compost it is a pita
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Wish my dealer would have told me that....
So, yank it out?
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Old 06-14-2014, 09:20 PM
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Yeah but keep it handy. Wet or heavy material and you will want to put it back
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