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Old 08-07-2012, 03:16 PM
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Elite Manure Spreader by ABI

Has anyone used an Elite manure spreader to topdress compost or a topsoil / compost mix? The Elite spreader is a drop type spreader with an agitator bar and a shredder drum to chop up the material so it can pass thru the spreader.
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Old 08-07-2012, 08:12 PM
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This looks nice. What is the cost for this thing?
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Old 08-07-2012, 08:52 PM
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$2995 plus shipping.
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Old 09-07-2012, 08:31 AM
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Spreader has arrived. It is one heavy duty made machine. Haven't used it yet, will let you know how it works out for topdressing.
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Old 09-07-2012, 06:29 PM
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Definitely interested. Post some pics too!
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Old 09-08-2012, 08:32 PM
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Old 09-10-2012, 04:09 PM
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^^ Ditto....
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Old 09-24-2012, 08:39 PM
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Pictures???
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Old 09-25-2012, 08:03 AM
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I'm not a pro, I'm just old and tired and let the machines do the hard work.
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Old 09-25-2012, 08:34 AM
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That thing actually looks pretty sweet. Even if you have a good processed compost, it looks like it would distribute the load very nicely.

The only, and I say only, disadvantage I can see from the design is the narrow wheels. In lawns it might rut a bit if the soil is wet, and that is only coming from a green industry perspective.

But, it could probably be switch over to a larger pneumatic wheel pretty easily.


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