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Eco Lawn Applicator

Discussion in 'Organic Lawn Care' started by IncaHeat, Oct 16, 2009.

  1. IncaHeat

    IncaHeat LawnSite Member
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    Turf Tech, did you ever get the chance to build a prototype? Was wondering what the results were. Thanks.
     
  2. Turf Tech

    Turf Tech LawnSite Member
    Posts: 114

    No I have been so busy I haven't had any free time. It may end up being a winter project.
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  3. phasthound

    phasthound LawnSite Platinum Member
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    You have winters in Texas? :)
     
  4. Turf Tech

    Turf Tech LawnSite Member
    Posts: 114

    The rig is working pretty well. We have put out about 120 yards of compost with one college student who works from 1 to 5. We have been at it for about six weeks. He usually can topdress about 18k sq/ft in that time which includes going to the compost place to load up. Still tweaking a little but it works pretty well. Fixing to put a commercial on tv soon hopefully that will increase our call volume.
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  5. ICT Bill

    ICT Bill LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Grew up in Colorado and could always tell someone from Texas when they said "fix'n", I still use it today because that where my mother is from, that and "crik" instead of stream
     
  6. Hi folks!

    I just wanted to make sure that everyone knows about the newest improvements in the Eco-Lawn Applicator.

    Most importantly, the outfeed door now enables very precise metering of the materials that you spread. The machines performance with peletized and powdered materials is excellent. I still would not suggest that inorganic materials are spread with this machine. There is no comprimise in performance between compost and peletized materials. The linkage points have been beefed up. The setup is quite bomber.

    The finish is now powder coated and no longer paint.

    There is a seperate unit (additional cost) which fits into the hopper if you spread a lot of granulars or salt. It's designed to reduce the weight on the conveyor when spreading heavy granulars and it works very well.

    I will upload some pictures in a few days.

    Despite the upgrades, the cost remains $5,500.00 The price has not changed in several years.
     
  7. Turf Tech

    Turf Tech LawnSite Member
    Posts: 114

    Is there any way to adjust the spread pattern? It throws heavy to yhe right.
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  8. LawnBoyzLLC

    LawnBoyzLLC LawnSite Member
    Posts: 9

    I have an Ecolawn Applicator that I am looking to sell. It has roughly 25 hours on it and is in like new condition still. My business is going in a different direction so I haven't been using it and don't see the need to keep it around. I bought it last fall and am looking to get $ 4700 for it. I live in southeastern Wisconsin. I would be willing to deliver for a small fee if we could work something out. I don't get time to check back here much, so if anyone has any ?'s please feel free to call or text me at 414-531-3422.

    Thanks
    Joe
     
  9. LawnBoyzLLC

    LawnBoyzLLC LawnSite Member
    Posts: 9

    Also if anyone knows of a good place to post things like the spreader for sale, that would be helpful. Already on E-bay and Craigs.

    Thanks
    Joe
     
  10. phasthound

    phasthound LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,560

    Try the Equipment Forum on this site.
     

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