New Ride-on spreader-sprayer

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by morturf, Mar 1, 2001.

  1. morturf

    morturf LawnSite Senior Member
    from midwest
    Posts: 477

    Well just a note about a new unit that is coming out as we speak. I just ordered one today, it really looks nice. The Company making them is in Indiana and it is pretty neat machine. Here are some pictures of the machine.

    http://albums.photopoint.com/j/AlbumIndex?u=1460783&a=11572895&f=0

    If you want more info, I will email you you The Name and Number.


    [Edited by morturf on 03-01-2001 at 07:38 PM]
     
  2. tpirobert

    tpirobert LawnSite Member
    Posts: 207

    Wow, cool unit. Looks like Wright Stander with 30 gal liquid and spyker spreader. I am figuring out a rig for my Z rider. Will probably use Earthway 12v spreader and 15 gal tank on front and spray boom on back. OR, if I wuss out of fabricating myself I may use units from http://www.spread4mower.com/
     
  3. morturf

    morturf LawnSite Senior Member
    from midwest
    Posts: 477

    just thought i'd bring this one back to the top. See if anybody is still interested.
     
  4. tpirobert

    tpirobert LawnSite Member
    Posts: 207

    I took the fabricating plunge and mounted Earthway spreader to front of my Z and am waiting on welding shop to make bracket for 15 gal. spray unit. When all is done I'll post pics here in pesticide forum and give results of using it. I also have a Wright Stander and thought of mounting units on it, but it has big 61" deck which may limit accessibility to some areas.
     
  5. David Gretzmier

    David Gretzmier LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,645

    I use the perma-green unit and it looks way more " manufactured " than the rig in the photos. the perma has some shorcomings though, -no serious agitation, somewhat scattered coverage on spraying, no boom, divots on turning, w/ no true ztr action. pull start, and you must baby the spreader. I swear a $20 wal-mart spreader does not need to be cleaned and lubed twice a day like this thing does. It is fun, and WAY better than walking or pulling a hose, but i'd like more info on that stander thing. Dave g
     

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