Roto / Drop spreader - Any advantage?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by CuttingCrew, Jan 28, 2005.

  1. CuttingCrew

    CuttingCrew LawnSite Member
    Posts: 193

    I’m looking into purchasing a new spreader and considering the Lesco Roto/Drop spreader instead of their standard 80-lb Rotary spreader. Almost all of the properties I’m working have 3 to 4 feet strip of grass between the sidewalk and the street and I’m thinking this might be an efficient way to handle it with only one spreader.
    Is it worth the extra $100 bucks to have the drop spreader right on the back of my rotary spreader? Do they function well? Should I just get a small handheld spreader for these small areas? All my lawns are less than 10,000 sq. feet so anything above a push spreader is just not cost effective right now.

  2. CuttingCrew

    CuttingCrew LawnSite Member
    Posts: 193

    Four days and no one has an opinion on Lesco's Roto / Drop spreader? :help:
  3. Hamons

    Hamons LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 706

    do a search - tremor had a good post on this last year -- i think it was on this forum.
  4. CuttingCrew

    CuttingCrew LawnSite Member
    Posts: 193

    Thanks Jeff.
    I found a few great threads on these just before you replied.
    All my questions were answered.

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