Who makes the best push broadcast spreader?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by dirtybiz, May 18, 2008.

  1. dirtybiz

    dirtybiz LawnSite Senior Member
    from MT
    Posts: 255

    Looking for a commercial grade push broadcast spreader for reseeding native grasses, who makes the best one?? Bought one on fri. locally and used it for about 5 minutes and it started falling apart on me, took it back (agri-fab). I need a good one, how are earth way?? Found them on Northern Tool? Thanks!
  2. capetan

    capetan LawnSite Member
    Posts: 226

    I have a LESCO , very nice, around $300
  3. tamadrummer

    tamadrummer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,102

    I have a LawnPride CBRIII stainless steel model.

    I don't know what it cost, a friend had 2 or them and he gave one to me. It is awesome as far as spreading goes. Gets the job done so much faster than using the old Scotts broadcast spreader.
  4. PerfectEarth

    PerfectEarth LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,734

  5. bglawncommand

    bglawncommand LawnSite Member
    from Chicago
    Posts: 48

    The Lesco and the Lawn Pride CBR series are going to be the best. They will all run you between 300- 400 bucks.
  6. Marek

    Marek LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,385

    Buy the Lesco its more up front but you can walk into any Lesco service center and they will have the parts on the shelf to fix it if it breaks. Can you do that with any other spreader?
  7. JNyz

    JNyz LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,086

    a little less woud be earthway. around 130.00.
  8. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,302

    lesco's have been good, permagreen is better
  9. Squirter

    Squirter LawnSite Member
    from Zone 5
    Posts: 172

    spyker....it's the only way to go.
  10. Lux Lawn

    Lux Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,267

    Lesco, can't beat it for the money.

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