broadcast spreader

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by zinkjo, Apr 27, 2005.

  1. zinkjo

    zinkjo LawnSite Member
    Messages: 98

    Looking into buying a new broadcast spreader. What is the best brand to go with? I only have 10 accounts so I don't want to break the bank.
  2. aclassic

    aclassic LawnSite Member
    Messages: 178

    I am about in the same situation as you w/ # of accounts and i decided on one this morning. its not the best one out there because its not made of stainless steel, but Earthway makes some good models. just this morning i ordered an Earthway 2150 off of, it was $109.99 + $16 s&h, best deal i've found. about the cheapest i've found outside of that is, but that one is $139 for the same model.
    as long as you wash it after using it, it'll last a long time
  3. Decali

    Decali LawnSite Member
    Messages: 65

    I agree with the Earthway call. I wish I could still use my Earthways because they're light and give good coverage. It's a really good medium duty spreader. With only 10 accounts
    it will hold up well as long as you clean it regularly. You might even want to spray metal parts with WD-40.

    If you end up with more accounts you can still use them but you should consider them as disposables. At that point you may need to invest in something stainless steel.

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