1 new spreader + 2 weeks later = NOT GOOD! In all my years, I have never, not even once, had fert streaks. But two weeks after the apps, I have two-tone turf. Needless to say that POS is going back. Here I thought it was doing good, and it does appear to spread well, but evidently this thing couldn't spread a friggin cold. The pattern is not as even as it would seem. I have nice straight dark narrow lines. HOW EMBARASSING! So anyways, now I have to try to get something else and make some attempt to correct what I have going on. So I'm back to square one, plus I have issues to resolve quick with the lawns. Now, trouble is, I will NOT be getting a replacement Scotts/Anderson Professional.... no freakin way will I be giving $579.94 out the door for the pusher. Yeah, it's a good spreader, but that price is taking it a bit far I think... But this poses a problem. Nobody around here really has the spreaders people here say are also good. I mean for instance I saw a Spyker spreader for the first time while using a rain day on friday to browse around. But it's like the tiny ones... like the size that might hold one of those 5K bags. So IF a local dealer happens to have something decent, it is either the smallest of the line or like a pull behind that I cannot use because of the ZTR's. So other than the piece of crap I just returned, I might could get something like an Agri-Fab or one of the cheaper Earthway spreaders. (Most of what I see for sale and out in the field are Agri-Fab) But I don't feel I can afford another screwup. I've read mixed reviews on the Lesco spreaders, which I would consider. But I don't have time to fool with driving down 80 miles to check one out. So what do I do? Try an Agri-Fab or an Earthway... or something else? Something that will hold a 50 lb bag and do a good job would be sufficient.