Turf Magazine - August, 2013

PRODUCT FOCUS

Topdressers & Spreaders

For any turf care pro, topdressers and spreaders are important units to have. Whether you are looking to fertilize or seed, this equipment is an important piece to have in your arsenal. Take a look at what these manufacturers have to offer so you can make the best buying decision for your company.

And, don't forget, you can find additional information about the companies highlighted in red by visiting their advertisements in this issue.

Earth & Turf

The 100SP self-propelled, walking topdresser is powered by a 10.5 hp Briggs & Stratton engine and features a struck-level capacity of 10 cubic feet, four-wheel stance and hydrostatic drive.

http://www.earthandturf.com

Ecolawn

The Eco 200 handles compost, soil mix, pellets, sand and heavy bulk materials. It features a reverse-spin, dual-wheel broadcast system and 1/3-cubic-yard hopper.

http://www.ecolawnapplicator.com

Paladin Attachments

The Harley Power Seeder tractor-mounted unit is available in a 60-inch seeding width, 3.5-bushel-hopper capacity model or a 72-inch seeding width, 4.5-bushel-hopper capacity model.

http://www.paladinattachments.com

Turfco

The WideSpin 1550 tow-behind features a galvanized rustproof hopper, patented three-position switch so spinners turn on before conveyor ensuring clean application, and optional trench filler attachment.

http://www.turfco.com

TurfTime Equipment

Advantage topdressers spread 7 yards of compost in 90 seconds and is available in 1.5- to 7.5-yard capacities. Adjust spinner and belt speed to drop mix precisely where you want it or broadcast spread.

http://www.TurfTimeEq.com

Bush Hog

FSP three-point fertilizer spreaders come in 500- and 800-pound models and feature a polyethylene hopper and adjustable bottom opening gates that permit infinitely variable flow rates.

http://www.bushhog.com

Bobcat

Bobcat's SP5 spreader attachment features a 5.75-cubic-foot hopper and spreads virtually any dry, free-flowing granular material. The 12-volt DC motor allows spreading patterns from 4 to 40 feet.

http://www.bobcat.com

C&S Turf Care Equip.

The Turf Tracker Time Machine is a zero-turn, hydrostatic drive spreader/sprayer with a 200-pound- capacity spreader that has a variable speed impeller providing spread widths of 4 to 24 feet.

http://www.csturfequip.com

EarthWay

The Flex-Select Series has two new hopper sizes and three broadcast application configurations, and features interchangeable shut-off trays that convert the unit from spreading fertilizers to rock salt.

http://www.earthway.com

Gregson-Clark

The Spreader-Mate turns a broadcast spreader into a sprayer. Features a hand-held spray wand, quick-attach breakaway boom and 9-gallon polyethylene tank.

http://www.gregsonclark.com

Ground Logic

Manufactures a line of ride-on spreading equipment that features Honda engines, stainless steel construction and spreading capacities ranging from 120 to 220 pounds.

http://www.groundlogicinc.com

JRCO

The Electric Broadcast Spreader fits commercial riding and walk-behind mowers, and UTVs. Features a 120-pound polyethylene hopper and spread widths from 5 to 24 feet.

http://www.jrcoinc.com

Land Pride

Land Pride's PTS Series spin-type broadcast spreaders offer a pull-type hitch and are ground-wheel driven with simple gearbox disengagement for transport.

http://www.landpride.com

L.T. Rich Products

The Z-Spray spreader/sprayer line comes in multiple sizes, with fertilizer capacities from 200 to 300 pounds with the ability to spread 3 to 25 feet (controlled hydraulically).

http://www.z-spray.com

PermaGreen

The Triumph Spreader Sprayer features a 12-gallon capacity, covers up to 3,400 sq. ft. per minute, dropdown handlebars to use as a walk- behind, and consistent spray application with two set ground speeds.

http://www.permagreen.com

ProLawn

The PLSS120 commercial spreader mounts on ProLawn sprayers or most mid-mount and front-mount mowers. Expandable to 220 pounds. Options include hopper cover, side material deflectors and more.

http://www.prolawnsprayshields.com

Spyker Spreaders

Spyker's S60-12020 "Mulch-N-More" features a large 5-inch rate gate opening, and the Accu-Way system which guarantees even spread pattern and prevents turf striping.

http://www.spyker.com

Turfco

The T3000i spreader sprayer features hands-free speed control system, trim-speed lock and optional 175-pound hopper, as well as a compact size to fit through 36-inch gate.

http://www.turfco.com

TurfEx

The RS7200 Spread-N-Spray features a hopper that accommodates 150 pounds of material that can spread up to 11 feet wide and 17 gallons of liquid with one fill port.

http://www.turfexproducts.com