Turf Magazine - January, 2012

PRODUCT FOCUS

Sprayers and Spreaders

This month's product guide features all the turf maintenance equipment you need, whether you are looking for a unit to spot-spray ornamentals or fertilize an entire lawn.

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SPRAYERS

B&B Technologies

The US60B-COM features a 60-gallon blow-molded poly tank, boomless nozzles with electric control, 30-foot spray width and 3.5 GPM pump.

www.b-btech.com

Bobcat

The sprayer for Toolcat machines and Bobcat UTVs features spring-loaded boom wings that break away horizontally and vertically to help protect the boom.

www.bobcat.com

EarthWay Products

The S25 Spray-PRO Mark III push sprayer with 6.6-gallon tank has a spray width of 2 to 5 feet, with coverage of up to 11,600 square feet. Includes three nozzle tips.

www.earthway.com

Forestry Suppliers

The Field King features a 4-gallon capacity and delivers up to 150 PSI to spray chemicals high into trees and can also deliver a continuous 25 PSI spray.

www.forestry-suppliers.com

Grasshopper

The Shielded Sprayer contains the spray pattern for on-target application, even in windy conditions. The independent suspension and dolly wheels follow ground contours.

www.grasshoppermower.com

Gregson-Clark

The balanced, space-saving design of V-Series sprayers leaves plenty of space for other supplies and equipment. Modular tank assemblies can easily be added.

www.gregsonclark.com

Jacto

SP312 and SP416 sprayers are available in 3 and 4-gallon capacities with an ergonomic spray wand and quick-adjust shoulder straps that are thickly padded.

www.jacto.com

JRCO

The 30-gallon zero-turn sprayer has a three-section breakaway boom, spot spray gun, Udor diaphragm pump and 3.5 hp Briggs & Stratton Industrial Plus engine.

www.jrcoinc.com

L.T. Rich Products

Zero-turn spreader/sprayers range from the Junior 36 with 18 gallons of liquid capacity and 200 pounds of granular to the Z-Max with 50 gallons and 300 pounds.

www.zspray.com

PECO

The Power Sprayer is a self-contained, rechargeable, 12-volt electric unit. The electric pump runs up to five hours on a charge with its heavy-duty gel cell battery.

www.lawnvac.com

PK Products

Aluminum-framed ZT sprayers feature a 25-gallon capacity, 2 or 5 GPM self-priming pump, universal mount system and 5-inch lid with screen and tether.

www.pkproductline.com

ProLawn

The Shielded Sprayer features flow ball indicators, heavy-duty frame, breakaway side booms, FloJet/TeeJet components, 30-gallon tank and optional hand wand kit.

www.prolawnsprayshields.com

Sprigger's Choice

The liquid fumigant and fertilizer applicator has a 200-gallon tank with a closed filling system. The 9-foot unit has swivel and spring-loaded counters on two tool bars.

www.spriggerschoice.com

Turbo Technologies

Offers sprayers from 50 to 750 gallons with Comet or Kappa pumps and Honda engines. Multitank sprayers come in two or three-tank configurations.

www.turfsprayers.com

Turfco

The T3000i features a hands-free speed control system, trim-speed lock, Santoprene pump, optional electric start, 6 and 9-foot spraying widths and compact design.

www.turfcodirect.com

TurfEx

The US250 has a universal mount, adjustable spray wand attached to 25 feet of hose and options including a 48-inch, front-mounted boom and boomless spray head.

www.turfexproducts.com

TurfMaker

The TurfMaker is a complete 325-gallon hydroseeding machine with mechanical agitation and positive displacement pump. Holds up to 100 pounds.

www.turfmaker.com

Westheffer Co.

With a Hypro D30 diaphragm pump, the 200-gallon poly sprayer offers 9.5 GPM at 550 PSI, ChemLawn gun and 300 feet of .5-inch, 600 PSI spray hose.

www.westheffer.com


SPREADERS

Befco

The 212-421 Poly-Hop for 16 to 30 hp tractors has a heavy-duty polyethylene hopper, 1,130-pound capacity and stainless steel hopper bottom and spreading disc.

www.befco.com

Curtis Industries

The Sno-Pro Fast-Cast 550E has a stainless steel carriage, aluminum hopper and quiet, 12-volt, 1/3 hp electric motor that draws less than 20 amps.

www.curtisindustries.net

Dakota Peat & Equipment

The Turf Tender 410 Electric has a 48-volt system that can spread over 50 loads of material on a single charge. Spread wet or dry material in a light or heavy layer.

www.dakotapeat.com

Earth & Turf Products

The Model 220 MultiSpread is a ground-driven unit that spreads a variety of materials with a capacity of 15 cubic feet and a spread width of up to 60 inches.

www.earthandturf.com

EarthWay Products

The C24HDS broadcast spreader has an EV-N-SPRED PRO adjustable shutoff system, rustproof poly hopper with screen, three-position handle and high-speed gearbox.

www.earthway.com

Ecolawn

The self-propelled applicator is highly maneuverable, even up steep and uneven grades. Adjustments to mechanical systems are simple and require basic hand tools.

www.ecolawnapplicator.com

Ground Logic

Ride-on equipment features spraying capacities from 12 to 16 gallons, spreading capacities from 120 to 220 pounds, Honda engines and stainless steel construction.

www.groundlogicinc.com

JRCO

The electric broadcast spreader has a molded hopper base with stainless steel gate controls, fan and vibrating agitator. The polyethylene hopper holds 120 pounds.

www.jrcoinc.com

Kasco Mfg.

The Model 750 HERD offers a capacity of 750 pounds, easy-adjust pattern control, 14-gauge steel hopper with welded seams and cast-iron gearbox.

www.kascomfg.com

Land Pride

Spreaders feature a one-piece polyethylene hopper, spin-type broadcast for even spreading, all-steel frame, three hopper sizes and adjustable delivery patterns.

www.landpride.com

Lely USA

Broadcast spreaders have a Force Feed Spreading Mechanism and spread accurately up to 52 feet wide. Three-point hitch, PTO and ground-driven models.

www.lelyusa.com

Monster Power Equipment

The walk-behind drop spreader is designed for both rock salt and ice melt pellets. The adjustable feed and flow controls provide an even application of materials.

www.monsterpowerequipment.com

Northern Turf Equipment

The SS 220 Spread-n-Spray has a 220-pound hopper and spread pattern that can be adjusted from 0 to 32 feet wide via the spread control knob on the dashboard.

www.northernturfequipment.com

PermaGreen Supreme

The 2012 Triumph Spreader Sprayer features a 150-pound hopper, 10-gallon liquid capacity and Honda engine. Maximize production and decrease labor fatigue.

www.permagreen.com

Prizelawn

The PS 200 has a 200-pound hopper, 12 to 14-foot effective spread pattern, front-wheel drive, continuous rotation impeller and optional side deflector.

www.prizelawnspreaders.com

Spyker Spreaders

Spreaders feature capacities from 40 to 175 pounds, Accu-way spread pattern and positive on/off system without cables. Seago International is a distributor.

www.spyker.com

Turfco

The CR-7 uses WideSpin technology for an accurate spread from light to heavy and up to 35 feet wide. It has a self-cleaning, galvanized hopper that can be unloaded quickly.

www.turfco.com

Ventrac

The SS300 salt spreader has a 3-cubic-foot capacity. An electronic control box is standard and features an electronic speed control and on/off switch. Optional drop curtain.

www.ventrac.com


ACCESSORIES

Rogers Sprayers

Designing and building enclosed spray booms for nearly 30 years. The Econo Boom is a lightweight, all-aluminum skid and spray boom.

www.rogerssprayers.com

W.E. Chapps

Pro-Tex covered shoulder pads attach to the shoulder straps or harnesses of backpack sprayers. They are easily positioned for maximum comfort every time.

www.wechapps.com


Next month will feature a Product Focus on Zero-Turn Mowers.