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Offline 47sawdust

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ATV seed spreader
« on: April 12, 2017, 09:15:44 am »
I would like to re-seed my pasture and I'm looking for an ATV spreader.I'd like to know what works for you.12 volt or pull behind?
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Re: ATV seed spreader
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2017, 10:15:07 am »
 

 
I have no idea which is best, but I use a 12v seeder/spreader.
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Re: ATV seed spreader
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2017, 10:51:09 am »
I'm no expert on this subject, however I would think that using a 12VDC spreader mounted on an ATV would be a better choice on more topographies.  Also it is difficult to get the same spread width with a unit where the rotor speed is determined by the speed of the spreader.
My brother used a 12VDC spreader mounted to the front rack to reseed a piece and when he got done had put down exactly half the seed he wanted to put in.  So he started over going the other way and did it again.
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Re: ATV seed spreader
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2017, 11:24:14 am »
MM and GAB,
 Thanks for your replies.I think the 12 volt unit will be a better choice as my fields are definitely not flat.I'm looking at a Buyer's ATVS15A at the moment.
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Re: ATV seed spreader
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2017, 10:34:36 am »
I haven't tried but but was told dragging a cedar top behind you as you seed will cover the seeds just about the right depth.
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