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Agri-Fab

Model 45-0463

Internet #202065418

SmartSpreader 130 lb. Tow Spreader

$150.75 /each

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With a commercial-grade gearbox and easy-set controls, the Agri-Fab , Smart Spreader 130 lb. Tow Spreader is designed to be towed by a lawn tractor in order to spread ice melt, fertilizer and seed up to a 12 ft. spread width. The spreader holds up to 130 lb. of product and features a hitch that is compatible with most lawn tractors.

  • Holds up to 130 lb. of seed, fertilizer and ice melt for performance flexibility
  • Commercial-grade gearbox with aluminum-beveled gear for durability
  • Pneumatic tires provide great maneuverability
  • Up to a 12 ft. spread width for relaible coverage
  • Hitch fits most lawn tractors for near universal compatibility
  • 3 year limited warranty

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how large of product can be spread, compost? horse manure?

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May 31, 2013
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Holden, MA
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April 27, 2016
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Fertilizer and seed. Salt is possible as well. Compost would pack down in the hopper and will not come out due to it moisture content.
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July 8, 2014
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NO. no compost or manure. It is made for seed and granular type of fertilizer.
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New Hampshire
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June 4, 2013
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No, could only spread pelletized product...agitator is just a large Clevis pin. Anything not dry and in a pellet would clog.
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May 31, 2013
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Thank you for your interest in Agri-Fab Broadcast Spreaders. All of our spreaders are designed for use with lawn and garden fertilizers, grass seed, granular herbicide and ice melt. They are not designed for compost or horse manure.
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What is height of hitch, and does spreader have a solid steel axle?

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March 19, 2013
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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July 8, 2014
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The hitch stands level at 12 inches, and yes, it has a solid axle.
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New Hampshire
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June 4, 2013
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Yes on solid axle...would guess hitch is about 18" height but really not too sensitive as higher or lower it would just sit tilted a bit.
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Texas, USA
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May 15, 2013
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Hitch adjusted easily to my tractor mower, and the axle is solid steel.
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March 19, 2013
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I have a John Deere 455 diesel lawn tractor and it hitches up just fine. It does have a solid steel axle, aprroximately 5/8 inch thick.
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Is there an optional walk behind handle for small or hard to reach areas?

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Bucks County, PA
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August 16, 2016
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This doesn't come with a walk behind handle. However, they do make this model in that style so it might be possible to buy the extra parts. You can see where the handle would be attached.
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April 27, 2016
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Dear Steve - Thank you for inquiring about the SmartSpreader for your lawn care needs. At this time Agri-Fab does not have a method to change a tow spreader to a push option. We do, however sell a deflector, reference the 45-0502 spreader, that will cut down the spread pattern. If you are interested in this option or have additional questions please contact the Agri-Fab customer care team at 800-448-9282 Read More
Dear Steve - Thank you for inquiring about the SmartSpreader for your lawn care needs. At this time Agri-Fab does not have a method to change a tow spreader to a push option. We do, however sell a deflector, reference the 45-0502 spreader, that will cut down the spread pattern. If you are interested in this option or have additional questions please contact the Agri-Fab customer care team at 800-448-9282 Monday- Friday between 7 am to 5 pm CST for assistance. Read Less
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No, there is not. I personally use a walk behind drop spreader for tight areas or edge of gardens where I want to control where the seed / fertilizer ends up.
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What does the "agitator" look like? Metal or plastic? Verticle in design/position?

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Bucks County, PA
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It is a large metal cotter pin that agitates and it does a really good job. It is horizontal running parallel to the spreader.
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June 10, 2016
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Dear Jim - Thank you for your interest in the Agri-Fab 130 lb Spreader for your lawn care needs. To see the agitator hairpin please reference the owners manual page 8 step 7 figure 7 or the carton contents page 3 part S. The agitator is made from 11 gauge steel wire.
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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 44 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Bought to spread fertilizer and plant food plots Good spreader for the money, for guys or gals planting food plots I would recommend. The opening will adjust wide enough to plant oats...some spreaders with 3 or more holes at discharge have a hard time with large seed. Shuts off completely, could probably throw clover seed and other small seeds....with discharge adjusted properly during assembly. Tow slow over turned land, could tip over, I had no problem with hopper half full. Over my years...planting food plots primarily this may be the best I have purchased. Note, plastic covering gearbox...I drilled a small hole into plastic housing to be able to spray lithium grease on gears without disassembly, cover hole with duct tape to make maintenance easy. August 11, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good spreader if you get all the parts Disappointed in whoever packed this spreader as parts were missing. September 13, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent Build Quality and professional strength that will last I hesitate a tad to give this 5 stars for one small but impactful reason. When you have the tiller open and the tractor moving, this thing kicks butt. It sprays about 4 feet in each direction. However, when you stop to pick something up or move an object and don't remember to turn the spreader to the off position, it continues to drop as you are standing still. I did this a few times before realizing and in those spots, I burned my lawn. The adjustment lever is too far from my tractor to activate or deactivate while sitting on the mower. The best way to avoid burning the lawn is to move as many obstacles out of the way prior to spreading and if you need to get off the mower for any reason, immediately deactivate the spreader by pulling the lever to the off position. With that said, this is an extremely well-made piece of equipment and it is industrial strength. I received many compliments on it and my neighbor wants to borrow it. I look forward to seeding with this in the fall. So far, I have just applied summer guard. August 16, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great tow behind spreader! The fertilizer tow behind spreader was very easy to assemble. The setting for the flow of the fertilizer was very accurate. The hopper is a good size and empties well. I covered over half an acre in just a few minutes compared to the hour it took me with my push spreader. July 29, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by The spreader worked very well. Easy to assemble and worked very well. Will purchase simlar items in the future. August 16, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Agri-Fab Spreader Excellant spreader, 130 lbs. I only used 75 lbs while testing and adjusting settings for spreading. No problems at all. First time I have ever bought anything that required assembly that parts were not missing. July 10, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good solid product at a reasonable price. I purchased this spreader because I had a similar one 15 years ago that was tough and reliable. Many seasons of abuse by my hunting club could not destroy it. A few replacement parts along the way kept it going, and this one is of better quality so it should be fine for my personal use for my yard and deer plots. Assembled easily and worked like a charm for my yard this spring. Tires were not high quality but I will use them until they need to be replaced. June 7, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Works Does what it was made for like it a lot . Was a good deal May 10, 2016
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