Product Details Our high ground clearance 5 ton fertilizer – 7 ton lime spreader designed for precision application of top dressings and row cropping. A rounded payload capacity of 180 cu, ft. (6.7 cu. yds.), the stainless steel or carbon steel hopper is 9 ft. long and 8 ft. wide with 45 degree angle of repose sides. The ground clearance is 23” with standard 21.5 x 16.1 Flotation tires, minimizing compaction. Higher ground clearance can be achieved with optional 11.25 x 28 tires. A ground wheel drives the 16” stainless steel mesh chain for a spread rate automatically adjusting with travel speed. Spinners are powered by a PTO. or tractor supplied hydraulics.
Grasshopper Top Dresser Highlights
UHMW and Stainless Steel reduces corrosion issues and extends the life of the spreader.
SS Bearing Back keeps bearings clean resulting in longer bearing life and fewer failures.
UHMW Comb Cover prevents streaking in the field.
One-piece CNC Machined Comb gives longer chain life.
Proprietary BBI Spreader system delivers a wider, flatter, more consistent pattern.
Dual Rack and Pinion gate prevents jams.
Overhead Spinner Motors are ABOVE the chemical, resulting in extended motor life.
The Cricket Ag and Turf can be pulled with a low horsepower tractor. (30 - 40 hp)
Hopper construction of either 304 or 409 stainless steel or carbon steel.
Ground Wheel Driven Stainless Steel Mesh Chain
Dual Rack & Pinion Gate for Jam-Free Operation
24” Dished Spinner Design for Precision Coverage
PTO or Hydraulic Driven Spinners
High ground clearance for row cropping and top dressing
Suggested Use Distribution of Granular Fertilizer or Lime - Medium Capacity - High Clearance - Classic Single Axle Applicator for Turf Farms, Pastures and Row Crops. Designed with High Clearance to straddle rows.