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#5942873 - 09/23/15 01:34 PM road feeders
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Just sitting in office thinking all kinds of things. Can you use a road feeder,(lamco) for seeding/fertilizing?

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#5942928 - 09/23/15 02:20 PM Re: road feeders [Re: huntindude]
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I'm not sure about the Lamco but I use my LehmanH for planting rye grass. Just had to adjust the spinner plate up to accommodate the smaller seed size.

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#5942933 - 09/23/15 02:22 PM Re: road feeders [Re: huntindude]
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Good idea. I'll look and see if mine can be adjusted.

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#5943173 - 09/23/15 05:06 PM Re: road feeders [Re: huntindude]
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Yes but you can burn up the motor...per experience. But cheaper fix than buying a spreader

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#5944023 - 09/24/15 08:17 AM Re: road feeders [Re: huntindude]
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BOBO, could you please explain?

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#5961862 - 10/05/15 11:04 AM Re: road feeders [Re: huntindude]
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Hey huntindude..I planted 50# of rye grass and 100# of food plot mix last saturday and it worked great.

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#5967228 - 10/08/15 08:26 AM Re: road feeders [Re: huntindude]
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I contacted the lamco office (my feeder) about this issue they said sure. Here is what they told me.
"Yes you can. Does your spinner plate have wings that fold down when the feeder is turned on or is it a round cupped plate?
"If it's the cup plate it will not throw as far"

Thanks for all the reply's.

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#5967323 - 10/08/15 09:25 AM Re: road feeders [Re: huntindude]
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Originally Posted By: huntindude
BOBO, could you please explain?



I burned up the motor on one running it straight slinging oats. I was running it straight for each pass, guessing each pass was about 4 minutes.

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#5967366 - 10/08/15 09:55 AM Re: road feeders [Re: huntindude]
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I gotcha. Constantly keeping it running. good to know.

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#5967421 - 10/08/15 10:32 AM Re: road feeders [Re: huntindude]
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Originally Posted By: huntindude
I gotcha. Constantly keeping it running. good to know.


cheers if it does burn out its only two screws to replace it though

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