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Food plot prep - using a UTV #5417577 11/13/14 02:19 PM
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Looking to get a Plotmaster or something similar to pull behind a Polaris and also possibly a tractor (I know some will accommodate both)...any feedback/reviews on them or similar products?

(Edit: looking for suggestions for implements for a UTV, as per discussion below)

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Lot of money for what you are getting IMO. You can buy a used disc and used grain drill less than the cost of the Plotmaster. You will have money left over to put towards a tractor. You can rent a Tye No-till drill from Sealy Tractor along with other small ag equipment.


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Agree with STX a 1000% unless you have unlimited resources. The PM will be good for 1 thing only, buying the implements separate will allow you to use them in several different fashions. A disk and seed spread will do what you want, then make a simple drag like most of the fellas here do, you will be out less than $1500. Going this route, all you loose is the small cultipacker on the PM.

You can use the broadcast seeder (PTO type) as a fertilizer spreader as well, just rinse the hell out of it afterwards and oil it when sitting for a long period.

You can go through Ag Credit and likely finance a tractor and the implements for a very good rate, my last ag loan for my small tractor was at 1%


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Thanks guys! Think I'll go with your suggestions! We have access to a tractor, but it is only on the property part time, that's why I'm looking at other options. I want to be able to use my Polaris 900 when I have it out there with me, as I always bring it. Will look into getting various implements. Y'all run any of these with a UTV?


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I haven't as I have always had tractors, but I do know they make some light, just for ATV/UTV's


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This fall I used a small disc with a cultivator behind it pulled by my Kawaski Mule. It worked great and I actually did better with it than a friend of mine with his tractor with a larger cultivator behind it. His was much deeper than mine but it was not required to go that deep. My oats, wheat and clover came up better than his area.

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All depends on your soil. Most the time atv type implements only work for about 10% of the soil. On top of that if your food plot is over an acre that's a lot of time and wear and tear on your utv.


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I agree with BoBo, if you use something heavy enough to actually work, you will burn the belt off your ranger.


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Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
All depends on your soil. Most the time atv type implements only work for about 10% of the soil. On top of that if your food plot is over an acre that's a lot of time and wear and tear on your utv.


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