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Features

FEATURES BENEFITS
1548, 1560 & 1572 = Cat 1 QH
1586 = Cat1&2 QH
Fits Land Pride Quick Hitch for easy one person hook-up to tractor.
Seeding Width
APS1548 & APS1560
48" & 60" seeding width provides capability to maneuver around landscape obstacles and
over uneven hilly terrain.
Seeding Width
APS1572 & APS1586
72" & 86" seeding width provides high productivity over wide areas and flat or gently
sloping terrain.
Machine Weight Heavier unit weight provides for better spike penetration and seed-to-soil contact.
Lift Hooks Lift hooks mounted on each end of seedbox to attach lift straps or chains for easy loading and unloading.
Water-tight Seedbox Keeps moisture and rodents out of the seedbox.
Large Seedbox Capacity One bushel per foot. Keeps filling to a minimum and increases productivity.
Easy Seedbox Cleanout Simply moving the flute lever to the proper position allows for easy cleanout and removal of all seeds.
Heavy Duty Hopper Lid with Stay Open Support Precision fit to keep water and rodents out and HD construction with integral prop support keeps lid from slamming shut in windy conditions.
Seed Splash Guard Prevents seed from being spilled out between the lid and the box during hopper filling.
Precision Grass Seed Cups Proven fluted seed cups for highly accurate seed delivery.
Built-in Agitator Prevents bridging and keeps seed flowing evenly to cups.
Powdered Metal in Fluted Sprockets Helps dissipate any heat buildup from fluted area and plastic seed cup housing.
Easy Seed Rate Adjustment Capability Proper seed rate lever positioning is conveniently indicated on the seed rate chart for ease of setting and adjustment with a high level of confidence.
Wind Guarded Seed Drop Protects seed from blowing away and ensures uniform seed distribution across the full width of the seeder.
Seed Rate Chart Conveniently positioned as large durable decal under the seed box lid for handy calibration reference.
#40 Roller Chain Drive Provides for smooth and quiet running with a high degree of reliability and a spring loaded idler keeps the chain properly tensioned.
High and Low Speed Range Settings A simple and easy repositioning of seed drive sprockets allows for an expanded range of seed drive settings.
Crab Action Spiked Front Rollers Two 8" diameter front rollers can easily be angled from 0-20 degrees providing for more or less aggressive de-thatching action or soil cultivation and seedbed preparation.
Spring Mounted Rear Rollers Full length rear rollers come in a choice of 8" diameter spiked steel or a cast steel and notched packer type roller that are spring loaded for maximum down pressure and seed to soil contact.
Ground Driven Metering The rear roller serves as the primary seed meter drive providing a very high degree of accuracy, low maintenance costs, and long component life.
Rear Spiked Roller Option Opens ground surfaces covered with heavy vegetation and/or grasses to allow seed to make contact with the soil. Allows planting over existing grass without killing the grass.
Rear Packer Roller Option Presses seed into full contact with soil that has been worked into a seed bed.
Mud Scrapers Option Reduces build-up of mud and debris on rollers when working in wet, sticky, or trashy soil.
Spring loaded chain idler Spring loaded idler keeps constant pressure on chain so seeding rate is consistent.

Specifications

Model APS1560
Overall Width 73 3/8"
Seeding Width (Broadcast) 61"
Weight (Approximate Pounds) 884#
Hitch
APS1548, APS1560 & APS1572
APS1586

Category I Formed A-frame plates; Fits Land Pride Quick Hitch

Category I & II Formed A-frame plates; Fits Land Pride Quick Hitch

Seed Capacity

1 Bushel (35.2 liters) per Foot (30.5 cm) of seedbox

5 bu. (176.2 L)

Number of Seed Cups 8
Seed Cup Type Fluted for accurate metering
Seed Cup Door Four position door for different seed sizes and complete clean out of seed cup
Seed Drop Wind Guarded
Seed Box Water tight with paddle type agitating above seed cups
Seed Box Lid Heavy duty lid with seed splash guard
Seed Cup Settings A wide range of calibration settings: Weight per acre, per 1000 square feet, per hectare, and per 1000 meters
Seed Cup Drive

Metering rear roller ground drive with spring loaded #40 roller chain,

high/low speed change sprocket, spring tensioned idler & seed drive shut-off pin

Front Rollers

Two 8" (20.3 cm) Diameter spiked rollers capable of angling from 0 to 20 degrees each

and mounted on 1" sealed greasable bearings

Rear Roller Option

Straight 8" (20.3 cm) diameter spiked roller

Straight 11 9/16" (39.4 cm) diameter cast notched packer rings

Rear Roller Mounting Spring loaded mounted on 1" (2.5 cm) sealed greasable bearings
Roller Spike Size 1 1/2" (3.8 cm) x 1/2" (13 mm)
Mud Scrapers Option Bolt on mud scrapers for front and rear spiked rollers.
Bolt on mud scrapers for front spiked rollers & rear packer roller.
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