The TurfMaker ® 325 Hydroseeder
A Real Hydroseeding Machine with Mechanical Agitation Priced to Compete and Out Perform Larger Jet Agitated Machines
- Powerful Mechanical Agitation
- Positive Displacement Gear Pump
- Hydro-Sprigging & Vegetative Planting
- Wood Mulch (100%) 125 lbs per tank load
- Paper Mulch 175 lbs per tank load
- Blended Mulch 150 lbs per tank load
- Bonded Fiber Matrix 125 lbs per tank load
The TurfMaker ® Model 325 hydroseeder, with mechanical agitation, is a cost effective alternative to jet agitation machines. Typically, jet agitation hydroseeders are limited to soupy slurries of paper mulch. Soupy paper mulch applications washout easily with rain and frequently yields spotty seed germination. Poor grass growing results make unhappy customers. The TurfMaker ® 325 easily mixes and pumps thicker wood mulch slurries associated with Sod Quality Results™ and happy satisfied customers.
The TurfMaker ® 325 fully loaded weighs less than 4,000 pounds. With a base of 47 inches in width and 77½ inches in length, it is designed to fit easily in the back of a standard bed pick-up truck. Getting in and out of tight areas becomes much quicker and easier when there is no trailer involved to slow things down.
The TurfMaker ® 325 is a complete 325 gallon hydroseeding machine with mechanical agitation and a positive displacement pump. Normal mulch loading is 100 lbs of 100% wood mulch, 100 lbs of any Bonded Fiber Matrix product or 150 lbs of paper mulch. The base model hydroseeder comes ready to use, equipped with 75 feet of hose and one hose application nozzles.
When applying wood mulch products at moderate application rates with a TurfMaker ® 325 hydroseeder, one full tank load will cover about 2,900 sq. ft, when applying at a rate of 1,500 pounds per acre. When applying Bonded Fiber Matrix products at recommended application rates, one tank load will cover about 1,450 sq. ft. Paper mulch products can be applied at typical jet agitation machine application rates and one tank load will cover about 8,000 sq. ft. Most TurfMaker ® operators seldom make soupy, paper mulch applications.
When water is readily available for quick filling, a TurfMaker ® 325 hydroseeder will easily produce three tank loads of application in one hour. When applying quality wood mulch products, along with tackifiers for Sod Quality Results™, three tank loads will cover from 6,000 sq. ft. to 7,000 sq. ft. Jet agitation machines, due to difficulty of loading and clogging, seldom get as much as one tank load per hour, and that tank load is applying soupy paper mulch.
For really small jobs or small touch-ups, a TurfMaker ® 325 hydroseeder will mix partial loads. A 50 lb bag of 100% wood mulch can be mixed with 135 gallons of water and cover about 1,000 sq. ft. A 50 lb bag of any Bonded Fiber Matrix product can be loaded with 125 gallons of water and cover about 500 sq. ft. A 40 lb bag of paper mulch can be mixed with 80 gallons of water and cover up to 3,000 sq. ft.
The TurfMaker ® 325 hydroseeder has all the features found on standard hydroseeding machine. However, it is missing some of the super features found on most TurfMaker hydroseeder. The most significant of these options is the self-filling and clear water hose flushing system. This system can be added to the Model 325 for $850. This add-on option is a great investment and highly recommended. Other additional features include 200’ of TurfMaker ® hose and storage reel, a long life pump, and various engine upgrades. Any of these additional features can be added at any time before or after your purchase.
The TurfMaker ® 325 hydroseeder provides a cost effective alternative to jet agitation machine. Many jet agitation machine buyers have wasted money, time in their career, and performed poor grass planting services for their clientele, just because they did not know what it takes to produce good results with the hydroseeding process. Spraying colored water is not good business. Providing grass planting services with appropriate applications of quality mulch will produce Sod Quality Results™ nearly every time. This good service results in satisfied customers and good future referral business.
The TurfMaker ® Model 325 hydroseeder, with mechanical agitation is by far the best choice, even when the buyer is faced with a limited budget.
The TurfMaker ® 325- Pricing
|The base TurfMaker® 325 will mix and pump any mulch product (including Flexterra®) up to 100 pounds per tank load and pump that slurry through at least 300 feet of hose. This configuration includes:|
|- Briggs and Stratton Intek 1450 engine|
- 75’ TurfMaker hose
- 1 40 GPM Nozzle
|For Greater Productivity:|
Add a Clear Water Flush System for quick and easy clean up.
|- Clear Water Flush System|
- Honda 11hp engine
- 125’ TurfMaker Hose
- 3 nozzles and manual storage reel
This unit satisfies all but the most robust needs. See our 380 Performance Test Results.
If you still need more power, enough to pump Flexterra through 300’ of hose, consider the Ultimate 325 TurfMaker ideal for Flexterra and Soil Guard:
Upgrade with a
|- Hard chromed pump|
- Honda 13hp engine
- 200’ of TurfMaker hose plus 2 additional nozzles
The TurfMaker ® 325- Technical Specifications
|Recommended Loading: *|
|Tank Load Coverage:|
|Loading and Mixing Time: 3½ minutes or less|
|Application Time: 25 GPM to 50 GPM - hose: 6-14 minutes|
|Typical Cycle Time: (Total time to get water, load, mix, and apply one tank load.) 10-20 minutes|
|Pumping Capacity: Up to 500 ft - hose **|
|Paint (after sandblasting): Epoxy & Polyurethane|
|Skid Dimensions (footprint): 47” x 77½”|
|Overall Width, Length, Height: 56”, 78”, 48”|
|Standard Engine: Briggs & Stratton 10 H.P.|
|Numerous Engine Options: Honda 11&13 H.P.|
|Standard Pump: Double Rotary Gear | Positive Displacement|
|Trailer Option: Single axle (5,200 lb. axle) |
*Note: Some mulches can be loaded heavier than others.**Note: Get Maximum Distance with Slicky Sticky ® in the mix.
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