This commercial duty spreader is designed to give long lasting service. The massive enclosed gears are guaranteed for 2 years. A jumbo 40 pound capacity rust proof hopper has double stainless steel spread pattern adjusting plates and special 3-hole drop system. Broadcast pattern can be accurately controlled from a wide, full open pattern to very narrow. This model also features infinite flow settings and a positive On/Off control. Wide criss-cross shoulder straps provide operator comfort even when broadcasting heavy materials.