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I picked this up today for $24, couldn't resist. It's small but I have always thought Cyclone spreaders were cool. If anyone has any info please teach me. I'd like to know age and value. Anyway, let me know what you think.

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Dang, that's in great shape. Guessing by the lettering, I'd say it's from the late 60's or early 70's, but that's just a guess. If the inside of the tub is in good shape, you've got quite the display piece there. I can just see it behind a vintage tractor.

I did some quick digging, and it looks like the Cyclone Seeder Company may have been bought/merged with Spyker Spreaders, which seems to be part of Brinly-Hardy now. They might be able to provide more information on the history and age of your model.
http://www.yetmans.mb.ca/trivia/96.html
http://www.spyker.com/about_us.html

There is also a Cyclone Manufacturing Company in Urbana, IN, that is still in business. They are a sheet metal fabrication firm that might have had something to do with these. It looks like they were a separate but related firm originally owned by the same family.
http://www.cyclone.us.com/about-cyclone
http://books.google.com/books?id=Dt...epage&q=cyclone seeder urbana indiana&f=false
If you're interested in research, it looks like you could spend quite a bit of time on this company as there are many references to it and the people who owned it and worked there on the net.
 

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That is a gem! It's in fantastic condition. :fing32:

I don't know a thing about them, but I like the way it looks.
 

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Wow thanks for the replys! It was an old man that had it, said he used it for years and years and every fall he pulled it in and greased it up before storage.by the looks of it it wasn't used much, there are not even any scratches in it and the wheels barely have wear. I can't wait to use it today
 

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Dang, that's in great shape. Guessing by the lettering, I'd say it's from the late 60's or early 70's, but that's just a guess. If the inside of the tub is in good shape, you've got quite the display piece there. I can just see it behind a vintage tractor.

I did some quick digging, and it looks like the Cyclone Seeder Company may have been bought/merged with Spyker Spreaders, which seems to be part of Brinly-Hardy now. They might be able to provide more information on the history and age of your model.
http://www.yetmans.mb.ca/trivia/96.html
http://www.spyker.com/about_us.html

There is also a Cyclone Manufacturing Company in Urbana, IN, that is still in business. They are a sheet metal fabrication firm that might have had something to do with these. It looks like they were a separate but related firm originally owned by the same family.
http://www.cyclone.us.com/about-cyclone
http://books.google.com/books?id=Dt...epage&q=cyclone seeder urbana indiana&f=false
If you're interested in research, it looks like you could spend quite a bit of time on this company as there are many references to it and the people who owned it and worked there on the net.
I just emailed that Cyclone company. If you notice on the picture, this spreader was made in the same city. We'll see what happens.
 

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Well I was finally able to use this thing, it works awesome! It threw a path down slightly wider than my tractor, so it worked out perfect. Best $24 I ever spent. Still no word from the Cyclone company though
 
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