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Ferris - Rover XC™ FS1200 Ride-On Spreader

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The Rover XC™ FS1200 is an upgraded and rugged ride-on spreader, perfect for applications that don't require a liquid application. The larger 200-pound granular capacity hopper enables to up 1.2 acres of treatment coverage, double that of the FS1100. A low center of gravity provides excellent performance on sloped terrain. A 100% stainless steel frame and coated Peerless transaxle resist corrosive granular chemicals for added life. Its narrow width of only 35.5" allows for easy access through gates for residential areas and condominium complexes.

Sale Type
Ferris Mowers
Full Speed: 3750 RPM (No Load) Idle: 1400 RPM
Fuel Type
Regular unleaded gasoline, 87 octane or higher
Rear Tires
13" x 6.50 - 6
Front Tires
18" x 9.5 - 8, RV antifreeze added for ballast and traction
Speed (mph)
Low Gear: 3.5 mph (5.6 km/hr) High Gear: 5.0 mph (8.0 km/hr)
Engine Brand
Vanguard® 160
Engine Model
Spreader Model
Spyker 220 Series
Safety Interlock
This machine is equipped with a neutral safety start module. To start the engine, the transmission must be in the neutral (N) position.
Transmission Model
Peerless 855 Series, coated for corrosion resistance
Fuel Shut-Off Valve
Located on engine
Dry Weight - Lbs (kg)
330 (150)
Accessories Warranty
Standard: 1 year Rental: 90 days
Full Weight - Lbs (kg)
550 (249)
Fuel Capacity - Gal (L)
0.82 gal (3.1 L)
Overall Width - In. (cm)
35.5 (90)
Overall Height - In. (cm)
49.0 (124)
Overall Length - In. (cm)
54.0 (137)
Spreader Hopper Capacity (lbs.)
Belts, Tires, Brake Pads, Hoses, Battery Warranty
Standard: 90 days Rental: 90 days

Ferris Rover XC™ FS1200 Ride On Spreader 200 lbs. Spyker Hopper

The Rover FS1200 hopper will handle up to 200 lbs. of granular material providing over one acre of maximum coverage.

Ferris Rover XC™ FS1200 Ride On Spreader Ergonomic Controls

Simple, well-placed controls with dry pattern and throttle on the right. Spreader gain and gate control are on the left.

Ferris Rover XC™ FS1200 Ride On Spreader 100% Stainless Steel Frame

Stainless steel resists corrosion from the granular and liquid chemicals distributed by the unit.

Ferris Rover XC™ FS1200 Ride On Spreader Best-in-Class Maneuverability

A low-friction sulky pivots on a ¾” tapered roller bearing for smooth movement. No mechanical steering assistance is required.

Ferris Rover XC™ FS1200 Ride On Spreader Compact Size

The Rover XC® FS1200 fits easily through a 36" gate, providing access to residential areas and condominium common areas.


Ferris Rover XC™ FS1200 Ride On Spreader SALT SPREADER BAFFLE

Allows the Pathfinder™ XC FS2200 to spread salt to extend seasonal use. Not to be used with rock salt.

Ferris Rover XC™ FS1200 Ride On Spreader SPARE PARTS KIT

A convenient package of high-wear parts that allow for fast service and maintenance.