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What setting do I use on my spreader

Using Jirdon heat and drought stress fertilizer 8-12-10 4lbs.per 1000 sq. feet.

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Since I didn't have a manul, I downloaded one from Scott's and used that to calibrate the spreader which was out of calibration.

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SOURCE: Please tell me how to set my Scotts Accugreen 2000

I emailed the nursery that sold me the two products that I wanted to apply: Luscious Lawn and Garden and Luscious Lawn Corn Gluten. The owner emailed right back, telling me to use the highest setting because these products have large particles. Anyway, they are organic products, and an overdose will not burn my grass. Thank you. Nancy Packard

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http://www.gardentech.com/spreadersettings.asp

this is a link which will help you. Your setting should be on 7-8 using a criss-cross distribution pattern

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SOURCE: need spreader settings for Scotts Speedy Green 3000

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For 18-24-12 %50 PPSCU

Product Application Rate:
*LBS PER 1000 SQFT 4
Coverage:
* 12000
Craftsman 3
Craftsman Drop 7
Cyclone 4.25
Earthway 14.25
Lely 4.5
LESCO HD-1 7
LESCO R-94 7.5
LESCO Rotary (80# & 100#) 15
Ortho 3
Precision 6
Red devil 6
Republic 3
Scott's Accu Green 7.25
Scott's Easy Green 26.25
Scott's R7- X F.5
Scott's R8-A J.5
Scott's Speedy Green 1000 6
Scott's Speedy Green 2000 7
Scott's Speedy Green 3000 6
Spyker 4.5
True Temper 1500 \ 5000 5.5
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SOURCE: I need spreader setting to do 2.3 pounds per 1000

If the product you are planning on applying has a spreader setting for a Scotts SpeedyGreen, or specifically for the SpeedyGreen 3000; you can that recommendation in your Edgeguard Deluxe Spreader. If they do not have a suggested spreader setting for the SpeedyGreen, or SpeedyGreen 3000 settings then this question would best be answered by calling Scotts directly @ 1-800-543-8873. One of our associates would be happy to assist you further.


We do have a general rule, called the 50 by 20 rule which will allow you to use any product in any spreader, but there is some work that will need to be done.

* Weigh out and Place enough material in the hopper to cover 1,000 sq. ft. (In your case 2.3 pounds)


* Place the spreader setting on a low setting (Usually one-fourth of the spreader setting range or less. In your case i would suggest about 2.75 or 3)


* Spread the material over a 50 x 20 ft. area (This is 1,000 sq. ft.).


* If material is left over, you will need to increase the setting accordingly


* If they you up short, you will need to decrease the setting.

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What is the spreader setting for 2.8 lbs per 1000 feet?


Hi Tom:
It will depend on the size of the particles being spread.
Usually the package that the material comes in will have a table showing the settings.
Some of the fertilizers that have oyster shell can obstruct the opening and prevent the gate from closing. Gotta watch that.
You could also google the make of your spreader for information.
Here's a link to sites for Scott Spreaders.
https://www.google.ca/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=scott%20spreaders
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http://plantscience.psu.edu/research/centers/turf/extension/factsheets/calibrating-spreader

You have given the area you want to spread, but you also need the rate per square foot of the fertilizer. The link above tells you how to calibrate and check the rate of application.

Or you could ask Turf King direct.

http://www.turfking-lawn-care.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=107&Itemid=328

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The package usually has setting instructions on it.

If all else fails, the rate is 1 lb per 250 square feet.
Mark out an area about 10 ft by 25 ft long.
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Hello, to solve your question about what number to use to calibrate your broadcast spreader, please use the step-by-step instructions below:

1. If you don't already know the square footage of your lawn, please walk off or measure, multiplying the length by width. For example, my lawn is 100 ft wide by 100 ft long; this equals 10,000 sq. ft.
2. Use this figure (30,000 sq ft) to determine how much fertilizer, insecticide, fungicide,apply etc., to purchase and apply.
3. To calibrate the spreader for applying your product at the correct rate, first weigh and hold out an amount of product to cover a pre-determined test area; for example, enough for a 200 sq ft space.
4. Because most lawn fertilizers are packaged to cover areas in 1000 sq ft increments, it's easy to figure how many 1,000 sq ft applications you need for your lawn.
5. Set your spreader to 3 and measure 1/5 of the recommended application on your product, to cover a 200 sq ft area.
6. Use your spreader to cover this 200 sq ft area.
7. If there is product remaining in the hopper after walking this 200 sq ft area, increase the setting number and move to another test area, repeat steps 5 and 6.
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9. Remember to never leave product in your hopper because many chemicals are corrosive and can destroy the moving parts, making the spreader inoperable.

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