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I got a scotts 35-3 spreader at a thrift store, need details

What settings should I use?

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Use the "Broadcast Spreader" settings on the product package, not the "Drop Spreader" setting. I find that "3" works for me with the stuff I put down: namely, lawn fertilizer and weed killer.

I haven't used it with ice-melt, so I can't advise you there except to say that if what you run through it spreads too thick, reduce the opening size; if not enough comes out, increase it.

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