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Republic EZ broadcast spreader...what number to use when lining up the mark to calibrate the spreader...lost the instruction book

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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.
8. If there wasn't enough product to cover the test area, back the number down, move to another test area, and repeat steps 5 and 6, until you finish with product and lawn test area at the same time.
9. Remember to never leave product in your hopper because many chemicals are corrosive and can destroy the moving parts, making the spreader inoperable.

I hope this helps!

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  • Vicky Jun 23, 2015

    Mine says 4 1/2. Squeeze the fingertip control against the handle. The engraved line on the shut off plate should line up with the edge of the hopper opening. If it does not use a small wrench to adjust the black micrometer screw to achieve alignment

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On my EZ Broadcast Spreader, it says to set the micrometer to 4 1/2 and then when you squeeze the lever, the line on the shutter should line up with the edge of the opening.

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The setting is 4 1/2...To find what number on the spreader correlates to lbs/sq ft, take the lb/sq ft on the product packaging and multiply by .97. That number is the setting on the dial.

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The setting for calibration is 5.

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  • Brad Boyd Oct 02, 2011

    The setting for calibration is 5.

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