Scotts& Accugreeen 3000 Drop Spreader 3 Pack

I have an older model Scotts 35-3 drop spreader and need either the manual or at least the calibration settings. Where do I find this info. Google offered no solutions nor does Scott.

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If you are using a drop spreader, such as Scott`s Classic Drop Spreader, and using a Yard Mastery granular fertilizer, you will want to set your spreader at a 7.
First, use the following formula to determine how much fertilizer is needed to apply 0.5 pound N per 1,000 square feet to the turf: pounds of N per 1,000 square feet desired for application ÷ percent of N in fertilizer (in decimal form) = pounds of fertilizer per 1,000 square feet.
If this is what you meant, or those two spreaders are compatible with settings, you can use setting 2 3/4 for putting out 1.15 lbs per 1000 sq/ft, 5 1/4 for 2.3lbs per 1000 sq/ft, or 9 for putting out 4.6 lbs per 1000 sq/ft.
When using percentages in calculations, convert the number to its decimal form (for example, 26% = 0.26; 5% = 0.05). (1.0 lb nitrogen per 1000 sq ft) ÷ 0.26 = 3.8 lb of a 26-5-10 fertilizer is needed to supply 1.0 lb nitrogen per 1000 sq ft.
A spreader setting is the rate in which you apply product to your lawn. Each Jonathan Green product has recommended rates of application and coverage based on bag size. The application rate is defined as the amount of material applied per unit area of land.
When using percentages in calculations, convert the number to its decimal form (for example, 26% = 0.26; 5% = 0.05). (1.0 lb nitrogen per 1000 sq ft) ÷ 0.26 = 3.8 lb of a 26-5-10 fertilizer is needed to supply 1.0 lb nitrogen per 1000 sq ft.
The spreader constant is the number of sensor pulses divided by per cubic foot of material discharged per revolution (CFR).

I have an older scotts drop spreader, called a precision flow control model and do not know what settings to use with the Scotts turf builder I have purchased.
The best way is to just place a small amount… like 5 lb in the hopper…start with it barely open and see how far you get,,, then compute from there what you need…
The settings they give you are guesamates at best and are often set to place too much… why not??? they are selling you a product!!

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My Scotts 3000 spreader has a spring that closes the drop chute and it has broken. Is there a replacement spring available?
ANSWER : You can use almost any spring with the same or close tension. Lowes and Home-Depot carry an assortment of springs.

How do you know that the Classic Drop Spreader is adjusted properly? i’m using too much fertilizer in comparison to my old Scotts drop spreader and leaving too many burn marks. I thought that the proper adjustment was determined by setting it to 6, open via the handle and checking the arrow on the bottom making sure it’s lining up with the adjustment line.Please advise. Very dissapointed with the new product.
ANSWER : I’m sorry to hear about the problems you are experiencing with your spreader. You’re right, this is the correct way to adjust the calibration of the Classic Drop Spreader. If you are still having problems, you can call Scotts at 877-465-5160, and we can assist you further. Hilary @ Scotts

The cable on my mum’s scotts evergreen drop spreader is not connected. Where can I find out how to reconnect it correctly?

I just bought a new Scott’s “Classic Drop” Spreader. I owned a Scott’s drop spreader before and the recommended settings on Scott’s fertilizer bags always worked great.

On Scott’s Turfbuilder fertilizer for Spring (yellow on bag) it recommends one setting for drop spreaders which was 5 3/4.

I drained an entire 14 lb bag with that setting before I was even 1/4 done with my lawn. Usually I can do my whole lawn and have some left over. I even returned the spreader to Home Depot and got another one and another bag of fertilizer and the same thing occured. I adjusted it down to 3 after a bit and still used the entire other 14 lb bag.

ANSWER : I am sorry that neither spreader performed as they should have. This is very concerning to us, and we would like to get more information about the spreaders, if you still have 1 the manufacture date would be most helpful to us. It sounds like you could possibly have an over-application of the product as well. If you could call us at 1-800-543-8873, we would be happy to discuss this with you. Stacey at Scotts.

I need a new spring is it replaceable – Scotts EvenGreen Drop Spreader
ANSWER : Yes, you will need to remove spring and take to hardware store or automotive parts store to match it up. Or you can look online at the parts list for your spreader and order it from Scotts directly.

I need a replacement part for Scotts 73730 AccuGreen 3000 Deluxe Drop Spreader… the plastic part that holds the cable and threads into the dispensing lever.