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Place your spreader setting on a low setting (usually one-fourth of the spreader setting range or less). Spread the material over a 50 x 20-foot area (1,000 square feet). If there is material left over, increase your setting. If you come up short, decrease your setting.
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.
What setting do I use on a rotary spreader to apply Ferti-Lome Centipede Lawn Fertilizer 15-0-15? You would apply the Ferti-Lome Centipede Lawn Fertilizer 15-0-15 at a rate of 4 lbs per 1,000 square feet.
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If your spreader`s arc measures 12 feet across to its outermost points, the effective coverage is 9 feet wide. Passes across the lawn should be 9 feet apart. For best coverage, set the spreader at 50 percent, and then spread your seed two ways in a crosshatch pattern.
A spreader bar works by distributing a load across more than one point, increasing the stability and decreasing the load applied during hoisting. They typically have two lifting points going up to transmit the load to the crane and two going down to attach the object required to be lifted.
The fertilizer bag states that I should apply 40 lbs. per 5000 sq. ft. or 8 lbs per 1000 sq ft. using a rotary type spreader.
Spreaders are used to evenly distribute fertilizer and grass seed across your lawn. There are two types: drop and broadcast, also known as a rotary spreader. There are two types of broadcast spreaders: walk-behind and hand-held.
Rotary or Drop Spreader:

If both spreaders are of equal quality, a drop spreader usually will provide better accuracy. However, a high-quality rotary will be more accurate than a lower-quality drop spreader. Drop spreaders meter out the fertilizer and drop it directly on the lawn.

A fertilizer with unique numbers for the three elements will have different amounts of each nutrient. For example, a 15-30-15 fertilizer will have one part nitrogen, two parts phosphorus, and one part potassium.
When you begin applying the fertilizer, start at the edges of your lawn first. You don`t have to go slow or fast, your normal walking speed will do just fine. Avoid missing any areas by moving back and forth between the edges and overlapping the path you are following with the wheels of the spreader.
So here are the general rules: For fertilizers put the setting a notch or two above half. For example, if there are 20 notches on the spreader, 11-12 would be the setting. You don`t have to cover every square inch of turf to get good results, so if you think that`s too much, drop to a notch below half.
The first number is the amount of nitrogen (N), the second number is the amount of phosphate (P2O5) and the third number is the amount of potash (K2O). These three numbers represent the primary nutrients (nitrogen(N) – phosphorus(P) – potassium(K)). This label, known as the fertilizer grade, is a national standard.
So here are the general rules: For fertilizers put the setting a notch or two above half. For example, if there are 20 notches on the spreader, 11-12 would be the setting. You don`t have to cover every square inch of turf to get good results, so if you think that`s too much, drop to a notch below half.
For overseeding an existing lawn, we recommend a sowing rate of 35g per m2, and for sowing a new lawn from scratch we recommend a sowing rate of 50g per m2.
Spreading height

The spreader should be 75cm over the crop. This should be adjusted as the growing season moves on. For example, the spreader should be 75cm over a crop of grass or an emerging crop of spring barley; it should also be 75cm above a wheat crop at GS30.

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I want to apply scotts grub ex. With an earthway spreader, what setting should i use?
ANSWER : You have scot’s i want bayers grub killer

My setting range from 22 to 32… the lime says Scotts should be set on 4&1/2 to 6.
ANSWER : Use Scotts settings for Scotts products.

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.
ANSWER : Hi,
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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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 have a hand held scotts spreader and i don’t know which setting to put it on.
ANSWER : The setting should be stated on the bag of whatever you are spreading. Use that setting…Good luck…Lee

What i s setting on scotts lawn pro spreader to spread lesco momentum force weed andfeed 21-0-11
ANSWER : You can normally gauge it from the size of the granuals i think it is between 6 and 7

What is spreader setting for scotts southern turf builder on my earthway ev-n.
ANSWER : 3/4 of all the way be sure to shut off before turning as u can clump fert in grass

What setting should i use with my hand held scotts spreader for huma green?
ANSWER : What setting should i use
setting links below.
https://www.gemplers.com/docs/IS/61054CHART.pdf
Scotts Spreader Settings Helper Tools Scotts