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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
Hope it helps
Cheers

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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.
With many different spreaders on the market, it can be difficult to know what setting to use – so we`ve done the hard work for you! 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.
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.

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