spreader settings

cla_53_eraMarch 29, 2009

I have lesco fertilizer 19-0-6 and I am trying to find out what setting to use with my Scott`s Speedy Green 3000 spreader. This is about the 6th time I have typed this same message. When am I going to get an answer?

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dchall_san_antonio(8 San Antonio)

I don't know where your messages went but they are not here.

Otherwise, welcome to the forum!

Your Lesco dealer might be able to give you a definitive answer. What I do when I am using a material that I don't know what setting to use is to experiment. I measure out 100 square feet (10x10 feet) and put the amount of fertilizer in the hopper that should cover that area (measure in pounds). Then I set the setting in the middle of the adjustment range and spread the fertilizer. Hopefully you will have some left over. Then, based on what is left over, I adjust the setting again and finish spreading over the lawn. I might not get it exactly right but it's a lot better than a wild guess and putting down way too much. Then make a note somewhere to remind you what setting you used.

    Bookmark   March 29, 2009 at 2:27PM
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andy10917(NY 6a)

Please try to remember that people here mostly homeowners too, and they are spending their free time helping others.

Is the fertilizer 19-0-6 with Dimension Crabgrass preventer? That make a big difference. I don't know of a 19-0-6 product from Lesco without Dimension.

Go to the Lesco.com site and on the left side of the window you will see Spreader Settings. The Scott's 3000 is listed.

    Bookmark   March 29, 2009 at 2:40PM
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garycinchicago(Z5 Chicago IL.)

> "This is about the 6th time I have typed this same message. When am I going to get an answer?"

Maybe when you go to the Lesco site, I dunno?

    Bookmark   March 29, 2009 at 3:47PM
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andy10917(NY 6a)

Gary:

I know. That was probably about 10X longer than it took me to type "Lesco Spreader Settings" into this miraculous lawn product I discovered called "Google" ;-)

    Bookmark   March 29, 2009 at 4:38PM
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woodinvirginia

Is it a Yello LESCO bag? if so it is 19-0-7 with Dimension, used it this past week here in Virginia , I have a Scotts Standard spreader I used setting "6" and did rows 4.5 feet away from each other. HTH

    Bookmark   April 4, 2009 at 11:10AM
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denverdude

Try this link:
http://www.lesco.com/Default.aspx?PageCode=SPREADER_SETTINGS

It's pretty easy to find if you know where to look.

Step 2: Select Product

Select an item from the following list: (select one) 080381 - DIMENSION 0.10% 19-0-6 30%PPSCU

Step 3: Locate Spreader

Product Application Rate:
*LBS PER 1000 SQFT 2.86 4.13 5.73

Coverage:
* 17500 12106 8726

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Craftsman 2.5 3 3.25
Craftsman Drop 5.25 7 .25
Cyclone 3.5 4.5 4.75
Earthway 14 14.5 14.75
Lely 3.5 4.5 4.75
LESCO HD-1 5.5 7 7.5
LESCO R-94 5 7 7.25
LESCO Rotary (80# & 100#) 13 15 17
Ortho 2.25 3 3.25
Precision 4.5 6 6.5
Red Devil 4.5 6 6.5
Republic 2.25 3 3.25
Scott's Accu Green 5.5 7.25 7.5
Scott's Easy Green 26 26.25 26.5
Scott's R7- X E.5 F.5 G.5
Scott's R8-A I.5 J.5 K.5
Scott's Speedy Green 1000 5 6 6.5
Scott's Speedy Green 2000 6 7 6
Scott's Speedy Green 3000 5 6 6.5
Spyker 3.5 4.5 4.75
True Temper 1500 \ 5000 4.5 5.25 5.5
Vicon 20 28 32
The three different settings for each spreader are the 3 different rates you can put it down at. Read the bag to find out which setting is best for your situation in your area of the country.

    Bookmark   April 4, 2009 at 2:54PM
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