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.

## How do you calibrate a Scotts Edgeguard DLX spreader?

## How do you use Turf Builder Edgeguard DLX?

To begin, **turn rate control dial to the correct setting listed on the back of each Scotts® product, pour the product in the hopper, then start spreading**. The spreader’s design enhancements feature a curved hopper and dual-bladed agitator for smooth product funneling and consistent coverage.

## What setting is Scotts Edgeguard?

The setting that you will use when applying Bifen Granules with a Scotts Edgeguard DLX is **a 2 or a 3** depending on how quickly you walk. 141 of 151 people found this answer helpful.

**What setting should my fertilizer spreader be set at? – Related Questions**

## How do you determine spreader settings?

**Calibrating Your Spreader**

- Divide 100 by the square foot the bag of fertilizer covers.
- Multiply the weight of the bag by this number.
- The answer is the amount of fertilizer needed to cover 100 sq. ft.
- Place this amount in the spreader.
- Mark off a 10 ft. x 10 ft. area.
- Apply using the suggested setting.

## What setting should Scotts spreader grass be set at?

Since settings will vary based on seed, it’s essential to verify this. For example, according to Scotts, the Scotts broadcast spreader settings for ryegrass seed should be set at **setting 15 for new lawns and setting 5 for reseeding**.

## What setting do I use on my Scott?

We recommend the following: **If your spreader settings go from 1 to 10 (1 letting out the least and 10 letting out the most) you typically want to be around a 3 setting**. If your spreader goes from 1 to 20, you should probably be around a 6 or 7 setting.

## What setting should I use on Scotts EdgeGuard for grass seed?

## What do the numbers mean on a Scotts spreader?

The numbers stand for **an application rate**. A bag of commercial fertilizer will usually have numbers for where to set either broadcast or drop spreaders to get the recommended amount of fertilizer laid down.

## What type of spreader is Scotts EdgeGuard?

Use the Scotts® Turf Builder® EdgeGuard® **Mini Broadcast Spreader** to apply fertilizer, grass seed, and other lawn care products. This lawn spreader comes pre-calibrated and ready-to-use, and holds up to 5,000 sq. ft. of Scotts® product.

## How do you use a Scotts DLX spreader?

## How do you set Scotts spreader?

## How do you use the Edgeguard spreader?

## How do I calibrate my spreader?

**How to Calibrate a Spreader**

- Determine the amount of fertilizer needed for 100 sq. ft. For example, the fertilizer bag weighs 25 lbs. and covers 5,000 sq.
- Place this amount in the spreader.
- Mark off the area. For a rotary spreader, use a 10-foot by 10-foot area (100 sq. ft).
- Apply using the suggested setting.

## How do you find the spreader constant?

The spreader constant is **the number of sensor pulses divided by per cubic foot of material discharged per revolution (CFR)**.

## How do you calculate fertilizer spreader?

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**.

## What is an important step in calibrating a fertilizer spreader?

Spreader calibration consists of two processes. First, **the spread pattern must be adjusted to distribute the fertilizer particles uniformly**. Second, the amount of fertilizer spread over the desired area must be measured and adjusted, if necessary, to equal the recommended application rate.

## How much should a spreader overlap?

Overlapping **2 to 3 inches** should be sufficient with a drop spreader. With a rotary spreader, overlap the pattern one-quarter to one-third of its width. For an irregular shaped lawn, apply a header strip completely around its edge. Then, move back and forth across the lawn.

## Do you need to calibrate a strain gauge?

**Strain gauge based transducers should be calibrated by applying the appropriate load to the transducer and measuring the resulting output**. Strain gauge pressure transducers should be calibrated by applying pressure.

## Are Scotts spreader settings lbs per 1000 sq ft?

per 5000 sq. ft. or **8 lbs per 1000 sq ft**.