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Spreader Settings

DISCLAIMER: These spreader settings were established using standard equipment available from the spreader manufacturer at swath widths and speeds typically used within the industry. Many variables such as walking speed, terrain, particle size, density, and spreader condition can affect these settings. These suggested settings are estimations based on past experience and testing. Spreader settings are intended as a guide and unit calibration should still be performed to ensure proper application rates. Settings are approximate only.

Product Particle Size Lbs. per 1000 sq. ft Andersons Model 2000, 2000 SR, & LCO-1000 Spreader Settings Cone Setting
(not applicable for LCO-1000 model)
Typical Spread Width
(May vary depending on product density)
Small Granules Greens Grade 2
4
6
I 1/2
K 1/2
M
8-9
8-9
8-9
10 Feet
10 Feet
10 Feet 
Medium Granules Fairways Grade 2
4
6
J 1/2
L 1/2
O
5-6
5-6
5-6
10 Feet
10 Feet
10 Feet 
Large Granules Standard Grade 2
4
6
K
M 1/2
O 1/2
3-4
3-4
3-4
10 Feet
10 Feet
10 Feet 

 

Grass Seed Spreading Chart

Product Application Rate Andersons Model 2000, 2000 SR, & LCO-1000 Cone Setting
(N/A for LCO-1000 or SSD model spreaders)
Typical Spread Width
(Rotary only)
Anderson SSD Drop
Bentgrass 0.5 lbs.
1 lbs.
1.7 lbs.
H
H 1/2
I
4
4
4
4
4
4
2 1/2
2 1/2
3
Kentucky Bluegrass 1 lbs.
2 lbs.
4 lbs.
K
L
O
8
8
8
7
7
4
5
6 1/2
10
Perennial Rygrass 2 lbs.
4 lbs.
6 lbs.
M 1/2
O 1/2
R
8
8
8
7
7
4
7
10
13 1/2
Poa Trivialis 3 lbs.
6 lbs.
12 lbs.
M
P
X
8
8
8
7
7
4
7
11
18
Sports Turf (50% Bluegrass / 50% Ryegrass) 2 lbs.
3 lbs.
4 lbs.
L 1/2
M
M 1/2
8
8
8
7
7
4
6 1/2
8
10
Tall Fescue 3 lbs.
5 lbs.
6.5 lbs.
P
--
V
8
--
8
7
--
4
10
12 1/2
16
Fine Fescue 2 lbs.
3 lbs.
4 lbs.
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
12
15
18
Bermudagrass 1 lbs.
2 lbs.
3 lbs.
G
H
I
7
7
7
9
9
9
2
2 1/2
3

 

Comprehensive Spreader Conversion

DISCLAIMER: These spreader settings were established using standard equipment available from the spreader manufacturer at swath widths and speeds typically used within the industry. Many variables such as walking speed, terrain, particle size, density, and spreader condition can affect these settings. Spreader settings are intended as a guide and unit calibration should still be performed to ensure proper application rates. They are not intended to replace calibration. 

Andersons Model 2000, 2000SR, & LCO1000 Agri Fab Rotary Earthway Rotary Earthway Drop Lesco Rotary (numbers) Lesco Rotary (letters) Prizelawn BF1 /CBR/III/CBR IV Prizelawn LF II Scotts Rotary (Consumer) Scotts Drop (Consumer) Scotts EasyGreen (Consumer) Scotts RBA Pro Rotary Spyker Rotary
E 1/2 -- 6 1/2 6 1/2 5 -- -- -- ** 2 -- D 3.1
F -- 7 7 -- -- D -- ** 2 1/2 22 D 1/2 3.2
F 1/2 -- 8 8 6 B -- -- ** 3 23 E 3.4
G -- 9 9 7 B 1/2 E 2 ** 3 1/2 -- E 1/2 3.5
G 1/2 2 9 1/2 9 1/2 -- -- -- -- 2 4 24 F 3.6
H -- 10 10 8 C F -- 2 1/4 4 1/4 -- F 1/2 3.7
H 1/2 2 1/2 10 1/2 10 1/2 -- -- -- -- 2 1/2 4 1/2 24 1/2 G 3.9
I -- 11 11 9 C 1/2 G 2 1/2 2 3/4 4 3/4 -- G 1/2 4
I 1/2 3 11 1/2 11 1/2 -- -- -- -- 3 5 -- H 4.1
J 3 1/2 12 12 10 D H -- 3 1/2 5 1/2 25 H 1/2 4.3
J 1/2 -- 12 1/2 12 1/2 -- -- -- -- 3 3/4 6 -- I 4.5
K 4 13 13 11 D 1/2 I 3 4 6 1/4 25 1/2 I 1/2 4.7
K 1/2 4 1/2 13 1/2 13 1/2 -- -- -- -- 4 1/2 6 1/2 -- J 4.9
L 5 14 14 -- -- J 3 1/2 5 7 26 J 1/2 5
L 1/2 5 1/2 14 1/2 14 1/2 12 E -- -- 5 1/2 7 1/2 -- K 5.2
M -- 15 15 -- -- K 4 5 3/4 7 3/4 -- K 1/2 5.4
M 1/2 6 15 1/2 15 1/2 13 E 1/2 -- -- 6 8 -- L 5.5
N 6 1/2 16 16 -- -- L 4 1/2 6 1/2 8 1/2 27 L 1/2 5.7
N 1/2 -- 16 1/2 16 1/2 14 F -- -- 6 3/4 8 3/4 -- M 5.9
O 7 17 17 -- -- M 5 7 9 -- M 1/2 6
O 1/2 -- 17 1/2 17 1/2 -- -- -- -- 7 1/4 9 1/2 -- N 6.2
P -- 18 18 15 F 1/2 N 5 1/2 7 3/4 9 3/4 28 N 1/2 6.4
P 1/2 8 18 1/2 18 1/2 16 G -- -- 8 10 -- O 6.5
Q 8 1/2 19 19 -- -- O 6 8 1/2 10 1/2 -- O 1/2 6.7
Q 1/2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 8 3/4 11 -- P 6.9
R 9 20 20 17 G 1/2 P -- 9 11 1/2 29 P 1/2 7
R 1/2 -- 21 21 -- -- -- 6 1/2 9 1/2 12 -- Q 7.2
S 10 22 22 -- -- Q -- 10 12 1/2 -- Q 1/2 7.4
S 1/2 -- -- -- 18 H -- -- 10 1/2 13 -- R 7.5
T 11 23 23 -- -- R 7 11 13 1/2 30 R 1/2 7.7
T 1/2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 11 1/2 14 -- 5 7.9
U 12 24 24 19 H 1/2 S -- 12 14 1/2 -- S 1/2 8
U 1/2 -- -- -- -- -- T 7 1/2 12 1/2 15 -- T 8.3
V 13 25 25 -- -- U -- 13 15 1/2 31 T 1/2 8.5
V 1/2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 13 1/2 16 -- U 8.7
W 14 26 26 20 I V -- 14 16 1/2 -- U 1/2 8.9
W 1/2 -- -- -- -- -- W 8 14 1/2 17 -- V 9
X 15 27 27 21 J 1/2 X -- 15 17 1/2 32 V 1/2 9.3
X 1/2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 18 -- W 9.5.2
Y -- 28 28 22 J Y 8 1/2 -- -- -- W 1/2 9.7
Y 1/2 -- 29 29 23 J 1/2 -- -- -- -- -- -- 9.9
Z -- 30 30 -- -- Z 9 -- -- -- X 1/2 10

 

Approximate Cone Settings for Andersons Model 2000 and Model 2000 SR Professional Rotary Spreaders

Particle SGN Cone Setting
240 3
215 4
150 5
145 6
125 7
100 8
75 9
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