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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

Spreader Calibration

Having an accurately-calibrated spreader is crucial to make sure fertilizer is not wasted or overapplied. Although your professional rotary spreader was factory calibrated when originally shipped, we recommend periodically checking the calibration and adjusting if necessary. This quick guide helps you return your spreader’s rate plate setting back to its factory calibration.

 


Model 2000 SR Rotary Spreader

Stainless steel frame rotary spreader. Patented helical cone-adjust spread pattern for better accuracy. Heavy duty stainless steel frame for long life. Pneumatic tires. Right side deflector shield and hopper cover included.

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Model 2000 Rotary Spreader 

Painted, steel framed rotary spreader. Patented helical cone-adjust spread pattern for better accuracy. Pneumatic tires. Hopper cover included.

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LCO-1000 Rotary Spreader

Durable, stainless steel frame. Four total grease zerks for easy lubrication. Quick open gear housing so no tools are required. 21-inch wheel base is wider than most, providing added stability. Unique dual rate setting mechanism accommodates both The Andersons and JDL High Wheel settings. Optional side deflector kit available.

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Model SSD Drop Spreader 

All stainless construction provides outstanding durability and corrosion resistance. Same spreader mechanism and spreader settings as the original Model SSD. Larger 13 (33 cm) Turf Saver 2 pneumatic wheels for an easier push. Extended ergonomic handle is more durable. Lift handles in the front and back for easier loading and unloading.

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Prizelawn® ARC 1 Spreader Calibrator

The Prizelawn Calibrator attaches to the spreader and collects granular materials or seeds, which can then be easily removed for weighing to determine the accuracy of the spreader setting with a given product. The ARC 1 Calibrator will fit most professional rotary spreaders.

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