IMHO Plugging is not practical on large areas. However it has it's place when dealing with small burn outs.
Strip sodding is an other choice for larger areas. But once again you are dealing with a grow in and weeds.
it is one thing to do a off label applications. It is total stupidity to post it on the world wide web and expect people to approve.
You can lead a Donkey to water but you can't make the Jackass Drink