Thread: Lesco 3rd Hole
View Single Post
  #28  
Old 09-12-2013, 01:26 PM
PR Fect's Avatar
PR Fect PR Fect is offline
LawnSite Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Appleton, Wisconsin
Posts: 1,048
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hissing Cobra View Post
BTC, the purpose of the 3rd hole closer is to reduce the amount of fertilizer that is coming out of the spreader when the deflector shield is in the "down" position. When it's in the "down" position the fertilizer that is normally thrown out the right side of the spreader is now being "re-directed" to the front and left side of the spreader, making those areas "heavy" with too much fertilizer. Early in the season this will result in deep, rich green coloring on the edges but if done during the summer heat, it will cause those edges to burn out. Closing the 3rd hole when the deflector is "down" allows for the front and the left side to continue getting the correct amount of fertilizer and you won't have those issues.
Closing the 3rd hole also works very well for anytime you want to reduce the rate you are putting down, Small tight areas that are less than your normal pattern with, or I even close it on heavy shaded parts of lawn.
__________________
PR Meyer, PR-Fect Lawn Services LLC

http://www.pr-fectlawn.com
Reply With Quote
 
Page generated in 0.04120 seconds with 7 queries