Old 09-13-2008, 06:01 PM
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Z-Spray Fertilizer Spread Width

When only fertilizing with my Z-Max I go at 15 foot spacings. I am thinking of going 20. Anybody try 20 foot spacings or more? What were your results. I am concerned about not enough overlap and getting and even distribution.
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Old 09-13-2008, 08:42 PM
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Have you calibrated your machine? That will tell you. You know, put out trays, see how much is each tray at any givin distance from the machine, ect, ect.
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Old 09-14-2008, 04:55 PM
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Ditto with LushGreen. On big lawns, we use a Spyker 220 electric spreader mounted on a 3-point hitch (JD 445). Our passes are 15 - 20 feet apart. Never any streaking either. But keep in mind, we can 'tilt' the 3-point hitch "up" to cover a wider area. Since the Z-Max has a fixed (level) adjustment, I would stay with a 15 foot to avoid streaking. BTW we usually run our JD's over 8 mph when spreading. Problem is...it's too fast for spraying weeds due to safety & accuracy.
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