LMC Fertilizer Spreader

4/18/2021 – Bought 2020 LMC Fertilizer Spreader

  • Model US-340
  • Stock No. 303012 at SunSouth for $750 + $60 tax = $810.
  • Product ID No. 20-000489
Gear at 540 RPMSecs for 200′FPSMPH
1H375.453.7
2H277.45.05
3H Too Fast18.2117.5
4L613.272.23
Fergie’s Performance

Measured 4 quarts (1 gallon) of AGRI-AFC 15-0-15 and it weighed 6 lbs. 14 oz. Therefore, it is a “Course Grain Fertilizer per the chart below.

  • Running in 1H goes 0.7 MPH faster than the 3 MPH cited or about 25% faster so 25% less will be spread. The following reduces the “Quantity to be Spread” by 25%.
    • Lever setting 2 = 88-22 = 66 lbs. per acre = 1.5 lbs/1000 SF
    • Lever Setting 3 = 206-51 = 155 lbs. per acre = 3.55 lbs/1000 SF
    • Lever Setting 4 = 297- 74 = 223 lbs per acre = 5.12 lbs/1000 SF
    • Lever Setting 5 = 697-174 = 523 lbs. per acre = 12.0 lbs/1000 SF
  • Running in 2H will be accurate for the center row of the Course Grain portion of the chart below.

http://www.iris-spreaders.com/bbs/bbs/view.php

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