Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232)

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  • Spreader Type: Broadcast
  • Product Type: Broadcast Spreader
  • Capacity: 44 lb.
  • Material: Plastic
  • Assembled Height: 22 in.
  • Assembled Width: 22 in.
  • Wheel Type: Solid
  • Coverage Area: 15000 sq. ft.
  • Assembled Depth: 19 in.


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Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232)
 
3.7

(based on 153 reviews)

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    (44)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (7)

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    (27)

72%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (86)
  • Effective (64)
  • Value (42)
  • Quality (36)
  • Good directions (30)

Cons

  • Didn't work as expected (30)
  • Difficult to use (13)
  • Messy (11)
  • Problem with label (3)

Best Uses

  • Fertilizer (4)
  • Planting seeds (3)
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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Good machine except----

I have had the spreader for almost exactly 1 year. I used it last year for the application of Scotts 4 Step fertilizer products. Today, I used it for first application this year....Read complete review

I have had the spreader for almost exactly 1 year. I used it last year for the application of Scotts 4 Step fertilizer products. Today, I used it for first application this year. Half way through the application, the EdgeGuard control on the handle broke. My investigation found that inside the control, there is a plastic retainer with a slot that the end of the control cable fits into. A piece of the plastic retainer broke off and now the end of the cable will not stay in the retainer. So, future use of spreader will not have benefit of EdgeGuard. Overall though, I do like the spreader and do recommend it to neighbors and while in retirement I do work part time in Garden department at Home Depot and will continue recommending spreader to customers but being an honest guy, will mention to them my experience. But- I am going to check this year's models to see if EdgeGuard control has been improved.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Poor Quality

I have had two edgeguards. Scotts replaced the first one. A great concept as it allows you to put the products down where they are suppose to be. Neither spreader lasted three years....Read complete review

I have had two edgeguards. Scotts replaced the first one. A great concept as it allows you to put the products down where they are suppose to be. Neither spreader lasted three years. The control that regulates the opening size gets stuck. The spinning device gets stuck and won't rotate properly thereby the product comes pouring out. The spreader will fall over it you are not careful. It simply is too flimsy to be a smooth operating device. Scotts should beef this thing up, get rid of the plastic tires, charge more money for a better lasting product and I would be happier paying for something that actually works. I am now a happier owner of a different brand of spreader.

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1.0

Broken

By Skizzy77

from Syracuse, UT, USA

Pros

    Cons

    • broke first time i used it!

    Best Uses

      Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

      So I got this spreader as a gift about one to two months ago. Well finally it was time to put down some fertilizer, so I cut off the zip tie took out the plastic rods and folded it together and tighetned the knobs down for the handle. I dumped in my fertilizer, turned the knob to the correct setting that was recommended on the bag for the dispensing and was ready to go! I started on my park strip out front of my house and things were going good.... I about finished my first section of park strip and heard a "CRACK". I looked down and saw that the black rotating spreader underneath had completly sheared clean off from the piece that runs up to the hopper. Now I have a full hopper and nothing can be done. I don't even know where it was purchased and have no receipt. So a waste of money.

       
      3.0

      Poor Quality Parts

      By Chucker04

      from Bedford NS Canada

      Pros

      • Easy to use
      • Effective

      Cons

      • Poor quality parts

      Best Uses

        Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

        I've had my spreader for a couple years. The small black spinner in the center quickly came loose and falls off all the time. The wheels seem to get clogged easily and stop spinning. Other than those two things and the fact you cannot get a replacement part it was reliable. I just think they should test more and especially on the moving parts put more reliable and stronger parts on.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Laughing stock of neighborhood

        By vz2d1k

        from Michigan, USA

        Pros

        • Easy to use

        Cons

        • Didn't work as expected
        • Leaves Streaks

        Best Uses

          Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

          I live on 1/2 acre of land and I bought this "deluxe" model a year ago since my previous spreader kept breaking down. I have a corner lot in a nice neighborhood. I noticed last year that I was getting streaks (lines) in my lawn after fertilizing. I thought I had my settings in correct or I wasn't overlapping properly. After all I use it only about 4-5 times per year. My neighbors keep giving me advice on how to spread product, but this year I realize that its the spreader. It does NOT spread product evenly. I have the edge guard off and it still spreads more heavily to one side and leaves a trail on the other. I think the fertilizer leaks out and drops to the wheels to leave this line. I've tried to compensate for that but no luck. I'm sure its too late to return this spreader but I wish I could. I think Scotts fertilizer is very good and I love using it, but I wish I had a fix for their spreader or could get my money back. I would upload a picture but your website requires my image must be 533 pixels tall and a minimum of 533 pixels wide. This is very strange. It sounds like you're afraid to view my image of a streaky front yard!

           
          4.0

          Great for a half acre

          By Foxborophil

          from Foxboro

          Pros

          • Easy to use

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

              I just put down the third product down for the season . It is easy to use and has the edge that products your edge

               
              5.0

              Works great! Easy to perform and store.

              By bubba24

              from West Milton, Ohio

              Pros

              • Easy to use
              • Effective
              • value

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                  This spreader makes it so easy. The adjustable levels allows you to manage your spray and usage.

                   
                  5.0

                  this item is great

                  By flatlander

                  from Lawton, OK, USA

                  Pros

                  • Easy to use
                  • Effective
                  • Good directions
                  • Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                      I haveused many spreaders and have found this to be easiest touse and set up

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      2.0

                      Poor quality for the price.

                      By Upnorthfan

                      from Wisconsin, USA

                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Didn't work as expected
                        • poor quality . disposable product.

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                          I purchased this last fall, used it then and again in April for crabgrass preventer. Each time I rinsed it off and hung it in my shed. Got it out yesterday and after 15 minutes the spinner/broadcaster part literally snapped lose. It is apparently not repairable. I had my last spreader for 20 years. I have a smooth lawn. No excuse for this from a name brand company . Very disappointed.

                           
                          4.0

                          easy to read controls

                          By gdu1

                          from Jackson Tn

                          Pros

                          • Easy to use
                          • Effective
                          • Quality

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                              big improvement over other spreaders. The dial control is easy to read and use. the edge control is very handy around drive ways and property lines

                               
                              5.0

                              Scotts® Turf Builder® EdgeGuard® DLX

                              By dbsr760

                              from Las Vegas, NV, USA

                              Pros

                              • easy to use
                              • Effective
                              • Good directions
                              • quality
                              • value

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                                  I've been using Scott's products for many years and over the years have purchased several spreaders and just love them, easy to use, spreads evenly and makes job so much easier.

                                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  3.0

                                  spreads well but edgeguard is flimsy piece of plastic

                                  By Tommie2tone

                                  from Muskegon, MI

                                  Pros

                                  • spreads adequately

                                  Cons

                                  • Didn't work as expected

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                                    Bought the Scott's Edgeguard Deluxe broadcast spreader yesterday, used it once, and returned it today. The edgeguard technology is a cheap piece of plastic. It jumps out of its housing (4 x 1/2" plastic tabs) whenever it feels like it. If all you want is to spread fertilizer, etc. it's ok. But if you're paying the extra dollar to get something that works as advertized, stay away from the "Edgeguard"...it's useless.

                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    2.0

                                    Very disappointed

                                    By CJCC

                                    from Portland, OR, USA

                                    Pros

                                      Cons

                                      • Didn't work as expected
                                      • Difficult to use

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                                        I have been fertilizing my lawns for over 40 yrs using several Scotts Drop Spreaders over the years. They always seem to rust out after about three years...and I use them every 8 weeks from March until early November. I switched to a plastic Broadcast Spreader and am so sorry I did that. The Calibration was very poor. I am going to have either a very green lawn or a very brown lawn. The right side did not broadcast even with the Edge Guard OFF. I used substantully more fertilizer with this product. So why is it that people like these anyway?

                                         
                                        4.0

                                        This product works easily.

                                        By mick223

                                        from Tega Cay, SC, USA

                                        Pros

                                        • easy to use
                                        • Effective
                                        • Quality

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                                            This product works really well. The quality is very good. The edge guard keeps you from getting the product all over the sidewalk or driveway. Your product doesn't drop out when you close it which is important. I have used it for several years and will continue to use it as it is very easy. I do recommend this product.

                                            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            1.0

                                            Edgeguard broke

                                            By LaxDad

                                            from Va

                                            Pros

                                              Cons

                                              • Difficult to use
                                              • keep breaking
                                              • Quality of product

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                                                I have had this product for a less than two years and the edgeguard trigger cable would not deploy after a year. I have to manually deploy it. Also the plastic wheel to control product flow sticks. Very frustrating !!!!

                                                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                 
                                                1.0

                                                Worthless

                                                By RobNebraska

                                                from Omaha, NE, USA

                                                Pros

                                                  Cons

                                                  • Broke immediately
                                                  • Didn't work as expected
                                                  • Difficult to use

                                                  Best Uses

                                                    Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                                                    I bought this spreader 1 hour ago. Brought it home and began using. I hit a small bump in my yard and the handle bent. Within 20 minutes of use, the trigger quit working, and the fertilizer will no longer come out of the spreader. All of this for $57. Do not buy this spreader~!!!

                                                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                     
                                                    1.0

                                                    Horrible design

                                                    By boxsterra

                                                    from Townsend, MA, USA

                                                    Pros

                                                      Cons

                                                      • Didn't work as expected
                                                      • poor design and quality

                                                      Best Uses

                                                        Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                                                        I've used this product for less than 1 year and the product is falling apart already. One wheels keeps falling off. The wheel simply won't stay locked in.

                                                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                         
                                                        1.0

                                                        not calibrated

                                                        By artman

                                                        from Niles, IL, USA

                                                        Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                                                        Calibration is way off. followed the settings and consumed to much seeds and fertilizer

                                                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                         
                                                        1.0

                                                        This product not worth it

                                                        By garnet

                                                        from Columbia, CT, USA

                                                        Pros

                                                          Cons

                                                          • you do not make all plastic

                                                          Best Uses

                                                            Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                                                            should not have bought-second season starts and it breaks

                                                            (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                                             
                                                            5.0

                                                            Great spreader

                                                            By RoyH1

                                                            from Millstone New Jersey

                                                            Pros

                                                            • easy to use
                                                            • Good directions
                                                            • Quality
                                                            • uniform dispersement

                                                            Cons

                                                              Best Uses

                                                                Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                                                                I purchased this spreader this past weekend after using nothing but a drop spreader for many years. But inasmuch as I have over an acre of grass I decided to try the DLX and I was very pleased with the result. It has a pretty wide spreadpath (about 5 feet) and the air filled tires made pushing it much easier. I was able to do the entire yard in about 1/3 of the time it has taken in the past. Great product; I would recommend this spreader to everyone.

                                                                (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                 
                                                                4.0

                                                                Good Spreader

                                                                By NewtoScotts

                                                                from Reston, VA

                                                                Pros

                                                                • easy to use
                                                                • Effective

                                                                Cons

                                                                  Best Uses

                                                                    Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                                                                    Bought the spreader this Spring - I had to replace the old one that gave up after 15 years. I have used it once and it worked great. The edge guard is great for keeping the fertilizer off the walks, off the driveway and out of the flower beds. It handled the 15,000 sq ft bag of fertilizer with no problem. Spreads even and easy to operate. I do like that most of it is plastic to reduce the corrosion. Only time will tell how durable it is. I would not us it for commercial applications, I do not think it could take the abuse.

                                                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                     
                                                                    4.0

                                                                    Saves time

                                                                    By Blt1

                                                                    from Round Rock, TX, USA

                                                                    Pros

                                                                    • easy to use
                                                                    • Effective
                                                                    • quality

                                                                    Cons

                                                                      Best Uses

                                                                        Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                                                                        The broadcast spreader is easy to use and save a large amount of time spreading fret. Or seeds. Settings are easy and holds a large amount.

                                                                         
                                                                        5.0

                                                                        Excellent spreader for the money

                                                                        By Homero

                                                                        from Bremen, IN 46506, USA

                                                                        Pros

                                                                        • easy to use
                                                                        • Effective
                                                                        • Good directions
                                                                        • Quality
                                                                        • value

                                                                        Cons

                                                                          Best Uses

                                                                            Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                                                                            This spreader is easy to use.....works smoothly...edge guard is a smart feature to keep fertilizer where you want it...I have been very happy with this product.

                                                                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                             
                                                                            2.0

                                                                            Buy another product

                                                                            By Louie3

                                                                            from Houston, Tx

                                                                            Pros

                                                                            • Good directions

                                                                            Cons

                                                                            • Didn't work as expected

                                                                            Best Uses

                                                                              Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                                                                              Within a year of buying this spreader, one wheel fell off.

                                                                              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                               
                                                                              4.0

                                                                              easy to use

                                                                              By LRVtech

                                                                              from Orlando, FL, USA

                                                                              Pros

                                                                              • easy to use

                                                                              Cons

                                                                                Best Uses

                                                                                  Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                                                                                  The spreader was very easy to use. With the edge lever, I didn't have to worry about getting fertilizer all over the sidewalk and driveway. I'm glad they thought of this design.

                                                                                   
                                                                                  4.0

                                                                                  Not much different

                                                                                  By Indbsktbal

                                                                                  from Richmond, IN, USA

                                                                                  Pros

                                                                                  • easy to use
                                                                                  • Effective
                                                                                  • Good directions

                                                                                  Cons

                                                                                  • price compared to off brand

                                                                                  Best Uses

                                                                                    Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                                                                                    Not much different then the off brands but it does do a good job.

                                                                                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                                     
                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    I've had this model for 7 years.

                                                                                    By Dadeeo

                                                                                    from Michigan, usa

                                                                                    Pros

                                                                                    • Quality

                                                                                    Cons

                                                                                    • none

                                                                                    Best Uses

                                                                                      Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                                                                                      It still works like day one, I may never need a another one.

                                                                                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                                       
                                                                                      4.0

                                                                                      solid

                                                                                      By DrThom

                                                                                      from Latrobe, PA

                                                                                      Pros

                                                                                      • easy to use

                                                                                      Cons

                                                                                        Best Uses

                                                                                          Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                                                                                          Very happy with this spreader. Solid performance. Reliable for more than five years.

                                                                                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                                           
                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                          5+ years old and still going strong!

                                                                                          By sweakley

                                                                                          from Jefferson, MD 21755, USA

                                                                                          Pros

                                                                                          • easy to use
                                                                                          • Effective
                                                                                          • Quality
                                                                                          • value

                                                                                          Cons

                                                                                            Best Uses

                                                                                              Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                                                                                              This is one of the best spreaders I have ever owned. I use it on a regular basis to spread seed, fertilizer and weed control products. Even does double duty in the winter spreading ice melt on the driveway.

                                                                                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                                               
                                                                                              1.0

                                                                                              poor quality

                                                                                              By JeremyH

                                                                                              from Albany, NY, USA

                                                                                              Pros

                                                                                              • easy to use
                                                                                              • Effective

                                                                                              Cons

                                                                                              • Poor quality parts

                                                                                              Best Uses

                                                                                                Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                                                                                                I bought this in the fall to spread seed, worked great. Just used to spread fertilizer today and the plastic spreader that spins broke!! Only the second time I used it and no parts available. This is not acceptable for a $55 spreader!

                                                                                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                                                 
                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                Works as advertised

                                                                                                By Rickb054

                                                                                                from Killeen, TX, USA

                                                                                                Pros

                                                                                                • Easy to use
                                                                                                • edge guard
                                                                                                • Effective
                                                                                                • Good directions
                                                                                                • quality
                                                                                                • value

                                                                                                Cons

                                                                                                  Best Uses

                                                                                                    Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                                                                                                    This spreader works as good as any scotts' spreader I have ever owned. I especially like the edge guard, since last year half of my feed went to the sidewalks and drive way and I had to sweep it off. This year spreading was a breeze!

                                                                                                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                                                     
                                                                                                    3.0

                                                                                                    The product started out great and it went down hill in a hurry

                                                                                                    By LeeSha

                                                                                                    from Omaha, NE, USA

                                                                                                    Pros

                                                                                                    • Easy to use
                                                                                                    • Effective
                                                                                                    • Good directions
                                                                                                    • value

                                                                                                    Cons

                                                                                                    • Didn't work as expected

                                                                                                    Best Uses

                                                                                                      Comments about Scotts® Deluxe Edgeguard Broadcast Spreader (76232):

                                                                                                      I bought the product for the Scott name and thought that all was well. I had an older model from a competitor and wanted a new one. I bought this unit and gave my old one to my son. I used the spreader three times and the thing broke. The cable that operates the chute broke right at the hopper. For the money I thought that the spreader would last longer than it did.

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