Scotts® Turf Builder Classic Drop Spreader (76565)

Item no: 7218084 | 0032247765657
$55.99
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  • 10M maximum hopper capacity
  • Classic drop spreader
  • Push spreader
  • Perfect for small yards
  • Very accurate application of lawn fertilizers
  • Transition from Accugreen 300 to Turf Builder drop spreader
  • 32"W x 47"H x 18"D
  • 22" Spread Pattern


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Scotts® Turf Builder Classic Drop Spreader (76565)
 
2.9

(based on 11 reviews)

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64%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Adjustable settings (8)
  • Easy to use (7)
  • Even dispersal (6)
  • Solid construction (3)

Cons

  • Gets stuck (4)
  • Streaky dispersal (4)

Best Uses

  • Fertilizer (9)
  • Insecticides (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Spreader With The Best Results

Tried a rotary broadcast spreader. Didn't like the way it dispensed. I returned the broadcast spreader and purchased a drop spreader. Much better results from the drop. I think it spreads more...Read complete review

Tried a rotary broadcast spreader. Didn't like the way it dispensed. I returned the broadcast spreader and purchased a drop spreader. Much better results from the drop. I think it spreads more uniformly. Hopefully the results will be decent.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Replacement for old Scott AccuGreen 3000

Replaced a six-year old Scott AccuGreen 3000 drop spreader when control handle snapped in two. This version does not have the locking mechanism (even though it is shown in picture). I hope the...Read complete review

Replaced a six-year old Scott AccuGreen 3000 drop spreader when control handle snapped in two. This version does not have the locking mechanism (even though it is shown in picture). I hope the control handle does not prematurely fail, since you have to apply constant pressure when using as you cannot lock it open. The window you read the setting numbers through shows more digits than just the one number / hash mark you want. Confusing to set. You can be way off if you do not start from "zero", and work your way up (slowly) to desired setting. All in all, I would still recommend this product because it is a drop spreader and not a broadcast spreader, and has the potential to do the better job for me.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Accurate and easy to use

By Eddiejoe

from Katy, TX

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adjustable Settings
  • Easy to Use
  • Even Dispersal

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Fertilizer

    Comments about Scotts® Turf Builder Classic Drop Spreader (76565):

    Used this to spread seed, fertilizer, and ironite

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    The plastic wheels on the spreader.

    By Kim

    from Springville, Utah

    About Me Professional Landscaper

    Pros

    • Adjustable Settings

    Cons

    • Gets Stuck
    • Streaky Dispersal
    • Wheels Fall Apart

    Best Uses

    • Fertilizer

    Comments about Scotts® Turf Builder Classic Drop Spreader (76565):

    The plastic 12" wheels fell apart and stripped the plastic gear drive after a half a dozen uses. I need better value for $55 bucks.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    A spreader done right

    By Don

    from Tucson AZ

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adjustable Settings
    • Easy to Use
    • Even Dispersal
    • Solid Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Fertilizer
      • Insecticides

      Comments about Scotts® Turf Builder Classic Drop Spreader (76565):

      HOPPER IS LARGE ALOT BETTER AND BIGGER THEN THE SCOTTS 1000 IT REPLACED.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Poor Quality

      By John

      from Aloha, OR

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Pros

        Cons

        • Cable Stretched
        • Door Corrosion
        • Streaky Dispersal

        Best Uses

          Comments about Scotts® Turf Builder Classic Drop Spreader (76565):

          I've owned the spreader now for a few years and the spreader is unusable. Over that period of time, the spreader was basically used once a year. After each use it was hosed off to make sure I wouldn't have corrosion issues, but it happened anyway. Because do the corrosion, the gate that the cable pulls on stretched out so the settings became inaccurate. Spend your money on something higher quality that will hopefully last.

          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Great spreader

          By Bob

          from Clarksburg, WV

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adjustable Settings
          • Easy to Use
          • Even Dispersal
          • Solid Construction

          Cons

          • Gets Stuck

          Best Uses

          • Fertilizer
          • Insecticides
          • Planting Seeds

          Comments about Scotts® Turf Builder Classic Drop Spreader (76565):

          Highly recommend this product it proformes as advertised!

          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Only use on dry grass

          By Jerry

          from North Easton, MA

          About Me Master Gardener

          Pros

          • Adjustable Settings
          • Easy to Use
          • Solid Construction

          Cons

          • Gets Stuck
          • Streaky Dispersal

          Best Uses

          • Fertilizer
          • Insecticides
          • Planting Seeds

          Comments about Scotts® Turf Builder Classic Drop Spreader (76565):

          If it wasn't for the holes plugging up when the grass is wet I would give it 5 stars. I've suggested that Scotts use larger wheels to keep wet grass from touching the drop holes and clogging them. If it wasn't for this problem I would give it 5 stars across the board!

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Scott's Drop Spreader

          By Ed

          from Milton, Delaware

          About Me Master Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adjustable Settings
          • Easy to Use
          • Even Dispersal
          • Hopper size

          Cons

          • Plastic wheels

          Best Uses

          • Fertilizer

          Comments about Scotts® Turf Builder Classic Drop Spreader (76565):

          I like the hopper size and wheel size of this model. I had an earlier one that was smaller in both departments and found the change worth the cash. Disappoint comes with the wheels, I prefer rubber wheels but certainly can't locate one within this price range.

          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Scotts Classic Drop Spreader

          By Jim

          from Richmond, VA

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Pros

            Cons

            • Gets Stuck
            • Pellets get stuck in drop
            • Settings are inaccurate
            • Streaky Dispersal
            • Unwieldy

            Best Uses

              Comments about Scotts® Turf Builder Classic Drop Spreader (76565):

              Bottom of drop speader gets stuck with pellets and there is no accuracy. I ended up putting down 30 lbs of lime in one 20 foot length because it got stuck.

              (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Replacement for old Scott AccuGreen 3000

              By He Who Does The Yard Work

              from Lemont, IL (outside Chicago)

              About Me Getting Started

              Pros

              • Adjustable Settings
              • Even Dispersal

              Cons

              • Confusing adjustment

              Best Uses

              • Fertilizer

              Comments about Scotts® Turf Builder Classic Drop Spreader (76565):

              Replaced a six-year old Scott AccuGreen 3000 drop spreader when control handle snapped in two. This version does not have the locking mechanism (even though it is shown in picture). I hope the control handle does not prematurely fail, since you have to apply constant pressure when using as you cannot lock it open. The window you read the setting numbers through shows more digits than just the one number / hash mark you want. Confusing to set. You can be way off if you do not start from "zero", and work your way up (slowly) to desired setting. All in all, I would still recommend this product because it is a drop spreader and not a broadcast spreader, and has the potential to do the better job for me.

              (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Badly put together

              By Fred

              from Lafayette, IN.

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Pros

              • Easy to Use

              Cons

              • Wheel fell off

              Best Uses

              • Fertilizer

              Comments about Scotts® Turf Builder Classic Drop Spreader (76565):

              The wheels need to be put on better, one fell off with 10 ft

              (13 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Spreader With The Best Results

              By Dave

              from Clifton Park, NY

              About Me Getting Started

              Pros

              • Adjustable Settings
              • Easy to Use
              • Even Dispersal

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Fertilizer
                • Insecticides

                Comments about Scotts® Turf Builder Classic Drop Spreader (76565):

                Tried a rotary broadcast spreader. Didn't like the way it dispensed. I returned the broadcast spreader and purchased a drop spreader. Much better results from the drop. I think it spreads more uniformly. Hopefully the results will be decent.

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