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3 Keys to Weed Control Sprayer Longevity

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3 Keys to Weed Control Sprayer Longevity

We have serviced thousands weed control sprayers over many years in business.  There are 3 things we have seen that will reduce problems in the field and extend the life of your weed control spray rig (or pest control, golf course sprayer, etc.).  This is true whether you are talking about a power spray […]

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Weed Control Sprayers – Kind of Biggish Idea #2.57

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Weed Control Sprayers – Kind of Biggish Idea #2.57

Want to get more life from your weed control sprayers?  Don’t push your equipment to its limits.  Our experience is that techs run weed control power spray rigs at high speeds to get done quickly, and tend to overpressurize B&Gs and backpacks.  All of these actions will reduce sprayer life. Your power spray […]

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Landscape Sprayers – How does that work?

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Landscape Sprayers – How does that work?

I received a call today from a gentleman in CA who was starting a lawn fertilizing business. He saw the large variety of landscape sprayerson our site and wanted to check prices. I asked a few questions, like what type of fertilizer will you be applying and how many gallons of […]

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Pest Control Power Sprayer Tanks – Hope is NOT a Strategy

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Pest Control Power Sprayer Tanks – Hope is NOT a Strategy

I just read an article about a FLA Pest Control Company with an overturned truck, a chemical drum flying through the truck roof and traveling 100 feet, and a chemical spill. This example demonstrates how critical is it to properly secure your pest control power sprayer tank and equipment. Had the container […]

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Power Sprayer Tanks – Fiberglass

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Power Sprayer Tanks – Fiberglass

Fiberglass tanks for power sprayers are manufactured by applying fiberglass and resin around a mold. These tanks are sturdy and long-lasting, and do particularly well in extreme temperatures. They often have a baffle to reduce side to side sloshing. Because the sides are usually flat, fiberglass tanks can also be a good […]

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Take Care of Your Power Sprayer Pump

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Take Care of Your Power Sprayer Pump

There are a number of steps you and your staff can take to get better results from your power sprayer pump. These simple steps, if followed, can: – Improve pump performance, – Reduce pump down time, and – Extend pump life. 1. Pump Selection. Selecting the correct pump for your application is […]

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Extend Your Weed Control Sprayer Life

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Extend Your Weed Control Sprayer Life

Here are a few ideas to extend the life of your weed control spray rig. 1. Herbicides are very tough on sprayers (generally much worse then insecticides). The herbicides can eat rubber o-rings, hoses, diaphragms, etc. After each use, be sure to use all the herbicide. Rinse the tank with clean […]

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A Little PM (Preventative Maintenance) Goes a Long Way

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A Little PM (Preventative Maintenance) Goes a Long Way

Regardless of what you spent on your power spray rig, whether it is the newest top of the line gear, or a 20 year old hand me down, a good preventative maintenance (PM) program can make your life easier.  Even the best equipment will require maintenance when exposed to typical operating […]

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The Birchmeier Spray Shield

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The Birchmeier Spray Shield

Andrew Greess, at QSpray.com, shows why having a Birchmeier Spray Shield can be helpful to lawn control specialists. It’s a simple idea with simple execution, but when on the job it’s important to protect the clients valued plants. You are there to spray and kill the weeds and unwanted foliage. […]

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