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New2TheGreenIndustry
07-30-2009, 10:23 PM
I was hoping to use Lesco 3-way to spot spray broadleaf weeds in bermuda. I have lost my instructions and did not see mix instructions for backpack sprayers. Does anyone mix this in a backpack and do you have a mix ratio you could share?

Thanks

VARMIT COMMISSION
07-31-2009, 06:38 AM
http://www.lawncreations.com/labels/lesco3waylabel.PDF

Think Green
07-31-2009, 08:34 PM
New2,
Whatever the label says about mixing in a backpack sprayer is irrelivant.
Do you know how many K your pack sprayer will cover? That is the most important thing.!!
Whether you use a fan tip or an adjutable cone tip, the GPA will be different for each.
I have my pack calibrated to 1 gallon per K. and mix 1 oz. per gallon or 4 oz. per tank. 80/20 surfac included at 4 oz. per tank
With the temps being higher and the humidity up, does your area have a 2-4D restriction?? Even at lower rates of .50-.75 oz. per K, the volatility is still imminent.

RigglePLC
07-31-2009, 09:52 PM
Think is right. Put one gallon of water in tank. Spray concrete until you run out. Measure how much you covered. Mix according to the square feet per gallon. Keep a consistent walking speed, swath width and pressure (if you can). Keep pressure a little lower and you should be able to get 1500 sqft per gallon--maybe even 2000. Use a marker and write the sqft on the tank.