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04-25-2010, 02:30 PM
Can anyone tell me where to look for and what to look for in a sprayer, I am just now getting into treating yards, so I want to start out with a smaller rig, would electric be the way to start? Is it cheaper to build one? How complicated is it to build a good gas powered rig? Any info would be greatly appreciated thanks
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04-25-2010, 02:32 PM
I'm thinking in the gal. Rang of 40 to 60 and I want at least100 ft of hose...so how much psi and gpm will work?
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04-25-2010, 03:09 PM
It's a piece of cake!!! Just be accurate with your construction and buy quality stuff. Rittenhouse.ca has almost everything you need for bulkhead fittings. Northern Tools has a great honda engine for about $185 as well as tanks.
Tractor Supply has all the fittings you'll need. But locate a good hose place as these pumps have high pressure and that Box Store braided hose will collapse, kink. I have a Hypro D-252 New Pump with controller and reductions gear in box to sell for $400. Just study how things work and you'll be fine. Build your base from aluminum angle or from Pressure Treated wood with that PVC wood floor--It will never rot, easy to lay-out and a lot lighter. I can even slide mine from truck to a flat wagon with ease. My tank is a 40 gallon and I pull it on diveways or level turf without moving the truck onto sandy ground. With only a hundred feet, you can coil it without the reel. Buy that pump and I draft you a plan and include it in the box. Oh yes, check out those pumps on E-Bay--they're over $700. I have two (2).
04-25-2010, 03:16 PM
Cheaper, but 100 feet of hose will not reach to the back yard. Ever try building an electric hose reel? I am trying to sell mine. Click my name to see pics, Public Profile. If any want to hear motor run on the phone--email me. Want to hear the reel run? No problem. Want to see the pressure guage? It reads zero.
04-26-2010, 12:33 AM
Check out proedgesprayer.com web site.
04-26-2010, 02:14 AM
04-26-2010, 01:36 PM
You may benefit from Pumptec's products and knowledge. http://www.pumptec.com/html/electric-sprayer.htm.
No diaphragm pumps and broken diaphragms to fail you on the job.
04-26-2010, 02:21 PM
JUST BUY ONE
look at r sponser
dont play games its too costly when you mess up.
i have bought and built many sprayers in my time and till you get the hang of it there r things you may miss.
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