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Old 11-30-2012, 08:43 AM
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The last SG20 I bought was 6 yrs ago. It lasted one season and the pump seals failed. I was disappointed with the cost of parts and the lack of availability so I stripped it down and converted the tank to a saddle tank for my Z spray. An electric pump and a few plumbing parts and I now have an independent sprayer with jet agitation for my ride-on. It sprays 1/4 gal per minute.
I have been using Echo BP's since and have had zero issues. Even though my MS-50's have been discontinued by Echo, I am still able to view parts lists and purchase parts online.

I understand mfg to dealer loyalty but not offering parts online is poor business for this day in age in my opinion.
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