View Single Post
Old 01-17-2013, 09:22 PM
inzane's Avatar
inzane inzane is offline
LawnSite Silver Member
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: SouthEast
Posts: 2,230
i've seen these before that go in the spreader, i see them for sale on here and ebay.. now and again. i think cub cadet makes one too. wonder if they were worth it? seems like a neat idea.. but the weight of it might not be such a good idea unles you have no hills.

Originally Posted by RigglePLC View Post
Remember water weighs 8.34 pounds per gallon. 12 gallons is just over a hundred pounds. I suspect the unit itself with battery probably weighs at least 35 pounds empty Don't plan on going uphill--nor lifting it onto your pickup

Perhaps your shoulders would feel a bit more rested if you filled your backpack only half way--and used a more concentrated solution so you would cover the same sqft per fill. Also consider an electric backpack.
Matter of fact--has anybody been able to devise a system to carry your electric backpack in your spreader--easy push and spot spray.
Reply With Quote
Page generated in 0.04094 seconds with 8 queries