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Old 07-08-2014, 11:14 PM
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Tru green truck.......help

New member and this is my first post"..........I recently bought a used 2003 Tru green truck with all the sprayer equipment in place except the PTO pump. I have been doing some research and it seems we could just add a couple gasoline pumps and avoid replacing the PTO pump. Has anyone had success doing this? Looking for the least expense, but the greatest return in the long run. Any advice will be greatly appreciated!

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Old 08-23-2014, 05:24 AM
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New member and this is my first post"..........I recently bought a used 2003 Tru green truck with all the sprayer equipment in place except the PTO pump. I have been doing some research and it seems we could just add a couple gasoline pumps and avoid replacing the PTO pump. Has anyone had success doing this? Looking for the least expense, but the greatest return in the long run. Any advice will be greatly appreciated!

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Old 08-25-2014, 11:19 AM
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If it's already plumbed for a pto might be cheaper to go back that route
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Old 08-25-2014, 02:20 PM
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If it's already plumbed for a pto might be cheaper to go back that route
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I like to use cheap electric pumps. They last a season and cost less than $200. And require no maintenance and are super quiet. I can spray a lawn at 6:30 in the morning and no one on the street is disturbed.
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Old 08-26-2014, 08:53 AM
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I like to use cheap electric pumps. They last a season and cost less than $200. And require no maintenance and are super quiet. I can spray a lawn at 6:30 in the morning and no one on the street is disturbed.
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I have been thinking about finding this kind of setup for a couple years. My sprayer is 3pt PTO driven, used with 15' boom on a tractor. If I could power it with a motor or engine, I could use it occasionally in truck bed or trailer for hose and gun work on smaller jobs.

I mis-read your post as electric motor/PTO rather than pump. Anybody know of an electric or gas driven way I could connect and drive PTO (540 rpm or so)?
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Old 08-26-2014, 11:03 AM
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Fore. You can get engine driven pumps all day long if you look for them
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Old 08-26-2014, 11:31 AM
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Thank you. I'm kind of curious about fitting a PTO spline onto an engine or electric motor to take the place of the tractor PTO in turning the pump on my sprayer. I am not very mechanical, may not be a good idea. I rarely spray with hose and gun - only trim work if I can't get it with boom - but have a few small places I would like to do if my current sprayer could be used. PTO was an option when I bought my truck but I could not imagine then what I might need it for.
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Old 08-26-2014, 02:03 PM
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Fitting a pto onto a gas motor might be hard. Might just have to by engine pump combo
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