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Old 02-10-2013, 08:49 PM
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I've always heard good things about Shindaiwa, especially the older ones. I've heard a few that have used them say the newer ones aren't as good...I've never used one so I can't say one way or the other.
Ahhh cr@p, I dint know they changed. Mines the SP415... http://www.cairnsmowercity.com/prod233.htm
Heres a rebadged 415 (Australian) http://www.poweruplawncare.com.au/bushranger/x15.html I have one of those too that I won from a dealer. Has the brass lance and an agitator inside the tank that works with the pump. Other than those 2 things, its the same as the Shin 415
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Old 02-10-2013, 09:30 PM
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SP sprayers. The only backpack we've ever used. It's awesome.
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Old 02-10-2013, 09:57 PM
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Ahhh cr@p, I dint know they changed. Mines the SP415... http://www.cairnsmowercity.com/prod233.htm
Heres a rebadged 415 (Australian) http://www.poweruplawncare.com.au/bushranger/x15.html I have one of those too that I won from a dealer. Has the brass lance and an agitator inside the tank that works with the pump. Other than those 2 things, its the same as the Shin 415
Both almost identical to the Jacto...
I wish I could win something like that Bushranger. One of my dealers will almost give me a Chapin backpack if I buy a 2.5 gal jug of Ranger Pro It kind of lets you know just what they're worth... I took the bait one day and that backpack literally lasted about a half day. Never again.
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Old 02-11-2013, 08:56 AM
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I have one shindaiwa and two Jactos that have been working great for over 5 years. I don't know it anything has changed, but when I bought them the shindaiwa was simply a re-badged jacto. I went through several solos years ago, and they all ended up leaking down your back... no more for me. Jacto gets my vote....
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Old 02-11-2013, 11:09 PM
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The solo's leak out of the lid because the tank lip isn't level. It you'll file down the notch to level, they won't leak.
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