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Old 02-17-2011, 08:41 AM
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Anyone ever use a torch for weeds?

Are these worth having? I was thinking of using it on a gravel driveway and gravel paths to kill weeds rather than buying chemicals (pricey) and spraying.

http://www.flameengineering.com/Heav...apor_Kits.html
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Old 02-17-2011, 08:47 AM
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You will typically have to do it 3 times before the weed is completely dead and wont come back. If you dont get too many replies..try moving this to the organic lawn care thread.
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Old 02-17-2011, 09:08 AM
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had a customer, older guy, ask me to. I just trimmed them every week 'cause i didnt have a torch. does it work?
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Old 02-17-2011, 09:10 AM
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It worked for me..i hated it though...I wont do it again unless the customer PAYS for it..i would rather carry around my backpack sprayer than a large tank and wand. Even better for drives..a small aerosal can with some killer in it. just my .02
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Old 02-17-2011, 09:45 AM
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I used to torch weed's in my younger days!
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Old 02-17-2011, 11:22 AM
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You'll spend more on propane than on RoundUp in the long run!
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Old 02-17-2011, 11:33 AM
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Old 02-17-2011, 11:48 AM
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Old 02-17-2011, 12:21 PM
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Ok, thanks. Sounds like it's a no go.
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Old 02-17-2011, 04:09 PM
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Those things make starting a brush pile fire a breeze!

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