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Old 10-14-2013, 08:48 PM
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pre questions

I have picked up a lot of apartments and other HOA's that have small areas between side walks and curbs. Next season will be my first with the T. My question is what do y'all do in small areas like the with pre M larger area I can do granular but small areas like this Im afraid ill have break through near the edges bad. Way to much of an area to spray with a skid Ill never finish.
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Old 10-15-2013, 02:35 AM
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Engine drive backpack sprayer. Fixed rate fan tip nozzle regulated down to manufacturer's specs via a secondary regulator before the wand. If I know I am not going to be able to use up a 50 or 100 gallon load, it gets done through the engine drive backpack. 7 or so gallon tank, 1.8 GPM, and constant pressure.
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Old 10-15-2013, 04:06 AM
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Engine drive backpack sprayer. Fixed rate fan tip nozzle regulated down to manufacturer's specs via a secondary regulator before the wand. If I know I am not going to be able to use up a 50 or 100 gallon load, it gets done through the engine drive backpack. 7 or so gallon tank, 1.8 GPM, and constant pressure.
You mentioned you were using a new pressure regulator in another post. You did use the Watt's brass, what are you using now?
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Old 10-15-2013, 04:18 AM
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Generant HC 375. The internal valve mechanism is more solid.
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Old 10-15-2013, 07:53 PM
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for example what I'm talking about I sprayed 10 blocks today of 3 ft wide strips between driveways on both sides. Im worried about all the edges next year. any ideas.
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Old 10-16-2013, 01:01 AM
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In small cut up areas, pulling a hose slows me down. I rather do it with the engine drive backpack unless the particular application requires more than a gallon per 1000.
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Old 10-16-2013, 01:59 AM
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for example what I'm talking about I sprayed 10 blocks today of 3 ft wide strips between driveways on both sides. Im worried about all the edges next year. any ideas.
Just curious, but what do you do for the fertilizing for the 3' strips? Here in Maryland, granular would not be a option.... just curious??
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Old 10-16-2013, 03:12 AM
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Almost every residential area in my locale has a 3-4' strip of grass against the curb in front of the property. I do liquids on those too. No granules in the streets or where they can be washed into waterways. All it took for states like Maryland to start micromanaging fertilizers was too much of it being washed into the Bay. I am lucky in that there is no one else fertilizing on a large scale in my state and the people that do only do it 2-3 times a year in a 12 month growing season.
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Old 10-16-2013, 10:58 AM
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today was my first time spraying these but I did use granular fert. driveways were blown off.
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