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Old 01-23-2014, 09:02 AM
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Removing zspray nozzles

Anyone found a tool for removing the boom nozzles on zsprays?

Thought I read someone used a PVC pipe with notches. 1" pipe?
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Old 01-23-2014, 09:26 AM
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I use needle nose pliers. I open them to turn the cap and then grab the tangs and work them out. I've seen the pvc with notches cut and that would turn the cap but you still have pull and work it off with a little force.

I'm wondering if the nozzles with the cap built in might be a little easier. Might try them next time.
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Old 01-23-2014, 09:30 AM
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The pipe works great for loosening and tightening the nozzles. It really doesn't help in pulling it off the nozzle body.
Take a short piece of pipe, 8" or so, and cut a small notch, in the center, out of the end on both sides. This allows it to slip over the fins on the cap and turn it. Notches don't have to be very deep. Sometimes the cap fits pretty tight on the body and you have to grab the nozzle and pull down pretty hard and wiggle it to get it completely off.
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Old 01-24-2014, 07:51 PM
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Why are they so tight? Other brands work fine without being such a pain.
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Old 01-28-2014, 05:50 AM
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i posted a pic sometime ago but cant find it..
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Anyone found a tool for removing the boom nozzles on zsprays?

Thought I read someone used a PVC pipe with notches. 1" pipe?
blue handle channel locks. How did you make out spraying mosquitoes this past year?
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Old 01-31-2014, 12:49 PM
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blue handle channel locks. How did you make out spraying mosquitoes this past year?
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