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Backpack Sprayers: Use Cold Water And Ice Cubes

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Albemarle Lawn, Aug 11, 2002.

  1. Albemarle Lawn

    Albemarle Lawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,544

    I just finished sprying 3 gallons Roundup through a Solo backpack sprayer on fenceline...lots of walking.

    It is a really swampy evening.

    Before I set out I had the idea to use chilled water leftover from today's drinking water, and topped with tap water. Then I threw in 2 super big gulp cups of ice from 7-Eleven.

    Felt a little awkward at first, but it really kept me cool. Sort of like a NASCAR cool suit, but this would be a cool jacket!

    Try it...it works. Use just enough ice so it melts almost immediatly and doesn't mess up your ratios.

  2. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Posts: 4,254

    how about this

  3. Albemarle Lawn

    Albemarle Lawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,544

    And I thought Austin Powers was the sexiest man alive.
  4. Has to be from a college brochure
  5. spomerhome

    spomerhome LawnSite Member
    from Arizona
    Posts: 39

    Classic Bob!

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