Does anyone remember the no drift hooded walk behind sprayers?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by MJB, Jul 5, 2001.

  1. MJB

    MJB LawnSite Silver Member
    from Wa
    Posts: 2,869

    I seen these a few yrs back and now I can't find them.
    They used to be in Pro magazine. They are basically a 48 "
    sprayer that you can walk behind, and the wind is not a big factor with these. Please let me know if any of you have tried these , or know where I can get 1.
     
  2. morturf

    morturf LawnSite Senior Member
    from midwest
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    I believe it is a Rogers. There is a website but dang if i can remember the name.
     
  3. Kent Lawns

    Kent Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    from Midwest
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    I remember them, I used them before. Where to get one? I'd try a golf wholesaler. Those sprayers were popular for spraying greens.
     
  4. dan deutekom

    dan deutekom LawnSite Senior Member
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  5. MJB

    MJB LawnSite Silver Member
    from Wa
    Posts: 2,869

    Thanks Dan, It was the Rogers brand

    I was hoping they made them self propelled, we get a lot of wind and
    I don't know how hard they are to push. But I have a lot of average size lawns 5000 - 12000 Sq ft. Have any of you used them , and have an opinion good or bad ??
     
  6. UrbanEarth

    UrbanEarth LawnSite Member
    Posts: 142

    I have not used one myself, but the City of Edmonton uses them, and I have seen the system that they have. Setup is on a tractor with the windfoil on each boom, hydraulically operated. Nice little unit.
    I have also seen golf courses use them mounted on a Cushman.

    The Ecofoil 40" is 40lbs shipping weight and the 80" is 50lbs

    Greensfoil 40" 56lbs, 80" 70lbs.

    Hope this helps.

    Alan
     

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