How many gallons do you use?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Glenn Lawn Care, Apr 23, 2012.

  1. Greenery

    Greenery LawnSite Senior Member
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    Omg, how many gallons are you applying per 1000 sq ft.

    Come on man, did you get licensed or pay attention to your studying and testing for the license. This is covered thoroughly.
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  2. ETM

    ETM LawnSite Senior Member
    from Georgia
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    All I can say is READ THE LABEL. I hope you didn't use 1 gallon for the whole tank.
     
  3. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    Wrong math!
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  4. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    Have you calibrated your sprayer for gpm and your walking speed?
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  5. don't know who is funnier, you or the john deere guys.
     
  6. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    If he was calibrated for 2 gallons per k he would be fine...I doubt this is the case for a 200 gallon space saver...more like 4-5 gallons per k.

    JDL should stick to just selling chems.
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  7. Scottypoo

    Scottypoo LawnSite Member
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    I use just under a gallon of 3 way per 200 gallons of water and I add 28 oz surfactant as well. I can spray 100,000 sq feet with that 200 gallons. Works wonderfully, in Minnesota.
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  8. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    I do 50k with my 50 gallon skid...I don't see a prob with a gallon of 3 way per 200 gallon at 2 gal per k...but how would JDL know this?
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  9. sweetjetskier

    sweetjetskier LawnSite Senior Member
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    What rate does the label tell you to mix at for your type of spraying ?

    It does not matter what anyone tells is the rate to use, you need to read and understand the proper spray rate from the label, its all there in black and white.
     
  10. Glenn Lawn Care

    Glenn Lawn Care LawnSite Silver Member
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    My machine is calibrated right and I know how much product to use, I was just asking how much everyone else did to see if the guys at jdl were yanking my chain. I'm not an idiot and I'm licensed!
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