Parts list for Stihl SG 20 Backpack Sprayer?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by blake101, Nov 5, 2012.

  1. blake101

    blake101 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Where can I get a parts list for my Stihl SG 20 Backpack Sprayer?
     
  2. gregory

    gregory LawnSite Bronze Member
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    go to your local stihl dealer...
     
  3. blake101

    blake101 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Was hoping for a little more than that. Is there anywhere on the net that I can find it?
     
  4. greendoctor

    greendoctor LawnSite Fanatic
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    Stihl will not publish parts lists because you are supposed to go to the dealer for everything. I will buy Maruyama and Solo sprayers because parts lists and the actual parts themselves are available online.
     
  5. Landscape Poet

    Landscape Poet LawnSite Gold Member
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    Stihl parts often are so expensive , has been my experience , that it is just a better investment to buy the whole new backpack sprayer. For example I have had two of their backpacks this season fall off the trailer or get banged up and need to replace a handle or trigger....the last time was the hose, handle and wand was something like $89 dollars ....the BP only cost $110 new....so it was not a hard decision to make to just replace the whole thing.
     
  6. ted putnam

    ted putnam LawnSite Platinum Member
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    The last SG20 I bought was 6 yrs ago. It lasted one season and the pump seals failed. I was disappointed with the cost of parts and the lack of availability so I stripped it down and converted the tank to a saddle tank for my Z spray. An electric pump and a few plumbing parts and I now have an independent sprayer with jet agitation for my ride-on. It sprays 1/4 gal per minute.
    I have been using Echo BP's since and have had zero issues. Even though my MS-50's have been discontinued by Echo, I am still able to view parts lists and purchase parts online.

    I understand mfg to dealer loyalty but not offering parts online is poor business for this day in age in my opinion.
     

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