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Two tanks or dual trigger?

Discussion in 'Fertilizer Application' started by tthomass, Jun 27, 2012.

  1. tthomass

    tthomass LawnSite Gold Member
    from N. VA
    Posts: 3,496

    We are still back and fourth with our dealer about doing either a duel tank or duel trigger setup. Anybody running a duel trigger? Issues?

    With duel tanks, are you successfully able to run both tanks at once through the gun or is it more like spray your fert, shut off/on valve and spray your weed control?

  2. Paragon Ridge

    Paragon Ridge LawnSite Member
    Posts: 19

    How come you want to spray fert, doesn't granular last longer and release slower?

    Also, did you have to hire a commercial applicator to apply for the pesticide business license? I was looking into getting licensed for spraying but there's so much regulation: In order to apply for the pesticide business license, a commercial applicator has to be employed by the company. In order to be a commercial applicator, you have to be a registered technician for at least a year. In order be apply to be a registered technician, you have to take a test at the DMV and work under a commercial applicator for 40 hours. To even apply to take the registered technician test you have to obtain a pesticide business license or work for a company that has the license.

    you can pm me if you don't want to say on here.
  3. tthomass

    tthomass LawnSite Gold Member
    from N. VA
    Posts: 3,496

    We're covered on the licensing. Maintenance has grown enormously for us this year and we have been doing granular, but switching to an organic application.

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