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What 12V Pump would you recommend?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by wcb607a, Feb 23, 2009.

  1. wcb607a

    wcb607a LawnSite Member
    Posts: 132

    Just bought a enclosed trailer and a 150 gallon water tank. I am going to get a 12v pump for transferring water to my perma. What kind of pump would you guys recommend, 2gpm, 3 or 4 and etc.What make and from where? Just tired of trying to find water at customer's houses. Also, do you think I can run the pump off the auxiliary power wire from the trailer
  2. AustinLawnscape

    AustinLawnscape LawnSite Member
    Posts: 75

    Mine has a 3.5 gpm pump. Takes a little over 4 minutes to fill my 15 gal. sprayer tank. Any lower gpm pump would be like watching paint or grass grow. Just my thoughts. I almost went 7 gpm when I bought it & will probably wish I had as my fert & squirt business grows. - Ed
  3. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,956


    I don't have a Perm A Green but I use a 12 V Marine Bilge pump for transferring water to my back pack. They come in many GPM sizes depending on how much or how fast you want to transfer. I wire a horn button or momentary button to a cheap wally world bilge pump to fill back packs faster than a hose can. Because they are impeller pumps they won't built pressure and you can put a shut off valve on the filling end. My Wally World pump has a 1 inch hose and cost under $ 20.00
  4. mmacsek

    mmacsek LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 543

    Where do you buy the water tanks? I'm looking for something to fit in the back of my pickup and can be easily removed. Before it is asked I am licensed. Thanks Matt
  5. wcb607a

    wcb607a LawnSite Member
    Posts: 132

    I bought mine from northern tool
  6. mmacsek

    mmacsek LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 543

    That was a quick reply. Thanks Matt

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