what is second z-spray lever?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by grassmasterswilson, Sep 27, 2007.

  1. grassmasterswilson

    grassmasterswilson LawnSite Platinum Member
    from nc
    Posts: 4,597

    on the top right of my machine are to pull type levers. One opens the bottom of the hopper to let fertilizer out. The second lever moves something front to back under the hopper. what is it for and what does it do? doen't seem to affect my spread pattern that I can see.
     
  2. LIBERTYLANDSCAPING

    LIBERTYLANDSCAPING LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indiana
    Posts: 1,283

    You use that to fine tune pattern to dead center, depending on volume/type of product you are spreading. In most cases, I just push it all the way.
     
  3. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,494

    What kind of hopper do these use?
     
  4. LIBERTYLANDSCAPING

    LIBERTYLANDSCAPING LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indiana
    Posts: 1,283

    Spyker.......
     
  5. Tscape

    Tscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,370

    PULL it all the way out and secure it that way or you WILL STRIPE!!!!! It is for micro prill products which I know I never use.
     
  6. bntt68

    bntt68 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 329

    On my Z I spread a prill size from 150 to 200. I only have to pull the lever out just a little to get a nice even spread. Never had a stripe issue. When I pull it all the way out, mine seems to spread heavy to on side. Just my opinion though.
     
  7. americanlawn

    americanlawn LawnSite Fanatic
    from midwest
    Posts: 5,860

    That adjustment is designed for different weights/ particle size. We use Super 288's and 220 electric Spykers. On all units, we push the cable in all the way for a very even spread. We adjust it a little for the light-weight Dylox.
     

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