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You just made a granular app. to a property...

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by oOTurfmanoO, Nov 4, 2006.

  1. oOTurfmanoO

    oOTurfmanoO LawnSite Member
    Posts: 245

    Do you grab your backpack blower or a compact/commercial handheld to clear the hard surfaces?

  2. SodKing

    SodKing LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,648

    You do because the residual, provided you were using a product with a pesticide, would be considered off site contamination (similar to drift).
  3. oOTurfmanoO

    oOTurfmanoO LawnSite Member
    Posts: 245

    Allow me to be more clear.

    There is granular product on the driveway after you make your application.

    You grab your blower to clear the surface. Is it a big backpack blower or a smaller compact one?

    What do you use in your fert/squirt set-up and why?
  4. ThreeWide

    ThreeWide LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,116


    It simply takes up less space in the truck. Backpacks are cumbersome to carry around in my setup.
  5. Pilgrims' Pride

    Pilgrims' Pride LawnSite Senior Member
    from MA.
    Posts: 481

    Comes in real handy this time of year too!
  6. upidstay

    upidstay LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Posts: 1,341

    I would always just carry a hand blower. Alot cheaper, takes up less space, and still does the job. If I was doing a big commercial with alot of sidewalks/had surface areas, I might throw a BP on the truck if one was available, but only occasionally.
  7. Victor

    Victor LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,637


  8. standeruser

    standeruser LawnSite Member
    Posts: 37

    BackPack if you have the room.
  9. LLandscaping

    LLandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,016

    I carry a backpack.
  10. jose85

    jose85 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 214

    backpack way easier to do big places

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