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Back pack sprayer

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Southern Lawns, May 8, 2001.

  1. Southern Lawns

    Southern Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 259

    How often do you wash out your sprayer? I use my sprayer about 2 days a week. Do you guy's wash it out after each app. or do you leave it with whatever you have left in it for next time. I use it for Round up pro only. If I do leave some in there week after week will it cause damage to the internal parts?
  2. MOW ED

    MOW ED LawnSite Fanatic
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  3. wd

    wd LawnSite Member
    Messages: 17

    The only type of sprayer that I know of that reacts with Round-Up is a galvanised metal spreayer. To answer your question ... No we don't wash our Round-Up dedicated sprayer out after each use. But, we have a 7.1 water pH here and yours may be completely different.

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