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Back Pack sprayers

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Lawn-Scapes, Apr 16, 2002.

  1. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,810

    All the same? Or does one stand out from the rest?

    Let me know... please.
  2. KirbysLawn

    KirbysLawn Millenium Member
    Messages: 3,485

    SP systems, much better than Solo.
  3. tremor

    tremor LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,476

    I used to use Solo. Still own a couple. I've heard the SP has improved since I loast tried one. I'm sure either will suit you well. Some of the old timers around here swear by the Birchmeier (sp?), but good luck finding parts in stock anywhere around here.
    Whatever you choose, make sure you can get parts from a "stocking dealer" or at least one that can get parts in a timely fasion. Independents have a tendancy to change what they stock pretty regularly, often leaving you up the creek when you break a wand or lose a nozzle cap.

  4. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,810

    Where does one pick up a SP?
  5. Scraper

    Scraper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,656

  6. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,810

    So.... This is an online order only product???
  7. groundsguy1970

    groundsguy1970 Banned
    Messages: 166

    Remember when those old SOLOs would break and pesticide would run down your butt crack?
    I just use the ECHOs, the wands last a season but the rest is tough.

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