Backpack Sprayers

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by jtq0919, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. Mickhippy

    Mickhippy LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,275

    Ahhh cr@p, I dint know they changed. Mines the SP415...
    Heres a rebadged 415 (Australian) I have one of those too that I won from a dealer. Has the brass lance and an agitator inside the tank that works with the pump. Other than those 2 things, its the same as the Shin 415
  2. PerfectEarth

    PerfectEarth LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,734

    SP sprayers. The only backpack we've ever used. It's awesome.
  3. ted putnam

    ted putnam LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,746

    Both almost identical to the Jacto...
    I wish I could win something like that Bushranger. One of my dealers will almost give me a Chapin backpack if I buy a 2.5 gal jug of Ranger Pro :laugh: It kind of lets you know just what they're worth... I took the bait one day and that backpack literally lasted about a half day. Never again.
  4. Westbrooklawn

    Westbrooklawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 427

    I have one shindaiwa and two Jactos that have been working great for over 5 years. I don't know it anything has changed, but when I bought them the shindaiwa was simply a re-badged jacto. I went through several solos years ago, and they all ended up leaking down your back... no more for me. Jacto gets my vote....
  5. kbrashears

    kbrashears LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 778

    The solo's leak out of the lid because the tank lip isn't level. It you'll file down the notch to level, they won't leak.

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