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Compost Tea Sprayers

Discussion in 'Organic Lawn Care' started by Keegan, Jan 19, 2009.

  1. Keegan

    Keegan LawnSite Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 608

    I remember someone posting on here (I think) about a company that sells tanks and sprayers for compost tea. I think they are out of Rhode Island. I cannot rember their name. ahhh! :dizzy:
     
  2. treegal1

    treegal1 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,911

    eh just get a hydro seeder..................
     
  3. Barefoot James

    Barefoot James LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 984

    Agree with tree go to turboturf.com and get a hydroseeder and the tea sprayer attachment. That way you can spray manymore things and tea.

    I got a tea sprayer from Rittenhouse in Canada and it is fine but I also got a hydroseeder from Turbo Turf and it is awesome.
     
  4. treegal1

    treegal1 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,911

    yes, well I got 2 bloody knuckles from changing the diaphragms in my lesco C200, and I am out the 50$ in parts. so I dont want to talk about the *%^#$* hypro d403 now..........
     
  5. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,076

    Treegal, sympathy for those bloody knuckles. Heal up soon. For the pump try using a socket wrench with a bit that fits the metric capscrews you have to take out. Buy it at a NAPA store. The screws need a 6 mm metric allen wrench, I think. Also cut off a metric wrench and file it down slightly until it fits in your electric screwdriver or reversable drill--almost fun after that. Also, be sure to loosen three out of four motor bolts--swing it out for full access and clearance.
     
  6. treegal1

    treegal1 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,911

    Riggle, I was going to cuss you out at the first 1/2 of the post for saying like I'm a standard girl type, no tool chick, or office girl, but then you said to swing it out and save the extra work. yep that seals it I am a bone head. I had all the tools but not the brains to swing it out on one bolt. ahhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!

    on the bright side it finally filled with oil after a drinking straw was added to the fill port/cup.

    and it did last 2 years before some milk started in the bowl.... although the hypro guy said to do it every 4 months of run time, I ask if he was drunk, and then hung up, 4 months and new seals?????

    Riggle thanks for the tip, that will save me the next time!!!!

    oh sorry about the hijack

    http://cgi.ebay.com/LESCO-300-GALLO...temQQimsxZ20090111?IMSfp=TL090111115007r16341

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Lesco-Lawn-Spra...5|66:2|65:12|39:1|240:1318|301:1|293:1|294:50
     
    Last edited: Jan 19, 2009
  7. roccon31

    roccon31 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 119

    what is this tea sprayer attachment you speak of? is it a tip for the hose or is it something for inside the pump? i have an old reinco 600 gal mech agitated machine i may resurrect to spray tea with.
     
  8. treegal1

    treegal1 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,911

    its just to let you spray less tea from the large unit.

    get that 600 fired up then you dont need to strain the tea, its like a tea.post app all at once
     
  9. Barefoot James

    Barefoot James LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 984

    No it is a quick attachment that takes a 1.5 inch hose down to a .75 inch hose. Also the CT (.75 inches) hose is 200 to 300 ft vs a 100 to 150 ft (1.5 inch) hydro hose.
     
  10. Keegan

    Keegan LawnSite Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 608


    Barefoot,

    DO you just put the seed right into the tea or just use as a tea sprayer?
     

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