How do YOU spray lawns??

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lakegastonla, Sep 23, 2000.

  1. lakegastonla

    lakegastonla LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 296

    What types of equipment do you guys use to spray lawns with? Any info is appreciated.
  2. John DiMartino

    John DiMartino LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,555

    i bought a small sprayer from nothern about 8 yrs ago,its good for little lawns and such,I also built a homemade unit that is attached to my Cushman truckster,it is big and for the golfcourse.It is 21ft wide folded and 42 ft wide open,its powered by a 5hp briggs/hypro centrifical can put out 70 psi at 100GPM.I have it hooked to a 150 gallon tank from nothern also.I havent done many lawns,mostly my own and the golf course.
  3. cutntrim

    cutntrim LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 474

    Shindaiwa backpack sprayers for now. Truck mounted tank next year. Backpacks are sufficient for lawns with few weeds and are more environmentally responsible but a tank is a heck of alot quicker for most situations.
  4. NeilG

    NeilG LawnSite Member
    Messages: 63

    I presently use a Udor pump with a 200 gal. tank for the lawns. However, while getting it ready for the fall, I noticed that it was clogging up, Found large amounts of metal shavings, (not a good sign). Will replace it this week with a Hypro D30, with a 5.5 Honda running things. Backpacks are great for spot treating weeds, but for applying pre-emerge products it really needs to be sprayed.
  5. KirbysLawn

    KirbysLawn Millenium Member
    Messages: 3,485

    Main sprayer is 200 gallon sprayer with tree gun and deep root injector. Also use 2 backpack sprayers, 1 Solo and 1 SP3, the SP3 at Northern is MUCH BETTER than the Solo!

  6. sunrise

    sunrise Banned
    Messages: 246

    Main sprayer is a Lesco 200 gal with a 5.5 Honda motor
    with tree and shrub gun and 3 1-4 gal sprayers
  7. RMc Lawn

    RMc Lawn LawnSite Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 18

    I have a 300 gallon sprayer from Westheffer Co. It has a Hypro D30 pump. Good price great sprayer. also have 15 gallon sprayer that I mount on a grasshopper for acerages.
  8. jaclawn

    jaclawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 490

    I use a Perma Green Supreme 3 gallon tank mounted to my walk behind spreader. I selsctivly apply herbicide to weedy areas of my lawns while appilying granular fertilizer. I can cover over 25,000sf with the 3 gallons of mixture.

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