My new skid sprayer!

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by inzane, Sep 16, 2013.

  1. inzane

    inzane LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,478

    Yeah, its still small.. but its better than what i had. I couldn't reach half the backyards with my old setup without backing into the driveways.. had to manually reel up hose twice on many.. lol. and the only way it mounted in the truck left me with no space in the bed expect for between the cab and skid, which was a huge pain in the ass. Now I have more room in the back of my truck near the tailgate, and 400ft of hose with an electric reel. 7gpm delavan electric pump. only 100 gallon tank though.. but perfect for this 1/2 ton truck.

    I got this at graham spray equipment, they are a sponsor here. really nice guys to deal with.


  2. WestGaPineStraw

    WestGaPineStraw LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 765

    Looks good. Love me some Graham Lawn Eq. They have all the random parts n pieces we need.
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  3. Hope Landscaping

    Hope Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
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  4. smallstripesnc

    smallstripesnc LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 717

    Looks nice man. I'm ready to get a 200 gallon sprayer since I use liquid fert.
  5. inzane

    inzane LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,478

    2450 + tax.

  6. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,793

    Sweet. Way to go, Inzane! It looks to me like you have room for a spreader and 30 bags of fert. That will come in handy. The Earthway stainless spreader 2150, takes up less room. I suspect you could slide a 200 gal tank on the back--for those days when you have an extra big lawn.

    I suggest a rain hood or flat metal plate over the motor to protect it from the solution that drips off the hose when you wind it in when the grass is wet.

    Can you get good gallons per minute flow? Good agitation, (when needed?)
  7. Snyder's Lawn Inc

    Snyder's Lawn Inc LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,530

    Looks like work I don't miss them days dragging 400 ft hose

    Good luck with the setup
  8. inzane

    inzane LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,478

    2 gallons per minute, 400 ft. of 3/8 inch hose. i always like spraying at that rate. so about 50k sq. ft. out of one fill, but i got it all figured out. it should work out for me just fine.
    just not sure if i should try to run potash or urea through this thing. there is a bypass valve at the reel to switch to agitation which is 7 gpm, then you switch to spray, but no agitation while i spray. :laugh:

  9. foreplease

    foreplease LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,062

    Congratulations! Nice looking rig. Good that you were able to work with a forum sponsor and that you mentioned it.
  10. wildstarblazer

    wildstarblazer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,052

    What will you mostly be spraying out of that?

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