pump setup

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by cenlo, Oct 2, 2004.

  1. cenlo

    cenlo LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 322

    I just purchased a used sprayer setup. It has a 100 gallon tank and a 5 or 6 hp Wisconsin/Robin engine (both newer) It currently has a belt driven piston pump which is very LOUD I would like to get rid of it and install a direct drive pump. Just wondering what king of pump to buy? And if I should be cautious of anything prior to installation?
  2. ToniDavies

    ToniDavies Sponsor
    Messages: 140

    If you are planning to use any wettable powders I would recommend using a diaphragm pump. One of the more popular pumps is the Hypro D30 pump with gearbox drive to engine which is much quieter than the belt drive.
  3. KLR

    KLR LawnSite Member
    from Zone 6
    Messages: 171

    I agree with the hypro D30
    very reliable
    very low maintenance
  4. TSM

    TSM LawnSite Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 707

    hypro D30 for lawn care
    hypro D50 for tree care

    yo, KLR whats going on? long time no see, i'm headed down your way this weekend wanna do breakfast? (your PM is off!) I'll call you thurs or fri, see ya

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