Question for those who backpack spray herbicides

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by wildstarblazer, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. wildstarblazer

    wildstarblazer LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Solo's have bad designs IMO. You would think that on a heavy set up they would put some sort of handle to pick it up. None of their sprayers have handles far as I know.
  2. ArTurf

    ArTurf LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Ark
    Messages: 4,470

    I saw yours for sale. Hate I missed it.
  3. ArizPestWeed

    ArizPestWeed LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,457

    SP makes Echo pack packs , so they should work

  4. greendoctor

    greendoctor LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,124

    Unless that pump can put out 1.5 GPM at 40 PSI. I know the Maruyama electric backpacks are designed to run multiple nozzle set ups. Not sure if they could do 1.5 GPM, which is what I consider the minimum for a 3 nozzle boom.
  5. grassrat

    grassrat LawnSite Member
    Messages: 73

    Just purchased the boom for the sp does anyone else use this ? Obviously gonna be tip heavy but frankly I have a ride on and a tank sprayer but sometimes its easier to get to a hill or thru a fence via backpack ! I bought the 3 nozzle option does it atrach to the
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  6. ProStreetCamaro

    ProStreetCamaro LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,289

    No they look like chapin backpacks with an echo label.
  7. grassrat

    grassrat LawnSite Member
    Messages: 73

    Well just replaced the SP v110 fan tip(stock blue) for a tee jet aluminum fan tip (grey) and what a difference no need for the boom, just needed the right nozzle(tip) !

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