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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lawrence stone, Apr 11, 2000.

  1. I mixed a can with momentum at 1/2 oz per gal<br>and hit some white clover in the back yard<br>about 10 days ago.<p>Today all the clover is now a pretty color of brown. No yellowing of the bluegrass.<p>Momentum is one of the few reasonalby priced selctive herbicides that can put down a wild violet in one shot.
     
  2. Evan528

    Evan528 LawnSite Silver Member
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    i will be using momentum this year for the first time? isnt the recomended rate 1 once per gallon? beofre i use it on any of my customers lawns i ussually experiment with rates on my own lawn.... just to be safe!
     
  3. Lazer

    Lazer LawnSite Bronze Member
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    It's good stuff. The application rate is 1.1-1.3 oz/1000 sq ft. The amount of water applied will vary with equipment used. My new sprayer treats 8,000 sq. ft./gallon of solution.<p>And it'll work quicker when the temp warms up.<br>
     
  4. Evan528

    Evan528 LawnSite Silver Member
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    I use a solo back pack tank sprayer for this. is a ounce a gallon to strong? i do have some lawns with that famous wild violets that i want ot get rid of. trimec works pretty good on them but im gonna give momentum a shot.
     
  5. evan wrote:<p>&gt;I use a solo back pack tank sprayer for this. is a ounce a gallon to strong? <p>I think 1/2 per gal works just as good.<p>That way you can make 256 gals from a $38<br>gallon bottle. That's a LOT of dead weeds for<br>$38 bucks.
     
  6. Lazer

    Lazer LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Water doesn't kill weeds.
     
  7. Evan528

    Evan528 LawnSite Silver Member
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    so how many ounces per gallon is best effective without harming the grass?
     
  8. Lazer

    Lazer LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Evan, I'm assuming you're asking about back-pack here and that's going to depend on the sprayer used and the spray tip inserted.<p>My back-packs get about 16M per fill or about 1 gallon to 4M. Therefore I mix 20oz Amine per back-pack sprayer. (2 gallons of 3-way into my 50 gallon nurse tank.)
     
  9. CLM1

    CLM1 LawnSite Member
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    What's the first and most important thing you were when you were taking the class to get your LICENSE?.....READ THE LABEL!!!!!
     
  10. Lazer

    Lazer LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Like we haven't heard that before.<p>It's so funny, of the 1,487 posts stating to read the label, not one person actually has read and can relay what the label says about the product in question.
     

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