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Last year was the first year I sprayed chemicals. I have a Lesco 200 gallon space saver. I was just wondering what you use to flush your tanks out with...besides water. Do you use that stuff that Lesco sales...I think it's only like $10.
Flush your spray tank with Nutrisol, this will breakdown any Herbicide and other pesticide residues in the system. As for what to do with the rinsate, I have a storage tank which I pump any rinsate into and then dilute down and use on vegetation control spraying.
we rinse tanks with nutrisol at the end of every season before we rebuild the pumps, just makes me feel better that the guys (should be wearing gloves, but I know dont always) arent sticking their fingers in pesticides. the rinsate gets sprayed onto my lawn
Plain amonia works just as good as anything and much cheaper. About a quart for 200 to 500 gal tank. You do need to clean your tank with some herbicides that will cling to the plastic tanks and fittings. Especially when going from herbicide to a pesticide.
I use to put RV antifreeze in my tanks, ( dont have them anymore) that way you can just dump it out on the ground, put be carefull cause it can burn turf and when someone sees a lawn truck pumping the tank out onto bare ground, it sometimes it raises some eyebrows.
So I never risnsed tanks out, even at OLd Fox, I never remember risning tanks
I hope he knew a herbicide was a pesticide, and it was just a brain fart.