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INEXPENSIVE HOME AND FARM SPRAYER THAT WILL NOT CORRODE
June 29, 2015
This is a very light weight, low cost, none rust accumulating, sprayer for around the house and farm.
Most chemical bottle give you chemical amounts for one gallon of water. No need for math to figure out how much concentrated chemical to add. I have owner 1 1/2 and 2 1/2 gallon sprayers and some of the fellows don't know how to do the math when you get into half gallon increments.
Many chemicals are corrosive and will NOT cause a problem in this sprayer (with one exception). The instructions with all these sprayers is to rinse and purge after each use (use fresh water and pressure spray plain water through the system). In my experience, at least 50% of the folks FAIL to follow this rule and leave a little bit of spray in the unit "for tomorrow" or they spray entire content and figure unit does not need to be rinsed out. The problem with this approach is that some of the chemicals will precipitate out and form chunks or flakes - the things that plug up your spray wand.
In addition, the chemicals in the water and the ph, may affect the chemical concentrate and render it less viable (won't work). In the West where we have alkaline water, the ph of the water may negate or reduce the effectiveness of the diluted chemicals within hours. Bottom line, the stored chemical in the sprayer may not kill any bugs and will/may plug up your sprayer.
So if you are not a professional exterminator, and don't want to spend $150 on a sprayer, this is your unit. I will not last forever, the droplet size will not be as fine in microns, and it won't "shoot" as far, but for most jobs, it will perform adequately. If it does stop working, you are not out a ton of money, you won't tearing down and replacing parts, and you can just go and buy another one. Simple maintenance will extend its life appreciably.
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