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doug1980 03-17-2013 08:25 PM

New Spray Rig
 
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Brand new for this season. 2012 Isuzu NPR HD. 600 gallon nurse tank, 2 drop tanks, 1 150 gallons and 1 50 gallons. Allows me to get 20-25 accounts done each day. Plus I am set up for any situation at all times. Should reduce callbacks.

http://i356.photobucket.com/albums/o...psb6bcc1f9.jpg

dpld 03-17-2013 08:48 PM

nice rig and i wish you all the best with it.

Greg'slawnandlandscape 03-17-2013 08:49 PM

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Originally Posted by doug1980 (Post 123567)
Brand new for this season. 2012 Isuzu NPR HD. 600 gallon nurse tank, 2 drop tanks, 1 150 gallons and 1 50 gallons. Allows me to get 20-25 accounts done each day. Plus I am set up for any situation at all times. Should reduce callbacks.

http://i356.photobucket.com/albums/o...psb6bcc1f9.jpg

Wow do you mow to

doug1980 03-17-2013 08:51 PM

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Originally Posted by Greg'slawnandlandscape (Post 123571)
Wow do you mow to

Yup we do it all, plus landscaping and designs.

Steve 03-18-2013 01:27 PM

That is very nice! What were you using previously to that? How will this new ruck change the way you operate and what pushed you to take the jump to this upgrade?

doug1980 03-18-2013 06:10 PM

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Originally Posted by Steve (Post 123657)
That is very nice! What were you using previously to that? How will this new ruck change the way you operate and what pushed you to take the jump to this upgrade?

Was using a Ford F250 with a 200 gallon tank. It worked well but I was limited with what I could spray, 10-12 accounts before refill, which meant a trip back to the shop. Also I could only spray what I mixed in the morning. Eg. Pre M, insecticide etc. Now I can mix whatever is needed at each account. More of a custom system instead of just an app based route.

Grass Doctor 03-18-2013 10:52 PM

haaa dude u just make my day luv ur rig bad assssssssssssss

Steve 03-19-2013 10:56 AM

Very very interesting! Is this one of those purchases you wish you did before or did you feel you needed to scale up to a certain point to make it worthwhile?

doug1980 03-19-2013 05:38 PM

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Originally Posted by Steve (Post 123789)
Very very interesting! Is this one of those purchases you wish you did before or did you feel you needed to scale up to a certain point to make it worthwhile?

Needed more customers to justify the expense. Got 220 accounts now and expect at least 50 more this season so it was warranted.

Grass Doctor 03-20-2013 12:14 AM

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Originally Posted by doug1980 (Post 123815)
Needed more customers to justify the expense. Got 220 accounts now and expect at least 50 more this season so it was warranted.

haaa i jut finish diluting some (NH4)2SO4 in a 5 gallon bucket to make some lawn greens and go spray with my electric back pack :D:D hoping to get a little ranger and put a spraying pump by the end of this year or next one maybe.

one day buddy, one day :D:D:D:D:D:D:D need truck.


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