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How to Identify and Fix Common Gardening Problems ?

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Your sprayer is now calibrated to spray 64 gallons of water per acre (64 GPA) You have a (4) gallon backpack sprayer. Divide (4) gallons by (64) GPA 4/64=. 0625 Which means your sprayer can spray . 0625 or 2723 square feet with one tank full.
FlowZone backpack sprayers can last up to 4-5 years under every day commercial use when consistently kept clean and stored safely.
It consists of a piston type pump, a platform with fork, a lever to operate the pump, pressure chamber, suction hose with strainer, delivery hose, and a spray gun with flow control knob and nozzle.
The major components of a sprayer are tank, pump, agitator, flow control, and nozzles.
Check the Tube

Instead, it`s likely your spray bottle isn`t spraying properly because the tube has disconnected from the nozzle. To check this, poepping says to push down on the sprayer. If you can press down with ease, but the product isn`t coming out, it`s likely a disconnect with the tube.

Causes: Bad seal around the lid of the pump, dirt/debris on the check valve, crack/seam in the tank. Solution: If the air leak is due to a bad seal under the lid, you will need to replace the lid o-ring. Many pump sprayer manufacturers offer repair kits that contain the lid o-ring.

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Sprayer wont spray or hold pressure
ANSWER : We use the both the 425 and 475 solo sprayers most days at work and when they start to lose pressure ( after 6 months of daily professional use) we purchase a complete seal kit and put it through them. The only part I can’t work out how to remove is the inside cylinder, other than that everything else is easily removed and replaced.

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Won't seal and hold pressure – Ace Hardware Acer Spray and Go Sprayer
ANSWER : Try smearing some Vaseline on the gasket that goes around the pump shaft at the top.

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Won't hold air & pump up/ – Gilmour & Spray Doc& Poly Tank Sprayer Pump Assembly
ANSWER : I loss pressure, read the manual, took the slide out and saw that the o-ring was crimped out of shape, thus the loss of seal and no pressure! Popped it back to position and it spray is now powerful as day 1…patience is rewarded!

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How to fill gilmour spray-doc
ANSWER : All sprayers have a cap that turns anti-clockwise. With all of these you push the handle down and turn firmly.

Lawn Garden Gilmour Garden Watering

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I have a Fimco pump model 5274517 the end were the switch is broken from ice i need to get a new pump .Can i replace only the pump or the pump and motor
ANSWER : Http:// like you can get your parts from these folks.

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Can I use the multi spray with bleach on my pavers to get rid of mold
ANSWER : Yes that will work

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I have two 428 solo back pack sprayers both of the pumps have crackes in them where do I get parts. Help!!!
ANSWER : I have 428 with a broken pump handle. the solo co. has some parts.their ph. no. is 757-245-4228,i talked to a young man @ ext.352,name is shawnatin.if you can’t get the parts,i would like to offer you $5.00 a peice for the handles & shipping cost.just snapped today while working in my yard.

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Trying to remove pressure tank from inside spray unit.

trying to replace all seals.

ANSWER : Dont !!!!! just buy a new one bout 100 bucks but if u want it comes out thru top but u have to take lose underneath
way too labor intensive for the price of new one

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