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Jim Arnot

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Top 7 Reasons Why You Should Always Winterize Your Sprayer

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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 18, 2019 9:17:20 AM / by Jim Arnot posted in Sprayer Maintenance

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Winterizing your sprayer is one of the most effective ways to extend its life and ensure that you are ready to quickly resume productivity when spring arrives. Whether you are a crop farmer, a firefighter, or a property manager, it is your responsibility to keep your sprayer in good working order. You can achieve this goal by setting aside some time to winterize your sprayer each year during late fall. Taking this important step can help prevent cracking and other problems that can occur when you fail to properly prepare your sprayer to handle the colder temperatures that lie ahead. We're going to look at why you should always winterize your sprayer.

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Your Guide to Replacing & Cleaning Spray Nozzle Tips

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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 10, 2019 4:09:58 PM / by Jim Arnot posted in Sprayer Maintenance

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Spray nozzles are one of the smallest, yet most vital pieces of equipment in a commercial farming operation. Cleaning and maintaining your spray nozzles will help ensure that you save precious time and money.

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Choosing the Right Spray Gun for Best Results on Your Chemical Sprayer

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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 4, 2019 12:02:29 PM / by Jim Arnot posted in Buying a Sprayer

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There are a number of different spraying applications when you are applying chemical, and different guns to fit each application as well. Your chemical sprayer needs the correct gun for your purpose in order to be the most effective. So, the first question is what is your spraying application? Do you need high flow, or high pressure, an adjustable spray pattern? You get the idea.

We are going to look at a few different spraying applications and select the right spray gun for your sprayer. Let’s start with tree spraying.

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Quick Guide: Replacing the Engine Oil on Your Sprayer

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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 4, 2019 8:46:17 AM / by Jim Arnot posted in Sprayer Maintenance

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We all know that keeping your sprayer in great condition will reduce break downs during spraying season. Making sure your oil is clean is part of that. Here are a few simple steps to properly change/replace the engine oil on your sprayer as quick as possible.

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8 Effective Ways to Reduce Spray Drift While Boom Spraying

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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 27, 2017 7:41:37 AM / by Jim Arnot posted in Using a Sprayer

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Probably one of the most frustrating things while boom spraying is your chemical drifting. Stopping the spray drift in windy conditions is often easier said than done. However, there are things you can do that reduce the drift on those windy days you are trying to finish a field, before it rains. Although there are times when it is too windy, in this article you will find 8 effective ways to reduce the spray drift as much as possible.

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Quick Guide: How to Hitch a 3 Point PTO Sprayer to a Tractor

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[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 15, 2017 2:38:49 PM / by Jim Arnot posted in Using a Sprayer

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Hitching your 3 Point PTO sprayer to your tractor is simple when you follow the right process. This guide will show you how to quickly and safely complete this task without wasting time. Although the hitch or lift arms differ slightly with different brands of tractors, you will be able to follow this method. When connecting anything to a PTO shaft, it is important you take safety measures to eliminate any injuries.

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How to Winterize Your Sprayer in 4 Simple Steps

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[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 9, 2017 10:48:01 AM / by Jim Arnot posted in Sprayer Maintenance

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If you live in a climate where the temperature drops below freezing in the winter, this complete guide is for you. Weather you own a UTV sprayer, 3-point hitch sprayer, ATV sprayer or pickup truck sprayer you must prepare it for the winter. Winterizing your sprayer ensures it is ready to go as soon as spring arrives. To make sure you minimize any busted parts or damage to your pump in spring, I have completed a guide you can easily follow. This guide will explain what tools you need and a step by step guide on how to winterize your sprayer.

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