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sprayer or atomizer ???

Posted by mes111 6 (My Page) on
Wed, Sep 11, 13 at 19:11

My trees are growing in and I expect that next season I will need a more robust applicator for fungicides or insecticides.

Any suggestions pro-con re: Atomizer vs. Sprayer for this job.

Thanx, Mike

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RE: sprayer or atomizer ???

I use gas powered pressure to spray my garden its mount (or setting back Kawasaki Mule) use 12v 25 gallon to feed water to pressure washer I can spray full size peach tree 2 to 3 seconds 10 foot from foliage of tree. This blow moths out tree and cover insecticide some leave tree as coming up to next one I get them in mid air as drive along in trees. To spray this up stream from air movement important. It lightly wet both side foliage I use wide tip in pressure washer gun on short trees for distance I use lesser flat fan tip and garden because spray across about 8 44" inch rows at time early morning are late after noon spraying. I choose pressure washer over high pressure sprayer 400 psi because pressure can be use for other washings lol.

RE: sprayer or atomizer ???

Nice idea but won't work for me. My trees are espaliered in rows and the rows are 7-8 feet apart. I am too close to the tree to be able to use the pressure washer. But you gave me an idea. I have one of those airless paint sprayers that I can try to hook the feed tube to a 5-10 water bottle. OK... that is another project to contemplate over winter.


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