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Old 11-25-2009, 05:21 PM
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We have a large yard here on the farm. Dandelions have been a problem. I have a 15 gallon sprayer mounted on my Hustler 340 commercial mower, but spraying with the wand is a PITA. So, I found a small boom sprayer on eBay this year. It originally was made to mount on a Simplicity or Allis Chalmers garden tractor. It has a 6' boom, and a hand help sprayer for doing bushes/trees. I'm modifying it to be on a trailer.

I don't throw anything away. Acquired some old riding mower parts many years ago. Dug out an old rear end and using it as the axle. I'm about 1/2 way done with the thing. Here's some pics. First pic is as it came from the factory. I'm pretty fortunate as I have been given much steel over the years from jobs winding down. So I'm using the free stuff on this project. I still have much left from when I was in business.
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Old 11-25-2009, 06:23 PM
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I like it already.
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Old 12-04-2009, 03:31 PM
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Default An update

Pretty well have it done. Forgot to paint the belt tensioner. Need to wait for the paint to dry, assemble it, take more pics. Have to fab and mount a lock for the belt tensioner, in the spring.
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Looking nice. I like the paint color.
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PA W, I would appreciate seeing your fume extractor setup sometime.
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Old 12-05-2009, 06:55 AM
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PA W, I would appreciate seeing your fume extractor setup sometime.
I bought it at Government Liquidation auction for $70. Works great. I'll take a couple of pics today.
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I like your idea PA W. I had done something similar for a buddy of mine. What I did was make a frame for the tank and a battery to power a pump. This self contained unit could be put in the little yard trailer and towed around and spray.
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Nice job on the trailer.
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Nice job on the trailer.
Looky here:

Tepco.
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Thanks Cutter.
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