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Solo ® Backpack Sprayer -- 3-Gallon Standard Piston Pump

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solo® Standard Backpack Sprayers - our #1 Selling Sprayer

  • Disease control on animals
  • Weed, insect and disease control on plants
  • Spot spraying
  • Industrial vegetation control
  • No corroding of pump components

This solo® sprayer is designed so only chemical-resistant parts come in contact with the formula being sprayed. As a result, you'll have years of trouble-free spraying. Tanks are made of high-tensile, UV-stabilized polyethylene with high-impact strength and excellent resistance to chemicals and stress. Nylon web straps are padded at the shoulders. Pump handle is adjustable for left or right hand operation. Supplied with two spray nozzles which provide three different spray patterns. Flat spray nozzle is recommended for general area spraying. For spot spraying, the conical nozzle provides a cone-shaped spray when used with the swirl plate and a pin-stream spray without the swirl plate. Large 4" opening with strainer allows fast and safe fillings. Features a handy interlock device for continuous spraying. Weighs 11 lbs. empty. Piston Pump sprayer allows for a wider range of applications. Not recommended for use with abrasive sprays or wettable powders because these substances can score the piston and cylinder of the pump, causing leaks and lowering the life span of the sprayer. Delivers 0.5 GPM at 60 psi. USA made.

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Solo Backpack Sprayer -- 3-Gallon Standard Piston Pump
 
3.6

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86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Solid construction (5)
  • Easy to use (4)
  • Even dispersal (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Insecticides (3)
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      • Getting started (3)

    Reviewed by 7 customers

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    5.0

    Solo 3 Gal Piston Pump - A must have

    By Cattleman

    from Wellington, Colorado

    About Me Getting Started

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Even Dispersal
    • Just Works Easy To Use
    • Solid Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Insecticides

      Comments about Solo Backpack Sprayer -- 3-Gallon Standard Piston Pump:

      Found nothing bad. use it to spray weeds my ranch and rentals. Had over 5 yrs and now need new O-rings. Low maint. Clean after each use and store correctly. Have used to spray cattle fly control. Light weight, easy to use Found parts reasonable considering the useage

       
      4.0

      Long term review

      By DRB

      from South Alabama

      About Me Master Gardener

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Solid Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Solo Backpack Sprayer -- 3-Gallon Standard Piston Pump:

          I "inherited" this about eight years ago with a broken pump. I rebuilt tihe pump and have put at least a thousand gallons of various weed poison through it since. I like the three gallon tank for ease of lifting and maneuvering over rough terrain. Recently the pump has started to leak a little (wet legs mentioned earlier), and one of the shoulder strap bottom hooks just broke. A good reason to upgrade to the padded straps.

           
          1.0

          Don't get wet legs....

          By SBR

          from Minneapolis, MN

          About Me Professional Landscaper

          Pros

            Cons

            • Messy

            Best Uses

              Comments about Solo Backpack Sprayer -- 3-Gallon Standard Piston Pump:

              Junk, Pump plunger comes out of the pump housing almost every use, spilling the chemical down your back and legs. We purchased 3 at the start of the season, and they made it less than 4 days in the field. Don't waste your money....

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              pump broke

              By Michael

              from Amelia, VA

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Pros

                Cons

                • Does Not Pump Up

                Best Uses

                • Fertilizer
                • Mainly Use For Round Up

                Comments about Solo Backpack Sprayer -- 3-Gallon Standard Piston Pump:

                This is an awsome product. Works very well to spray anything you want. Have had a few but problem is pump stops pumping. I rinse it out after every use so I don't no why they stop. I have had four of these and they are very good for a season or two then they stop pumping up. I am a landscaper and use this quit often. Thanks for tlistening

                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                This sprayer works great!

                By J.

                from Eagle River, Wi

                About Me Getting Started

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Adjustable Settings
                • Easy to Use
                • Even Dispersal
                • Solid Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Insecticides

                  Comments about Solo Backpack Sprayer -- 3-Gallon Standard Piston Pump:

                  This is a quality sprayer, and works perfect right out of the box.

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                  Product
                  Specs

                  Capacity:3 gal.
                  Pressure Cylinder:Internal
                  Pump Style:Piston
                  Agitation:No
                  Maximum Pressure:90 psi
                  Average Spray Height:16ft.
                  Pressure Gauge:Optional
                  Nozzle Tip:Plastic adj.
                  Filter:In nozzle
                  Herbicide Compatibility:Yes
                  Pesticide Compatibility:Yes
                  Cleaner Compatibility:No
                  Acid Compatibility:No
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