Looking at this sprayer. Has anyone experience with this or similar for watering in the tent?
I’ve used a couple Home Depot HDX brand pump sprayers. They work pretty well, even though I’d pay double to have one that was built to be a little more solid. They work well for foliar application. They are not a substitute for power washing.
If it’s just for a tent, a $20 hand pumper would probably be totally sufficient. You don’t pump while spraying, just in case you didn’t know.
@KeystoneCops good point on the pumping.
I use these all the time at work and have used the HDX but find the Flo master brand to be better quality.
But, just recently I bought a Deck and Home brand sprayer and love it. The sprayer tips are far superior. I use it to moisten the soil to get an even moisture through out, instead of “pouring” water on the soil which can be done without the sprayer tip.
These are great. I purchased the plug in one but they have battery ones too
TeraPump A-TREP01-001 TREP01 Multi-Purpose Battery Powered Fuel Transfer Pump - 2D Battery, 2.5 GPM https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01HOXQ3GU/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_CnZpEbWR8748D
I keep thinking that I won’t need to spend any more money on growing products. Now I’ve seen this and probably going to buy one. LOL. Thanks I do believe this is something I can use.
Yup there’s always something else lol. I bought this but now I am trying multiple feedings per day to try and solve a deficiency issue so now I’m off to the hydro store tomm for a auto feed set up…
I have a pump sprayer, I removed the sprayer so it flows instead of sprays.
I wouldn’t mind a battery operated one, but I only paid $15 for mine. Lol
That is what I did also but the battery one is sitting in the cart. 22+plants is a lot of pumping.
I found a smaller one battery powered, but I didn’t realize you had 22 to water. Lol.
I think I would go with yours for that many. @RAP
Edit, let me know how it works, I might be in your boat soon with that many.
I got the sprayer today. It said to charge min 10hr for full charge but light turned green after 2 hrs so I put a gal of water in it and tried a couple nozzles. It is definitely going to be my best friend. I dont think it is adj for pressure but it works great. pretty quiet too.
After putting water in you turn power switch to on it says will prime pume for a few seconds then sut off and only run while you are spraying. It primed and shut off so fast I though it didnt work. Maybe 2 seconds or less, but as soon as I pushed the spray handle it went right back on and was spraying immediately. With the one nozzle there was a bit of overspray mist in the air but I am pretty sure it was the misting nozzle so that would be expected. I watered the pots I have ready for the Matanuska Thunder plants and then watered a bit on the 2 males in the grow room and did a bit of a spray on the 2 seedlings. It worked well all around.
Was easy to get the whole surface wet and water will pile up if you stay in one spot for a few seconds.
With the nozzle I had it was like a hurricane on the seedlings so when watering them you need to be careful and keep the nozzle near the soil below or to the side of the seedlings or you could damage them.
I misted all over the males and the leaves were totally saturated and covered in small beads of water so I am sure will be perfect for foliar feeding.
I will see if I can get a small video of it in use. It Is sure going to be much easier filling with 4 gals at a time and NO PUMPING!!!
I am going to order another next week for the wife to be able to use around the yard. I will either weld up a small dollie for her to wheel it around or pick up a cheap one at Harbor Freight.
My main problem/concern will be to remember to shut off the switch after use I already had to go back half way through this post to shut it off.
I got the Yellow Hudson that is posted above.
Nice write up. Now I want one…
12 seconds = one cup with misting nozzle
do you think teas would clog it up?
I am going to do a worm casting tea soon and use the sprayer. It has a filter like a screen coffee filter in the opening. I dont think anything could get through that. I believe there is also 2 other filters inline somewhere so I feel it will do fine. The silica I mixed the other day was so fine I am sure it will work for foliar spraying. When I filter the wc tea I plan on just dumping whatever is in the filter into the garden somewhere.
awesome. ya i was looking at that one and there’s one by Scotts that is a little smaller, but i do like the bigger size. i have a transfer pump but i wish the nozzle was longer. i gotta bend down too much to use it and it’s a little extra work on my hands too. this sounds great, excited to hear how it works. once my plants get bigger and the watering schedule accelerates, i’m sure i’m going to want one.