Whats the berst way to drain a 3 boom field sprayer

Discussion in 'Shop Talk' started by FarmboyBill, Oct 9, 2006.

  1. FarmboyBill

    FarmboyBill Well-Known Member Supporter

    Aug 19, 2005
    Gettin gcold here soon and aI got around 15/20 gal showing in the tank. Assuming I need to drain it, the pump, the regulator and liones, whats the best way to be sure Ive got thgem all drained
  2. DaleK

    DaleK Well-Known Member

    Sep 22, 2004
    East-Central Ontario
    Depends what's in it. If it's just water, there should be a drain in the bottom of the tank. Just let it out, unhook the lines at the pump and let them drain out, and turn the pump over by hand to get as much out as you can. You'll never get it drained completely so unless you can keep it somewhere warm you'll have to winterize it. Just use some RV antifreeze in the bottom of the tank once you get it hooked back up again and run the sprayer until you see the colouring come out of the nozzles. I like to take the nozzles and filters all off and keep them inside somewhere.

    If you still have chemical in it you'll have to dilute it down and spray it somewhere before you rinse it and drain it.