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Sprayer Year-End Savings Incentives

End of Year Savings You Don’t Want to Miss Is a self-propelled sprayer on your farm’s machinery shopping list this year? If that’s the case, a combination of year-end pricing and tax incentives means there’s no better time to buy than right now. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is offering bonus depreciation for business-related expenses […]

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Dusty Fields & Filters

Maximize sprayer productivity with proper filter maintenance They are usually inexpensive and not the first thing you think about when conducting routine maintenance on your Apache Sprayer. But, when you operate in dry, dusty conditions, filters are an especially important element to keeping your sprayer well-maintained. That’s particularly true considering the cost of the damage […]

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Testing Spray Tip Nozzles for Wear

Regular testing prevents crop damage from worn sprayer tip nozzles Tip nozzles are among the least expensive components of a modern sprayer, but underestimating their importance and being lax with maintenance can quickly get costly. That makes it critical to test them and ensure they’re functioning properly before beginning a busy spraying season. Why nozzle […]

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Calibrating ZF Transmissions

Calibration keeps your ZF transmission shifting smoothly When Apache Sprayers transitioned to the ZF transmissions for the 2011 sprayer model year, operators had access to a new way to boost fuel economy and performance in the field through features like a locking torque converter. Like any drivetrain component, ZF transmissions require regular maintenance to perform […]

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Cabin Filters and Why They Are Important

Cabin filters do a lot more than keep you comfortable Spraying agriculture chemicals can be a dirty and sometimes dangerous job. That makes it important to have an enclosed sprayer cab with a strong air filtration system, like today’s Apache Sprayers. Simply having a cabin filter system isn’t enough; it’s just as important to take […]

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Pulse-Width Modulation Spraying

Spray smarter, save money with pulse-width modulation Spray drift continues to be a big issue for chemical applicators, and it has led to the rise of digital spraying technology that utilizes pulse-width modulation (PWM). The new sprayer innovation, available on every Apache Sprayer through the Raven HawkeyeTM system, helps operators more efficiently apply chemicals and […]

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Strainer Maintenance and Why They Should Be Replaced

Prevent crop damage with thorough strainer maintenance Spraying even trace amounts of the wrong chemical in your fields can be costly. When you’re lax with inspecting and maintaining your sprayer’s strainers, you run the risk of that happening. Get our crop-saving tips on how to properly maintain the strainers on your self-propelled sprayer from the […]

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How To Rinse Your Sprayer Right

  Are you getting the most from the chemicals you’re spraying? Part of the answer to that question lies in how well you maintain your sprayer between applications. Properly rinsing out your sprayer can not only help keep the machine in top operating condition, but also prevent crop damage that can cut yields and add […]

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Winterization: A How-To Guide

Proper winterization of the application system, or spray system, helps to prevent damage to the system due to wintertime freezing. Please follow this Apache Winterization Guide to protect your sprayer this winter. The spray system may contain as many as five separate plumbing loops, or circuits, that are all related to the application system. Thorough […]

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What to Do When Pressure Drops

A pressure drop in your Apache sprayer can really put a kink in proper spray coverage. When this happens, it’s likely due to a chemical sediment build up clogging the strainers in the nozzle tips. Apache sprayers are equipped with the solution. To help keep nozzle tips from becoming blocked, each boom section includes a […]

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