Category Archives: Shop Talk

Introducing the New Apache Shop Video Series

The smart, simple design of an Apache Sprayer keeps most daily spray operations extremely easy and efficient. However, our simplicity still doesn’t make every sprayer task, topic and maintenance job a complete cakewalk. It’s especially hard to become a maintenance expert when some tasks only occur once a year! So, sometimes you may need a […]

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New paint on 2014 Apache Sprayer will protect against the elements

New on the 2014 Apache Sprayers , you will find a powder coating by IFS Coatings that is designed to resist chemicals and fading from the sun. It is also more resistant to the impact the bottom of your sprayer will face. Weeds continuously hitting the undercarriage can ruin the paint on a sprayer, but […]

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Extended warranty offers best protection in the industry

The extended warranty for a new Apache Sprayer enhances your protection in the field. The extended warranty provides you with two years of bumper-to-bumper coverage or up to 1,000 hours in your sprayer, whichever comes first. Apache Sprayers offer you the best warranty in the application industry. Your extended warranty begins the day your sprayer […]

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Ask the Application Specialists: Are the bolts on the Apache standard or metric?

Our Application Specialists are available to answer your questions about the Apache sprayer and using your precision application.  This week’s question is related to the Apache sprayer and how it is built. Question: Are all of the bolts on the Apache standard, metric or mixed? Most of the bolts on the Apache sprayer are standard; […]

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Get a sneak peek at the 2014 Apache sprayer

Be prepared for a new experience when you check out the 2014 Apache sprayer at Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill. August 27-29. When you climb into the cab of a 2014 Apache sprayer, you will notice some big changes in the cab compared to previous models. If you can’t make it to the show, […]

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Tire options more critical in wet fields

Depending on the conditions of your field, you may need to consider using different tires to decrease the amount of soil compaction. The right tires can help you cut down on soil compaction while improving traction and fuel efficiency. source: http://www.ipm.iastate.edu/ipm/icm/2007/4-9/moisture.html Data from research on soil compaction at the University of Wisconsin indicated 70 to […]

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Equipment Technologies not quiet about noise dampening cab [Infographic]

The days of suffering from ear ringing after a day in the field are over thanks to the state-of-the-art noise dampening cab found on every Apache sprayer. Not only did Equipment Technologies engineers develop a cab with sound-deadening floor mats and liners, but positioned the cab away from the engine, transmission and exhaust. This move […]

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Top five things to complete your Apache sprayer spring start up

Glimpses of warmer weather are starting to sneak up across the country, and it is time to start thinking about getting back out in the fields. Before you can get that first fertilizer application on the ground, you should remember these five important spring start up steps for your sprayer. 1. Check fluid levels and […]

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Apache Maintenance: Yearly Checklist

In addition to your daily, weekly and monthly Apache maintenance, there are also parts that need to be checked or replaced on a yearly basis. This checklist is designed for the 20 Series Apache models. Adjust steering toe-in The steering toe-in will rarely need an adjustment, but it is a good idea to check this […]

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Apache Maintenance: Monthly Checklist

Just as important as your daily and weekly maintenance routines, your monthly Apache upkeep is essential to keeping repair costs low and avoiding the unexpected break downs when your time in the field is so important. In addition to the daily and the weekly checklists, check out what else you should be maintaining: Adjustable axles […]

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