Plumbing sprayer tanks together.

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millstreaminn

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I have a 25 gallon boom sprayer in the back of my Mule. My Uncle bought a 25 gallon boomless sprayer that he never used so he gave it to me. I mounted it along side the other one on the Mule. So I have 2 complete sprayers (one boom, one boomless) in the Mule. I can't think of any reason why I can't plumb the 2 tanks together via the drain spouts, thus giving me 50 gallons of spray water for either sprayer instead of 25? I would obviously fill both tanks with water then divide the chemical between the 2.

I was really surprised at how fast you can spray 25 gallons with a boom sprayer and I would like to double my capacity without spending any money.
 

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It will work, but to insure the chemicals are mixed evenly you would need to mix each tank by itself before connecting them. A simple ball valve in the hose connecting them would do for that. And if you only wanted to mix part of a tank you could just shut the valve and use one tank
 
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I got to try out my idea last night. I plumbed the 2 tanks together with a washing machine hose via the drain ports. I was spraying water faster (boomless) than it would transfer from one tank to the next. The tank I was spraying out of would be dry before the other tank was 1/2 empty. I'd have to sit and wait for the spray to flow from one tank to the next. Would be faster to just use one tank. At least I am not out anything.
 

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