Green Pro Guide to Buying a Spray Truck
Often the buyer of a spray rig thinks the process begins by choosing a truck. That is usually wrong.
I can't tell you how many times I get a call from someone who just bought a truck and wants it carry 800 gallons with all kinds of pumps and hose reels only to find that the truck is too small; it cannot carry the weight. Here is a quick overview of the process of determining how much spray equipment to buy. Also read the article from ArborAGE magazine were I deal more with the "whys" behind the principles.
The answers to these questions will have a significant impact on the Options and Upgrades you may want to include on your truck.
After you know the answers to these questions, as well as questions your Green Pro representative will walk through with you step-by-step, you are ready to choose the vehicle type that will best meet all of your needs, from pick-up truck, to trailer, to class 5 or 6 truck under 26,000gvw. View our main truck body types.
Finally, this is perhaps the most important principle:
Within a few short years, it is always less expensive to spend more money on more highly efficient equipment than on labor.