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Kept speeding money on other battery sprayers (including the friggin ips gabage ones)...Got caught up in the hype, hoping to find the perfect TM-less PS sprayer option.

But always kept my eye on this one...Been eyeing it fo-yeahs...finally got it...made one mod and been running it for a week. If the battery life holds up its a keeper...if not gonna try the Worx attached to this sprayers tank...and the search will go on.

Mod - Added old inline spayer jet with brass thread adapter to wand and bent the wand for ergonomics.

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Looks good. Keep us updated! I've been wondering about something like that for myself doing big jobs.
 
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Mine lasted about 5-6 months but i didn't really take care of it and flush it out with water after every job. Slowly there was some build up and the unit still shows charging and goes from red to green once fully charged, but it doesn't turn on any more. I bought a 2nd one since it helps a lot and dont have to carry it like a backpack or adding extra weight to the job with it having wheels. Will update and see how long this second one last, ill take care of it better this time since I had to use a pump up sprayer and it reminded me of how much I missed this one.
 
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Time of death...10am, July 30th. Just died...don't know why.

Going to use the tank to feed a Worx sprayer.
 

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Time of death...10am, July 30th. Just died...don't know why.

Going to use the tank to feed a Worx sprayer.
Those batteries don't do well without a battery maintainer. I wished someone had told me this years ago it would have saved me some headaches with mine. I leave my sprayer on a cheap 20 or 30 dollar maintainer all the time when it's not being used. It keeps that battery topped off w/o overcharging or discharging it. Either one of those will kill a battery. I'm not certain it will work with that sprayer of yours. I'd need to know the type of battery. If it's an SLA battery a maintainer is just the ticket to keep that battery happy and working. A replacement battery isn't much either.
 
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Those batteries don't do well without a battery maintainer. I wished someone had told me this years ago it would have saved me some headaches with mine. I leave my sprayer on a cheap 20 or 30 dollar maintainer all the time when it's not being used. It keeps that battery topped off w/o overcharging or discharging it. Either one of those will kill a battery. I'm not certain it will work with that sprayer of yours. I'd need to know the type of battery. If it's an SLA battery a maintainer is just the ticket to keep that battery happy and working. A replacement battery isn't much either.
I am not quite sure if it's the battery or pump...if it is the battery, i suspect it would function with the charger plugged in?
 

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I am not quite sure if it's the battery or pump...if it is the battery, i suspect it would function with the charger plugged in?
Nope. Once those SLA's die they're usually done for. Letting them discharge too much or letting them get overcharged regularly will ruin them pretty quick. If it's a 12-volt battery you may be able to see if the pump is running if you have a 12-volt source to connect directly to the pump and see if it starts. The pump is probably not that heavy-duty and could have gone out too, but the battery is just as probable if not more. Since I've been using maintainers my batteries are holding out good and not crapping out on me right when I need them most. This is what I'm using right now and it works well for me. https://www.walmart.com/ip/STANLEY-1-Amp-Automatic-Battery-Maintainer-BM1S/453321945?wmlspartner=wlpa&selectedSellerId=0&adid=22222222227129876253&wl0=&wl1=g&wl2=c&wl3=237018051539&wl4=aud-482018033502:pla-388851748550&wl5=9023087&wl6=&wl7=&wl8=&wl9=pla&wl10=8175035&wl11=online&wl12=453321945&veh=sem&gclid=CjwKCAjwnMTqBRAzEiwAEF3ndgqX9LK539tMCs2H8OU2F4gsVD41oA8M9c5Ek0jxl9onuUAaWY5EcRoCVqcQAvD_BwE

If it's a 6 volt sla this might be a better choice. https://www.walmart.com/ip/BLACK-DECKER-BM3B-6V-and-12V-Battery-Charger-Maintainer-BM3B/21721663?athpgid=athenaItempage_453321945&athctxid&athcpid=21721663&atlmtid=BuyTogetherValue&athcgid&athena=true&athieid=v0&athbktid&athstid=CS002&athguid=e6201a48-c9d-16c880c7a8aa69
 

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Nope. Once those SLA's die they're usually done for. Letting them discharge too much or letting them get overcharged regularly will ruin them pretty quick. If it's a 12-volt battery you may be able to see if the pump is running if you have a 12-volt source to connect directly to the pump and see if it starts. The pump is probably not that heavy-duty and could have gone out too, but the battery is just as probable if not more. Since I've been using maintainers my batteries are holding out good and not crapping out on me right when I need them most. This is what I'm using right now and it works well for me. https://www.walmart.com/ip/STANLEY-1-Amp-Automatic-Battery-Maintainer-BM1S/453321945?wmlspartner=wlpa&selectedSellerId=0&adid=22222222227129876253&wl0=&wl1=g&wl2=c&wl3=237018051539&wl4=aud-482018033502:pla-388851748550&wl5=9023087&wl6=&wl7=&wl8=&wl9=pla&wl10=8175035&wl11=online&wl12=453321945&veh=sem&gclid=CjwKCAjwnMTqBRAzEiwAEF3ndgqX9LK539tMCs2H8OU2F4gsVD41oA8M9c5Ek0jxl9onuUAaWY5EcRoCVqcQAvD_BwE

If it's a 6 volt sla this might be a better choice. https://www.walmart.com/ip/BLACK-DECKER-BM3B-6V-and-12V-Battery-Charger-Maintainer-BM3B/21721663?athpgid=athenaItempage_453321945&athctxid&athcpid=21721663&atlmtid=BuyTogetherValue&athcgid&athena=true&athieid=v0&athbktid&athstid=CS002&athguid=e6201a48-c9d-16c880c7a8aa69
Did you just cut the maintainers cord and rig it to the charger plug?

Thanks Bro.
 

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Did you just cut the maintainers cord and rig it to the charger plug?

Thanks Bro.
They give you a few different ways to connect them. with the maintainer. For my Omnipro sprayer, it already had the connection to plug into the sprayer. You might have to figure a way to attach to your sprayer. There is a pretty common 2 prong plugin, but you could have something else. If you look at the pics of the connectors on Amazon it might help.
 
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A Worx with a 2 gallon J jug is all I ever use . It wont over wet carpet down to the backing and going on 3 years with the same battery.
That's what I'm doing next...stripping the baterry and pump off this one and just run the hose to the worx. I like the 5Gal tank.
 

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A Worx with a 2 gallon J jug is all I ever use . It wont over wet carpet down to the backing and going on 3 years with the same battery.
Which model are you using Joe?
 

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I wish the Ryobi 18v sprayer systems reviewed better. The design seems pretty convenient to me and tanks don't cost much. I thought about buying a 1 gallon tank to just be water for rinsing chemical out of the unit after each job. But they don't sound like they last long, especially for what we're doing with them.
 
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I wish there was a better sprayer out there with wheels for larger jobs. I just can't seem to find anything. I use the same one as you allied, and It last maybe 2-3 months max.
 
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To hear you guys struggling with a crappy IPS is just sad .
It's like struggling with a bad rince or prespray .