The Chapin Premier Pro Stainless Steel Sprayer is an all-purpose consumer sprayer designed to rival those used by professionals. This sprayer has a stainless steel 2-gallon tank with a funnel top designed to make cleaining and filling easier, an adjustable brass nozzle, a brass wand with brass shut-off, and a durable 42-inch hose. For use with most pesticides, fertilizers, and weed killers and pesticides. A fan spray nozzle is also available for this sprayer.
***Please note: The shoulder strap is optional and is not included with the sprayer.***
I purchased this particular sprayer for one reason, and instead found that missing, plus four other reasons it should be returned. Chapin has a plastic 2 gallon sprayer I intended to get, but figured that I would step it up to the metal 2 gallon instead. Bad idea!
I've been in the pest control industry for about 10 yrs. and I know what I'm looking for and need. This sprayer has several short comings. First, there's no release valve so your first experience will be a face full of chemical! Second, the hose is not of the best quality and is stiff and "feels" too short. Third, one of the main reasons I bought it was that I was hoping I wouldn't have to pump it seventy or eighty times to get it to pressurize properly, guess what, I have to pump it seventy to eighty times! (The pump is way too small!) Now fourth, there is no formal handle to work against when you are squeezing the trigger to spray, just the hose. What starts to happen after a while is that because you are squeezing that "narrow" handle mostly against the hose beneath, it begins to cut into your hand which is uncomfortable and tiring. Last but not least, fifth, be careful about pouring liquids into it to fast, the opening is small and will tend to back-up on you if you are not careful. Just buy the plastic sprayer you'll be happier. Nice shiny tank though!
Brass adjustable spray tip does not adjust well. Cannot get a nice cone pattern. It only sprays a straight stream well. Wastes a lot of product. The tank has sharp nicks/dents with a small burr in two areas, manufacturer mishandling during production? Pump assembly works well and valve hose and wand are quality pieces.
I used the sprayer for the first time the other day and I must say it works very well. I did my home and my daughters. We no longer have an exterminator, that in itself is a considerable savings. The fan spray works very well. When using it on full stream it has good distance, it enables me to get the soffits where the wasps make their nest. In a nut shell it's well worth the purchase price.
I started doing my own pest control when I found out I could purchase the exact same chemicals my pest service was using, and at a fraction of the cost. But after 6 years of dealing with the plastic, NO REPLACEMENT PARTS AVAILABLE, junk sprayers I finally stepped up to the Chapin Stainless Steel Premier Sprayer. The chemicals I receive from DoMyOwnPestContol gives me professional results and now with my Chapin Sprayer I even look like a Pro. The quality AMERICAN MADE construction should out-live me.
I just used this for the first time the other day and it really did the job ..if I had to find a fault it would be the handle/wand ,it's not long enough and find myself having to bend over to spray more than I like to. I will probably end up buying the longer version that I see they sell..The spray tip that's comes with the sprayer is nice and can control how much you want to come out nicely. Just wished it had the fan spray tip .will end up ordering that to.. Then I will be good to go . So if you buy this as is you might end up adding a few accessories.
Can I use my two gallon Chapin sprayer to spray 'diesel' and how to clean it afterwards?
What cleaner to use and would it damage the sprayer or any of its parts?
We do not recommend using diesel in the 2 Gallon Chapin Sprayer as it will damage the seals. You should contact Chapin directly to find the best sprayer for your needs and also to learn the proper cleaning techniques when using diesel in the sprayer. You can reach Chapin by calling 1-800-444-3140.
Do you have replacement brass handles for the 2-3 gallon stainless sprayer?
We carry a variety of size replacement wands for Chapin sprayers which you can view by following the link below. The rule of thumb for most Chapin sprayers is to make sure if the handle is brass to get a brass wand/extension, and if plastic, match it to plastic. There are varying lengths and both straight and curved tip wands.
Is this Chapin Stainless Steel Sprayer 2 Gal. (#1253) completly stainless top and bottom? What is the pickup tube made of?
We are using oils that can damage plastic
The Chapin Stainless Steel Sprayer 2 Gal. (#1253) is a stainless steel tank, poly barrel with a brass wand, but the tube inside is plastic. We would recommend contacting Chapin first to confirm the type of oils you are going to use in the sprayer will not damage the seals or other parts. Chapin can be reached at 1-800-444-3140.