In this review of the Chapin 61900 Tree and Turf backpack sprayer, we’ll take a look at what types of chemicals it can hold, feedback from users on the durability, ease of use and comfort of this 4 gallon backpack sprayer.
The Chapin 61900 is designed to work with pesticides, herbicides, fungicides and weed killers. It is the most popular of the Chapin backpack sprayers for this type of use.
You cannot use this sprayer for bleach.
Backpack sprayers are far more comfortable and efficient than carrying around a hand sprayer.
Chapin 61900 Features:
4 gallon poly tank with 4 inch opening for easy filling
This is pump sprayer and you can mount the handle on either the left of right hand side
Wand, Hose and Nozzles
Hose length is 28 inches with a 20 inch stainless steel wand.
Comes with three nozzles: adjustable brass cone, poly-fan, poly-cone
Spray stream reach vertical is 23 feet and 25 feet horizontal.
PSI – Operating Pressure
Operating pressure is 40 to 60 psi
Padded shoulder straps and waist strap. No back cushioning.
Chapin Sprayer 61900 vs 61800
So what are the key differences between the 61900 vs 61800 as they are both herbicide and insecticide sprayers? They are both 4 gallon backpack sprayers but the 61900 can take fungicides and has a stainless steel wand that will last much longer.
You can read lots of reviews on the Chapin 61900 on this page of Amazon.
Note: As with all sprayers, you never leave chemicals in the tank. You must empty it out, rinse and flush clean water in the tank and through the wand.