Verified FBN Member (SD)

Machinery

What is the best self propelled sprayer and what features do you like on them?

We're just starting to look for a good used self propelled sprayer. Thinking JD. We have a pull type now. For those of you with experience with them what are your favorite brands and models and what are the positives and negatives to watch out for?

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Verified FBN Member (KS)

I run a2021 sts 16 Hagie 120ft boom spray fungicide on corn 900ac day, have had 5 hagies thelast was 2017the boom on new one much better love it.


Verified FBN Member (OK)

I run a 2013 Hagie STS12. Purchased new so was before Deere bought them. I really like the front boom and clearance. I think the newer models with Deere powerplant and tech support would be even better due to better Deere service network in my area.

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Verified FBN Member (UT)

Deere has a great gps system and that’s what my tractors have so it keeps it easy.


Verified FBN Member (ND)

I've owned Miller Niro sprayers for years. Well built, commercial grade machine. Good weight balance loaded or empty. 1600 gallon tank is nice & 120' boom. Current model is 6345. Really like the boom out front. Hard to go to a rear boom now. Run 620/70R42 tires most of the time. Also have a narrow set that I change to late bean spraying and preharvest. Case dealer has been good at service...

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Verified FBN Member (KS)

I’ve ran spray coup, jd 4025, hagie dts 10, and hagie sts 12. The hagie sts 12 has been my favorite. The Hagie’s aren’t worth the extra expense unless you’re going to fungicide your corn.

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Verified FBN Member (IN)

We prefer a tall sprayer for fungicide applications in corn. Spraying our own fungicide in tasseled corn provides a higher return on investment. A few different brands out there. We have operated them all. All have pros and cons. For us it has to be a true highboy sprayer to not break off corn. It would come down to your dealer when choosing the brand.

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Verified FBN Member (MN)

I just bought my first self propelled sprayer and did a lot of research into this I decided to go with a 1254 rogator reason being is because most of the parts I need for it I can get through my local napa I'd stay away from a falcon system though for sprayer rate control they are problematic and just as expensive as a new raven. The sprayer is built very simple and very durable visibility is very...

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Verified FBN Member (NE)

What is the place in nebraska?


Verified FBN Member (KS)

Have run case and JD. Case is quieter with engine in back. I question their argument about being better balanced though. In case at end of day back would be killing me. Not so with JD. Take a little more noise over sore back.


Verified FBN Member (NE)

I went with a 1084 SS Rogator last year. very pleased with it. I highly recommend a Rogator machine with Section Control at least. They are built like a tank and easy to run and understand! Plus getting parts as simple as a nozzle body is about 40% cheaper than JD. The machine has 5200 hrs and still going strong.

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Verified FBN Member (AB, CAN)

I would go with a Miller/new holland. That’s what i have i can apply fungicide on corn and can see my booms just like haggie. I think that that millers are better built. I used to run haggie but i just think that the miller is nicer. 49/51% weight on front to rear axel empty and 51/49% weight when full is really nice. Another nice thing about Miller is you can change the tires with its own hydro l...

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Verified FBN Member (IN)

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I second this. We have a Miller Nitro 5275 with auto steer, auto boom height, swath control. It rides great, well balanced, quite in the cab, and is well built. We can spray our own fungicide on corn with better coverage than a helicopter.


Verified FBN Member (SD)

Have run 854 Ag chem and JD currently. Older JD don’t have cradle boom so boom tips are in ground more when field has draws. Auto boom height is nice at 12+ mph and floatation tires help ride and tracks in spring. Auto section control keeps from overlapping . Service support will be greater when learning operations.

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Verified FBN Member (SA, AUS)

We’re on our 3rd case patriot. Reliable machine. Don’t touch any aim command pro machines.

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Verified FBN Member (SD)

Well keep that in mind as we do our research. Thanks


Verified FBN Member (MI)

If you are interested in a Hagie I have a 2011 sts 10 I am going to part with in another month


It has new leg bushing on all legs, new tires, set up with ag leader gps. It has been farmer owned


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Verified FBN Member (IN)

We got our first self propelled this year. Went with an older Hagie. I really like being able to see the booms. I can see when a problem occurs

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