is part of the Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

  • American Agriculturist
  • Beef Producer
  • Corn and Soybean Digest
  • Dakota Farmer
  • Delta Farm Press
  • Farm Futures
  • Farm Industry news
  • Indiana Prairie Farmer
  • Kansas Farmer
  • Michigan Farmer
  • Missouri Ruralist
  • Nebraska Farmer
  • Ohio Farmer
  • Prairie Farmer
  • Southeast Farm Press
  • Southwest Farm Press
  • The Farmer
  • Wallaces Farmer
  • Western Farm Press
  • Western Farmer Stockman
  • Wisconsin Agriculturist

Straight-pull spraying

Large pull-type sprayers are one option if you are looking for the ability to spray a lot of ground without the expense of a self-propelled sprayer. Operating a pull-type sprayer without running down your crop can be a challenge though. The new Fast 9420 pull-type sprayer is a high-clearance, high-capacity model with several unique features to make the job easier.

The 9420 is configured as a short-coupled trailer that improves row tracking and minimizes trailer drift (dog tracking) on side hill applications and at headlands. The new design is also better at accommodating narrow-row crops.

Other new features include a 62- to 120-in. adjustable axle; easier access to the tank fill-well; high-performance, high-pressure product pumps; and a simple-to-use streamlined plumbing system.

A reengineered truss design on the boom arms eliminates boom tip vibration. Tanks are all standard with long sloping trough-style sumps and 1 ΒΌ-in. full-length stainless steel agitation tubes. Tanks are available in 1,000-, 1,250- and 1,500-gal. sizes. Boom sizes are available from 60 to 90 ft. with no-drip nozzle outlets at various spacings. Numerous tire and rim options are available.

Other standard features include the Fast center-pivot boom system, durable baked-on powder coat paint, 50-gal. rinse system, 2-in. bottom fill, Raven 450 auto control system, and motorized ball-valve shutoffs. Options include automatic boom height controllers from Raven and Norac, guidance systems, foam markers, Hypro eductors, dual wheels and rubber tracks. A field ready model 9420 with 1,250-gal. tank and 90-ft. boom retails for about $30,000.

For more information, contact Fast Distributing, 54859 County Rd. 44, Mt. Lake, MN 56159, 800/772-9279, or visit

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.