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Old 02-17-2006, 06:58 AM
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Default Razor Pro weed killer- as good as Roundup?

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Has anyone used a product I found on E-Bay called Razor Pro weed killer? It appears to be similar to Roundup but cheaper, around $60 for a 2.5 gal container.

The link:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=4361785560&rd=1&sspage name=STRK%3AMEWA%3AIT&rd=1

The project summary:

41% Glyphosate. Mix with water. Do not use Galvanized or steel sprayers. Only Stainless Steel or plastic sprayers. This will kill your grass.

Weeds 6"and under = A 2.5 gallon will make 300 gallons
Weeds 6" and over = A 2.5 gallon will make 200 gallons
For hard to control weeds = A 2.5 gallon will make 125 gallons
For woody brush and trees = A 2.5 gallon will make 25 gallons

A broad spectrum glyphosate that offers superb control of a variety of broadleaf weeds, woody brush and plants. The 14% surfactant level eliminates the need for additional surfactant.

* 4 lb. Glyphosate per gallon
* Contains 14% surfactant, a "surfactant loaded" foliar herbicide
* Rainfast within 2 hours of application
* Provides effective control on most annual weeds, perennial weeds, woody brush and plants

Razor Pro provides broad spectrum post-emergent weed control for industrial sites, forestry, turf, vegetation management, habitat management, similar non-crop sites and ornamental areas.

• Surfactant-loaded liquid glyphosate formulation
• Rainfast within two hours of application
• Controls most annual and perennial weeds
• Very effective on woody brush and plants
• Proven performance
• Tank mix compatible with many other herbicides
• Extended application window
Always read the entire label before using.
Avoid contact with desirable vegetation.
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Old 02-17-2006, 11:46 PM
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Default ...I don't know about Razor specifically...

But, there are plenty of internet sources for 41% glyphosate. One of the advertisers on this site...www.cooperseed.com ... had it at about $45 the other day. 2.5gallon.

Since the patent expired on glyphosate for Monsanto's Round-Up there are plenty of folks making this chemical now. I've heard that the Chinese are shipping a lot of it into the US. Some with surfactant and some without. But, adding surfactant is no big deal. A little non-sudsing Tide will take care of it for you.
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Old 02-18-2006, 03:52 PM
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When my supply of brand name Roundup ran out, I tried a generic 41%glycophosphate called "Pronto Big N' Tuff" which TSC carried. It had surfactant already added. I could see no difference from Roundup in actual field use results.

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