Independent LawnMowing Contractors Of Australia Forum
Results 1 to 10 of 10

Thread: Bin Die Weed Killer Cost

  1. #1
    Senior Member RSM-Gazza's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Vic
    Posts
    1,704

    Default Bin Die Weed Killer Cost

    Just bought me stocks of Selective Lawn Spray for Sept-October.

    Buffalo, Kikuyu Bindi & Broadleaf Selective Weed Killer (Bromoxynil & MCPA concentrate). Same as Amgrow's Bin Die
    5Ltr container. Best Price of $155 per 5Ltr (same as last year too).

    Far better (profitable) than buying at Bunnings, anyone out there buying better than that for identical to Bin-Die as I do use a bit each year.

    I go this path and don't carry Dicamba based ones incase I have a brain fade and use the wrong one on Buffalo lawns. Several of my customers are Buffalo or a mix of Buffalo/Kikuyu.
    Cheers Garry

  2. #2
    Senior Member glassngrass's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Maffra, Vic
    Posts
    1,374

    Default Re: Bin Die Weed Killer Cost

    Been using Kamba-M with really great results.
    A 100ml in a 15L knapsack treats 150 square metres
    For better and more even coverage, suggest half the application rate and apply twice - north/south, then east/west.

    Care with buffalo - just spot spray those lawns.

    I believe Kamba-M is much safer for you to handle as well - who wants a baby boy with a vajayjay? (eg. 7 day stock withholding as opposed to 8 weeks)
    Other than roundup, Kamba-M is the only weedicide I use.

    I get mine from any good rural supplies/stock feeds store. eg. Elders
    1ltr is about $35 (that's ten 15ltr knapsacks) delivered over ebay.
    5lts just $117.50 delivered over ebay.

    There are also cheaper 'other' brand equivalents. eg. Ravage 5ltr delivered for $90

    But really, the best way to inhibit weeds is to ensure the lawn is healthy - pH, nutrients, water and water penetration, aeration.
    Healthy lawns smother weeds, not the other way around.
    David

  3. #3
    Senior Member GardeningSolutions's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Victor Harbor, SA
    Posts
    588

    Default Re: Bin Die Weed Killer Cost

    I use both with great success. Even sprayed Kamba M and had rain after with good results. Dont carry much Bin-die as there's not a lot of Buffalo in my area and Kamba is cheaper to use.

  4. #4
    Senior Member RSM-Gazza's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Vic
    Posts
    1,704

    Default Re: Bin Die Weed Killer Cost

    Kamba, can't question that it's cheaper but when one has customers with Kik or Buff lawns. I've some with K out the front and a mix of K/Buff out the rear. So ain't gona chance it. At 58 I can sniff dementia ready to jab me soon.

    Two streets away from home opposite my late fathers house 4 yrs back. An ex retired police sergeant who's still very community minded sprayed his 40 mtr frontage. Also his neighbour to the right being another ex retired copper mate and the other neighbour to the left.
    He killed them all as all 3 lawns were Buffalo. Shee it was funny as these homes were very competitive for high street appearance.
    Me being a contractor it's a Horror thought to stuff up, so I just carry the Buffalo friendlier variety.

    Have tried many ag suppliers in town and can't find it cheaper. Actually cant find anyone who's even remotely interested to even care to see if they can source the Bin Die equivalent. Went to a specialist dedicated spray shop in town who has a show room and a fleet of utes to services farms.
    They didn't care or even try after several return calls by me to see if they had source it. Even gave them the name 'Surefire Buffalo" and they still couldn't give a toss.

    So I get it from a good supplier who sends immediately from Toowooba in a well packaged delivery. But was interest to see if anyone was buying it cheaper than me.

    I'm a big EBay user as I get sick of local shops treating customers as a pain if your enter their shop and pull them away from their pc screen which is ever so important to them. Even more important than you walking in to buy and spend money. Plus the sorry we have none, but we can order it, this often for basic items.
    Cheers Garry

  5. #5
    Dedicated Member Cranbourne Lawnmowing's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Cranbourne vic
    Posts
    2,678

    Default Re: Bin Die Weed Killer Cost

    Amgrow sell Bin Die , Kleen Lawn and Winter grass killer plus more . Ive used there products for Kik and Buffalo for years and never had a problem yet but must stick to the instructions. Winter grass killer isnt good for kik and buffalo so use it when they are dormant and at the lowest dose you can. If your using Bin Die for broad leaf you may need to use Kleen lawn a month later as there is weeds that one or the other will not kill.

  6. #6
    Senior Member RSM-Gazza's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Vic
    Posts
    1,704

    Default Re: Bin Die Weed Killer Cost

    Glenn,

    If your been or are still using Amgrow Bin Die how large of a container are you managing to source and cost.
    I could not find Amgrow Bin Die in containers larger than little bottles from Bunnings which is totally unprofitable for contactor usage.. But the Surefire Buffalo 5ltr I get is the same and have used it on all my customers last summer safely.

    23 & 24 June is EOFY is the sale dates for Glyphosate 450, 20 ltr drum at around the $100 mark at one ag supplier in town as I need two drums.
    Cheers Garry

  7. #7
    Dedicated Member Cranbourne Lawnmowing's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Cranbourne vic
    Posts
    2,678

    Default Re: Bin Die Weed Killer Cost

    I've only ever bought the small bottles from bunnings as I use so little of it.

  8. #8
    Senior Member RSM-Gazza's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Vic
    Posts
    1,704

    Default Re: Bin Die Weed Killer Cost

    Thanks Glenn,

    I'm actually doing a few thousand$ out of spraying each season, so its mow one week, spray the next, mow next week, 2nd spray the next and mow again the next. So for 5 weeks I'm visiting houses each week.
    Gets taxing on time management, but its my up sell and the lawns are easier to mow there after. Then there's the Pivot 400 with much less uptake.
    Being in the country the weeds blow in of the land which is so good.
    With the new battery 35 ltr sprayer and larger manual trolley sprayers I got from ebay last year I was doing larger properties in half the time.
    Cheers Garry

  9. #9
    Member kevinsuzanne's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Location
    Irymple Victoria
    Posts
    91

    Default Re: Bin Die Weed Killer Cost

    l use cutlass 1lt selective herbicide $35

  10. #10
    Senior Member RSM-Gazza's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Vic
    Posts
    1,704

    Default Re: Bin Die Weed Killer Cost

    Quote Originally Posted by kevinsuzanne View Post
    l use cutlass 1lt selective herbicide $35
    Just home from the Rural/Ag type Mitre 10 store EFY sale - 450 Glyphosate 20Ltr at $99, so got two drums as I've already got one near full.
    Their Cutlass Selective Broadleaf Herbicide 5ltr (equiv to Kamba M) wasn't on special but was $107 . Didn't want to buy the Cutlass as I've got ample stocks of Surefire Buffalo Selective Herbicide in now, but checked the price.

    Glad that's all I bought as there was heaps of goodies straining the eye.
    Cheers Garry

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •