Anyone use one of these pumps?

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  1. HALTON

    HALTON Well-Known Member
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  2. doug atkinson

    doug atkinson Well-Known Member
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    Seller is in China and is honest enough in their description. Range is only 7 metres so not so good.
     
  3. rcproperty

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    be ok for a backpack or trolley system, no good for a van mounted system
     
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    7m is no good for a trolley if you wanna use a reel with it
    Mine goes to 60m with the reel
     
  5. spruce

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    You will very quickly find that there is a lot of cheap rubbish out there that will not work for very long in our business. I would never even consider buying a pump like that for that price. I would rather purchase a well know pump in our industry, Shurflo. Flojet and Aquatec from a recognised wfp supplier for 6 or 7 times the price.
    The pumps supplied by Vyair haven't got a good name with some users either.

    One of the things you will find out is that when a cheap component fails it costs you money. If your pump stops you can't work, which at best will cost you a day's downtime. You just won't be able to afford wasting time and lost earning once you get a full customer base. A day of lost earnings is hard to recover and the cost is usually far more than the difference in price saving between the cheap component and the more expensive one.

    We used to say in sales. "The bitterness of poor quality is remembered long after the joy of a low price is forgotten."

    Here's another
    "Good equipment ain’t cheap, and cheap equipment ain’t good.”

    and another;
    "Pay lots, cry once. Pay little, cry twice.”

    and another;
    “It is unwise to pay too much, but it is worse to pay too little. When you pay too much, you lose a little money … that is all. When you pay too little, you sometimes lose everything, because the thing you bought was incapable of doing the things it was bought to do."
     
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  6. HALTON

    HALTON Well-Known Member
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    Shurflo 100 psi . Buy that and be pleased . One of the most Common and lots of power . I Got 9 steps on my flowcontroller and is really happy working on step 4 .
     
  8. HALTON

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    Yep looking at shurflow is 5 litre ir 4 litre better
    Best place to buy ?
     
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    I'd also add that it's a good idea to buy spares of everything that can stop you working for a day or so. Pumps and controllers will pack up on you one day when you least expect it. I have an unused pump and controller on the shelf in my garage for such an event.
     
  10. David K

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    Mine is the shurflo 100 psi 5,3 litre /min . Really great :thumbsup:
     
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