Backpacks

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Gmeister, Aug 27, 2012.

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  1. Gmeister

    Gmeister Grand Master
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    Hmm, looking for a cheap backpack, window cleaning shop told me to avoid the ones with battery and pumps, as they keep breaking down, only one model was a gud'un but costs way to much.


    He said that I could go garden centre and just modifiy it to fit a hozlelock connection on it.

    Its a hand pump one.

    Would this work, if so, for me it is a matter of how do I go about this??

    I saw a £50 and hozlelock do one for £60.

    Thanks

    G
     
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  2. Belfastcleaning

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    Check out DIY section for dodgers wfp backpack!! Personally, I Would rather flick a switch than do all that pumping.. I recommend a gardiners backpack :)
     
  3. Dodger

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    As long as you modify it like I have Graham a cheap ones plenty good enough. Ya close enough mate if ya don't want to do it yourself I'll do one for ya if ya decide to go that way.

    Ya can get everything ya need from JT Frith there's one here and one in Notts as well.
     
  4. Dodger

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    Idea Paul mentioned about using a footpump would ease any worries about maintaining pressure long enough as well mate.
     
  5. chip

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    You'd look like a one man band!

    Just a quick q for you dodge, I've been asked to paint someone's fence, would like to do it with a sprayer so would one of these 10 quid jobs you go on about deal with it ok? Do I need a special nozzle or does the existing one suffice?
     
  6. Posh

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    My 2 backpacks so far have been fine but dodgers idea was a very good one
     
  7. Dodger

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    As they come out of box as long as it's the thin fence paint it should do but anything thicker I'm not so sure it'd be quicker than a brush mate.
     
  8. All Round Cleaning

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    Wcw all the way for me .
     
  9. Dodger

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    I've got to be honest I've not seen that many bad reports about the backpacks, odd faults here and there but that's to be expected with any product.
     
  10. Dodger

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    Not really Chip but put a cap on floor might pick up some extra cash while cleaning, looking at putting on a trolley so will look tidy in the end.
     
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