Bigger pump rather than shurflo 100psi

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Jake, Jun 12, 2015.

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  1. Jake

    Jake Grand Master
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    Any one tempted to go for a higher flow rate for when needed? Sometimes I wish I had more flow on big jobs...
     
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  2. dredge3

    dredge3 Well-Known Member
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    ME !. You can always turn it down. Don't know why, but sometimes its slower when tank level low.
     
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    some on another forum mentioned that they switch over to using 10-12 lpm pumps
     
  4. Jake

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    Wanting something around 7lpm...

    10 to 12 is surely too much!!???
     
  5. Jake

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    Actually got myself thinking here, the '100psi' part - is that just what psi the pump cuts out at on back pressure? Or is that the max psi it will push out?
     
  6. peter rogers

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    also think when level of water low means not as much weight in the tank ie not pushing the water out as fast to the pump

    also i dont do bigggg jobs ie over 50ft

    if u have 100m of hose then the water to go up 50ft does it come out as strong ?? also what about commercial brushes with mre than 2 jets

    does 1 brush with 4 jets not give out the same as 2 jets does
     
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    dredge3 Well-Known Member
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    If it was a good powerful pump, water level wouldn't do anything....but it does. Don't think they are high quality pumps.
    4 jets give more flow (more water) but less pressure(less force)
     
  8. Jake

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    You dint rely on pressure with window cleaning thogh, I've used my superlite wide brush with 4 jets a few times but don't like it, not because of the 4 jets, but because it's so bloomin heavy.
     
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    how is 4 jets more heavy. 2 extra jets weigh nothing
     
  10. Jake

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    dredge3 its not the jets it the 'wide brush' that's heavy
     
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