Cheap as possible WFP experiment

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Diwrnach, Aug 2, 2016.

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  1. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    So about a year ago i was going to set up a nice system in the pick up but kept seeing posts asking how much does WFP cost and also seeing brand new guys spending literaly thousands on a system when they haven't even got a customer yet and I figured, with this video in mind to put on the forum, just what is the cheapest you can do it?

    So for the last year I have been using the cheapest possible set up I could build, and I have to say its not let me down once and works spot on!

    Hope it helps someone.

    Also meant to add in the video I did up until two weeks ago have two water butts with my water in, but unfortunately I had a little bit of an archery incident and put a hole in one of them....... so down to just one at the minute.

     
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  2. slipknot

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    i love your DIY route i have to admit its different from what im used to seeing :) how long has the DI vessel lasted you, what litre is it ?
     
  3. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    7 litre I think it is, as its only cleaning 014 ish its lasted about a year so far and still 000.
     
  4. daveyboy

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    Are you wagga in disguise lol

    Well done mate..proves you don't need to spend thousands
    I fill my barrels the same way but i use an £11 bilge pump and 12v battery
    Pumps 1100gph so fills drums in seconds
     
  5. peter rogers

    peter rogers Grand Master
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    It's the whole point of DIY. And it's just as gd as the fancy systems ..

    Anything I do I make it myself lol
     
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    Just made a diy hypo sprayer from a harris pole and the lance from a pump up sprayer
    Cable tied the lance handle to the harris pole and ran some pole hose up the centre of the pole
    Drilled the end of the optiloc cone i had on it and fitted the lance spray end
    Now i can hypo stuff from the ground with my diy trolley
    I do love diy
     
  7. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    Cheers guys I just wanted to prove you could do it really cheap if you wanted, I then ran it for about a year just to prove it works.

    It has actually surprised me how reliable it's been.
     
  8. CHWS

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    That's class mate , makes it look so simple !
     
  9. peter rogers

    peter rogers Grand Master
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    only thing i cud say to make it cheaper is go with a cheaper pole ... i use a extel pole for staff as clowns arent wrecking carbon fibre lol
     
  10. Marko067

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    That pump box is great. The contents of it is pretty much what I've stuck in my freedom trolley to reduce its weight and it works a treat. It's really heavy in its stock form and completely unnecessary IMHO. But that's just me.
    I think your video is going to be helpful to a lot of windies wanting to make the change but worried about the expense.
     
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