chewin gum removal?

Discussion in 'Pressure Washing' started by jonjetting, May 30, 2016.

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  1. jonjetting

    jonjetting Member
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    might be giving a quote for some bubble gum removal and looking at renting a machine. had at look at the usual steam ones but water supply will be an issue! has anyone used one of these? ECOGUM Chewing Gum Removal Machine: Hire, Lease & Buy seems like a gimmick to me? but ive never used one so wouldnt know???
     
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  2. Robster

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    How much chewing gum do you have to remove , that machine is not cheap to rent, will you do it all in a day?
    Ive seen videos on you tube with this machine, if it wasn't that exact one, it was one very similar to it, have a look there and see what you think. Im like you im not 100 percent convinced by it, but would'nt know for sure untill i tried it out.



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  3. peter rogers

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    Hot pressure washer works well but takes time and a lot of water if it is just chewing gum. I'd do it but factor in machine rental to price
     
  4. jonjetting

    jonjetting Member
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    all the videos ive seen of it, its hard to tell if the gum is old or not. they should try to scrape it off or something first just to prove its not brand new stuff. i'll have to see if there is anywhere local to me so i can go have a look. dont want to rent one and it be pants! i'll look like a right pratt
     
  5. Robster

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    6 Seconds per piece of chewing gum, So ten pieces per minute, so 6oo per hour, Crack on Jon, you will only need it for a couple of hours lol .......... Im not sure how believable that bit is , and i certainly would'nt use it for any part of my pricing formula.
     
  6. Taxlossloz

    Taxlossloz Grand Master
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    Looks a good bit of kit
    Go for it Just price well
    If it don't work then you can claim your rental back as it clearly states what it can do
    I reckon it will work but I know Bugger all about it !!
     
  7. Eviestevie

    Eviestevie Grand Master
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    Do not rent that machine it's horrendous
    Are
    Local shopping centre had couple over week and got talking to lady and it was ****
    Upvc solvent squirt on leave while setting machine up then steam or pressure
     
  8. Taxlossloz

    Taxlossloz Grand Master
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    So I was right ...
    I DO no Bugger all !
     
  9. Eviestevie

    Eviestevie Grand Master
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    I watched her trying to budge old piece off gum off
    Her exact words was
    The machines **** it's not budging anything
    Old chewing sets like bell metal
    Good squirt off upvc cleaner soon comes off
     
  10. TolishAPurd

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    There's loads of proper chewing gum removal sprays out there. There used to be an aerosol can of it in the nightclub I worked at moons ago. HG make one too.
     
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