Decking!

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  1. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    Got a very large decking to clean a week on Monday, its got to be around 20 meters long by around 6 meters wide.

    1% hypo?

    Only have a pump up sprayer so will probably have to do it in sections, been concerned about overlap being cleaner and noticible.

    Whats the max time I could leave it on? wondering if i could spray the lot fast enough before having to rinse it off, and then obviously would have to rinse in stages?

    Any advice?
     
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  2. Roland

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    Just cleaned my own decking with my FSC on full power (200 bar) and it has come up a treat.

    Went over it three times then swilled down, job done.
     
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    Really? thats interesting, full power? what LPM is your machine?
     
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    21lpm with a 20" FSC.

    If you keep it moving you shouldn't get any rings but if you do just go over it until the rest of the wood is as clean.

    Blasted out a bit of rotten wood but that is going to happen if it is rotten, apart from that it is a great job.
     
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  5. Diwrnach

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    Same lpm as my machine with a 21" fsc, have you rejetted your fsc? reason i ask is the jets i have in mine have been changed to suit the machine and quite a lot more powerfull than standard ones.
     
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    They are the standard jets that came with the machine, it is a 20" Mossmatic.
     
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    Decking looks brand new (apart from the rot!)
     
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    Those jets will be 035 then, you want to consider rejetting it, makes a massive difference! there is a table I think on rutland pumps website? I forget now, well worth doing and only a few quid, I would need to turn mine down I think as its way more powerful than standard.
     
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    You will be amazed at the difference it makes, honestly it will be the best thing you ever did with your FSC.

    Thank me once you tried it :)
     
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