Have I found the right solution for first wfp system

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by azzy, Feb 28, 2012.

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  1. azzy

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    Bearing in mind upstairs only - say 20 ish 3 bed semi a day with 3 or 4 spare filled 25lt barrels in car does this look ok?

    So this is the back pack http://www.windowcleaningwarehouse.co.uk/shop/backpacks/wcw-backpack-v3-flow-control.html

    Goes onto trolley truck thing which I havent found yet but believe to be around 20 quid.

    Using a Gardiners CLX 22 pole and brush (unsure of best brush)

    Works out 300 ish (better than all these trolley systems at 800 me thinks)[hr]
    and my ppm frm tap is readin 34 so its ri only which is super duper
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    Does this seem decent enuf??
     
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  2. chip

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    looks a winner to me. my only issue with using backpacks is having to refill them at work as opposed to swapping a drum over but is probably less hassle than i imagine!
    i would suggest the 27 ft clx, don't have one yet, but have a different 21fter and it does reach 95% of my work, but a clx27 would i think do the lot, and on some i am stretching, for the 5% i have to drag the 30ft alloy out. brushes take your pick gardiners and techbruk are highly recommended by the masses.
     
  3. azzy

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    yes chip i get ya - dnt mind refilling.... I imagine it wud take as much time as it wud for me to take ladders of the car and put them up to one window :)

    But glad it looks a winner - cheapest way so far - do u recommend any particular type of brush chum?

    Thanking you
     
  4. mark m

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    If you are going to do tops only it is a cheap way to start i would not want to do it all day your back will be killing you . I use extreme bushes on all my poles very light clean great
     
  5. azzy

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    Il be using it with a trolley truck thing mark :)
     
  6. mark m

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    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WINDOW-CLEANING-TROLLY-/300671652262?pt=UK_HomeGarden_CLV_Cleaning_CA&hash=item46016d51a6


    Dont know were you live but this could be a cheap staRT
     
  7. windyman

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    Do it dude! U won't regret it. It's a really cheap way into WFP.

    The type of trolley I have is like this:

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Folding-Lightweight-Truck-Trolley-Barrow/dp/B000NTZ2TM/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1330462180&sr=8-5

    But mine is from cost co & is very strong steel, yet very light. It's much better than these ones look and was only 20quid. Looks pretty much the same tho.

    As for brush, I use the gardiner medium dual trim- I love it! Am going to get the same but in the sill brush version next.[hr]
    Takes me 30 secs to fill backpack. You'll get so quick at it you'll really speed up over time. And if u ever end up with a van system, the backpack will always come in useful, never wasted money.
     
  8. azzy

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    Mate ur ace!! I live in near belfast, northern ireland so no gud but thanks a mill for lookin ;)
     
  9. chip

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    i have the medium dual trim sill brush, the white one, i think it's good butmost think the soft version, the black one is better, so will probably try that next, either way, bonkersly light!
     
  10. azzy

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    Windy man - I have man love for you hahahaha....

    Im copying you - going for the trolley u have - gardiners pole and back pack - Thanks for all ur help

    :)
     
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