How Much More Expensive?

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  1. Reach For The Glass

    Reach For The Glass Well-Known Member
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    Hey guys

    Just wondering how much more expensive a van mount to a back pack setup is.

    I bought my van a berlingo 2004 for...... £100 yep £100 from my brother, it needed an oil cooler that's it £30.... touch.

    I'm planning to put a 350 ltr tank in the back and to buy the water and store it. Then use a back pack to do my cleans.

    How much more expensive is it to have a full van setup? 1 man band.

    Also it only has back doors no sliding door.

    Cheers guys
     
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  2. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    Wouldn't be a whole lot more, its almost the same as a backpack but you would have a better pump and a longer hose.
     
  3. daveyboy

    daveyboy Legend
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    80 ish quid for sureflow pump
    Price of tank, flow controller and hosereel and you would need pole etc either way
    Get on ebay and have a butchers
     
  4. Tuffers

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    Tank = £100 eBay or a cheap second hand one
    Pump (shurflo) = £80 ish
    Controller = cheap analogue off eBay or digital for £70 ish
    Hose reel with 100m = £130 ish
    Plus a few odds and sods like tubing, jubilee clips, elbow for tank to hose to pump, ratchet strap for tank or buy a frame and bolt to the floor, hozelock connectors.

    Best thing I ever did getting a van mount!
     
  5. daveyboy

    daveyboy Legend
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    Some people like wagga prefer backpack on a trolley
    Says it's easier to whip that out than fannying about with his van
    I'd like to have a go of a van mount to see the difference
     
  6. Hunty

    Hunty Active Member
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    I just went with a van mount and if im honest I get my backpack out more than the hose reel, I did a trolley diy and have never got that out the van!!!
    You will want a backpack anyway to go and do custies backs so start with that and see how you get on, get a tap on your pole to turn off and on so you don't need the backpack on your back, BIG difference at the end of the days graft :thumbsup:
     
  7. daveyboy

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    I am planning on just getting a tank in a van to fill trolley or backpack at first and see how i get on
    Don't matter what anyone says i still like trad/wfp mix and do so many houses with access and parking issues a backpack / trolley makes more sense to me unless i get a lot of commercial
    The guy in this vid uses the backpack more than the hose reel
     
  8. peter rogers

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  9. daveyboy

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    Cheers bud I'll keep an eye on it
     
  10. Reach For The Glass

    Reach For The Glass Well-Known Member
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    Cheers mate miles away from me though.
     
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