How much power

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  1. bill

    bill Active Member
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    Ive got a rapier 2500psi 21lpm washer to cleanblock paving and so on with a whirlaway. Do u use max power or try diff revs and see how it goes
     
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    I tend to adjust the revs depending what I'm working on as this is another way to control the pressure which can also save on fuel. Best bet is to just have a play and see what works for you.
     
  3. bill

    bill Active Member
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    Once again thanks smurf
     
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    No probs:thumbsup:
     
  5. peter rogers

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    how much lpm do u yhink is needed for brick paving ???
     
  6. bill

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    Ive got a 21lpm machine and on full power It gets everything up on block paving a lot of people use 15lpm machines and they seem to be just as good
     
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    see i groip 3 or 4 jobs into one weekend and rent one out at 100 a weekend looking a gd one but think i can only afford one around 600 -800
     
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    Wot about looking on ebay for a good used one
     
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    see im in northern ireland and brought a second hand wfp system ... wellll the carbon filter housing leaked the pole were broke the reel was bent the metal ro was made outta eu and the fittings could not be got and the annaloguee pump was missing the dial dissapinted do u no aanyone selling one
     
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    [QUOTEitem"peter rogers, post: 220602, member: 9034"]see im in northern ireland and brought a second hand wfp system ... wellll the carbon filter housing leaked the pole were broke the reel was bent the metal ro was made outta eu and the fittings could not be got and the annaloguee pump was missing the dial dissapinted do u no aanyone selling one[/QUOTE]
    Go on Items for sale on here im sure youl find one
     
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