How to run two reels off one pump

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  1. SMS cleaning

    SMS cleaning Newcomer
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    Hi do I run two 100 metre hose reels off one pump without massive flow change using shurflo pump cheers
     
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  2. Smurf

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    Hi & welcome SMS cleaning

    I never tried it but I suppose the pump flow would need to be incleased by at least double if you wanted to run two 100m hoses off one pump. You can get a chepo garden hose Y splitter and give it a go I suppose.
     
  3. dredge3

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    Not a good idea. Flow would be rubbish. I run my shurflo at full. Wouldn't fancy it on half the flow. I used to run it on about 60 but spend more time rinsing
     
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    Dredge that's insane? You run your 100psi on full? I run mine on around 50 and it's more than enough, any higher and its like a tank with a water canon shooting at hooligans!
     
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    I just got a hose lock splitter for £12 as shown above.
    just have to run the controller on '4' instead of '3'
    works a treat
     
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    Is that with two 100m hose reels attached and with two poles working at the same time? :rolleyes:

     
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    Yes smurf.. sure is
     
  9. SMS cleaning

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    Hi Chris I'm not running a di in van as already done at purify end so could I just split two ways at shurflo out as have van ports then just connect reels .what happens though if I'm working and one pole gets shut will the flow double through this pole ?what psi do you run two at ?cheers
     
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    See that's the sort of pressure my mate gets out of his but I just can't get mine anywhere near it even if I whack the psi and flow right up. You any idea why this would be?
     
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