I want to invest in a trolley and need to fill from van tank...

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  1. Trev81

    Trev81 Guru
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    So I really need to invest soon in a trolley as a few of the places I do I am sick of pulling out 60 odd metres of hose to clean 5 back windows, just think it's the way to go for some places and I seem to be getting more of these types including terraces… I will go for the new Xline 45L trolley as I think it looks sexy and I like the idea of 45L rather than 25L, but currently I just have a 650L tank with no fast fill outlet so can't fill a trolley from it currently, could any of you in the know explain in simple langauge what I need to buy and how to do it, if I think it is something I can do without dropping loads of nuts and washers in my tank i may have a go, failing that I will prob take it back to Xline and get them to put me a fill tap on.

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  2. Elliot

    Elliot Active Member
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    All I did was put a hoselock 2 way tap just after the tank outlet . One tap always on leAding to the pump . The other with some hose attached . Mine is near the back door so to fill the trolley it's really easy . I lift the trolley out , put the hose in and 30 seconds its full.
     
  3. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    Why is whipping out the hose an issue? Or is it the winding in Trev81 ?

    If it's the latter forget the trolley and get a power winder! :))

    I did only three jobs today but all required the full 100 meters pulled out, with my Water Works Power up though no issue winding it in.
     
  4. peter rogers

    peter rogers Grand Master
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    Green Pro Clean Ltd how u find the power reel when on fiddly back like round a corner and rounbd a car etc sometimes i reel my back and its looped round itself
     
  5. Adams0211

    Adams0211 Guru
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    I think I'd rather pull out 60m of hose than lift a 45 litre trolley in and out. Out of interest, how much does it weigh empty?


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  6. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    Not so good when I used 8mm now I am on 6mm no probs at all.
     
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  8. daveyboy

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    Backpack on a trolley is easy enough for access issues
    Bilge pump in tank
    Turn on and fill backpack or trolley in a couple of seconds
     
  9. Taxlossloz

    Taxlossloz Grand Master
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    Trev I would really consider this first before buying
    Trolleys are a real pain in the ****
    There heavy and awkward
    Back pack is perfect and if you can't carry it then get a sack truck but even that I find annoying just carry it round back
     
  10. peter rogers

    peter rogers Grand Master
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    build one like in the diy forum on here it looks good a sturdy and for half the price
     
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