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  1. Gus taylor

    Gus taylor Newcomer
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    Hi folks i need some advise,

    I have an ibc tank to use with my preasure washer but want to use the water in the ibc to feed water to my waterfed pole. I know i need some kind of pump so was wondering what the cheepest option would be, dont know what pump i neex.

    Thanks in advance
     
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  2. Gav

    Gav Grand Master
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    Welcome to the forum Gus. I never used a pump but am sure some of the lads here will help.


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  3. Gus taylor

    Gus taylor Newcomer
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    Im probably sounding really dumb but i dont understand how i feed the water fed pole with water from my ibc?

    Thanks for your reply Gav
     
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    Most of us use a shurflo 100 PSI pump for window cleaning.
     
  5. Gus taylor

    Gus taylor Newcomer
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    Thanks thats what i was looking for. Cheers for the help :thumbs:
     
  6. Gav

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    Lol ah I see I totally read that wrong. Yes shurflo pump. Then you will need a ro or di setup to purify the water. Unless you are purifying it before putting in your tank.


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  7. Gus taylor

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    Dont really want to do window cleaning but when u have a tank of water on your van for pressure washing its hard to say no to someone if they ask for the windows so was gunna be half half half i.e wash windows with water fed pole then traditionally clean it then with blade and rag, pressure washing is my main line of work just silly to say no to an extra few quid if im there already
     
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    I'm a bit confused, you say your going to use some of the water in your IBC to clean the windows water fed pole, then trad clean them? Thats kinda like doing the job twice is it not?
    I presume the water in the tank will be direct from the tap so not water that can be used to clean windows, unless you have 2 seperate tanks I can't see how you would do it, other than connecting a DI after the water fed pole pump to pure the water on the way out to the brush, but that will depend on your tap TDS.
     
  9. chris clean

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    Trev has asked what was about to ask! You aren't gonna have a tank of pure water for pressure washing so you couldn't use it to wfp window clean anyway.
     
  10. Gus taylor

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    Im planning on getting a couple of smaller tanks and still trying to figure out the best set up. Currently i have a 1000L ibc in the back but its way to big so was gunna get a 400L flat tank and ply line the inside this making loads of space giving me the chance to have a smaller tank for water fed pole if that makes sence
     
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