Oldest window cleaner on the forum?

Discussion in 'Chit Chat & Introductions' started by Hollie2021, Feb 11, 2016.

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  1. Hollie2021

    Hollie2021 Member
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    hello guys .
    I've just joined the forum,I am 66yrs old I've been cleaning windows for 20yrs, I am in the process of selling 2 thirds of my round and keeping a third so I can have a bit more time for myself .
    I am going to have a go at water fed for some of the work and the rest trad, I've got myself a Gardiners V3 backpack , a Handy trolley solid with big wheels,an Xline 22ft 3K Carbon pole , ultra light brush ,the hoses & fittings ,7 litre DI vessel, 10 litres of resin .
    The pole was expensive at £350 but I thought I don't want to be put off WFS by starting off with a cheap heavy pole , plus the taxman is paying for it anyway(LOL)
    My mate who has 650 litre van system is giving me is old pure freedom trolley it looks like the guts in it might be knackered , what do you guys recommend I should replace the guts with( pump, battery, control panel)the trolley and wheels are ok.
    Cheers guys.
    Glenn.
     
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  2. David K

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    Hi glenn ! Welcome to the forum !:) I wouldt know about your trolley , never had one as im doing fine with my van Mount . Sure the other guys Can give great advice !
     
  3. Hollie2021

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    Thanks David , no doubt the guys will have some ideas.
    All the best Glenn .
     
  4. steve garwood

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    Welcome glen. What do you mean by 'the guts'?
     
  5. daveyboy

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    I would get on ebay
    There are plenty of cheap pumps etc on there from china
    Takes about 2 weeks delivery but you can get a couple of pumps for about 12-14 quid each and the other bit cheap
    Then you have spares also
    I'm sure jimmyboots could post a few links as he knows what's what on ebay

    And welcome to the nuthouse mate
     
  6. steve garwood

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    Read your post wrong, sorry. Some of the guys on here use cheap pumps from e.bay which seem fine enough. I personally like to over engineer things and just go for the best. I have a 100 psi shurflo pump in my trolley connected to a Varitech digital controller. I run it at 50, so its only running at half its capacity instead of reving its bol1ocks off. Anyway good luck
     
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    Welcome ole timer:p:p:p
     
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    66 and dabbling in WFP :eek: If you ain't got aches now, you will have :D
     
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