Pole tap

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Aide, Jan 9, 2015.

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  1. Aide

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    #1 Aide, Jan 9, 2015
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    How long can you switch the water off on your pole without it damaging the pump ? Or is this not an issue ? It looks like its been ******* down all around my house :confused:

    Cheers (still learning)
     
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  2. abs

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    What pump do you have ?
     
  3. mark

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    try a one stop remote from gardiners.you can shut down the varistream & pump automaticaly
     
  4. Aide

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    I hope you can see what type from the photo
     

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  5. cheapncheerful

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    good post aide....kinda wondering that myself...but....so far i am only using backpack and i presume as they were originally supposed to be crop sprayers they are used to stop starts...and run drys which of course always happens half way through the last window...

    i do have a tap but i havent been brave enough to fit it yet....well...i presume you would have to fit it at the fully extended length...i just do a hell of a lot of running about....well it keeps me fit..:D

    i must add.....someone has pre wet my windows for me this week so that always helps conserve my water...
     
  6. WWC

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    Your just cut the water supply with a tap, aqua tap, aquadaptor or similar. If you have a pressure switch on the pump (you probably can't see it) then it's fine on the pump. I've no idea if your has or not.
     
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    must do it ...will save a lot of running around and :swear: when i put the trolley one foot short of where i needed it...
     
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    I was looking at the purefeedom valve and had one worry, whenb i turn the water off on the valve, will it effetc my hose connections the pressur of water or the pump on my facelift back pack.
     
  9. WWC

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    Scottie you shouldn't have any issues. The pressure switch will cut in as it is supposed to and protect everything.
     
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  10. freerider

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    U will see the pressure switch above the diaphragm (will have 2 wires attached).
    I use a trigger valve on my pole and water stops between each window, it's very efficient for saving water.
     
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