Should I get a pump or use backpack?

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Reach For The Glass, Feb 18, 2016.

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  1. Reach For The Glass

    Reach For The Glass Well-Known Member
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    Hey guys.

    Ok stuff I have so far is
    Van
    350 ltr wydale tank
    2 x slx poles , 18 and 25
    Gardiner backpack
    All trad gear
    Ladder
    Step up
    Scraper
    Ubik 2 x 5ltr
    Microfibers

    Now I'll be buying my water as I have nowhere to store it.

    Should I invest in a
    Pump
    Contoller
    Battery
    Hose reel

    Is this all I require to go van mount?

    Any recommendations on the above equipment what to get and where to buy?

    How hard is it to set up.

    Thanks chaps
     
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  2. Poles Apart

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    Arrrrgggghhh a lot to answer too busy but prepare for bombardment later.
     
  3. adamangler

    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    If you're buying your water and that pure us going straight in tank then yes all you need is a pump a battery and hose reel. You don't even need a controller really depending on you pump and jet size etc. I use a cheap 15 quid pump direct with no controller and I find the flow perfect.

    I'm sure there's a thousand ways to complicate but yes that's all you NEED
     
  4. Reach For The Glass

    Reach For The Glass Well-Known Member
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    Oh right I assumed a controller was needed also.

    My reason for the consideration was to make my poles tubeless. Save time filling back pack and save my back carrying the thing around.
     
  5. adamangler

    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    Well most people will tell you it is needed to protect your the pump etc. Like I said I use 4lpm cheap pump so I don't care too much.
     
  6. Scots lad

    Scots lad Active Member
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    Don't carry a back pack put it on a trolley and pull it around
     
  7. Reach For The Glass

    Reach For The Glass Well-Known Member
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    I wasn't really planning on carrying it around whilst cleaning to be honest just whip it out the van and dump it on the floor next to the house.

    Just trying to justify the extra expense for pump battery control unit etc
     
  8. blaze

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    use the backpack you got and see were that takes you
     
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