Those of you with 40L + trolleys

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  1. C Rose Cleaning Services

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    How do you get it in and out of your van/vehicle?

    Pondering a Facelift DI trolley system to carry me through until I get a new van with a mount but the 70L is going to be an absolute beast to get in and out of the van. Just wondered if you had home made ramps or bought them to help?
     
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  2. spruce

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    They are too heavy and so aren't suited to residential work for this reason. The wheels on the brodex one are too thin so always need to be on solid level ground. You can't pull a full one up a step.

    Gardiners used to stock a 33 liter one with a fixed tank, but even at this size it was too heavy. It had a little drain valve on it to empty the tank, but this kind of defeats the reason why some want a trolley. I still think the PureFreedom trolley using a removeable 25 liter plastic tank is the best.

    These bigger trolleys must have their uses and I would imagine the best way of transporting them would be on the back of a trailer with a built in rear ramp.

    I once saw a photo of a window cleaner using wfp to clean shop fronts in London. He had a 125 liter tank on a 4 wheeled garden type trolley with a pump, controller and battery as well as a pointer step ladder and all his trad gear. That worked for him on his round, but his was a specialised application.

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  3. J and S

    J and S Active Member
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    Get the Pure Freedom 50 litre trolley they are well built and easy to unload without the 25 litre barrels on them.
    Then just plonk 2 barrels on and away you go.
     
  4. Phildeeney

    Phildeeney Member
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    I've got an xline xtrolley and it stays in the boot as much as it can . It can be a bit of a ball ache getting it out when its full but a piece of piss when its empty, I just try and judge water usage so it is low when I need to get it in and out.
     
  5. C Rose Cleaning Services

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    Pretty much what I expected then from your answers. May as well have a van mount if they're that clunky. I'll stick it out with a backpack on a trolley for now.

    Cheers
     
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