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  1. davewindowcleaner

    davewindowcleaner Well-Known Member
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    I got myself a van and will have 500lt tank fitted in.

    I am interested to hear your opinions guys on which you prefer best... van mount or trolley?

    The reason I am asking is because I spoke to a bloke who got a van mount and he usually fill the trolley up from the tank for most jobs rather getting the hose out, the only time he really use the hose is for commercials jobs.

    Most of my work is just normal houses so I am kinda thinking of saving my money a bit and stick with my trolley by draining the water from the tank to fill my trolley up.
     
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  2. Smurf

    Smurf Banned
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    what trolley do you have?
     
  3. davewindowcleaner

    davewindowcleaner Well-Known Member
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    Similar to Jake diy trolley

    Sorry I meant Jimmyboot, don't know why I call him jake
     
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    Smurf Banned
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    Thanks...You could carry on using the trolley but once you have put in the tank it will not be long before you want all the other bits to diy a van system.
     
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    davewindowcleaner Well-Known Member
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    I might be wrong but I think i read somewhere on here Jimmyboot prefer trolley and i also read wagga mention on his YouTube comments he prefer trolley too. It seem to me the hose can be a bit of a hassle.
     
  6. tench0771

    tench0771 Grand Master
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    trolley system is a ball ack an to mch effort like sercit training with 25l brums lol once u go van mount u wont wana use a trolley
     
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  7. Keir999

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    I started with a trolley, but quickly saw the light and have used a Van mount ever since. I only do domestic houses but find the Van Mount soo much better and easier. Trust me.
     
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    luc Well-Known Member
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    I only do domestic and use van mount 99% of the time and backpack the rest, I don't see the hose a problem anymore.

    Ask yourself a few questions like below you'll soon get the answer mate.

    How compact is your round?
    Whats the parking like?
    Access to the property good or bad?
    What size property are you cleaning small or large?
    Do you know how much water you use on a first clean compared to reg?
     
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    You have the van, 500ltr tank and a trolley......not going to save much money by NOT buying hose and a reel.
    Your trolley can become the pump-station for your van-mount system.....you then have the option to choose which method to use for the job in question.
     
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  10. tench0771

    tench0771 Grand Master
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    my van mount is a diy set up i had a purefreedom trolley so i just brout a tank an hose real riped pump an flow con off an mounted it in van job done
     
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