Water Genie Backpack / Trolley

Discussion in 'Tutorials & DIY' started by Green Pro Clean Ltd, Oct 23, 2015.

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  1. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    Ok, so as most know I run a full van set up but I still have a few tricky alleys etc that hauling the hose down can be a pain in the butt so I have just ordered a Water Genie Trolley / Backpack.

    This is the setup in it's trolley mode
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    As you see here simply loosen off the two large screws here and you are in backpack mode.
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    It comes with a sprayer lance attached but I have removed this and added a quick release with inline tap so it will now 'quick connect' to all my poles.
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    The control set up here has the fuse, on / off switch. charger port and above that a variable flow controller.
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    Opposite side to the controls has a voltage meter so you know how much power you have left for the day.
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    The sales rep tells me that you can get six hours use from a single charge. We shall see. Tomorrow if I can get my mate to assist for 5 mins I will do a quick Youtube demonstration for you.

    If you're interested I got mine from The Cleaning Warehouse in Wolverhampton. (Ask for Adam, I like to make him work) http://www.thecleaningwarehouse.co.uk/new--water-genie-backpacktrolley-5616-p.asp
     
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  2. daveyboy

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    You'll be surprised how long the batteries last
    My one came from a kobold pump and battery in a box that said 10 25l drums for 1 charge
    Forgot to charge it a couple of times and easily done 2 whole days with no issues and the led's were still in the green
     
  3. daveyboy

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    It looks good Darren but if you are only using for backs etc a gardiners is only 6 quid more and has a built in handle so half full can be carried easily enough
    It's a good looking one and the trolley idea is good but my preference is the gardiners
    Let us know how you get on with it as i may get one as a backup for my diy trolley
    It would be a good idea for you Adams0211
     
  4. Underdog

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    im so torn on what backpack to get.i like this one, but the reccomendations of the gardiner is hard to ignore but has no wheels. then its the £85 kobola one on ebay.

    i cant make my mind up but look forward to a vid in action
     
  5. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    I bet £20 they are all made in the same district of China, probably in the same factory.

    Gardiners are good, but can I say that The Cleaning Warehouse (Water Genie) have excellent customer service so I have no issues buying their product.

    Also why would I pay more for one without the ability to be both a trolley or a backpack?
     
  6. Underdog

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    watch the gardinners vid and its stamped kobbola on bottom and ebay one is branded kobola. think the wcw big boy is too
     
  7. Diwrnach

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    I've used one of the yellow kobold back packs for about a year now and been spot on.
     
  8. Underdog

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    is it the ebay £85 one with wheels. im leaning to this one
     
  9. Diwrnach

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    Probably it's yellow with handle and wheels.
     
  10. Adams0211

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    I'm still leaning towards the Gardiners one mate. I reckon a gardiners one on a half decent sack barrow will be better suited to someone using it all day. I think these water genies would be fine as a back up or for the odd window or house with tricky access but they don't look like they'd stand up to to heavy day to day use.
     
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