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  1. gavin46

    gavin46 Newcomer
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    Hi,
    On to the next stage now,looking for a van with all the kit in it already,found this van with wfp kit in it on ebay,ebay item number : 160904885560
    Please tell me what you think,is it worth it,it looks cheap to me,does it have everything i need to go straight out to work,any help appreciated.
    Many thanks
    Gav
     
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  2. laddergarder

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    I would be concerned that it doesn't mention the mileage on there, mate but it is cheap so I would be surprised if its quite high.
     
  3. gavin46

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    ok im going to ask him now,and does it have everything i need,or is there anything missing that i would also need to get?
     
  4. laddergarder

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    hold off mate until u hears the view of a few others. The thing that you need to consider is what is the van is a turd that won't last you 6 months. From what I can see the gear alone makes it a decent deal if you can set it close to the starting, but could you afford to replace that van if its not upto much?
     
  5. S.W. Window Cleaning

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    Hi,
    Its only a 250 litre tank which isn`t big really. Also have you checked your water in case its hard? Then you would need an ro system or pay a fortune in resin using di.
    Steve
     
  6. gavin46

    gavin46 Newcomer
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    hi steve,whats this hard water,soft water thing then,first ive heard of it,im in the Swindon Wiltshire area how do i find that out,and is there different wfp systems for soft or hard water then?
    Cheers
     
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    u want a 350 litre tank :p or u can get away with 300 :)

    i think 250 is a bit low capacity to be honest
     
  8. S.W. Window Cleaning

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    Hi Gavin,
    Im only in process of getting ready to start 1st January. I`ve been researching a lot. Im in Northern Ireland and was told it was a soft water area so therefore a Di system was ok. Then I was talking to Iconics and they said to post them a water sample which I did. Turns out its hard water so I need an Ro System. You can either buy a TDS Meter and test the water yourself or go to Iconics website and you will see there something about getting water tested. Don`t jump in and buy the wrong system. The Brodex website gives a lot of info but don`t buy off them as they are in liquidation. Any other info give me a shout.
    Steve :)
     
  9. gavin46

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    yeah my area is soft water,i dont know what this resin stuff is about,and also on the Ebay advert it says all you need is a di unit,what is this?he isnt replying to any e-mails?
    thanks
     
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