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hi all, been working out the back of a trailer, backpacks and barrels. ive now got a van and am interested as to which system i should purchase (delivery only) are they all the same? been quoted just short of 3k for a 250 litre tank , 1 man set up, split relay etc, fitted etc etc. i have no diy skills to speak of

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spruce

You need to tell us what van you have.

 

I honestly believe 250 liters isn't big enough for a single operator. You will see a lot of them on Ebay for sale for that reason.

 

 

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Dave Shaw

250’s no were near big enough for one operator to work a full day. Maybe if you was 50/50 trad and wfp. Thing is you will soon be doin a lot more pole work than trad and the hassle of changing tanks will be a lot more than payin a little extra now for a slightly bigger tank.


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ppads52
You need to tell us what van you have.
 
I honestly believe 250 liters isn't big enough for a single operator. You will see a lot of them on Ebay for sale for that reason.
 
 

It’s a ford transit custom crew cab


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I’ve got a trailer with a 650 litre tank in


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We’re mostly trad tbh, a squad of four, hence the crew cab. But we’ve a trailer with a 650 litre tank


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I’m in the same situation as a couple of years ago, can’t bear to pay one of the lads off


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ppads52

The van payload won’t allow this unfortunately


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Jordiebarrett
The van payload won’t allow this unfortunately


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Don't have to run the tank always full tho? If you have capacity for say 300kg you can approx half fill? Just an idea...

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Mrwindowshine

3 grand for a 250 litre deliver only system is stupid can get a full ro  van system for that I picked up a xline 350 litre tank framed  with ro sytem still producing 000 water after 4 months and I paid 350 quid bargain! 

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Iron Giant
11 hours ago, ppads52 said:

hi all, been working out the back of a trailer, backpacks and barrels. ive now got a van and am interested as to which system i should purchase (delivery only) are they all the same? been quoted just short of 3k for a 250 litre tank , 1 man set up, split relay etc, fitted etc etc. i have no diy skills to speak of


Firstly someone is trying to take your eyes out and come back for the sockets, The best option if you are going to be working on your own then a 350ltr tank will serve you well and the rest of bits and pieces are all very easy to fit. If you are wanting the tank bolted in you could ask your local garage if this is something they could do then just buy a 350ltr tank and frame from http://purefreedom.co.uk they also sell Pump & Controller mounted on a board which could be screwed onto ply-lining in your van and just connect directly to a leisure battery if your aren't doing very many miles a split relay is pointless. 

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Stallion

I use barrels and only do tops wfp and I can use 150 litres easily.


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ppads52

How much could I save if I was good at diy?


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8 minutes ago, ppads52 said:

How much could I save if I was good at diy?


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You don't need to be good at DIY mate, it is literally a simple set up. £600ish and you have a basic system with everything you need. Best part is you can fix anything that goes wrong. The problem is for a complete novice there are no videos out there. Every video assumes you have a very small amount of knowledge at least. There's a fair bit of research and piecing the puzzle of what people are saying. I am looking at this from the point of view of someone who built a system with no prior knowledge. I don't see myself as good at DIY but i'm glad I built it myself.

 

If you are dead set against a DIY system I would suggest this;

 

https://www.windowcleaningwarehouse.co.uk/facelift-compact-425.html

 

Get a mechanic to bolt it in for you (around £50) add a pole and you're away.

 

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ppads52

That system from facelift looks Class, never thought they were as cheap to be honest, thanks so much for your input, seriously considering one


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P4dstar
6 minutes ago, ppads52 said:

That system from facelift looks Class, never thought they were as cheap to be honest, thanks so much for your input, seriously considering one

They do one with a pole too but I prefer the Gardiner poles. I plan to go for van number 2 next year and this will be the system I go for, simply for ease. I don't think I would want it as my only system incase it fails, I like the fact I can fix my system myself.

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Iron Giant
I got quoted for a 350ltr system earlier this year and it was £1,732 that included a electric reel and rollers in the floor, Really shocked at your quote.

If you don't have a local garage to fit a tank, Gripptank do driveway fitting and will fit a wyedale tank and one of their frames for around £1,200 then you could buy the other components and fit them yourself quite easily.

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P4dstar
13 hours ago, ppads52 said:

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I'd steer well clear of that lot mate. For starters he has put net and gross the wrong was round on his estimate... Net should be with Vat I think?? Anyway, he isn't VAT registered. If he was any good he would only need to be installing 3 systems a month to tip the VAT threshold. This all coupled with the fact he is at least a grand more than you can get the system for. I just searched Adepta and their financials are interesting. The company has gone from a net worth of about 30k to a net worth of -10k.... I don't look at that kinda cr@p every time I buy from someone but when someone is so ridiculously priced it makes you wonder if they are desperate or just don't understand pricing in our industry, most probably the latter and these guys ain't making it in bulk so I can understand why. You're much better off picking an experienced company regardless.

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Iron Giant

Adepta engineering are connected to Purefreedom they do all the fabrication of trolleys etc and fit van systems. 

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Cghwindowcleaning

Adepta are pure freedom.

They are ok and a professional company but the quote looks terrible.No breakdown of individual items you could be paying £500 for protectakote which you don't need.It needs a breakdown.

They are vat registered the gross price is the plus vat price.

 

Personally I would go with Grippatank much better product and service.

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Dave Shaw

Dunno, never heard of them before. It would be strange for a company connected to a large company like Purefreedom not to be vat registered though wouldn’t it?


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They are not only connected but do all their engineering work for them. I find it hard to believe that they are not registered. Maybe your looking into the wrong company?
I’d say a good portion of that quote will be for fitting which is usually to a high standard.


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