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No New Posts spray wands
 
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Im new to roof cleaning and learn more every day but no one talks about what type wand or spray tips to use. We have been using pump sprayers and washing with an x-jet
maintenance man 4 581
No New Posts Dual Delavans ( 1 2 3 4 57 )
 
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There is a very fine line when operating Dual Delavans I tried multiple combinations of hose size, length, nozzles, guns and figured out the best combination for running one or two pumps together in tandem. I talked to Bob with Pressure Tek at the NC round table and he says that the 5850 Delavans are no l...
Roof Cleaning Pro Greensboro NC (336)362 7659 123 5115
No New Posts Fatboy bandit complete setup or 5800 complete setup?
 
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Going to buy on Monday and just wanted your opinions, please.  I like the idea of the bandit complete setup with the reel and better hose included.  Looks like everything is set up, including the electrical system, clamps, coplings, etc.  I am not all that crazy about the 200ft. poly braided hose with...
Iannacchione 13 935
No New Posts Zeta Bandit
 
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HI everyone, I am addicted to this site, heck, my loose my marriage to it ( I cant get off of this computer). I am a newbie, and have about 8-10k to invest in my new business.  With all of this talk about pumps and applicators, frankly I am confused as anything. I have seen the Zeta Bandit on the PT website and...
Iannacchione 3 384
No New Posts Pump gpm
 
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I see you guys "knocking" flo-jet and sure-flo pumps, I have a small shure-flo(2gal/min)  i've been using for about 5 years with no problems pumping thru 150ft of 5/16id clear vinal  w/ a mixture of 12.5sh and dish soap for vinal sideing. in march I purchsed a 4.9 gpm shure-flo w/ 3/4 in/out...
williamwinn1 8 518
No New Posts 12 Volt Pumps (Preview)
Here are my experiences with 12V and 115V pumps 1) 12V Shurflo 1.8gpm 60psi. Weakest pump I have used. Painfully slow, does not draw well or shoot very far. 2) 12V Shurflo 1.5gpm 150psi Good pump. Good for decks, fences, trim around houses, small touch up roofs jobs while washing a house, pumps well thr...
Roof Cleaning Pro Greensboro NC (336)362 7659 5 1002
No New Posts pump power
 
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My battery went dead today so I pluged into my trailer lights is this a very good way to do it because if it is I will use that and use the new battery in my boat thanks
nater474 1 363
No New Posts having a problom with my yamada
 
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i just bought a yamada kynar ndp15 clean 10 roofs with it now it needs a complete rebuild i was told by the saleman that i can run it @100psi all day long with no problems now im being told i can only run it @80psi continuious 100psi in short term i was wondering if any one can tell me what psi should i be running...
H2OCleaning 11 460
No New Posts MC 18 Chemical pump ?
 
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Anyone ever hear of this pump? I'm looking at a rig that has one but wanted some peoples advise on them first. Thanks Erich PS YES I did a search and found nothing on this pump.........
fireman489 6 679
No New Posts batteries in parallell
 
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Can anyone point me in the right direction to find a chart or diagram for hooking a pump up with 2 marine batteries in parallel?
Ben Harville 2 358
No New Posts Accounting software on a budget
 
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Guys, here is a great BASIC accounting program for free. It is a Microsoft product, and they have a pro version for $199. but the express version is free and all one needs to run a ROOF CLEANING business. I used an older 2008 version and it is very nice, especially for the price . This should help some of the...
SP Cleaning 1 331
No New Posts 12 Volt Chemically Resistant Roof Cleaning Pumps
 
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http://www.shurflo.com/pages/new_industrial/Indust​rial/gen
Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa FL (813) 655-8777 9 750
No New Posts Pulling from two tanks
 
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I run the Delavan 5850 5.3 gpm pump with a 55 gal tank. I also have a 225 gal water tank on my trailer. I was wondering if I could have a t before the pump with one line coming from the 55 gal chemical and the other from the 225 gal water tank, if the two would be a 50/50 mix and be too strong of a solution. Basicall...
PrestigePressure 2 401
No New Posts Armor All Your PP ??
 
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LOL Yes - RCIA is suggesting YOU "Armor All Your PP" It is a GOOD idea to put Armor All on your Polyproplyne pump parts ? Polyproplyne is effected by the UV rays of the Sun. Armor All protects dashboards = so .... it looks like a good idea ? This idea is NOT mine. I got it from another thread here at RCIA. http:/...
Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa FL (813) 655-8777 2 437
No New Posts Out of the gate
 
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This picture tells it all. Algae*Free Roof Cleaning of Bowling Green Kentucky is in the Kentucky Derby of Roof Cleaning. We are out of the Gate. What a day. It started out that we cleaned a lawyer`s house roof in a security gated area. He gave us the security code then we were off to clean 4500 sq ft roof &...
Algae*Free Roof Cleaning 11 570
No New Posts Roof pump saves the day
 
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Today couldve been lost if not for my roof pump! In the last week I got my air diaphram pump set up and running. We used it on the first roof tuesday and it ran great. SO TODAY were washing a 4500 sq ft house and half way through my pwer layed down. I transfered 15 gallons of house wash mix over to my roof tank wi...
Roof Cleaning Little Rock Arkansas 3 453
No New Posts 5850 for now
 
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I have read all the posts here concerning the 5850 and the fatboy.  They have both at the local Rural King.  5850 is $129, fatboy is $229.  So, I believe for now I will get the 5850 because: 1.  $100 cheaper and finances are tight starting out 2.  I am only going to be running one hose for now. 3.  Until I get s...
Cardinal Roof Cleaning Jackson TN 7 446
No New Posts Rinsing question?
 
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I have read all about the suggestions for rinsing but I have one question that maybe would be a better way of doing this. My idea is to get started with a 5 gallon bucket and add the stuff they sell at the pet stores to eliminate chlorine from the water and run that through the pump and hose thus rinsing and nu...
Great White Technologies 13 601
No New Posts Vinyl Garden Hose - Can It Be Used For Roof Cleaning ??
 
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We don't use Vinyl Garden Hose anymore, but we Have. The DAY the Mean Green Hose bubbled and quit, our guys drove to a dollar store, spent 20 bucks for some 100 ft 5/8 Vinyl Garden hoses, connected them together, hooked em up, finished the job! Hey, WHATEVER it takes Vinyl IS resistant to many chemical...
Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa FL (813) 655-8777 11 919
No New Posts Pulling from the top. ( 1 2 )
 
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As a confessed former bottom dweller, I now pull from the top. Who else pulls from the top of their tank. Tucker told me to do this and once I started, I was amazed. the flow is so much better and more consistent.
Roof Cleaning Evansville Indiana 270 860 7894 33 1760
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