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Here are some pics of my first Rig Build from last year. I hope this can help some of the new guys here that are building their first rigs.

These first pics are of the trailer I already own and used for my construction business. A little overkill but I definately don't have to worry about weight issues. First thing that was done was a spray in bed liner on the floor and up the sides. I had quotes for Rhino and LineX at about $1200. My brother ended up doing it at the welding shop he works at for $0. This is the undercoating they use on some of the products they make. After the first season it held up great. He also welded me up that dual 55gal. holder shown.

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Very nice Berry. That trailer will handle anything you throw at it.
Ya gotta post some pics with everything on it   biggrin

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Tear-Off trailer !! That will hold everything for sure, I like the bedliner spray, Nice and Sturdy.
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Here is the 12 volt hook up that I used for my Fat Boy. The trailer already had the battery for the hydraulic dump so it made my life easier plus it charges itself from job to job. I decided I wanted to make my pump easily removable from the trailer thats why I used the plug type connection.

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I'll keep adding to this once I resize my pics. Most of them are to large to post and I wasn't aware of this when I started the thread.

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Here is how I decided to make my mix tank. These 55 gallon drums are usually available at little or no cost. This top draw set up was found using the search button when I first discovered the RCIA.

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Tank set up continued. I had poly fittings on the top draw tube which were later changed to PVC and Brass fittings.

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Great pics Barry!!

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Here are a few pics of the plumbing setup. I had originally placed the pump in a battery box and later removed it for better access to it. I ended up making a plate attached to the pump that easily hangs over the side rail of the trailer ( sort of like how a ladder jack works) easy on easy off. The small length of coiled up hose is to easily transfer the SH to the mix tank and instead of switching the 55gal drums of SH, I keep the same blue drum in the trailer with the SH label and transfer fresh SH into that drum. My plumbing is set up to easily add SH and water from their respective tanks to the mix tanks with a few turns of ball valves. A note on the ball valves - I will try out the Banjo Brand valves this season due to the valve handles breaking on the PVC, I hear the Banjo brand move more freely.

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After a few jobs of working without a hose reel I couldn't take it anymore. I went with a Titan 1" manifold, Hopefully I won't have the weld leaking problem with the bigger mainifold. This ree was the most expensive part of the whole set up, but well worth it. I placed the reel on top of the water tank I got for $20 because I quickly ran out of room. My trailer is 6' x 10' I would recommend something larger if your buying one anyway.

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I like to use the poly gun over the ball valve but this was creating a problem with cycling of the pump so I added the FloJet Accumulator Tank from Bob at PT and this fixed the issue and I can use any size tip I want for those tricky areas like small bay window roofs and edges without any overspray.

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Here is some of the initial purchase I made before the build started.

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landisconstruction wrote:

After a few jobs of working without a hose reel I couldn't take it anymore. I went with a Titan 1" manifold, Hopefully I won't have the weld leaking problem with the bigger mainifold. This ree was the most expensive part of the whole set up, but well worth it. I placed the reel on top of the water tank I got for $20 because I quickly ran out of room. My trailer is 6' x 10' I would recommend something larger if your buying one anyway.




 What size hose are you running? Is the manifold SS?



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landisconstruction wrote:

Here are a few pics of the plumbing setup. I had originally placed the pump in a battery box and later removed it for better access to it. I ended up making a plate attached to the pump that easily hangs over the side rail of the trailer ( sort of like how a ladder jack works) easy on easy off. The small length of coiled up hose is to easily transfer the SH to the mix tank and instead of switching the 55gal drums of SH, I keep the same blue drum in the trailer with the SH label and transfer fresh SH into that drum. My plumbing is set up to easily add SH and water from their respective tanks to the mix tanks with a few turns of ball valves. A note on the ball valves - I will try out the Banjo Brand valves this season due to the valve handles breaking on the PVC, I hear the Banjo brand move more freely.




 Id love to have a view like the one in the background of the last picture. Best views we get around here are of open fields witha  few cows in it. LOL

Banjos are the best brand of almost anything you can buy. If they'd develope a whole pump, Id spend whatever they were asking for it.



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The Landis Roof Cleaning Rig in action!

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landisconstruction wrote:

After a few jobs of working without a hose reel I couldn't take it anymore. I went with a Titan 1" manifold, Hopefully I won't have the weld leaking problem with the bigger mainifold. This ree was the most expensive part of the whole set up, but well worth it. I placed the reel on top of the water tank I got for $20 because I quickly ran out of room. My trailer is 6' x 10' I would recommend something larger if your buying one anyway.




 What size hose are you running? Is the manifold SS?



Scott,  200' of 3/4" and the manifold is stainless.

 



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Confident Roof Cleaning Houston TX wrote:

landisconstruction wrote:

Here are a few pics of the plumbing setup. I had originally placed the pump in a battery box and later removed it for better access to it. I ended up making a plate attached to the pump that easily hangs over the side rail of the trailer ( sort of like how a ladder jack works) easy on easy off. The small length of coiled up hose is to easily transfer the SH to the mix tank and instead of switching the 55gal drums of SH, I keep the same blue drum in the trailer with the SH label and transfer fresh SH into that drum. My plumbing is set up to easily add SH and water from their respective tanks to the mix tanks with a few turns of ball valves. A note on the ball valves - I will try out the Banjo Brand valves this season due to the valve handles breaking on the PVC, I hear the Banjo brand move more freely.




 Id love to have a view like the one in the background of the last picture. Best views we get around here are of open fields witha  few cows in it. LOL

Banjos are the best brand of almost anything you can buy. If they'd develope a whole pump, Id spend whatever they were asking for it.



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Hey Scott, here is the same view today. Change your mind!

 



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landisconstruction wrote:

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landisconstruction wrote:

Here are a few pics of the plumbing setup. I had originally placed the pump in a battery box and later removed it for better access to it. I ended up making a plate attached to the pump that easily hangs over the side rail of the trailer ( sort of like how a ladder jack works) easy on easy off. The small length of coiled up hose is to easily transfer the SH to the mix tank and instead of switching the 55gal drums of SH, I keep the same blue drum in the trailer with the SH label and transfer fresh SH into that drum. My plumbing is set up to easily add SH and water from their respective tanks to the mix tanks with a few turns of ball valves. A note on the ball valves - I will try out the Banjo Brand valves this season due to the valve handles breaking on the PVC, I hear the Banjo brand move more freely.




 Id love to have a view like the one in the background of the last picture. Best views we get around here are of open fields witha  few cows in it. LOL

Banjos are the best brand of almost anything you can buy. If they'd develope a whole pump, Id spend whatever they were asking for it.



-- Edited by Confident Roof Cleaning Houston TX on Wednesday 2nd of February 2011 01:50:51 PM

Hey Scott, here is the same view today. Change your mind!

 



Ahh yes. And thats why I dont live in the north. lol. However, we are expecting 2 inches of snow here on Friday!! Its been below freezing all day here, which is damn near unheard of.

 



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Very nice Barry.  I'm going to make a change to my setup based on your rig and the pictures.  Thanks for posting it

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Barry, Thanks for all the pics. This is great info for all.
As they say..... a picture is worth a thousand words.
Plus we all just LOVE to see "stuff" for roof cleaning
builds and the finished setup.
Your setup looks great, I like the ladder rack and tool
box mounted on the side of the bed. Very Nice.

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