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mikegbuff
04-10-2008, 09:31 PM
Do any of you have issues with your pressure washer browning/killing grass where it sits even for a short period of time? I guess it's just the heat off of it. Do any of you have any solutions (i.e. building something for it to sit on)???
Thanks.

DAFFMOBILEWASH
04-11-2008, 12:35 AM
A trailer or perhaps a truck.

mikegbuff
04-11-2008, 08:38 AM
Perhaps there are areas where you can't get a truck or trailer and there is not enough hose to reach. What would you do in a case like that?

FCPWLLC
04-11-2008, 09:06 AM
Our equipment is trailer mounted and carry 300-400ft of hose. Easier and more efficient to just pull up to job and start unreeling hoses.

Invest in more hose. Looks much more professional and less clumsy looking, pulling a pressure washer all around a house.

Happy Frog
04-11-2008, 03:04 PM
Yes, but you can't pull it with your Harley :laugh::laugh:

Barry M
04-12-2008, 05:59 PM
Perhaps there are areas where you can't get a truck or trailer and there is not enough hose to reach. What would you do in a case like that?

I think you are taking "mobile" pressure washing a little too far. :laugh:

Keep the grass wet around your unit while its sitting there and you shouldn't have a problem with killing the grass.

poipuyardcrew
04-17-2008, 08:17 PM
Wow, That's a serious set up. I'm jealous.

noslolx
04-17-2008, 08:53 PM
what kind of pressure washer is that?

FCPWLLC
04-19-2008, 08:17 AM
Wow, That's a serious set up. I'm jealous.

Thanks... I put it together myself.

what kind of pressure washer is that?

Pressure Pro Hot Water Skid 5.6 gpm @ 3500psi. And a Chemical Bandit. Purcheased from Bob at http://www.pressuretek.com

noslolx
04-19-2008, 09:23 AM
wondering what the difference or preference is between 12v and 115v

FCPWLLC
04-20-2008, 09:53 AM
wondering what the difference or preference is between 12v and 115v

I've had bot and really don't see much difference. Honestly can't give a personal experience opinion as we don't keep machines long. We sell while they are still in great shape and replace. I don't normally have problems with equipment due to this. My time dealing with a problem would be more expensive that the loss I take on equipment each year.

henderson_rory
04-23-2008, 10:03 PM
Mikebuff is it possible that your pressure washer is leaking gas. The smallest of leak es could mean dead lawn

yard_smart
04-25-2008, 01:07 AM
115 has an out let just like your house and don't let mike fool you he doesn't do manual labor he just crunches numbers all day . . . isn't that right mike :)

mikegbuff
04-25-2008, 04:37 PM
No, definitely not leaking gas or cleaner. I actually set it on a big oil changing metal pan and nothing was leaking...must be the heat.

mgramling
04-25-2008, 05:57 PM
since you know you don't have a gas leak, or oil leak, it has to be the heat, or the heat from the muffler. Especially if the muffler is pointing down facing the grass, it will kill it, it if sets there to long.

Some riding lawn mowers do this as well. Some of their mufflers point straight down. So if the operator jumps off mower for a few mins. and leaves it running even at idle, to do whatever. It will kill that spot.

Mic_bug
05-11-2008, 04:47 PM
Yes, but you can't pull it with your Harley :laugh::laugh:

I think he'd have trouble strapping a prtable pressure washer to a harley..

Happy Frog
05-11-2008, 05:42 PM
I think he'd have trouble strapping a prtable pressure washer to a harley..

Michael is a pro... He knows that good chemicals and low pressure is the key to obtain professional results...
His trade secret weapon must be a backpack sprayer :laugh: