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Old 06-12-2011, 07:20 PM
1966vette 1966vette is offline
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Troy-Bilt XP Series - 2600 MAX PSI Pressure Washer

I'm thinking about purchasing this pressure washer from Lowes.
I want to be able to clean the 2nd story of my house and this unit has a special nozzle & hose for this application.

Any feedback will be appreciated.

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Old 06-20-2011, 03:48 AM
Watkins Watkins is offline
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Go with the 3000 psi washer at least, In many areas the Lowes pressure washer with the briggs N straton engine may be a better choice inless you find one with 3k psi and a honda engine on it.
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Old 06-20-2011, 07:13 PM
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Thanks for the reply!
I am leaning toward the 2600 PSI for the following reasons:
1. Second story high pressure cleaning - special nozzles & hose
2. Longer hose & higher pressure hose to support the special 2 story nozzles
3. Honda engine
5. 2 cleaning solution tanks
I have nothing against B&S or the 3000 PSI unit but 1 have a 2 story house & want to clean it.

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Old 06-21-2011, 11:12 AM
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Just my opinion. I have a 3000 psi machine rated for 3 gpm. I use it for my driveway, my patio and deck, washing my siding, and keeping the equipment and cars clean. I has over 175 hours on it and I wouldn't think of going less than 3000psi for a two story house. In my experience the longer the hose the more loss of pressure, so using an 22 foot extension wand on mine doesn't clean anywhere near as well as getting the ladder out. If, guess I should say when, I can't get on the ladders any more I will go with a 3300 to 4000 psi machine and 3.5 or more gpm. I rented one to try and it was able to clean to the peaks of our hour, about 35 feet from the ground, using the extension wand. Maybe I'll just hire someone because that model is expensive for using it just 75 hours per year.
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