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Old 05-11-2008, 11:23 AM
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What size pressure washer??

What size pressure washer should i get to spray off the equipment. Would the smallest 2-300 dollar gas powerd ones be strong enough to get the dried grass and junk off the mower and clean up my truck nice? Are the ones at home depot good? Hondas i think, Excell Brand? I dont think the electric ones would be good enough. Thanks for any help.
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Old 05-11-2008, 11:29 AM
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i have a 13hp honda 4000psi unit works great for me
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Old 05-11-2008, 11:40 AM
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what size is that comparitively? Big? How much was it?
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Old 05-11-2008, 11:43 AM
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around 1000.00 it is made by karcher the whole unit weighs over 100 lbs. you could also pressure wash houses, driveways and walkways for more money with a professional heavy duty pressure washer like mine
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Old 05-12-2008, 12:50 PM
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Old 05-12-2008, 07:58 PM
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more pressure equate to less time washing
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Old 05-12-2008, 09:58 PM
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more pressure equate to less time washing

LOL. More pressure=more damage. Its the gpm that speeds things up.
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Old 05-14-2008, 12:03 AM
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GPM is king in the wash industry. Anything which is 4.0GPM and higher with a belt driven system will be good. Stay away from the bargain washers, the parts are expensive and impossible to find. Plus you will be shopping again next year for a new one. The direct drive units usually have a 300-800hrs life span. While the belt driven ones usually double or tripple the life span.

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Old 05-19-2008, 12:17 AM
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LOL. More pressure=more damage. Its the gpm that speeds things up.
Oh come on Don, it's the pressure that makes it faster. I'm thinking of buying a 2gpm 6,000psi so I can really clean houses....lol
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Old 05-19-2008, 12:23 AM
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LOL. More pressure=more damage. Its the gpm that speeds things up.
Unless you need the pressure. Then the gpm does nothing for you.

Just washed mudd off a drive way after digging out with a track cat for a concrete pour. It was in the street packed into the asphalt. GPM wouldn't have done a lot for me. But the 5000psi did.

GPM is for when you're using chemicals for the cleaning. Which is what you should do.

But, the psi does tear stuff up if you ain't carefull... lol It ain't the way to clean a house though.
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