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Old 06-12-2014, 02:11 AM
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bought a generac 2.8gpm 3100psi thinking of upgrading +better surface cleaner :)

so I bought this generac model 6590. 2.8gpm 3100 last year. it has a professional grade triplex pump on it with ceramic coated pistons. so im guessing that's pretty good. its running strong and doing well but I think I need more of a unit or do i??? I also got a surface cleaner from homedepot, the EX clean 15" surface cleaner and that does very well also but it seems like id like to go faster maybe alittle more psi needed to go faster? maybe some wheels on the surface cleaner. .?

do I need more than 3100 for surface cleaning ?
is the psi enough and I need more gpm like 4???
whats a 13hp Honda gonna do more for me over an 8hp or 11 hp?


I might want to soft wash vinyl and roofs soon also. I know most of you will say get the simpson or other the quality is the way to go but I don't do this full time . these are side jobs I get from people and don't want to get heavily involved right now but kinda might want something bigger .....

some of the washers I was looking at were ...

1.again the generac 3800 but 3.6gpm ( but I actually hate the design on these but love the fold down handle) for about $800
1.5 or the 4200 psi 4 gpm 420cc( 13 or 15hp I think) on sale for $809+ tax

2.excell ZR3700 3700psi 4gpm 13hp Honda and I guess a comet or general pump used not sure of price

3. the homedepot dewalt 4200 psi 4 gpm 13hp Honda for alittle over $1000

4. lowes has a couple simpsons for around $1000 or a couple hundred more the aluminm frame one looks nice.... has a cat triplex pump not sure of the cat pump quality level???

5. others.......


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Old 06-12-2014, 02:15 AM
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hit send by mistake but that's a good start
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