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water tank/pump?

Discussion in 'Power Washing' started by fishindude, Nov 5, 2008.

  1. fishindude

    fishindude LawnSite Member
    Messages: 43

    I have a 350 gallon water tank. Can I use my 6.0 hp craftsman pressure washer with this tanK? Or do I need a pump first then pressure washer. I guess what I am asking can my pressure washer be used as a pump? I need to water a large garden. I am filling the tank with pond water and the only way I can think of to water the garden with pressure is my pressure washer.

    thanks eric
  2. Big C

    Big C LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,642

    I think the silt & sand from pond water may ruin the pump on your PW
  3. yard_smart

    yard_smart LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 590

    run a filter after the tank and before the pump and use a large orfice nozzle . . . what the GPM ?

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