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Old 01-12-2016, 08:04 AM   #1
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Which Pressure Washer?????

Hi Guys

After going through 2x Karcher and 2x Nilfisk pressure washers in the past 6 years i'm looking at getting a replacement pressure washer.
My budget is max £300
Undecided on which brand/model to go for.
Looking at kranzle but never seen one in operation, it needs to be relatively quiet too, living in a large residential area and some neighbors are already ****ed with my OCD!!
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Old 01-12-2016, 11:44 AM   #2
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The Kranzle K7 is very quiet as it has a 1,400rpm motor, unfortunately it is about £150 above your budget.

However the K 1050 is currently on for £310 and is rated at 75dBA vs the 71dBA for the K7. So it is louder but not dramatically so (and from what I've heard of the smaller Karchers, which are very buzzy, the "quality" of the noise is also less intrusive).
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Old 01-12-2016, 02:13 PM   #3
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I would recommend Karcher K7 compact, thats what i picked up recently.

Here is the one i got from Homebase http://www.homebase.co.uk/en/homebas...-washer-375625 Karcher K7 compact its basically a K7 without the hose reel and LED indicator, same internals, same performance. Homebase seems to be the only place that has these in stock and wont be restocking them once they sell out.

I don't think you will get much better for £260, Cheapest i saw the standard K7 was £400 even the K5 was more expensive at around £325

I love mine its more than enough to get the job done
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just bought a C130, but way under your budget.
I was surprised how quiet it was over the now broken K4.99 karcher.
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I've had a nilfisk e140 (purchased from screwfix for around £200) for around 3-4 years now and it's still going strong, even with it running dry once for maybe 15-20 minutes while I nipped to halfords to get some interior dressing
Came back and there was a bit of smoke seeping from the gaps around the garage door! S*** myself, but it still works as good as the day I took it out the box, somehow.

Safe to say I switch the machine off by the power switch now if I'm out the garage rather than relying the pressure switch to keep the machine in stand by
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Love my Kranzle ��
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This is getting quite alot of good reviews recently, and probably the one I'm going to get next

http://www.directhoses.net/products/...-cleaning-hose
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K 1050TS all day long mate

http://www.kranzle-pressure-washers....er-495051.html

Slightly over budget, but by far the best machine ive ever owned coming from 2 - 3 nilfisks previously ranging from budget right through to the e145 so pretty top end nilfisk.

So quite and powerful and build quality is top notch! If you go for one though i would recommend the 10m kranzle rubber hose (around £40) instead of the standard plastic one that comes with, and ive also converted my hose to quick release using 2 sets of 22mm male to female quick release fittings off ebay (£15 each set)
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Theres a petrol one at Aldi at the minute for £200 with a good guarantee too .

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I've had 10 years out of my Alto-Nilfisk P150 and it shows no signs of its age. It has a brass headed pump so is a good bit more robust than the other Nilfisk/Karcher offerings. It has had some serious use over the time I have had it and has gone through two hoses and one lance. It also has a useful hose reel and trolley.

I can't criticise Kranzle performance in any way though and if/when I need to replace mine I will certainly look at them. A friend has a K7 and loves it but I find the lack of hose reel and cart a bit of a nuisance.
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