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Old 27-03-2018, 10:01 AM   #1
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End of corded power washers for car cleaning ??

https://www.toolstation.com/shop/p33...WorxHydroshot-

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Old 27-03-2018, 10:04 AM   #2
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Seems like it could be a good idea , but I would like to see it tested by detailers, perhaps something that can be tested by DW
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Old 27-03-2018, 10:09 AM   #3
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One or two opinions here - http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/foru...droshot&page=3
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Old 27-03-2018, 10:31 AM   #4
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They're nifty little things and definitely have their uses, but the constraints placed upon them by being cordless means they are never going to compete with a mains powered PW for flow or pressure.
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Old 27-03-2018, 10:32 AM   #5
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I didn't realise it had been out for over a year . Mixed reviews then .
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Old 27-03-2018, 11:24 AM   #6
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Yup - as likely as the paperless toilet
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Brilliant Fatdazza!

Combine a WC and cordless PW for a paperless bog - genius!

Wish I'd thought of that!

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Old 27-03-2018, 12:11 PM   #8
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As battery technology improves, no doubt so will the amount of pressure these things kick out.

This one is pointless IMHO as it has no onboard water container, as per some others on the market such as the Nomad.
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Old 27-03-2018, 12:53 PM   #9
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Also only 120litres/hour. I think most domestic pressure washers do around 500l/hr (my Nilfisk does at least). The Kranzle I've just replaced it with does 600l/hr, so this thing is waaaay less powerful than your average PW. Also, I wonder how long the battery lasts. No good if you can't get around the whole car with it, as it says "5 hour charger", so it's a long stop before you can go again, unless you buy multiple batteries and then remember to charge them all before each use.

I'm usually big on battery tools, but something as powerful as a PW, probably not. Another consideration is how long it will last. A lot of the consumer PWs last a couple of years and then bite the bullet, hence my buying a Kranzle. The Kranzle weighs 30kgs. This little thing doesn't weigh a fraction of that, and as such the pump will have to be made from very lightweight and flimsy materials, as the entire thing is hand held - nothing sat on the ground.

It's probably OK to washing house windows or doing light cleaning, but other than that, I suspect its uses are limited.
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Old 27-03-2018, 01:04 PM   #10
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Also only 120litres/hour. I think most domestic pressure washers do around 500l/hr (my Nilfisk does at least). The Kranzle I've just replaced it with does 600l/hr, so this thing is waaaay less powerful than your average PW. Also, I wonder how long the battery lasts. No good if you can't get around the whole car with it, as it says "5 hour charger", so it's a long stop before you can go again, unless you buy multiple batteries and then remember to charge them all before each use.

I'm usually big on battery tools, but something as powerful as a PW, probably not. Another consideration is how long it will last. A lot of the consumer PWs last a couple of years and then bite the bullet, hence my buying a Kranzle. The Kranzle weighs 30kgs. This little thing doesn't weigh a fraction of that, and as such the pump will have to be made from very lightweight and flimsy materials, as the entire thing is hand held - nothing sat on the ground.

It's probably OK to washing house windows or doing light cleaning, but other than that, I suspect its uses are limited.

Beat me to it. At 120 L/H it's probably about as good as putting your thumb over an open ended hose.
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