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Old 08-11-2018, 01:52 PM   #1
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Three broken Nilfisk's, need something else....

First was a C110, lasted a while and then died.
Second was a C120 which did well for the first 15 months then started leaking massively from the handle so Amazon refunded and I bought the exact model again.
This one, I've gone to use for the first time today. Turned it on, started for a second and then shut itself off.

Pretty p155ed with Nilfisk now so looking for a change and wanted some help.
Budget wise anything around £200 or under will do as I want something that will last this time.
Tempted by a K5, but can be swayed by others.
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Old 08-11-2018, 02:01 PM   #2
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K4 from the Karcher Outlet site - excellent machine for home / personal use.
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Old 08-11-2018, 02:11 PM   #3
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K4 from the Karcher Outlet site - excellent machine for home / personal use.
I did look at those and have used the outlet before. Not worth spending the extra to get the K5 in your opinion then mate?
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anything around £200 or under will do as I want something that will last this time.
This will be your problem, you cant have them both. These domestic PW have an average pump life of approx 50 hours some less some more but i done 3 karchers before going kranzle

Now im not saying drop £500 on pw more so that you need to accept that £200 wont buy you reliable power to last
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This will be your problem, you cant have them both. These domestic PW have an average pump life of approx 50 hours some less some more but i done 3 karchers before going kranzle

Now im not saying drop £500 on pw more so that you need to accept that £200 wont buy you reliable power to last


Which Kranzle did you go for in the end mate?


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Ive had my little K2 for nearly 9 years now. Paid £45 for it on the outlet. Just keeps on going and more than enough for the car.

Proves you don't need to spend huge amounts.
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Ive had my little K2 for nearly 9 years now. Paid £45 for it on the outlet. Just keeps on going and more than enough for the car.

Proves you don't need to spend huge amounts.
I'm with you on that Andy. I had my k2 for over 10 years and never gave me any bother apart from a plastic connector threading (which was my fault for force screwing a connector on to it)

I only swapped mine as I wanted something more powerful and a hose reel
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Get yourself down to Homebase , the ones that are closing down anyway.
Got myself a Karcher K5 full control for £199.20 this week.
They selling everything in the shop at reduced price.

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Had a similar issue with a Nilfisk E145 which died without warning and replaced with a K5 Full Control and it's been a great machine so far. Need to think about replacing the hose with a longer braided one but it's fine at the moment.
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Old 09-11-2018, 02:16 PM   #10
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Ive had my little K2 for nearly 9 years now. Paid £45 for it on the outlet. Just keeps on going and more than enough for the car.

Proves you don't need to spend huge amounts.
I have a Kranzle 1152 now but I still got my 8 year old K2 - sounds like its going to die but never did.
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