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Old 19-03-2017, 08:50 PM   #21
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Advantages of 'Plus' model 4705 over standard 4505

Longer hose 2m v 1.5
Unbreakable fibre glass lance with flow control lock
Separate dosing cap with last use indicator
Wider footing for stability incorporating on board storage for lance
3 year v 1 year guarantee
3 in 1 rucksack style harness for portability

The Plus 4705 is around £30 while the Standard 4505 is £20.

Is the extra cost worth it? Depends what you use them for and how often, I only use smaller pump sprayers for chemicals because I don't use that much of them. A 2 litre solution of TFR for example, does one car and then gets purged and cleaned out. My 5 litre sprayer is only used for water but if it had anything stronger going through it regularly then I doubt the seals would last. If you are going to use and store chemical solutions in them then Hozelock also do a heavy duty range with Viton seals, but again, it's a case of justifying the extra cost.
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Old 19-03-2017, 11:33 PM   #22
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Anybody tried one of these?
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/IK12-Indus...IAAOSwA4dWMkLj
Quite expensive but they use Viton seals so should last even with TFR's and such.
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Old 21-03-2017, 12:49 AM   #23
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I have got the 1 litre iK and it is excellent.
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Old 21-03-2017, 07:57 AM   #24
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My 5ltr std Hozelock sprayer has nothing but TFR run thru it, never gets cleaned thru with water and sits with TFR solution in it if I don't use it all on my prewash.

2yrs now using it like this with TFR and no leaks, problems or lance issues. Best £20 I've spent on a sprayer whereas the worst £20 spent was on a Venus Foaming Sprayer, constantly having to pressurise it, used once and immediately sold.
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In an attempt to clear up the ambiguity about the last drop technology issue I have checked the base of the plus model today which shows the location if the output hose. This is how every last drop is removed.
I appreciate the standard model does not leave much according to comments but this is quite definite and clarifies how they do it.

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I ended up getting the Hozelock. Very impressed with it. Cheers.
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