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Old 20-11-2017, 09:15 AM   #11
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Rob what brand of gun did you get? i got the Jinkang High Pressure Washer Gun off amazon but as soon as let off the trigger the K4 pump pulsed on and off and did not sound well then water started spraying all over from the brass fittings, sent it back
At the minute I have the standard Karcher K4 Full Control.

I use a stainless steal lance with a quick release end.

I think you might have the opposite to me. You might have a nozzle that is too small!

What size did you get? I know have 030!

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Old 20-11-2017, 11:05 AM   #12
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At the minute I have the standard Karcher K4 Full Control.

I use a stainless steal lance with a quick release end.

I think you might have the opposite to me. You might have a nozzle that is too small!

What size did you get? I know have 030!

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Thanks mate mine came with 5 nozzels tried the 25 then went on to use the 40 does the same with them both so I was thinking it the short gun maybe
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Old 20-11-2017, 11:07 AM   #13
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Thanks mate mine came with 5 nozzels tried the 25 then went on to use the 40 does the same with them both so I was thinking it the short gun maybe
Rob is talking about the size of the hole in the nozzle rather than the angle of the fan jet

It might have been the gun, or the nozzle, hard to check now you've sent it back
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Old 20-11-2017, 11:08 AM   #14
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Thanks mate mine came with 5 nozzels tried the 25 then went on to use the 40 does the same with them both so I was thinking it the short gun maybe
No mate. You got it all wrong.

That's just the fan angle. 25 degrees and 40 degrees.

Look at the nozzles and you will see a number wrote on the stainless bit. That will be the angle and the orifice size (hole in the end). I think yours might be too small for your pressure washer.
What pressure washer do you have? Make and model?

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Old 20-11-2017, 02:13 PM   #15
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i got the Jinkang High Pressure Washer Gun off amazon but as soon as let off the trigger the K4 pump pulsed on and off and did not sound well...
Sounds like BB has a K4 as well - I'm assuming he's got one of these, it doesn't specify the orifice size
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Jinkang-Pre.../dp/B06XV12W8K

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which if I converted it into bar and litres per minute, I could look at the table and see what nozzles it should have had.

Still could have been a bad gun, though.
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sorry guys you are both right I was looking at the fan degree ahhh lol. yeah that's the right gun steel and yup same k4 as you Rob. so i need bigger then 3.0gpm is that right?
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Assuming your K4 is the same specs as Rob's, you'll want 0.30 nozzle size (which is actually the correct nozzle size for a wide range of machines).

Problem is a lot of the cheaper hardware doesn't actually state the nozzle size so you have to hope or reverse engineer it from the specs they give and hope they're accurate!

Something like this https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Pressure-...item417a910a17 with the right adapter to whatever hose end you've got, and a set of the nozzles I linked to in post #4 should do you right.
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[QUOTE=steelghost;5404321]Assuming your K4 is the same specs as Rob's, you'll want 0.30 nozzle size (which is actually the correct nozzle size for a wide range of machines).

When you get a chance see what is wrote on the nozzle bit as stated before. If it is 030 then I am pretty sure it could be a dodgy gun!

I am debating whether to get this one. I do love a gadget and it might well be a waste of money but it looks good and makes it that bit easier and better to do the job.

https://obsessed-garage.myshopify.co...nt=33583399363

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Old 20-11-2017, 05:25 PM   #19
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The obsessed garage solution will work with the amount of testing Matt put into it!
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He's basically found some high end manufacturers (ie Mosmatic, MTM Hydro) and cherry picked their catalogues to put together a well thought out package, but I don't really understand what he's done that's quite so ground breaking other than pick out nice versions of pretty standard hardware. It's all stainless and so on, which is fine, but unless you're washing down commercial kitchens or dairies or something, it's not actually needed. I take my hat off to the guy, he's identified his target audience (well off folks with nice cars who want a "proper" pressure washing package without having to think about it) but unless you really want to spend that money, I think you can get most of the benefits for quite a lot less money (and I will back up that assertion properly later!)
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