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Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 16-10-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,746
Posted By Chris_R
Also SGS jack here - I also have the Costco Arcan...

Also SGS jack here - I also have the Costco Arcan jack too - but do yourself (and your back!) a favour and don't unless you have level access to it. It is an absolute beast of a thing weight wise and...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 16-10-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,007
Posted By Chris_R
Agree with Rian with the Titan. Brill bit of kit...

Agree with Rian with the Titan. Brill bit of kit for all sorts of jobs - the bags are absolutely massive that come with it, did a whole bathroom full of rubble (after taking down the lathe and...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 12-09-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 102,418
Posted By Chris_R
O-ring replacement on the original filter seems...

O-ring replacement on the original filter seems to have done the job with the Hozelock adapters. Swapped one over form a hozelock tap adapter and fits fine now. It's a much flatter profile than the...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-09-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 102,418
Posted By Chris_R
Thanks for this Peirre, I will swap it over and...

Thanks for this Peirre, I will swap it over and give it a go - I have a few spares knocking around some place
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 09-09-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 102,418
Posted By Chris_R
It goes on but then pops off if I use a Hozelock...

It goes on but then pops off if I use a Hozelock branded connector usually when I release the trigger and the water pressure builds back up I expect. I have tried an old Hozelock connector, one of...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 07-09-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 102,418
Posted By Chris_R
Anyone found a different hose connector that fits...

Anyone found a different hose connector that fits on the machine at all? I know it says to use the filter, but it really is a terrible fitment - it simply does not work with Hozelock stuff for me...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 18-08-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,236
Posted By Chris_R
If you are starting out, you can do far worse...

If you are starting out, you can do far worse than the Argos DA. I have one and it replaced my ageing Porter Cable/UDM that I imported from the USA years ago. Its a decent machine for the DIY'er...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-08-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 102,418
Posted By Chris_R
OMG this thing is a beast! Just thought I would...

OMG this thing is a beast!
Just thought I would test it works OK by blasting the patio - it removed some gloss paint that has been spilled god knows how long ago that my Nilfisk with dirt blaster...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-08-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 102,418
Posted By Chris_R
For info, mine is out for delivery today (shipped...

For info, mine is out for delivery today (shipped Friday) - ordered 28th July - so the first week of August is accurate.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 28-07-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 102,418
Posted By Chris_R
Yeah ordered right after I posted. No brainer for...

Yeah ordered right after I posted. No brainer for me, given as I don't lose my accessories as I converted to quick connect stuff. Not sure I am gong to mount it though as it's for the patio/decking...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 28-07-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 102,418
Posted By Chris_R
Just in the market for a new pressure washer - my...

Just in the market for a new pressure washer - my Nilfisk has started to play up, can't complain as I have had it 10 years pretty much to the day! Started pulsing when off and fails to start after...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 14-04-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,274
Posted By Chris_R
Surprised , I thought the SGS was rated at 14cfm?...

Surprised , I thought the SGS was rated at 14cfm? I guess that is the piston displacement rather than the actual free air delivery as it's rated a lot higher than quite a few alternatives I have been...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 09-04-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,274
Posted By Chris_R
Let me know how you get on, I am just looking at...

Let me know how you get on, I am just looking at the same one from SGS - for the same reason, my 24 litre Parkside is just not up to it any more. Done me well though, but I think it's had it for...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 25-08-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,658
Posted By Chris_R
Good stuff Tom, glad you got it sorted without...

Good stuff Tom, glad you got it sorted without any expense!
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 25-08-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,658
Posted By Chris_R
Hi mate, was curious how it fitted so did a quick...

Hi mate, was curious how it fitted so did a quick search about.
Looks like there is a retaining metal clip that you are missing that keeps it in place:...
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 21-06-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,532
Posted By Chris_R
216CM HIGH, 251CM WIDE. They do a model up from...

216CM HIGH, 251CM WIDE.
They do a model up from the one on eBay which covers the larger sizes.
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 20-06-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,532
Posted By Chris_R
Thanks for the link Den13 - managed to get a...

Thanks for the link Den13 - managed to get a custom quote off these guys within a couple of hours - it's £635 plus delivery which is way cheaper than our local place (half the price for the same door...
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 15-06-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,532
Posted By Chris_R
I don't think those work with roller doors mate,...

I don't think those work with roller doors mate, they are designed for up and over doors as they stop the bottom of the door from coming outwards....
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 14-06-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,532
Posted By Chris_R
I have been looking into doors too, the one on my...

I have been looking into doors too, the one on my garage is an standard metal one and barely holds up to a stiff breeze let alone someone trying to break in.
Unfortunately finding it not so easy to...
Forum: Waxes & Sealants (TV) 16-06-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,010
Posted By Chris_R
Wax or sealant to your hearts content. Have a CF...

Wax or sealant to your hearts content. Have a CF bonnet on my Civic, comes up nicely with any of the my standard stuff. Nothing special required as it's as witcher says, clear coat top.
Use...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-06-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 24,801
Posted By Chris_R
It's a bright yellow beach buggy. Nothing can be...

It's a bright yellow beach buggy. Nothing can be too OTT with that ;)
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 14-06-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,194
Posted By Chris_R
Should work, basically it removes the...

Should work, basically it removes the deposits/minerals from the water which are what is left behind when the car dries - white stuff which makes a right mess especially on darker paint cars. Lime in...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 12-06-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By Chris_R
Looks the same - at least colour wise - as the...

Looks the same - at least colour wise - as the Soft Wash Gel
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 11-06-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By Chris_R
You can also get most amplifiers these days have...

You can also get most amplifiers these days have Ipod dock solutions with them, then you can have whatever speakers take your fancy and upgrade as you want.
My Yammy amp has USB, it charges an Ipod...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-06-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 420,805
Posted By Chris_R
Just awesome work mate. That award was well...

Just awesome work mate. That award was well deserved!
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