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Old 05-08-2019, 11:21 AM   #1
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Pressure Washer recomendation for Water Butt

Hello

I have gone through a few Jet Washers (one Karcher, and a budget one)

I don't have an outside Tap, so been using a container which i raised as much as possible to help.

The Karcher seemed ok with it, and i have the specific additional hose which connects to both the container and the Washer. Eventually that either tripped out, or just died for a different reason.

The budget one i tried yesterday struggled to pull water though, then i think it gave up (smelt a little burning I'm sure)

I plan to buy a cheap small Water Butt (seen one for £20), and a cheap Jet Washer which is suitable for pulling the water in.

Any recommendations

Dont mind refurbished Karcher one's, or any really as long as cheap, as i fear it will give up after while
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Old 05-08-2019, 04:17 PM   #2
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My Nilfisk C120 seems to run ok from a water butt.
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Old 05-08-2019, 04:30 PM   #3
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You’ll probably my want to consider a couple of water butts arranged one to feed the other. The second with a outlet tap placed higher than standard so you don’t draw debris and dirt from the butt. There’s a good thread on here somewhere with set up guides
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My Nilfisk C120 seems to run ok from a water butt.
Thanks for info.

Also i the Karcher hose is quite long, and when in the container has to rise up, so would struggle to have a good flow

This water butt i saw had tap at bottom, and keeping the hose straighter should help it run through. (before i press trigger) as that would cause strain on the washer
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Old 05-08-2019, 05:14 PM   #5
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You’ll probably my want to consider a couple of water butts arranged one to feed the other. The second with a outlet tap placed higher than standard so you don’t draw debris and dirt from the butt. There’s a good thread on here somewhere with set up guides
Thanks will look into it

Wish i had a tap outside grr

live in Flat so difficult
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Old 05-08-2019, 05:55 PM   #6
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Guy on here had the hose right in the top.



Cant remember model i had before.

I have tried the connector on the Bathroom tap before, but always came off however tight i had it on, too much pressure i guess, then dashing in to find water everywhere
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