The Pressure Washer And Pressure Washer Accessory Thread


Yaj Yak

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are they back in stock yet

i want to buy one and just leave it plugged in/plumbed in in my garage and have a 50' business end hose on it to yank out for whatever i need to do


powerwasher is even more true in the sense of "when you have a hammer in your hand, everything is a nail"... well fuck, when you have a powerwasher wand in your hand, everything is dirty AND NEEDS FUCKING CLEANING



ill start on some winter tires/wheels and 2 and a half hours later be doing parts of my fence.
 

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are they back in stock yet

i want to buy one and just leave it plugged in/plumbed in in my garage and have a 50' business end hose on it to yank out for whatever i need to do


powerwasher is even more true in the sense of "when you have a hammer in your hand, everything is a nail"... well fuck, when you have a powerwasher wand in your hand, everything is dirty AND NEEDS FUCKING CLEANING



ill start on some winter tires/wheels and 2 and a half hours later be doing parts of my fence.
They were as of Sunday
 
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Got my shorty gun and extra nozzles today



The high pressure hose seemed to connect to it and its a realllly snug fit, so hopefully all will be well. Everything is set for the best car wash of my life this weekend. And god my car needs it.
 
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Yeah I'm gonna see how it does w/ the supplied hose first, and then decide if I want a longer one

(thats what she said?)
 

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It's worth having a spare pressure hose, too. Good if you have a longer distance to cover and essential because your hose will break at the worst possible time. I used to keep several spare hoses in my trucks for just these reasons.
 

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It looks like it's a better gun than most inexpensive pressure washers include. There's a bearing/seal kit inside that wears out eventually which can be replaced or just replace the gun. I kept spare guns in my trucks, too. Downtime was the enemy.
 
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Lets just see how reliable this stuff is first before I go buying duplicates of every part. If something breaks, I still have my $5 hose and regular foam gun. I aint washin 30 cars per weekend here
 

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Make that 800 cars per weekend. I did that when the new Novas came out. What a joke those turned out to be (but they looked good after my guys finished).
 
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Mine gets its trial run today. Gotta wait until the sun starts to drop behind the house later tho.
 

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I bought a leaf blower from discount tools direct that had an unaccounted for screw floating around inside the turbine thing, but otherwise it’s been solid :rofl:
 

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I’ll probably use it tomorrow and make Gavin cry a little. Just going to leaf blow my Buick off then “gently” hose it off with this thing :rofl:
 

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I just picked up a short gun and 25' Flexzilla hose. They dropped the box at my neighbors house, sent a picture as delivered. I said I never got it, neighbor dropped it off at my house. Now I am selling the other Flexzilla and short gun to Mook Mook. :LOL::LOL::LOL:
 

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I just picked up a short gun and 25' Flexzilla hose. They dropped the box at my neighbors house, sent a picture as delivered. I said I never got it, neighbor dropped it off at my house. Now I am selling the other Flexzilla and short gun to Mook Mook. :LOL::LOL::LOL:
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Today was the day.

Here's what I was starting with. Yeah its disgusting.





Started w/ tires of course. I freaking love the adams foam sprayer I got. Unfortunately, even with the pressure washer, they still need agitation to get all the caked on bmw brake dust off these bitches



IM READY.



And the money shot. :love: The foam was thicker when it went on, but was running off fairly quickly. I did swap in a 1.1 orifice in this cannon



I still need to mess w/ the foam cannon to get it dialed in right. First time using one. But I was very pleased with how it performed. My neighbor came out of his house w/ his little daughter (probably 5 or so) and was like "look! hes painting his car white!" :LOL:

For my overall experience with everything, I am very happy. I waited way too long to step up to this. The pressure washer performed great, no leaks, nothing to indicate it wasn't factory fresh and performing as it should. I also thought it was extremely quiet. I could barely hear it over the sound of the water spraying out onto my car. I also had no issues using the short gun for the whole process and am very happy I got one. I used the DanJoy DanJoy approach and used the 25 degree nozzle on the tires, and 40 degree nozzle to rinse the car. I think that did a good job. I am probably going to take Flyn Flyn 's advice and pick up some quick disconnects to make set up/take down a little smoother. But overall the whole process wasn't that much more involved and was very easy. The supplied hose worked great and I could get around the whole car w/ the pressure sitting in one spot. It was a LITTLE tight getting around the rear, but not an inconvenience. Will be interesting to see how it goes w/ my GTO as that car is a little longer than the BMW. I did have to be mindful of the hose, as all my moving around tended to produce kinks at times, but thats probably more user error.

Other impressions, I was quite surprised/impressed with how much less water it actually uses for the whole process compared to my normal wash w/ the garden hose. Usually after Im done w/ all my rinsing w/ the garden hose, I've got water flowing down my street, and it makes it down to a storm "gutter" in the street that channels the water across the street into a drain. I always felt so bad when I'd see a clean car drive past me, because they have to drive over that and get water splashed on their cars 🥺 But w/ this pressure washer, when I was done w/ everything, The water was barely past my next door neighbors house. Amazing.

I don't know what else to say right now. The $63.19 Ryobi pressure washer is the real deal and it will make your dreams come true.
 

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