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R L S

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    Top Notch Pressure Washing
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    Richard Schouten
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    North Carolina
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    Full Time Pressure Washing
  1. Can't remove belt wheel

    When in doubt get a bigger hammer.
  2. When your sick

    Roll-On!!!!!! and Get 'er done!!
  3. I just tried one a few weeks back and they SUCK, you can really lay down the chem with those.
  4. Should we be supporting new startups?

    I dont surf the net much and post less. But from what I've read the boards do baby folks when startring up, so what. Concentrate on YOUR business and you will do fine.
  5. gum removal

    HAHAHAHA!!!!!! We used to freeze the gum and scrape it off too... Back in high school it SUCKED!!!!!!! Hot water all the way!!!!
  6. The X-Jet debate

    A downstreamer on the end is not going to change your ratios so basically you are still downstreaming. I had a guy work for me for a bit who used to make his own xjets when he had a business. Basically he took a 3/4 brass T and plumbed it up and reduced it down to 1/4 ends. He fitted the backside with a 0degree nozzle and the front with a hose barb and the bottom with a 1/4 chem line. That setup created his venturi and worked for him. I have never done it but it sounds really feasible. I am not good at describing things by typing but if you get the picture it seems feasible.
  7. I have laid a lot of pipe in Utah and on the west coast have yet to see an non-freeze proof hydrant, but who knows.
  8. The two welded together weigh alot less than the rollovers and they dont get gummed up and stick either.
  9. Hydrants are freeze proof and the up pipes drain below the frost line when you turn them off. If they are open halfway or so the drain holes will force water up to surface and erode around the hydrant-make sense-
  10. We upstream soap and down stream acid as well. I welded two 1/4" plugs together and have a HP nozzle on on one side and soap nozzle on the other, works great. I also run my hose to a ball valve then have a 9degree elbow with my wand attached so that when I need to change my tips I just close the ball valve yet while I am washing I am not holding a trigger open all day. I also run some other good fleet wands PM me if you want some ideas.
  11. One tip. Since your just starting out throw away the 0 degree nozzle to prevent any damage.
  12. Good motor, good pump and Pauls a great guy. I am sure the price is good. That setup would be perfect for resi work.
  13. Work Vehicles

    Very cool!!!
  14. A worthy thing to fight...Barack's Stealthy Socialism?

    Both parties are pushing for socialism. As long as we have a two party system the fed govt will get bigger and bigger and push for socialism. If you really want to change things vote out side of the dem-rep parties.
  15. I am with Scott, Your Screwed. I like his idea though. But if they arent able to pay extra you cant follow their demands
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