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Offline mrodoc

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Power Washers - again
« on: June 17, 2020, 06:27:46 pm »
Was in Chard Lidl's on Sunday and notice they are doing their (Parkside) version of the washer in I described a while back. Looks almost identical to the Workz one but is retailing for only £50-00.  So cave conservation just got cheaper!

Here you are https://www.lidl.co.uk/en/p/garden-essentials/parkside-20v-cordless-pressure-washer-bare-unit/p32537

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Re: Power Washers - again
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2020, 07:03:00 pm »
I used a power washer on my mother in law's garage door. I soon realised it was stripping off multiples layes of paint and getting back to bare metal.

So maybe a bit of careful testing needed in caves.


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Re: Power Washers - again
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2020, 08:43:56 pm »
I have vague memories, from when I were a lad, of someone at the Wessex hanging up a furry suit and blasting it enthusiastically with a power washer. This did get it clean - but it blew out most of the fluff and the end result was something resembling a string vest!  :lol:

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Re: Power Washers - again
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2020, 08:57:29 pm »
Only the bare unit so you have to buy batteries and they are usually the expensive bit.

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Re: Power Washers - again
« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2020, 09:23:56 pm »
But could it be modified to run off the batteries for your digging drill?
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Re: Power Washers - again
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2020, 10:03:21 pm »
If the prices are similar to those for Aldi's swap-battery tools then the 20v batteries are £15 a pop, ditto the charger.
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Re: Power Washers - again
« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2020, 11:10:58 pm »
Yup you do need batteries but they are usually a lot cheaper from Lidl. 

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Re: Power Washers - again
« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2020, 04:44:02 pm »
amw of this forum has given me the site of another brand a fifth of the cost of the original Workz hydroshot. Here it is: https://www.timcaco.online/products/dolins-cordless-hydroshot-portable-power-cleanerlimit-to-1-per-customer-max

 

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