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Which brand of 12v pump is your favourite. I have been using Everflo for the last couple of years but I find that the pressure switch goes or they develop some other problem and last only about 3/4 months. This considering that we don't do roof cleans every day and may not use for a week at a time. I was thinking about a gas powered one but haven't seen any that appeals. I know that some of you use air powered diaphragm pumps but I don't want to carry a compressor and generator.



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I buy my Fat Boys from PT and add a plow solenoid. Bob has the original Fat Boy pump, not the Delevan. They seem to last a few good months for me.

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I've been using the 6gpm FloJet VersiJet all year. Still works.

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We use the Delevan 5850. The one on the truck now has been there over 12 months now. We just rinse out our system daily and it works like a charm.

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This year i switched to the fatboy for spraying and that was a mistake, i will switch back to the 5850 next year....save the fatboy for transfer . I only buy from Bob ...everything else was a problem


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Thanks guys, will have a look at the 5850

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I've been using the Fat Boy for years. I've tried many different pumps and go back to the Fat Boy. I get it from PW Mall.



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BlueRidge wrote:

I've been using the Fat Boy for years. I've tried many different pumps and go back to the Fat Boy. I get it from PW Mall.


  Brett have you had problems with the screws backing out



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Art O wrote:
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I've been using the Fat Boy for years. I've tried many different pumps and go back to the Fat Boy. I get it from PW Mall.


  Brett have you had problems with the screws backing out


 Yes, on a few. I decided to put loctite on them when the pump arrives.



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My screws always comes lose!!!;) but on the other hand Pw mall is by far the cheapest and if I have problems they fix it right away

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I have heard that about their pumps...that's why I like Bob's....never a problem.

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No problem with my Fat Boy Pump. I rinse after every use. I open the ball valve and let 50 gallons of water run through.

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If I am understanding this correctly, some of you use the solenoids with the fatboy pumps?

Are you removing the pressure switch?

Any pictures of how you wired up the solenoid? I have some ideas but not sure if the pressure switch is left in place or remove it or cut the wires or ? ? ?

Pictures of it would be appreciated. I am planning on buying a pump in the beginning of the year but like the idea of the solenoid.

Thank you.

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Chris wrote:

If I am understanding this correctly, some of you use the solenoids with the fatboy pumps?

Are you removing the pressure switch?

Any pictures of how you wired up the solenoid? I have some ideas but not sure if the pressure switch is left in place or remove it or cut the wires or ? ? ?

Pictures of it would be appreciated. I am planning on buying a pump in the beginning of the year but like the idea of the solenoid.

Thank you.


 



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Can you do the soleniod with the smaller pumps, like the 5850 or other 5gpm 12 volt pumps?

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I've only used it on a Fat Boy

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