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Old 28th September 2013, 22:19   #466
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Is the .3 not good at all
It definitely is good enough But for 500 rs more your getting double the quantity to fill soap. and you can control the soap flow rate with the valve on the .6 less wastage. .3 not enough to spray entire car and no valve just plug in and turn on.

Could try asking the eBay seller, think his contact number is listed

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It definitely is good enough But for 500 rs more your getting double the quantity to fill soap. and you can control the soap flow rate with the valve on the .6 less wastage. .3 not enough to spray entire car and no valve just plug in and turn on.

Could try asking the eBay seller, think his contact number is listed
Yes it can hold more shampoo certainly but the issue is many have complained that the knob hardly does anything to adjust the flow rate.

Will contact that seller and see if he can arrange for a .6L one
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Yes it can hold more shampoo certainly but the issue is many have complained that the knob hardly does anything to adjust the flow rate.

Will contact that seller and see if he can arrange for a .6L one
Out of the 2 sold in the snapshot of the ebay site last page, one was for me. The 0.6 can hold more shampoo is definitely a plus. You can do one car and a bit more in one shot. Otherwise, there are two adjusting nozzles, one yellow on top for max/min foam and the other at the end of the lance, rotating tip, I guess for adjusting the spread.

Initially, I filled in shampoo + liquid only 1/3rd of the container for a test dose. No foam was coming for a long while, only water from the pump mains. It was then I found out and decided to close the small opening on the other side of the yellow max/min foam adjuster with my thumb. Voila, foam started to pour out in spurts. But by then the liquid was empty and the container crushed inside a bit due to vacuum. Lucky that it was a solid container, it didn't burst. Soon, I filled it more this time and tried. Now, there was no need to close the small opening with the finger. Sad that the foam nozzle comes without any instruction manual.

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Is this a new series of model that Bosch is selling now?

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YES
This is the new Bosch pressure washer.They have discontinued the old ones - they had lots of complaints.But the sales guy was saying that these won't have the induction motors(?)

btw I just got a Black and Decker today.I'll try using it tomorrow
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Used the washer to clean the car today morning
The car was not very dirty - could clean it well without the cloth.(the tar stains remained though)
The pluses
1. Very good for the alloys(normally i find it difficult to clean the inner portion) and the wheel arches
2. With the washer,the whole process seems more enjoyable
3. Could clean many difficult to reach places

Disadvantages
1.Took almost the same time
2.Since i was new to this,was finding it difficult to adjust the spray properties

Overall,I'm happy. Lets see how it fares in the long run
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For a thorough wash after very long drives I do the following:
1) A quick flexi-jet spray to wet the full car and remove large dirt.
2) Spray shampoo using the Detergent-nozzle.
3) Wipe the car with cloth with the shampoo-foam to loosen the fine dirt/stains/oil, etc.
4) Spray again with the flexi-jet.
5) Hand wipe with cloth to dry.

The end result is a sparkling clean car!
I hav the bosch aquatak 100 plus. How do you use the detergent bottle to spray shampoo. Does the detergent spra work like the Foam Lance. If yes, How do you prepare the solution. I had once tried using the detergent bottle to create the foam spray but it did not spray any foam instead it did was spray soap water. kindly help.
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I had once tried using the detergent bottle to create the foam spray but it did not spray any foam instead it did was spray soap water. kindly help.
As per my knowledge from the forum, the Aquatak does not produce a good foam. For a perfect foam, you need to get the foam gun separately. For reference, this is from an Aquatak 150 Pro.

Anyone have laid hands on this?
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I hav the bosch aquatak 100 plus. How do you use the detergent bottle to spray shampoo. Does the detergent spra work like the Foam Lance. If yes, How do you prepare the solution. I had once tried using the detergent bottle to create the foam spray but it did not spray any foam instead it did was spray soap water. kindly help.
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As per my knowledge from the forum, the Aquatak does not produce a good foam. For a perfect foam, you need to get the foam gun separately. For reference, this is from an Aquatak 150 Pro.

Anyone have laid hands on this?
True, Bosch foam gun is a farce. It's the most useless accessory .

There are foam guns specifically designed for Bosch that you have to buy from eBay UK. It costs an insane 130 pounds.
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I hav the bosch aquatak 100 plus. How do you use the detergent bottle to spray shampoo. Does the detergent spra work like the Foam Lance. If yes, How do you prepare the solution. I had once tried using the detergent bottle to create the foam spray but it did not spray any foam instead it did was spray soap water. kindly help.
I mix car-shampoo (some local brand) with water (around 50:50 ratio).
When I spray I do not get perfect foam though.
It is more like soap-water but with a little bit of foam/bubbles.

After this quick-spray I use a wet-cloth to wipe along with this soap-water.

I do a final pure-water spray with the wide-jet to clean the soap-water and get a sparkling result!

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I mix car-shampoo (some local brand) with water (around 50:50 ratio).
When I spray I do not get perfect foam though.
It is more like soap-water but with a little bit of foam/bubbles.

After this quick-spray I use a wet-cloth to wipe along with this soap-water.

I do a final pure-water spray with the wide-jet to clean the soap-water and get a sparkling result!
Hi,

While using the detergent bottle of aquatak, do you also keep your water connection to the pump active or do you just use the water also for the spray.

Kindly confirm...

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Hey guys,

Does anyone have any reviews on the new power washer range from Bosch?
Some details here.

Basically it seems like a decent product with 120 bar pressure. How does this compare to the Karcher K2 series?
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Just bought SKIL high pressure washer from flipkart for 4500Rs. just prefect for home use. I am quit satisfied with it.
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A nice deal for those who want a SKIL.http://www.flipkart.com/bosch-skil-h...7-3c66390e8c3b
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Picked up the K 3.550 at Metro Kanakapura after much contemplation, it was price at 12,999 and the K 2.110 was priced at 5,999. There were multiple units available, but I would still advise you to call them before visiting their store.
Did you use the K2 series using bucket water? I have read that it can't suck water from a bucket(only K3 series can do that). Did you take any videos of using bucket water as source or did you have any special attachment to use it this way?
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