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Old 02-13-2012, 11:40 PM   #1
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A there any way other than jetting? A good tip on my k6200?
I couldn't find anything on this as I use my iPhone and the app is fairly limited.
I ask, as our power company has conduits full of ice, I camerad them and told them to get a jetter company in. He's going tomorrow with me. I was just wondering what other guys are doing .
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Old 02-14-2012, 01:20 AM   #2
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I have seen a gas powered pressure washer that heats the water up, it was hella loud but worked well.

Google: Simpson KB3030 3,000 PSI King-Brute Gas Hot Water Pressure Washer
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Best Steam
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3rd best electric eel Blade # a-2-3ds If it's a small ice Blockage
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This sounds a little crude but I've done it on RWL's that run underground but not below the frost line. I just dump in a couple of scoops of road salt, come back the next day and the blockage is usually gone. It's cheap,, if your not in a hurry try it
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Best Steam
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3rd best electric eel Blade # a-2-3ds If it's a small ice Blockage
I was looking at building one similar to the eel blade actually.
Im looking at converting my pressure wash
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Best Steam
2nd best Jet
3rd best electric eel Blade # a-2-3ds If it's a small ice Blockage
I was looking at building one similar to the eel blade actually.
Im looking at converting my pressure washer now to a jetter before I spend mucho deneiro on one.
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Blades are useless on an ice blockage!
You can skate on a pond all day and never wear the ice out....

Jetting it the best way to go and you don't need hot water either...

What is the PSI and GP of your pressure washer?
It may work....
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Best Steam
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3rd best electric eel Blade # a-2-3ds If it's a small ice Blockage


I never had a ice call yet but I just put the Eel cutter on my AJ Coleman to order list anyways just to have it.

I can always use it on other things too I guess.
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Blades are useless on an ice blockage!
You can skate on a pond all day and never wear the ice out....

Jetting it the best way to go and you don't need hot water either...

What is the PSI and GP of your pressure washer?
It may work....
Jetting or steam is the best But that Ice cutter from Eel is pretty good on small Ice clogs The Eel will keep pressure on the cutter head on the ice and the teeth dig in. Dam good if you get a clump of frozen roots
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Jetting or steam is the best But that Ice cutter from Eel is pretty good on small Ice clogs The Eel will keep pressure on the cutter head on the ice and the teeth dig in. Dam good if you get a clump of frozen roots


LIKE THIS 1916

http://books.google.com/books?id=7td...UMBING+MANUALS

STEAMER ON PAGE 207 ... FIGURE 232
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