Pressure sprayers

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Pressure sprayers

Postby Lyric » Tue Dec 06, 2016 11:36 am

Am I doing something wrong. We seem to go through the hand held pump up garden spray things at quite a rate. The ones we have been using are the ones from Lidl which seem a step up on the Chinese items.
After a few months they stop pressurising and the problem always seems to be the washer inside the pump. I wonder if I am storing them correctly as I usually store them empty. Should I be storing them full of water to keep things moist. I am aware that I should not be storing them loaded as insecticide or weedkiller will deteriorate over time.
I have got the wife a rather upgraded model for Christmas and don't particularly want to see it go the same way.

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Re: Pressure sprayers

Postby peteroldracer » Wed Dec 07, 2016 9:09 am

Lyric wrote:I have got the wife a rather upgraded model for Christmas

You really know how to keep the romance in a marriage.... :wink:
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Re: Pressure sprayers

Postby gus » Wed Dec 07, 2016 2:50 pm

That's a step up on the new steam iron I have for the wife.!

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Re: Pressure sprayers

Postby Flexo » Wed Dec 07, 2016 7:49 pm

If you store water in them they will clog up with organic residue eventually.

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Re: Pressure sprayers

Postby gus » Wed Dec 07, 2016 8:34 pm

Is that advice for my wife and her steam iron??? Or have you gone back to the pressure sprayer? :-)

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Re: Pressure sprayers

Postby peteroldracer » Thu Dec 08, 2016 12:12 am

Flexo wrote:If you store water in them they will clog up with organic residue eventually.

Applies to steam irons, sprayers and wives.... :silent:
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