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    More than likely most people already do this.
    As we use hot mud in a 7" for first coat, that needs to be cleaned out asap, we get a pump up garden/rose sprayer about 5ltr size, after getting the worst out spray with the sprayer and your good to go.
    Got to be done before it starts stiffening up

    We fill the box by hand, and don't use a pump for hot mud

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brian S View Post
    More than likely most people already do this.
    As we use hot mud in a 7" for first coat, that needs to be cleaned out asap, we get a pump up garden/rose sprayer about 5ltr size, after getting the worst out spray with the sprayer and your good to go.
    Got to be done before it starts stiffening up

    We fill the box by hand, and don't use a pump for hot mud
    Hot Mud?
    "YOUR PRIUS JUST SAVED ALL THE PETROL MY MUSTANG USED!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brian S View Post
    More than likely most people already do this.
    As we use hot mud in a 7" for first coat, that needs to be cleaned out asap, we get a pump up garden/rose sprayer about 5ltr size, after getting the worst out spray with the sprayer and your good to go.
    Got to be done before it starts stiffening up

    We fill the box by hand, and don't use a pump for hot mud
    good idea a pump spray!!
    why dont you get a better than ever mud tube to fill the 7"box cheaper than a pump and quicker than filling with hand,i would think..
    i think hot mud means fast set????
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    I like the idea of the BTE tube, I have an 18" one that would do nicely

    Sorry about the "Hot Mud" been reading too many Yank drywall sites, yes fast set

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    Nice idea using the mud tube - never thought of that before !
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    Has any one tried one of these?

    http://www.dirtworker.co.uk/products...less-nomad.php

    Could be the answer if putting fast set through pump & boxes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain perfect View Post
    Has any one tried one of these?

    http://www.dirtworker.co.uk/products...less-nomad.php

    Could be the answer if putting fast set through pump & boxes.
    The job I'm on at the moment would need a 12 stone rottweiler chained to it, to stop it getting blagged.
    Cracking piece of kit though

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    Quote Originally Posted by matt View Post
    The job I'm on at the moment would need a 12 stone rottweiler chained to it, to stop it getting blagged.
    Cracking piece of kit though
    Came in on Monday & have had 2 control boxes for the scissor lifts stolen @ 900 a pop

    Spent last 2 days looking at grainey CCTV images,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain perfect View Post
    Has any one tried one of these?

    http://www.dirtworker.co.uk/products...less-nomad.php

    Could be the answer if putting fast set through pump & boxes.
    A good thing to have if the nearest hose is half a mile away

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    take your tools to self car wash. best way!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain perfect View Post
    Has any one tried one of these?

    http://www.dirtworker.co.uk/products...less-nomad.php

    Could be the answer if putting fast set through pump & boxes.
    Had 1 and the pump went! Good tho but then I bought an Aqua2go I think its called and I would say its better and only 79 or something like that! 3 full tanks of water out of a charge!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beermonster View Post
    Had 1 and the pump went! Good tho but then I bought an Aqua2go I think its called and I would say its better and only 79 or something like that! 3 full tanks of water out of a charge!
    O well the 79 is wrong now just bought another of Ebay for 135 but it is the better model with usb charging and a light!
    If u cant get near water and electric then just go buy 1 u wont regret it!

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    I put (hot mud) through my pump and 7" box. I have a small pressure washer which cost me 30 which I run of my geny and a bucket of water, I set it up ready to go before I mix 2 or 3 buckets depending on house size, start the clock and run for an hour the wash out. Oh Yeh I shortened the lance so its easier to hold the box/pump with one hand while washing with the other.

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