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      04-15-2014, 01:56 PM   #23
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Yep, I have that problem too as you can see in my photo above.
I tend to use the normal Karcher lance to remove all of the excess snow foam left on my driveway (also gives the driveway a clean too )
Glad it's not just me, annoying isn't it.

I always have to wait for the neighbours to go out before I wash my car otherwise there's gets covered
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      04-16-2014, 07:16 AM   #24
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I have just used the detergent bottle that came with my Nilfisk pressure washer. Is that not good enough? From looking a the photos I feel mine is a lot more watery and doesn't stick enough.
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      04-16-2014, 09:28 AM   #25
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The detergent bottles / foamers that come with pressure washers generally aren't very good
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      04-16-2014, 10:08 AM   #26
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Just a heads up as we head into the summer "cleaning season"...
The Autobrite snow foam deals are still going strong. I just ordered deal 2. Should be with me on Thursday.

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There's much better value out there

Lance:

http://www.directhoses.net/products/snow-foam-lance

27 delivered off Ebay.

Snow foam:

http://car-chem.com/store/group-buys

14 delivered
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There's much better value out there

Lance:

http://www.directhoses.net/products/snow-foam-lance

27 delivered off Ebay.

Snow foam:

http://car-chem.com/store/group-buys

14 delivered
Read the reviews.
The AB one is tried and tested by 1000's of professionals.
I looked at all the cheap ones but it wasn't worth the risk to save a tenner or so..


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      04-16-2014, 05:03 PM   #28
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Read the reviews.
The AB one is tried and tested by 1000's of professionals.
I looked at all the cheap ones but it wasn't worth the risk to save a tenner or so..


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The professionals don't use the AB lance trust me .

I've seen plenty of threads on DW about members complaining about the quality of the AB lance.

And the lance I posted a link to is tried and tested by many of us from DW
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      04-17-2014, 05:15 AM   #29
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One more for the AB lance here I personally wouldnt bother with any of the coloured Magifoams
http://www.autobritedirect.co.uk/for....php?f=59&t=88
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Mine was pretty cheap at the time [ 5 years ago ] think i paid about 35 and never had a problem with it.
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Klean freaks snowfoam, seemed pretty good to me (first time I've used it last weekend)
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Mine was pretty cheap at the time [ 5 years ago ] think i paid about 35 and never had a problem with it.
+1

I bought one of the AB lances when they first came out, which must be well over 5 years ago, and never had any problems other than the bottles eventually degrade & fall to bits!
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      04-17-2014, 06:40 AM   #33
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+1

I bought one of the AB lances when they first came out, which must be well over 5 years ago, and never had any problems other than the bottles eventually degrade & fall to bits!
Thread on some water bottles [ Evian and Perrier ] seem to be the same size and fit just right
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Thread on some water bottles [ Evian and Perrier ] seem to be the same size and fit just right
Cheers, which water works best with Snowfoam, Evian and Perrier?
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the 25 quid ones of eBay are perfectly fine.
I've been washing two cars a week for the last three years without issue
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Top tip.^^^
But it's probably still cheeper to buy a replacement bottle.
http://www.autobritedirect.co.uk/ind...le-1000ml.html

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Cheers, which water works best with Snowfoam, Evian and Perrier?
Oh Perrier obviously
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