1st job Saturday!

If weather permits I got my first job Saturday for one of my kitchen managers…super exited about it to get on site experience that is paid at least and also will be some great before and after pics!!!
This my setup it’s a 3.5x5 I found and put some 1" boards on it! 4gpm gx390 simpson with a 20" simpson surface cleaner I got on sale. Kinda wish I got a 16" whisper but I don’t have enough experience to know if it would have been better other than most people seem to use 16s for 4gpm.
No xjet yet or 12v either , will be downstreaming and got a pump sprayer for tough spots!
Seeing as running a business is new to me , I know nothing of marketing :(. I got some yard signs I will be putting out got my Google page, Facebook, and Nextdoor. But one step at a time.

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Got a jrod or M5 twist nozzle to use?

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Yes I have a jrod and a turbo nozzle as well. Its a brick home with a small patio and driveway.
One thijg I didn’t realize is the xjet bucket is 3/8" so tomorrow gonna get a 3/8" to 1/4" barb to put on it

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I’d toss the turbo, you’ll probably risk doing more damage than you’ll find use for it. :grin:

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Oh c’mon now, turbo works great on brick. Just…really dirty brick.

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especially if you like to sign your work :rofl:

It’s quite dirty in a few spots but don’t plan on using it , more of a just incase to bring along :slight_smile:

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I’m trying to find the best way to ratchet down my washer in the trailer , if anyone has done this as well…with how I have it im thinking I will have to unstrap it before running it because of the heat ?? I also have 2x6s screwed in front of tires and behind so it can’t really move to much…maybe I’ll try to pull the ratchets underneath and in between the mesh wall? Probably over thinking it haha…trying to make sure I have all my stuff situated to hit this 1st job !

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I use my turbo every drive job… works great on curbs… just gage your distance and wear protection… you’ll be fine… Good luck

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I used brackets on the front frame of my Simpson and reinforced wire on the back frame. Works great.

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Bro if you get a chance send me a picture if u got one so I can see what you mean lol :laughing: I’d love a better solution
Yeah I did my curb with it when I got it to see how it worked and was amazing

Pull the engine/pump off the frame - usually 4 bolts - and mount that directly to the trailer somehow. Use the cart for something else. Build a shelf for the engine/pump to sit on that’ll allow you to store stuff under it. Here’s a couple pics of what I’m talking about. My wooden engine base was ugly and not built to allow me to store under it, but lots of guys here have done small bed/trailer builds well - check out the threads for truck bed builds or trailer builds and you could find some great ideas.



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Yeah that was my idea as well was build a small table so to speak for pressure reel and the washer so still easily moved if need be…is 3/4" thick enough to mount on? If needed can just get some longer bolts and thicker wood if need be… for now I will just keep these straps around and work on getting the wood I need over next few weeks probably!! I’ve just got the trailer maybe a month ago as well so this whole setup is bound to change repeatedly as I learn and adapt

I can’t speak on behalf of 3/4” plywood and it’s strength. However, I too needed to start on a budget and that’s why I used wood. I had 2”x4”’s laying around in the garage so that’s what I used. And as I grew my business and my equipment list I liked the flexibility wood allowed me as I owned a drill, screws, and a saw - but not a welder. But seriously, read through the truck build and trailer build threads…you’ll pick up a lot.

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Thanks man yeah I joined like 2 days ago officially at least haha but I’m definitely gonna scout that out see what I can pick up :). I am in same boat as I own a drill and a saw haha think my ryobi battery dying but easy fix haha. Happy new year !!!

So finished job…after house wash went to SC back patio and found my simpson 20" wasn’t spinning. Should got a better one , it was used 1 other time lol…luckily turbo nozzle saved me on patio driveway and sidewalk. Got a $50 tip they were happy with end results so gained valuable experience and feeling a hair more confident.
Now to figure out how my 20" stopped spinning after first use ://





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Well done.

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Thank you ! I’m trying to get my bar off the swivel under this SC it’s proving to be a formidable opponent tho !

oh the irony…lol

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I mean I could have done without but it saved time at least maybe not saved the day but it helped the day :).