What is the longest amount of pressure hose that you've ever ran?

I never thought I would ever be asking this question I’ve never wanted or needed to run any more than 300ft but seriously has anybody ran 800 foot or longer of pressure hose???
If so what’s the longest pressure hose you’ve ever ran?

Is there a max length that you can go? How much pressure loss is there?

From my just half a calculation of 5 PSI of loss per hundred feet of pressure hose you should be able to go out to 1600 feet with only 800 PSI pressure loss given it’s the same elevation… sound about right or am I off

Pretty sure it’s 1psi per foot loss.

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We ran 450 ft before, cleaning a retaining wall on a golf course…

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With 8 gpm it’s 300psi drop per 100ft. And it’s heck on the unloader after about 300ft…

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Just recently ran 400ft to a boat dock. Not ideal but it worked.

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350 once…

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400 numerous times. It’ll work for shorter jobs. Wouldn’t want to run like that all the time.

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Thanks guys, damn…I’ve been asked to bid a half mile boardwalk with no water source near, trying to figure out how to make this work.

Water trailer.

I have a trailer set up with 2, 300 gallon tanks… the problem is that its a half mile long boardwalk through a swamp…even the best case scenario i might have access from both sides, thats still like 1600 feet give or take a bit

You lost me at “swamp”. Just air drop 12% on it. Light it up and get it done… LOL

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What kind of equipment do you have to work with? Can you drive a utv in the board walk

Easy - go rent 4gpm belt drive on wheels and just run garden hose back to a pressurized water source or if swamp water not too bad, drop intake hose into there. Notice I said ‘rent’ in case you burn it up, lol. Seriously, with a hydrant fitting and using 3/4" hose you could get 4gpm a long way. Those hydrant with the hose adaptors normally flow about 20gpm at least around here. I’ve gotten 12-13 gpm with 600ft of 3/4

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If you decide to use a UTV with a water tank in the back be mindful of the weight limit of the boardwalk.

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I’m with Racer on this one. I have a local water truck guy that I work with he has 400 feet of hose on his reel. I got a agreement work out and they bill me by the hour for water truck. Its reasonably priced he charges me 15 a hour because that’s what his driver makes. I asked about the utv because I was thinking you could put a small 4 gpm belt drive and a 50 gallon buffer tank that way you could operate as you normally do.

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I’m with you on that one I was thinking 1600 feet of supply line is way cheaper than 1600 ft a pressure wash hose…

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Why would you run a smaller hose to a larger hose? Guys, please ignore this advice.

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Maybe he meant to hit the “3” and say “3/8” instead??