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PostPosted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 12:14 am    Post subject: Birthday presents Reply with quote

Twas my birthday on Good Friday - not fishing for comments - and I am now the happy owner of a snow foam lance for my new pressure washer, along with 5 litres of Pro Valet Snow Foam Very Happy

After three days in the New Forest supervising the school's Duke of Edinburgh expedition, my Touring is somewhat grubby and I am looking forward to playing with my new toy tomorrow.

Pics to follow but at my age, a snow foam lance is about as good as it gets when it comes to birthday pressies Shocked
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 12:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Age has nowt to do with it.
A snow foam lance would be a handly addition to any car enthusiasts box of tricks.
I could have done with one today when I cleaned my old wagon

Hope ye enjoyed your day anyway
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Come on then Charles where are the pictures? Smile
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2013 12:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

No pictures as it's been too bloody cold to venture out for more than 5 minutes.

Anyway, the car's now down at NOG so they can clean it this time round!
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 1:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here we go:


And after:


Must admit to being rather happy with the first attempt. Still got to work out the ideal mix rate and have discovered it is probably best to treat the wheels first - so plenty of trialling still to be done.

Proper "boy's toy" though Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 10:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Charles, What is the make as I might just add this to my birthday list, beats after shave any day.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 9:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

JASV8S wrote:
Charles, What is the make as I might just add this to my birthday list, beats after shave any day.

Funny you should mention aftershave as I also got two bottle of my favourite which I've been wearing since 1983 and it is now becoming quite hard to find.

As for the snow foam lance, I got this one and the snow foam was this.

Just make sure you select the correct fitting for the lance as they offer a range, depending on which powerwasher you have.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 9:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Charles wrote:
I also got two bottle of my favourite which I've been wearing since 1983

Do tell... or perhaps run a poll to see who can guess correctly Laughing

My bet would be Aramis or Polo? Think
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 9:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Chas wrote:
Charles wrote:
I also got two bottle of my favourite which I've been wearing since 1983

Do tell... or perhaps run a poll to see who can guess correctly Laughing

My bet would be Aramis or Polo? Think

Nope on both counts.

You will enjoy the irony when I do reveal ...

Any more guesses?
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