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    Re: Boss foaming system - overview

    Quote Originally Posted by Oneheadlite View Post
    It’d be worth confirming with them before ordering, but that’s what the guy mentioned in the video. Not a bad deal, especially considering on AG someone posted an Amazon (or something) link saying something along the line of “I think it’s just this one”, and it was the same price Griot’s was selling it for.
    I confirmed the lifetime warrantee with Griot`s. You just pay the return shipping to them. They ship it back to you for free.

    I didn`t ask what the turnaround time would be.
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    Re: Boss foaming system - overview

    Heh heh, "only pay" return shipping on a pressure washer...I`ve done that, once. Save the original box/packing materials. No, no...not flaming, just Been There Paid for That....
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    Re: Boss foaming system - overview

    Just got word I`ll be getting a raise at work; I`m definitely buying in now.

    Planning to get all 3 foams and the cannon. (Starter kit + Prep Foam). Planning on trying the Iron and Fallout Remover through the cannon as well during the decon wash process.

    I`ll be using it with the lil Ryobi that Zach recommended in his pressure washer thread. By their info it`s at the bottom threshold for the required specs.

    Should be interesting to try this out!
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    Re: Boss foaming system - overview

    Quote Originally Posted by estcstm3 View Post
    What is the difference between the FOAM nozzle and the electric pressure washer nozzle, that comes with the kit set? Whats type of difference are we talking about? When using the max foam nozzle does it change the dilution ratios you get out of a bottle of say the surface wash? Thanks.
    Any ideas on this from folks in the know on this product?

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    Re: Boss foaming system - overview

    Quote Originally Posted by Accumulator View Post
    Heh heh, "only pay" return shipping on a pressure washer...I`ve done that, once. Save the original box/packing materials. No, no...not flaming, just Been There Paid for That....
    I`m with you on that one. I`d have to build an addition to store all the boxes.

    I have one of the $89.00 Ryobi PWs. The one with the tubular cage surround. It`s tiny and works fine.

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    Re: Boss foaming system - overview

    Older- Gee, for ~$15 more than my bottom-end PW you got one with a cage surround!

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    Re: Boss foaming system - overview

    The way I understand it is the metering tips are designed to give you a 20:1 dilution with either a gas or electric machine. The max foam tip I would have to say would change that ratio? Still waiting for the cannon to come in, but have been extremely pleased with the system using the foaming sprayer.

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    Re: Boss foaming system - overview

    Quote Originally Posted by Older View Post
    I have one of the $89.00 Ryobi PWs. The one with the tubular cage surround. It`s tiny and works fine.
    Iíve got the same one, got it off Zachís recommendation thread. Nice little unit, and a 3 year warranty. Worked great for blasting paint off my deck with the turbo nozzle, and has been put to work cleaning up underbody panels and such during post-repair degreases. Works just fine for my PW needs for car washing thus far.

    Itís the unit Iíll be using with the BOSS system when it comes in. It falls on the bottom end of their required specifications, but makes the cut. Canít wait to report on it!

    Edit: Additional thought- Itís also nice not having another gas powered thing to have to worry about upkeep on! My coworker actually bought the next Ryobi up from mine after using it. He was in the market for a PW as his gasser was due to be gone through again because it wasnít working right.

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    Re: Boss foaming system - overview

    +10 on keeping the box for the pressure washer. It will quit, it’s only a question as to when. The o-rings usually dry out and fail after a few years. If I didn’t already have an AR pressure washer (with leaking o-rings) I would jump on the Griots deal before they change their mind.

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    Re: Boss foaming system - overview

    Quote Originally Posted by Accumulator View Post
    Older- Gee, for ~$15 more than my bottom-end PW you got one with a cage surround!
    It was on sale at Home Depot a few weeks ago. It replaced my old,ailing Karcher.

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    Re: Boss foaming system - overview

    Quote Originally Posted by rlmccarty2000 View Post
    +10 on keeping the box for the pressure washer. It will quit.. If I didn’t already have an AR pressure washer (with leaking o-rings) I would jump on the Griots deal before they change their mind.
    Assuming they don`t change the policy...Pricey Facom tools from them with a "lifetime warranty" that was only good until they quit selling them (leaving me with three pricey ratchets that don`t work) and then my 3" RO died right away so they sent me a new one, along with a "this is all you`ll get" note, and then they changed the unit to something different. So IME sometimes they simply blow off the lifetime warranty and other times they redefine it. When I think about "one and done" replacement of a product that was destined to fail, I can imagine parallels with the pw. Yeah, "cynical old me" but once or twice bitten..

    No, no...not intended as a flame and for the record I remain a steadfast, enthusiastic, and adamant supporter of Griot`s Garage. But it leaves a bad taste when they change the warranty to less-than-lifetime after the money is spent.

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    Re: Boss foaming system - overview

    I`ve used the soap and poly gloss a few times. The soap is nice but I don`t find it to be a game changer for touchless washes. Granted, the cars were driven through the rain so there was some road film. For me, if it is just dust I can simply hose it off. The Poly Gloss may be a game changer. Beading and slickness is quite good. I just have to see how long it lasts. I`d be very happy if only a couple months. I used this on a couple cars that were coated 2 years ago and have pretty much lost the beading. Just trying to get past summer before I recoat. I am also thinking that the Poly Gloss may prolong the coating through the winter.

    I am using my Autogeek foam cannon. The bottles screw directly to the cannon and it seems to work fine with the flow control set 1.5 to 2 turns open. I don`t know yet if I am anywhere near the 1:20 mixture. So far, it seems like I am not using enough product out of the bottle but the foam is really good. Using the Griots foam should make this fool proof.
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