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Old 20 May 2008, 13:54   #11
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Turned one up today with a single row of holes, just tried it and sprayed water all over the place including my trousers, so it works fine. I might make another two, a bit longer so that it goes deeper into the hub and drill 3 sets of holes down the shaft, connect them both to hoses and a quick connector and I can flush the hubs for 15 mins whilst I drink a cupper or slurp a beer

Yes I'll post a pic when finished.
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Old 23 May 2008, 04:20   #12
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Here mine, (De Graaff )the white fitting looks like your typical plumbers connection from the inside,I've often thought if you could fit a hose lock connection here, the pressure could be turned up. (better a horse pi** than a poodle pi**)

I always try to move the trailer a few feet per side with the connection in place, as I'm not convinced all of the drum/shoes area is getting rinsed when it's stationary.

the green pipe is the water hose in the second pic

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Hope it helps.
Please disregard, just noticed the words "dixon bates" on my trailer..
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Old 26 May 2008, 11:31   #13
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This is what I made for the De Graaff flushing kit for my trailer. It will consist of two stainless 316 spray bars that have 4 sets of 12 holes at the end. What I'll do is to connect this to two lengths of hose which will be connected by a T piece with the third hosetail getting connected to the hose via a quick connector.

Just pop the spray rails in the hose and connect up and go for my Cuppa or Beer.

Just have to remember to remove them from the hubs before you move the trailer.
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Old 26 May 2008, 21:22   #14
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I may have to try knocking one of those up myself for my new degraaff! Did you paint the hubs/drums yourself Hightower? I want to do mine but am wondering if the drum will get too hot for Hammerite. What did you use?
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This is what I made for the De Graaff flushing kit for my trailer. It will consist of two stainless 316 spray bars that have 4 sets of 12 holes at the end. What I'll do is to connect this to two lengths of hose which will be connected by a T piece with the third hosetail getting connected to the hose via a quick connector.

Just pop the spray rails in the hose and connect up and go for my Cuppa or Beer.

Just have to remember to remove them from the hubs before you move the trailer.
Andy, you will have to trade in those jesus creepers for something more modern!!!

perhaps you could market your item on the web as a "douch"
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They don't belong to me Chris

I was Hosting some Germans the other weekend and got some help from the Bus driver, he was a diamond guy and helped me rebuild the old trailer the day before I sold it. I told him he would have to earn his Bed and Board

This is a pic of Hans and the Girls whilst I was Mackerel fishing.
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They don't belong to me Chris

I was Hosting some Germans the other weekend and got some help from the Bus driver, he was a diamond guy and helped me rebuild the old trailer the day before I sold it. I told him he would have to earn his Bed and Board

This is a pic of Hans and the Girls whilst I was Mackerel fishing.
trouble is with mackeral is it does make your fingers smell.

why has that girl on the right got a funny head band on?
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trouble is with mackeral is it does make your fingers smell.

why has that girl on the right got a funny head band on?
She needed that Titanium neck brace because of the poor helmsmanship
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Our resident club plumber knocked up a flushing kit for our Avonride hubs very cheaply the trailer manufacturers are putting on quite a mark up for standard hoepipe fittings etc.
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