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Old 08-23-2013, 12:03 PM   #1
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Lance Foam Cannon, CG Mr. Pink review..

Got my Lance foam Cannon and CG Mr. Pink today from Amazon, thanks to axis I saved almost $25 on the foam cannon.....that about paid for my gallon of Mr. Pink. Thanks axis.

First thing is I power washed just using power washer without the foam cannon attached, once I power washed the entire Terrain I then attached the cannon to the wand.

I used about 4 ounces of Mr. Pink and filled the rest of the container with water, set soap mixer to max and adjusted the nozzel to a pattern I liked.

Once I had gone around the Terrain a couple of times I let it sit for a couple of minutes, I used a wash mitt to go over the entire vehicle and then again used the power washer without the foam cannon attached to remove the soap.

I have to say these two items are well worth getting, wish I would have gotten them a long time ago.....10 out 10 score for both.
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Old 08-24-2013, 04:34 PM   #2
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Old 08-24-2013, 06:19 PM   #3
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No accuses, .......I'll try again tomorrow.
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Old 08-24-2013, 07:04 PM   #4
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I just went out and did a very very quick wash to give you an idea of what it looks like.
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That looks fantastic. Sounds like you got a great deal
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Old 08-24-2013, 10:26 PM   #6
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I want a pressure washer so bad just to use a foam cannon . . .
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i tried the lance and PW but since i have well water it doenst get pumped out fast enough to supply the high powered washer i have.

NICE FOAM BTW
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Glad you're happy with it. Now I just gotta get me a power washer.
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i tried the lance and PW but since i have well water it doenst get pumped out fast enough to supply the high powered washer i have.

NICE FOAM BTW
I have well water also, the pressure is so so for the outdoor faucets. Two things to watch for, if you have a inlet filter screen on the PW pump check to see that it's not clogged, on my garden hose I have one of those shut off valves that goes on the end of the garden hose. Turn on the hose until there's a steady flow of water ( no air pockets ), turn off the valve and connect to the PW. Before I start the PW I turn on the garden hose valve and then pull the trigger on the PW hose until I have steady stream of water coming out the wand ( again with no water pockets ), once I do that I have no problems....give it a try.
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Glad you're happy with it. Now I just gotta get me a power washer.
I'm very pleased with both the Lance Cannon and Mr. Pink. Again, thanks for the link.

I've had my PW now for 21 years, it has a 5HP B&S engine and a Cat Pump and still works fine. I've thought of replacing it with and electric PW but find it hard to pull the trigger, there's a ton on the market but most are a junk in my opinion.....I might feel comfortable buying this one but it's $550 http://www.northerntool.com/shop/too...0514_200350514 .
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I'm very pleased with both the Lance Cannon and Mr. Pink. Again, thanks for the link.

I've had my PW now for 21 years, it has a 5HP B&S engine and a Cat Pump and still works fine. I've thought of replacing it with and electric PW but find it hard to pull the trigger, there's a ton on the market but most are a junk in my opinion.....I might feel comfortable buying this one but it's $550 http://www.northerntool.com/shop/too...0514_200350514 .
I have a buddy with a fairly new John Deere that is extremely nice and forsale. I just need to justify buying it.
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I have a power washer but I just don't think I'd ever bother to get it out and hook it all up every time I want to wash the car. I'm jealous of foam cannon foam, but too lazy for it.
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I have a power washer but I just don't think I'd ever bother to get it out and hook it all up every time I want to wash the car. I'm jealous of foam cannon foam, but too lazy for it.
Do u use a foam gun?

I have a small gas PW.... and would love to use a cannon... just dont want to bother with getting it out everytime i want to wash a car. Considering getting a gun, but they dont look like it does near as nice a job as the cannon.
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Old 08-25-2013, 04:43 PM   #14
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I have a power washer but I just don't think I'd ever bother to get it out and hook it all up every time I want to wash the car. I'm jealous of foam cannon foam, but too lazy for it.
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If I ever brought out my EPW my wife would have me power wash the house and bricks as well. So not worth bringing out of my shed!
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Do u use a foam gun?

I have a small gas PW.... and would love to use a cannon... just dont want to bother with getting it out everytime i want to wash a car. Considering getting a gun, but they dont look like it does near as nice a job as the cannon.
I use a regular foam gun yes
No it doesn't do anywhere near what a foam cannon does, but it does the job for me.
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I so agree with that.

I am too lazy to use my foam gun most of the time.

But she gets washed once a week, no matter what. (until winter gets here)


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I have a power washer but I just don't think I'd ever bother to get it out and hook it all up every time I want to wash the car. I'm jealous of foam cannon foam, but too lazy for it.
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I have a question about what I found on Amazon,there is the foam lance and there is a foam cannon from chemical guys that look the same but,one sells for 60 and the one from CG sells for 84.I don't see what the difference is and I watched a video from CG's site they seem to be the same MTM Hydro foam cannon
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@DarkAge53 do you have a pic of how you have the foam cannon connected to your PW,and which do you have gas or electric and how much psi.I have a craftsman 3100psi with 2.6gpm(I think)Thanks
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@DarkAge53 do you have a pic of how you have the foam cannon connected to your PW,and which do you have gas or electric and how much psi.I have a craftsman 3100psi with 2.6gpm(I think)Thanks
Not sure what the PSI is on mine, after owning it for 21 years I forget, if I had to guess I'd say in the 2000/2500 range. BTW, it's a gas PW.

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I have a question about what I found on Amazon,there is the foam lance and there is a foam cannon from chemical guys that look the same but,one sells for 60 and the one from CG sells for 84.I don't see what the difference is and I watched a video from CG's site they seem to be the same MTM Hydro foam cannon
Have you checked Autopia or Autogeek? They're $120 there. Skip the naming put on them and just get the cheap one.
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I have a question about what I found on Amazon,there is the foam lance and there is a foam cannon from chemical guys that look the same but,one sells for 60 and the one from CG sells for 84.I don't see what the difference is and I watched a video from CG's site they seem to be the same MTM Hydro foam cannon
I'd like to see a comparison review between the different ones on the market to see if there is any real difference ( we know there's a big difference in price ), I don't know what the other cannons can do better then my Lance but I do know I'm very please with mine. As I've already said before, wish I would have bought one a long time ago.
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I'd like to see a comparison review between the different ones on the market to see if there is any real difference ( we know there's a big difference in price ), I don't know what the other cannons can do better then my Lance but I do know I'm very please with mine. As I've already said before, wish I would have bought one a long time ago.
Roshan did one I think. Somebody did.
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I want a pressure washer so bad just to use a foam cannon . . .
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Thanks for the pix,I should have mine by Wed.I had been using a Gilmour foam gun,but this has always looked like a better method and I agree it is a pain in the rear to drag a PW out to clean a car,and I like to wash early in the morning to avoid the sun and the neighbors probably wouldn't like that noise.
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Thanks for the pix,I should have mine by Wed.I had been using a Gilmour foam gun,but this has always looked like a better method and I agree it is a pain in the rear to drag a PW out to clean a car,and I like to wash early in the morning to avoid the sun and the neighbors probably wouldn't like that noise.

My pleasure, what kind of soap do you plan on using?
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