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Simpson PS3228-S vs MSH3125-S - The Differences

Further down the page, you'll find some explanations regarding the key similarities and differences between the Simpson MSH3125-S and the Simpson PS3228-S.

But before checking out explanations regarding their power, design, and features here's a table that summarizes the main pros of each of these 2 pressure washers:

Simpson MSH3125-SSimpson PS3228-S
Simpson MSH3125-SSimpson PS3228-S
  • Lighter
  • Far less expensive
  • Reversible handle
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Given their common origin from Simpson, the MSH3125-S and PS3228-S should exhibit similar levels of quality and attention to detail.

Power Comparison

  • Fuel: With gas-powered engines, both units provide the capability for continuous use, ensuring they're ready to tackle challenging cleaning projects.
  • Engine & Pump: While the Simpson MSH3125-S is equipped with a standard axial-type pump, the Simpson PS3228-S stands out with its premium triplex plunger pump, known for delivering higher pressure and durability, offering users enhanced cleaning power and longer-lasting performance. The pump of the latter is crafted by AAA. The Simpson MSH3125-S's pump is powered by a 187cc engine, while the Simpson PS3228-S utilizes a 196cc engine. It's worth mentioning that both pressure washers are equipped with engines crafted by Honda, a respected leader in the industry known for their superior engine quality. The operation of both devices is initiated through a standard pull-start mechanism.

The following charts are provided to show you at a glance how the main specs of the Simpson MSH3125-S compare to the Simpson PS3228-S.

  • Pressure: The Simpson MSH3125-S and the Simpson PS3228-S feature very similar maximum reachable pressures (3200 PSI and 3300 PSI respectively), so they should both excel at lifting and blasting away dirt with equal effectiveness.
  • Water Flow: With an identical maximum water flow rate of up to 2.5 gallons per minute (GPM), both units offer consistent rinsing power. This ensures reliable performance across different cleaning tasks.
  • Cleaning Power: With the difference in Cleaning Units between the Simpson MSH3125-S and the PS3228-S (8000 and 8250 CU, respectively) being insignificant, it's fair to say that both devices exhibit identical overall cleaning effectiveness.

Design Comparison

  • Design: Both units feature a wheelbarrow-inspired design. Consequently, if one unit exhibits superior mobility, it could be attributed to aspects like its wheels and weight, as outlined in the subsequent section.
  • Design: Both units feature a wheelbarrow-inspired design. Consequently, if one unit exhibits superior mobility, it could be attributed to aspects like its wheels and weight, as outlined in the subsequent section.
  • Weight: With a weight of 55 lbs, the MSH3125-S offers a considerable reduction in weight compared to the 82 lbs of the PS3228-S, granting users enhanced portability and handling.
  • Maneuverability: The inclusion of wheels on both products greatly enhances their maneuverability. The PS3228-S's reversible handle design is advantageous, ensuring minimal space consumption when the handle is not in use.

Feature Comparison

  • Soap Addition: Both washers allow for the addition of chemical detergent solutions to the water. In each scenario, this is done via a siphon hose.
  • Trigger Gun & Wand: Both units feature a fairly standard ergonomic trigger gun and a classic wand in the package.
  • Nozzles: Both the PS3228-S and the MSH3125-S arrive with a set of 5 nozzles included, ensuring you have the right tools for various cleaning tasks. The set of included nozzles is the same in either case: 0°, 15°, 25°, 40°, and a soap nozzle.
  • Reach: The Simpson MSH3125-S and Simpson PS3228-S both boast a 25 ft high-pressure hose, resulting in identical freedom of movement around the unit.
  • Storage: The MSH3125-S and PS3228-S are designed with onboard storage solutions, making it easy to store and access your nozzles and accessories while working. Each washer features a set of hooks for hose storage, ensuring that their high-pressure hoses can be neatly stored away when not needed.

TL;DR

Simpson MSH3125-SSimpson PS3228-S
Simpson MSH3125-SSimpson PS3228-S
  • Lighter
  • Far less expensive
  • Reversible handle
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