8 story water fed pole cleaning!

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by RGodber, Jul 24, 2014.

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  1. RGodber

    RGodber Newcomer
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    Hi WCF,

    Iv been looking on this site for quite a while now and have never posted anything.

    Here is a photo of our job we are doing currently with a custom 85 Foot pole!

    Cannot wait till the job is over!

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    Whats the highest you have ever reached with a WFP?
     
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  2. Smurf

    Smurf Banned
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    #2 Smurf, Jul 24, 2014
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    Welcome to the forum RGodber

    You are very welcome to that job also I bet that ionics pole must weigh a ton?:eek:
    I bet you also suffer from neck, shoulder & back problems doing work like that too
     
  3. RGodber

    RGodber Newcomer
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    Thanks Smurf.

    I dont know exactly how much it weighs, maybe around 25kg give or take a few kilos. After a few windows it feels about 50kg haha.

    here is a few photos of the full building

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    Last day tomorrow! :D:D:D
     
  4. Smurf

    Smurf Banned
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    I take it yer dad is not stick waggling with that pole :D
     
  5. RGodber

    RGodber Newcomer
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    We have to take it in turns because the pole is such a weight, There was no way one of us could of done a whole row without switching.. definitely not the easiest job we've ever done, its been more of a workout than anything! :laugh:
     
  6. Smurf

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    I will leave those jobs to the experts like yourselves then.;)
     
  7. RiceRocket

    RiceRocket Well-Known Member
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    25kgs!!? Seriously!?
    There's a top notch Gardiner pole for that height that'll weigh less than 6kgs all in, £2500 though!
     
  8. RGodber

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    Im serious mate and exactly at £2500 for a one off is quite alot.
    We have never had to reach this height before this job is a one off, so we researched how much a pole would of cost us, which i found the same one you are on about so £2500 we quoted just under £4000 for the job and didn't want to pay that much for a pole we were only going to use once.

    We stripped a few 65ft and 45ft poles down too see if we could extend one of the 65's to reach, we were in luck we added on another 7.5metres (24Feet) from other poles we wouldnt be using.

    all in all we got away with spending £0 instead of £2500 without vat.
     
  9. Posh

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    Jesus. Your welcome to that job
     
  10. RGodber

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    Haha thanks :laugh: 3days it will of took including tomorrow, Cant wait for it to be over.
     
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