A tubeless pole idea...

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Jake, Nov 22, 2015.

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  1. Jake

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    Has anyone thought about just having a JG fitting on the pole hose,

    Then just connecting it to each pole you use?

    Just thinking about giving it a go, having maybe 6-8 inches pole hose hanging out the back of the poles, then using the push fit fittings to connect it to a long piece of pole hose connected to your main mocrobire/minibore?

    Just a thought, not sure if it would be any good, but it's basically exactly the same as these 'tubeless' designs, just without the rectus fittings...

    So it would be lighter and thinner...


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  2. steve garwood

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    Mmmmm, food for thought:thumbsup:
     
  3. steve garwood

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    Wondering if that fitting would catch on the base of the pole each time you extend it
     
  4. Damo

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    Already done and tried it.

    I use a hybrid now of John guest fittings and pole hose. Proper faff to convert it all down. Was a waste of time and effort.

    The only thing is like you say. It will catch on base cap BUT rarely leaks etc.
     
  5. Jake

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    Bog that then, can't think of anything worse than it catching!

    I'll have to sort something else out...

    The problem is getting rid of the pole hose for when there stored on the roof...
     
  6. mark

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    take the top section of your pole completely off.drill a 9-10mm hole in a cork(steve sells the end plugs pre drilled)push the cork into the end were hose comes out.pull the hose through & fit a rectus 21 fitting & secure with an o clip.put the pole back together.raise the 1st section 2-3inches so the rectus 21 fitting is inside the base of the pole.wind some insulation tape around the top section by the clamp to stop it dropping back.buy a ejector sleeve from steve for £10.ive done this with all my poles & it works.
     
  7. Jake

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    Do a video, as I have no idea what your on about lol
     
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  8. Trev81

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    I could see it working in theory Jake but would catch on the pole base cap, a way round that would be to modify your pole base caps in a way that would allow a push fit connector to slide freely up the pole as you extend sections. Then just detach leaving the few inches hanging out so it can go on the roof to the next job.
     
  9. mark

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    not good with vids,will try & take some pics.i bought an exceed tubless pole last year & copied the idear
     
  10. mark

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    the trouble with using john guest fittings you will still get water everywere when detatched.not so with a rectus fitting.
     
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