Attaching a brush head

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by WinWiz, Jan 12, 2014.

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  1. WinWiz

    WinWiz Member
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    I have an embarrassingly stupid question...
    When you attach a brush head, how do you ensure that when you are done screwing it on securely, it's square-on to the glass and not tilted down to the left or right.
    It seems to be a bit pot luck with how the 2 screw threads meet.
     
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  2. Tuffers

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    A pic would help. I'm thinking that you haven't screwed the brush with socket attached to a resi neck enough to get it square.
     
  3. WinWiz

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    The problem is... You turn it until it is tight. It may or may not be square at that point.
     
  4. Tuffers

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    What make and type of brush, socket and pole do you have?
     
  5. RiceRocket

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    I'm guessing you want the brush flat against glass & pole clamps lined up?
    Try first lining up the clamps to the brush then tighten up & if it's not lined up then unscrew & turn pole with clamps not lined to left to the degree it was off when you tightened it to then screw together.
    Hope that made sense!
     
  6. Tuffers

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    Ah, so you reckon he has a pole with vertical clamps and that's what not's straight. I was thinking he needed to screw the neck on tighter.
     
  7. WinWiz

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    No I need to "screw it on tighter". But if I do, I'll strip the thread.
     
  8. Tuffers

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    Had the same problem in the past. Maybe wrap some PTFE tape round the thread?
     
  9. WinWiz

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    Yeah I think that will work. Someone else suggested to me this weekend some plumber's tape or even gaffa tape.
    I'll give it a try and report back.
     
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