Cheap light weight water fed pole

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by ash brown, Nov 16, 2014.

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  1. ash brown

    ash brown Active Member
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    Hi
    Got a free pole with a van and system I bought and its aluminium and heavy as ****.
    Any suggestions for a cheap lighter weight pole not too long 20 odd foot or so.
     
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  2. ash brown

    ash brown Active Member
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    Also what material should I go for, id like to do some solar panels so not sure what material is best.
     
  3. Tuffers

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    If you want to do solar panels, then you're looking at getting a long one.
     
  4. timbeam

    timbeam Active Member
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    Cheap and light don't go together.

    Have a look at Gardiner clx and slx ranges.
     
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  5. Smurf

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    Carbon poles tend to be lighter than other types and the rigidity of the pole is dependent on the thickness of the carbon sections used but the good ones are generally not cheap.
     
  6. spruce

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    You will need to look at Gardiner Extremes for solar panel cleaning. If I were you I would forget about solar and concentrate on window cleaning. An SLX22 will do most of your work but I would go for an SLX25 to be sure. A couple of Extreme Brushes are the way forward IMHO.
     
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  7. ash brown

    ash brown Active Member
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    Cheers chaps im off to look at gardiners site now. Think I will forget solar for now just no one round my way cleans them.
     
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    gd points lads , i bought the slx 45 bought it only for panels, made mistake to bendy plenty of length
    ideal for high windows but heavy heavy
     
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    stop being wusses get a banana and build up your muscles....okay i give in...its bloody painful at times....still saves going to the gym...
     
  10. Stephen Fox

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    For Solar cleaning you will need a far more rigid pole than ones mentioned. Something in the range of the nLite Ultra High mod is far more suitable for panel cleaning
     
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