Cutting squeegee channels

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  1. daveyboy

    daveyboy Legend
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    I am cutting all my channels at an angle today
    Anyone else do this
    Was chatting to a windie a moment ago who has done his
    Had a go on a window and it leaves practically no detailing
    Sweet
     
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  2. Smurf

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    Not tried it myself but I've heard it works great to help reduce detailing :thumbsup:
     
  3. Duncs

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    davey would,int cut them all try one first eh
     
  4. SPCleaning

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    I tried this once but didn't get on very well with it. Maybe I cut them wrong. Hope it works for you though.
     
  5. Smurf

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    This might help?

     
  6. Tuffers

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    Try dog earing. Get a pair of pliers and bend the channel down at both ends. That will give a good grip between rubber and channel.
     
  7. daveyboy

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    If I cut a stainless one will the cut ends rust?
    I think it's just a coating ain't it?
     
  8. dasslr1

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    i cut them i think it helps great .roughly at a 90 degree angle but make sure its the same on the other side cos wen you fin with your rubber you can turn your rubber around and it should fit perfect . also i do dog ear some of my channels but im trying some thing defferent for my wagtail ,its were you bend the channel in ,you can watch a guy called polz n blade on youtube he does it this way and looks good . iv never seen any rust on the ends
     
  9. daveyboy

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    I just did all my channels like polezn blades 0 detail squeegee..works brilliantly ..just did my own windows and only detailed a couple of bits..think my cloths might last longer now
     
  10. rugbywolf

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    You'll probably have difficulty cutting a stainless channel.
     
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