Excelerator Handle

Discussion in 'Traditional Window Cleaning' started by Tim Osborne, Oct 9, 2016.

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  1. Tim Osborne

    Tim Osborne Newcomer
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    I have been using the Excelerator for a few weeks and already the channel (liquidator 2) slides around very easily in the handle. Does anyone else find that this is happening?

    It seems the spring inside is not strong enough on mine. Maybe its defective??
     
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  2. Eric Gilliand

    Eric Gilliand Well-Known Member
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    No issues with either my prototype or the production model. Obviously a sharp knock or drop will cause movement but in general use, no.
     
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    I've had the rubber sliding a bit a few times and I've only had it a couple of days.
     
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    Oh jeez, all the wait and issues already.
     
  5. Nick pegler DWC

    Nick pegler DWC Active Member
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    I have found the channel moving on both handles just like combnatior will we ever find the perfect squgee. ..
     
  6. H MAN

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    Now is this what you would call the perfect swivel squeegee handle??
    First have a quick connected handle like Quick loc.
    So to be able to use your squeegee on any pole that has a Quick loc angle adapter.
    Get correct angle to squeegee when using on your pole.
    Be able to hold the squeegee handle anywhere it feels comfortable.
    Including at the ball bearing like swivel movement point.
    Giving you even pressure along your squeegee channel at all times.
    BUT WAIT THERES MORE!!!
    Have a universal channel clamp that nearly takes any type of squeegee channel.
    This way you can keep all your channels that you have now.
    Not have to buy parts that you can only get from the place you bought the handle.
    Like having to buy a adapter so to be able to use it on a pole.
    Would this what you like to see???
     
  7. Eric Gilliand

    Eric Gilliand Well-Known Member
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    Strange... I have no issues with the bi-component handle, the black handle or either of my Excelerators... obviously if I bang it, or drop it, there is some movement, but in general use, no.
     
  8. James Allen

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    Get your self a paper clip and cut about a cm and stick it in the clip at the bulge and it stops the rubber moving and keeps it tight
     
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  9. Tim Osborne

    Tim Osborne Newcomer
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    Not dropped it yet but I do use it with the FLIQ pad and have noticed the rubber and channel have moved quite a bit after using the FLIQ. Don't get me wrong, I love this squeegee it is by far the best yet but I am a bit concerned with the movement of the channel and rubber after only a few weeks of use. The quality is just not there for a handle that cost nearly 20 euro!
     
  10. Eric Gilliand

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    #10 Eric Gilliand, Oct 11, 2016
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2016
    Quality not there? Have to disagree. This handle is being asked to do many things that others don't and design and manufacture are nicely balanced. We all use different techniques. If you find handle is moving excessively why not put a bit of stop tape either side of the handle once it's centred. I used to do this with all my Wags because I hated the accursed screw through the channel.
     
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