Gutter vac gutter cleaning systems

Discussion in 'Gutter & Fascia Cleaning' started by Iain kinnell, Mar 3, 2015.

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  1. Iain kinnell

    Iain kinnell Member
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    Hi looking at getting a 40 foot set up from gutter cleaning systems.
    Was wondering who has this set up? If so how they find it when got a lot of poles on?
    Currently don't think I can afford a large set up from omnipole.

    Or is it with trying to get a carbon pole step? Have heard mixed reviews?

    Many thanks Iain
     
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  2. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    I have a 35 foot one, its fine, the poles are heavy mind but not unmanageable.
     
  3. Iain kinnell

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    Hi DIwrnach currently have my omnipole junior, at 25 foot over a conservatory you know about it. Just wondered on the weight at a higher height?
    It's the awkward gutters where the weight cones into it as if you are directly under the gutter the weight us no problem.
    I do like the design of there attachments as on 2 occasions have had the end of the vac fall off. Lol
    First time spent a good 30 mons as didn't have a big enough ladder with me to suck the bugger out.
     
  4. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    They are fine for me, and I know what you mean, but I am a big lad so might not be for everyone, I mean they are heavy but I have had mine at all but one section at a 45 degree angle before.
     
  5. Iain kinnell

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    I'm pretty sure they are the same weight as the omnipole poles and the vacuum is the same as the omnipole 3000w it's a nilfisk viper and omnipole take the sticker off and put there own on.
    So my option is go with the 40 foot set up they sell or try and get the same setup but with carbon poles.
     
  6. Diwrnach

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    I quite like having a heavy pole as I find you can use that weight to your advantage when shifting stuff that's stuck.

    But down to you really, one downside to the aluminium poles in this weather is they are bloody freezing!
     
  7. Iain kinnell

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    Yes I agree they are cold. I may just go with the ally set and can always upgrade the poles at a later date.
    Thanks for your reply. Do you constantly run yours on the 3 motors?
     
  8. Diwrnach

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    To start with I didn't no as I found I kept getting it sucking to the bottom of the gutter, but lately I have been, how to explain it, putting the nozzle on the bottom of the gutter then pushing it along at an angle so it sucks everything as it goes so have started using all 3.

    Hard to explain....
     
  9. Iain kinnell

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    I know what you mean if it sits flat it sucks straight down. Cheers
     
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