Hammered Squeegee Channel Ends

Discussion in 'Tutorials & DIY' started by H MAN, May 17, 2015.

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  1. H MAN

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    All we did was hammered the channels into shape.
    See the easy fix result.
    That easy the manufacturers should be able to do that??
    Just needs around 3mm higher up at each end.
    Then it is close to the edge of the squeegee rubber at the ends when being used.

     
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    he cant stop ;)
     
  5. H MAN

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    This video explains it a bit better.
     
  6. boarcity

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    has to be said , herman your a bloke who has "modify" as his middle name. id think you could modify squeegee rubber if you thought of it,,,, now theres an idea , go to it my man

    im surprised you have time to wash any windows.
     
  7. H MAN

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    This could be also be easily done on those plastic squeegee channels.
    There's a thought look into that today!!
    Make it like Unger did with that carbon fibre material for that squeegee..
     
  8. fenderjaguar

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    Genius!

    Though I think you went a little too far when you dog eared a liquidator....
     
  9. H MAN

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    What trying to show that it is not necessary to bend in at all.
    But have 3mm piece higher then the channel where the squeegee rubber is at the ends.
    It supports the squeegee rubber that bit higher at the ends.
    This gives you very slight more pressure on the ends when using.
    Which should be enough to get into the corners and squeegee right into the sides.
    And also be able to use the squeegee normally.
     
  10. fenderjaguar

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    I still have to bend it forward a little to get it to do what I want though. Just making contact with the rubber is the sweet spot for me.

    I'm really grateful to you though Herm, wouldn't have thought of banging it out like this.

    I am using the moerman aluminium channel. It is nearly identical to the liquidator channel. It's quite thick aluminium and I banged it out really flat then shaped it. Now I can have dog ears that fit the razrblade rubber. It looks a bit rough, but it's actually pretty good

    http://i.imgur.com/2OjzdE7.jpg

    http://i.imgur.com/zMipq5H.jpg
     
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