Just Ordered A Brodex Pole

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Knoxy, Jun 26, 2012.

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  1. Knoxy

    Knoxy Well-Known Member
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    Not sure if it a good thing or a bad thing but I've just ordered a 36' alloy Brodex pole today. I've read a lot of bad things about Brodex but I need a longer pole for a few jobs I have but I don't want to spend a fortune for something that will only see light of day 3 or 4 times a month, so I oppted for this at a grand total inc p+p of £135.76
    Has anyone got one or uesd one? and is it worth the money or a waste of money?
     
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  2. rcproperty

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    i've also heard a lot of things about these, but like you say its only for a few times so weight isnt really an issue, when i first started out i have a unger 32 foot alloy pole, god that was heavy to use for the day, but it was only for one day every 3 months, so why spend a lot when you dont use it!!
    just got a GXTEL 40ft for a few jobs, was only £199, after a few jobs it will pay for it self!!
     
  3. johnnyt

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    As you say, only used for a few jobs, so save the money.Do you use your Harris setup for the day to day cleans then?
     
  4. rcproperty

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    yer now its set up thats all i tend to use really, its lighter than the unger 18ft pole i got and its the same length!
     
  5. Belfastcleaning

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    Where did you get the xtel for £199? I was considering a brodex 36' as it was cheap as I have 6 new houses I haven't done yet cos my 27' won't reach. Was considering standing on top of the van this time round then get a pole for next time
     
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    http://www.cleaningspot.co.uk/acatalog/Bare_poles.html
     
  7. mark m

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    You cant moan at them prices ,very cheap it will pay you back in no time
     
  8. simon

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    photo's please when you do that

    knoxy for `what you want that pole is fine, i had a 31ft but i was trying to use it for everything , one thing i'd change though is the hose & dont try doing the bottoms ,like i did
     
  9. All Round Cleaning

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    the GXTEL poles are **** .

    I used 1 for 1 day and the top section snapped , now bare in mind im trad so i was only using the pole for washing doors down so id say maximum use
    3 hrs if that . and the thing snapped split in 3 parts in the top section .
     
  10. harunh

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    Gardiners all the way ?
     
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