Looking At Buying A Pole

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Dodger, Aug 7, 2012.

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  1. Dodger

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    As above but wondering what to be looking at, I've seen a few manufacturers names bandied about but wondered what everyone might recommend. I don't want to spend more than say 200 squid, is that enough for something decent, light and usable that would go up to 3 floors.

    Would it be unwise to go for a slightly better used one from ebay etc as well.

    Thanks in advance chaps.
     
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  2. rcproperty

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    you can get a brand new 27clx for £160 or for for a better pole 20slx for £245.

    The problem with buying them off ebay, really you need to see them and inspect them just to make sure there is no damage to them! dont want to pay out that money then use it once and snap!
     
  3. Dodger

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    Cheers mate those 2 seem to be the most talked about.

    And yeah thats my problem with ebay as well, I've only looked at ones within a 30 mile radius because of that and they all seem to be brodex or some I've never heard of.
     
  4. rcproperty

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    yer the slx is the better one of the 2! but it depends what you want.
    like me i spent around £120 on a cheap aluminum pole that does 4 story house. its heavy to work with but i only use it on the 3rd and 4th then i change to the harris pole! that feels like a feather after the other pole!!
     
  5. Dodger

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    I reckon once I put a decent light brush on it and put hose through it rather than round it it'll take half the weight away taping down on bottom section helped get the hose out the way but pushed all the weight up top, I'm only a shrimp at 5'4" so weights a big issue for me.
     
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    the hose up the middle of those poles is nearly twice as heavy than the pipe i have round the outside of my poles!
     
  7. Dodger

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    I need the larger bore though mate to stop pressure reducing so adds a lot of weight, 12mm at moment or maybe 11 cant remember so using 8 through pole will not only drop the weight of water by a third but through pole I'll only be lifting hose at the length of pole not the 7.5 metres I'm lifting now. Gotta find some 8mm inside diameter hose now.

    Crikey I am tired now. I'm offski lol.
     
  8. rcproperty

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    the bore of my pipe is about 5-6mm, i'll have to find out the weight of my pole with water and everything on it!

    catch you later!
     
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    toodlepip
     
  10. harunh

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    Go for the CLX mate, its highly rated and it does the job :)
     
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