Need more length on pole or new pole, what to do?

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  1. slippy

    slippy Well-Known Member
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    Got an SLX 18 with an extension so 22 ft, but it doesn't reach windows on second floors set back- now where near. Shall I get another 2 or 3 extensions from Gardiner?

    I have a grafter Ionics 32 but it's really 28 feet, try that or get an extension for that? Hate this heavy pole though.
     
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  2. Taxlossloz

    Taxlossloz Grand Master
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    Yes get extensions from Gardiner
     
  3. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    #3 Green Pro Clean Ltd, Aug 5, 2016
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    Sell both poles.

    Buy a good 35ft pole. Remove bottom 3 sections and order a new end cap. Now you have about 18ft with 3 extensions for when needed.
     
  4. slippy

    slippy Well-Known Member
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    #4 slippy, Aug 5, 2016
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    I no understand, sorry.
     
  5. slippy

    slippy Well-Known Member
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    What a gardner?
     
  6. Duncs

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    green has it right 35 ft pole cover all your graft, take couple sections of and your down to your standard
    22ft pole or 25ft
    22ft gardiner ideal standard pole closes down shortgreat for tight spaces
    25ft all rounder covers 95% graft longer abit akward when going around connys
    working at height steady pole
    this is the pole I use all the time, then when needed anything higher I pull out the killer
    slx 47ft heavy but gd just as well dont use it a lot
     
  7. Duncs

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    all SLX
     
  8. windowsurfer

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    Just buy the extensions, Ihave an Slx25 and bought a further two extensions
     
  9. slippy

    slippy Well-Known Member
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    All a bit confusing whether to just buy 3 more extensions ( I have an SLX 18 with one extension) and three more would take it to 34 ft. I could keep the 3 or 4 extra extensions in the car for when needed I suppose or as Green said just get a 35 ft pole.
     
  10. slippy

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    Spoke to the lady at Gardiners and she said I could get the 35 ft pole as a second pole to my SLX 18/22- it would cost £450 or get 3 more extensions to my SLX 22 which would cost £250. I have an old Ionics grafter as a backup pole if this one breaks. Just get the extensions?

    She said getting the 35ft pole and using the bottom 2 as an 18ft pole was ok but had no protection against touching an electric pilon!! As it's all pure carbon apparently.
     
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