Ordering some gear , what do you think

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  1. gladtay

    gladtay Newcomer
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    Hi , first post so be gentle , looking to buy some equipment mainly for a few dormer windows and thought I would just run it by the experience boys on here first .

    Unger pole unitec 2 sections four mtrs
    Under safety ergo cone
    Unger angel joint
    Unger ergotec swivel local handle ,straight
    Unger s channel plus rubber
    Also a goose neck type unger attachment also

    As said looking to use on a few former windows have I got it correct , do you get specific squeegees for using on poles and have I got correct one

    Many thanks
     
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  2. boarcity

    boarcity Guest

    that lot will get you going and not let you down
     
  3. daveyboy

    daveyboy Legend
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    That is good mate
    I swear by the 0° swiveloc (straight)
    Loosen it up with a bit of strategic sanding and it will be the most useful tool you have
    I would also buy a normal unger ergotec handle and channel as 0° will be harder to use by hand if you need to squeegee something
    In the swiveloc 10" is the most useful size to use and easiest to learn with
     
  4. daveyboy

    daveyboy Legend
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    If you have the adjustable angle joint you won't need a gooseneck
     
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    Looks good mate.....do you already have bucket & cloths, scraper?
     
  6. gladtay

    gladtay Newcomer
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    Yes got scraper , buckets ,clothes , couple off sets off ladders , just never used pole before and was a bit unsure if you needed a specific squeegee for a pole , so that it sits better on the window .

    Thanks all

    PS Enjoy yourself its later than you think
     
  7. fenderjaguar

    fenderjaguar Well-Known Member
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    I hate to keep wheeling out modding ideas for every single thing, but I recommend gluing the ergotec locking cone onto that pole. I don't even know it went onto that pole? But I have an unger teleplus, and believe me, it's a lot more solid when you glue it on. Or at least wrap a few passes of insulation tape or something, to take the play out.

    Also, exactly what applicator handle/t-bar do you have?
     
  8. gladtay

    gladtay Newcomer
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    Need to check that
     
  9. captainzoom

    captainzoom Member
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    How about a wagtail for polework? Just got one myself. Really made things easier. Got the "combo" one with the applicator rug. So no need to switch tools.

    Unless "dormer" windows means that they are overhead... (English isn't my native language.) Then you are better off with the straight swivelLoc.
     
  10. gladtay

    gladtay Newcomer
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    Thanks to all who replied
     
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