Phoenix Poles

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  1. bluemonkey

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    had a look at the phoenix pole today (thanks mark) it was the fibre glass version (phoenix 22)

    does any one have the phoenix 22 and phoenix 22 pro

    is there much difference between weight and whippyness, as the fibreglass seems a good pole and is it worth paying the extra for a pro
     
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    Fibreglass, you feeling strong.
     
  3. koopmaster

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    I have the hybrid pole. Its sturdier and ligher that my other fibreglass poles. I like and only now use my other poles only if I cant reach with my phoenix
     
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    [SIZE=10.5pt]Personally I would not use fibreglass poles now as much too bendy/whippy at full reach for me especially reaching over conservatories etc. However after saying that for a budget pole using a bit more effort would do the same job. [/SIZE]

    [SIZE=10.5pt]I haven't tried that make carbon or hybrid poles yet so cannot comment how good or bad they are but do look reasonable poles for the money.[/SIZE]
     
  5. mark m

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    That is where you are all wrong i brought this pole for one job when i needed help for a day for someone since then i have not used my clx because i fill the phoenix is a much better pole and after showing blue monkey he agrees at the time we had both poles in are hands you can tell that the phoenix is much less whippy, lighter the clamps are better and cheaper
     
  6. Smurf

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    Interesting...
     
  7. mark m

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    The problem is smurf people get told gardeners are the best so people go out and buy them as i did, but there is so many new products coming out the competition is hotting up , Facelift have made a glass fibre pole lighter cheaper better clamps than gardeners i have been told that x-line poles are better than gardeners poles buy someone who went there and loves Gardeners poles they are also lighter than Gardeners poles this is all good for us because Gardeners have brought out better clamps than they use to have and lowered the price now they have been over taken by a few firms they will have to improve again, what makes me laugh is people laugh when at glassfibre pole was mentioned it just shows you how people stuck in there ways Gardeners are the best and i am sticking to it lol were the best is a better statement
     
  8. Masons

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    mark m, get me proof that facelift or xline poles are lighter than Gardiners?

    I can't find any :\
     
  9. rick trinder

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    i have both the clx and the facelift they both have there good and bad points! but for me the facelift just edges it...
     
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