Pole help Clx vs Slx

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Hunty, Feb 6, 2016.

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  1. Hunty

    Hunty Active Member
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    Hi all, so plan is get a Slx 35, can't wait and will be here before summer for the job I have in hand (will this reach 4th floor by the way)?

    My main question though is for all my residential rounds is there a benefit in the Slx vs Clx if I only go to first floor with it, honestly?


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  2. Taxlossloz

    Taxlossloz Grand Master
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    Yes it's worth going carbon
    miles better feel
     
  3. Iron Giant

    Iron Giant Active Member
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    Will easily reach 4th floor with a 39-40ft reach then just strip down to a 22ft for residential day to day work .
     
  4. Hunty

    Hunty Active Member
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    Thanks Iron Giant, that will be the plan for town houses I just wanted to get someone a little smaller for the resi work rather than using the 35 on every day stuff, will keep the life of it compared to something like a £120 Clx that to be honest I could sell on after 6-12 months and replace if that makes sense


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  5. steve garwood

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    Cough up and get the slx, much better than the clx. A lot of the guys on here use the 18ft for standard residential stuff. I personally prefer the 22ft, as every now and then an extra high window pops up and I don't have to change poles. Also when its really windy, you can extend the 22ft pole in smaller lenghs so the pole remains rigid and can still reach
     
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  6. SPCleaning

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    Having had both CLX and now SLX poles I would spend the extra and get the SLX. The pole is much nicer to use.
    I use a SLX-18 and a SLX-35. The 35 easily does 4 storey properties.
     
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    SLX- the extra initial cost will pay you back 100 times over.
     
  8. Hunty

    Hunty Active Member
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    Fair one and thanks for all the response, I may give some thought then as I may go for a 22 rather than 18 in that case as per the other thread asking that question.
    Have a great week all!!


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  9. tench0771

    tench0771 Grand Master
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    defo slx the 22ft is a good pole or a 18ft if ur on a bujet u can then buy a extion in time for it alltho the clx range is very good pole its bendy but its still lite
     
  10. Poles Apart

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    I started with a clx18 and to be honest it covered 95% of my work including windows above conservatories as for bend that only really kicks in when the pole isn't vertical it's still a hybrid carbon pole and personally to start up with one of these will do nicely considering the price, I'm using a slx 18 and 22 and my useful "little Nelly" but I may get another clx 18 for straight forward work.
     
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