Poles on roof???

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Eviestevie, Apr 18, 2016.

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  1. Eviestevie

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    im in the process of putting new van together
    This time I don't want downpipe guttering inside van and looking for ways to carry poles on roof
    Any one else do this and how
    Thanks
     
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  2. Diwrnach

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    Couple of options I am looking at as looking at doing the same.

    You can get those tool clips with a nice plastic covering, they are cheap as chips, bolt straight to your roof bars.

    The other option is those industrial strength twist grip things.

    Other than that a drain pipe on roof rack.
     
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    I did think of the bike carriers, they have a perfect looking part to them, but couldn't find one perfect for holding poles.
     
  4. Eviestevie

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    Cheers matey
    I rang exceed liked the look of the pole pods but they have discontinued them
    I wouldn't mind putting downpipe on roof and then it can be wrapped to match van
    How do you stop the poles sliding out I between jobs lol
     
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    I haven't done it, but my solution would just be a bolt top and bottom and a short bungee around the brush.
     
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    Or bolt either side might be better.
     
  7. Eviestevie

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    It's prolly simple but you no when you over think something :thumbsdown:

    I was thinking 3 downpipes screws directly into roof rack with clips
    Slide poles in like do in back off van
    They all will be tubeless
    But need a solution as to what stops them sliding out when accelerating
    Won't something quick though because we do a lot off estates and poles on off all time
     
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    Most people I have seen use tubes on the roof remove the brush between jobs and screw a lid on them.

    Way to slow for me mind, I think I would do as I said above with a bungee, though I think I am going to go with the clips, possibly with a tube as well when the day ends, use the clips for the quick between jobs storage.
     
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    Yes that would be right pain keep taking brushes off
     
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