Size matters

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  1. norm

    norm Grand Master
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    instead of my usual 14 inch,squeegee backed up with my 6 incher for top windows shook it up a bit and took out my newly bought 10 incher my 18 incher and my 6 incher
    loved using my 10 incher and found it faster to use than my normal 14 inch would recommend trying this size
    used my 18 incher for large windows instead of my usual 14 incher and v pleased with results :thumbsup:
    still luvin lemongrass fairy :love:
     
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  2. Smurf

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    I too find playing around with different stuff is the way I learn to find out what works best or not.:thumbsup:
     
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    10" for quarter lights :thumbsup:. I replaced my BOAB, but it's only got one space for blades :thumbsdown: bit of a ball ache :(
     
  4. TolishAPurd

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    Nice combo norm. Similar to what I use; 14, 10, 6 ...but I think I might be changing the 14 out for the 16 again soon. Its nice to switch things up just to stop the boredom kicking in. Lemongrass all the way mate. :thumbsup:
     
  5. norm

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    yeah as yous say ya need to try different things
    i was told to use 14 inch when i first started and have used blindly as my main squeegee and never tried anything else size wise apart from 18 inch which i found unwieldy
    never crossed my mind that going smaller would suit me
    i luv the smell of lemongrass in the morning
    it smells like VICTORY
    or FREEDOM cant remember :rolleyes:
     
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    yep just told the wifey to get me some lemongrass...

    yep been using my little ten inch a lot of late....keep my four inch in my pocket as it holds the pocket open so i can get me micro in and out easy.....although....it does get a lot of cra p on it....

    it does depend on me mood...and sometimes i think should i have done it that way..who cares as long as you leave it clean....

    got a nice clean damp scrim awaiting me in a folded carrier bag....not used scrim for ages so missing it...:D
     
  7. TolishAPurd

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    As you would expect, the 16 is a nice compromise between the 18 and 14. I still can't get used to the unger 18 I have, it feels so different to the ettore blades I'm used to.

    cheapncheerful -Tolishes tip of the day. If you are using the big unger pouch you can put an empty butter tub in the bottom of the closest big pocket. It keeps the pocket open, and keeps a lot of the drips of dirty water out of your pouch(Iput my sill cloth in the pouch, and scrim in the big loop of the unger belt. I then put my scraper in the big pocket furthest from me, and my 6inch squeegee in the little loop at the front of the pouch.
     
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    another top tolish tip....ta:D

    gonna try that on my sill cloth pocket which for me is around the back and normally i fight to find it...
     
  9. norm

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    no wonder my scrim smells :rofl:
    nice one Tolish :thumbsup:
     
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    18 inch is a bit more awkward on turns but it impresses the custys :rolleyes:
     
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