Unger 30 foot telescopic pole detailing

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  1. Chris33

    Chris33 Well-Known Member
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    As above really,

    Bought a selection of things that may help my business. This is one of them!

    Also getting into waterfed and have 30 foot ladders, so won't rely on this pole.

    But yeah, I'm worried that after wiping down windows with the blade there may be water lines left?

    Is there any unger ending I can clip on for detailing or any tips worth noting from current users of this pole?
     
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  2. TolishAPurd

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    Just wrap a scrim around the end of the pole. If you want you can use a bungee or a pony clamp to keep it in place. Its far from ideal though.
     
  3. daveyboy

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    Unger FIXI-Clamp
    It depends how high you go with it
    Just over bushes on ground floor etc or first floor i would use a swivel squeegee like wagtail or swiveloc and fan to avoid needing to detail
     
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  4. Taxlossloz

    Taxlossloz Grand Master
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    A pony clamp !! What the hell is that
     
  5. TolishAPurd

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    One of these mate: upload_2016-4-21_23-30-19.jpeg

    You can buy really small ones which are perfect for pole work.
     
  6. Chris33

    Chris33 Well-Known Member
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    Every days a school day!

    I'm wanting to use it for first and possibly even second floor work guys. Whatever I put on the ends going to need that unger clip system the pole also uses.
     
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    Unger do a fixi clamp for 20 odd and you can fold your cloth and clamp it so its easier for edges. Bit much for a clamp attachment though.
     
  8. Chris33

    Chris33 Well-Known Member
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    Thanks guys,will probably get that end for it. Had it fully extended today,takes some control at full length and not really happy at results.

    Guess I'll get better with it in time.
     
  9. Den

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    I know 5 meter Harris pole isn't 30 feet but I used pull down stokes with my squeegee then detail after with microfibres with the same pole on my own windows then went upstairs and checked from inside and was very happy with the results have gone rounds twice now each time I have been happy and that's the first time I have ever used a pole because I'm a newbie.

    Den
     
  10. Chris33

    Chris33 Well-Known Member
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    That's about the length of this thing when it's folded in half. Found it reasonable at that length (15 feet) yeah,but at 30 foot there is a lack of pressure you can apply on the window and the pole has some flex on it..lack of real scrubbing power.

    I'll take what your saying bud,and do some practicing. Just so happened I got caught out today and had to try it out..
     
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