Using a trigger or tap?

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by steve hawing, Apr 4, 2015.

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  1. steve hawing

    steve hawing Active Member
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    Ok so I'm looking for a system and I'm trying to find out if I can put a trigger or something on the pole to stop the flow of water while I'm going from window to window, front to back etc or what do the rest of you do? Does a trigger put more strain on the pump wearing it out faster? Just thinkin I'll be losing fair bit of water if I can stop the flow if needed
     
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  4. steve hawing

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    Ok quick couple of question in those lads
    The tap, wouldn't it be away up the hose if the pole was extended so you would have to Lower pole to access it resulting in loss of water anyway?
    The trigger I like the look of tbh do you keep feeding the hose through it the the required length then clip it in?
    The aqua adaptor how does this work? Is it a one pull for on and two for off kind of thing or do you keep it pulled out the restrict flow?
    Cheers
     
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    The Taps go at the bottom of the pole mate, by your hands. With a Tap you get a loop of hose that goes up the pole when extended. Same with a Trigger. The AquaDapter is at the top of the pole and you tug the hose , once I think, for on and once for off. The AquqaTap is at the top of the pole. you twist the pole 1/4 turn one way for on and 1/4 turn back, for off. With AquaTap and Aquadapter you dont get the loop of hose so its much better
     
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    The 'Trigger' is the worst for the loop....could not get used to that ....done my head-in :devil::devil::devil:.
     
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  7. Aqua

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    I use a tap but was really thinking of going for the aquadapter until someone told me they tried one for a day and found the extra weight at the brush was really noticeable. They said they hated it, so its put me off a bit. Has anyone else found that is true?
     
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    Aquatap for me . It's made from plastic/ type of material . So light aswell. £30 each had mine over a year now ,still going strong .
     
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    Will the aquatap work with a swivel head?
     
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    Found the Unger hiflo on off switch (cleaning spot for £15) really good. Clipped it onto pole and used the Velcro strips that also come supplied as an added security against it falling off. Found it simple and tough so should last a while. Means i don't need to scrabble around looking for the little bloody tap on the hose
     
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