Wagtail on the unger pole?

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    I just bought another 'end piece' for my unger pole, wedged it in the wagtail and superglued it as I only use a wagtail on a pole anyway.
     
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    I want to use wagtail without the pole as well but it leaves lines on the right hand side of the window,maybe I fan with wrong angle or do I need to modify it ?
     
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    Without standing there watching what you're doing I cant comment, but as I said mine is only for pole work on hot days where getting the water bladed off before it starts to dry is key, all other times I simply use my applicator and Contour Pro squeegee set to 0 degrees.

    Perhaps you should check out that Waga chap on Youtube, He seems to have quite the hard-on for the Wagtail range and he's quite handy with them to.
     
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    No you need plenty of practise. It's not as easy as all them vids show on YouTube.
    I been trying on & off for 2 years now & still struggle.
    I cannot see how they don't get lines. I've tried everything but cannot get rid of lines. I just keep plugging away.
     
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    Posh is right on the money there, I have been using poles (traditional that is) for just over 8 years myself, I consider myself a dab hand with a pole but I also realise it too me 8 years to get here, my lads both do a little pole work but you always see the scrim getting wrapped round the end of the pole after to bail them out.
     
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    I see that once you master wagtail it saves a lot of time but I have tried different angles playing with my wrist and still leave water on the glass(not just lines)
     
  8. boarcity

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    i whittled a little bit of plastic off the Unger tip sides using a razor blade to slice off , then the wagtail fits a treat
     
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    I remember that boarcity use wagtail full time. Do you know what is wrong.Is it my technique or something else?
     
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    does it hold in place under pressure?
     
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