wagtail quality

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  1. norm

    norm Grand Master
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    Just received wagtail combi and I aint impressed with the quality
    the washer pads look too small not good quality and are definetly smaller than ones on willies vids.
    Small erkenomic flex pole is not even straight.
    blue clips to hold pad are smaller than on his vid
    Spent about £80 feel like I have been ripped off on quality alone.
    Havent used them yet so maybe they will perform better than they look
     
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  2. keir

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    Not good mate!! Hope it works ok

    Just been on youtube looking at them, they look good.
    I'm interested to see how you get on with it cause i've just ordered the jetstream and orbit and paid £53 with delivery so hope its as good as it looks.

    Let us know how you get on with it, are you gonna use it tomoz?
     
  3. norm

    norm Grand Master
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    No keir want to practice over Christmas heard it takes a bit of time to learn
     
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    I had a right good play with a wagtail, then stuck it on a pole, on a training course earlier this year.....

    Found it really really good, and took to it like a duck to water, tried to get a couple of my trad mates to get one as they both were struggling with windy conditions, but they aren't experimenters and just weren't bothered lol
     
  5. Newbie cleaner

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    Which one did you get? And with the cleaninh pads I made my own straight away as I thought tue same so I decided to make a pad out of 2 of my ettore porcupine applicators.

    And the ergo pole id so that you have an easy operation and handling either at height or bottom windows.

    Works a treat and jobs a good'un
     
  6. norm

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    Got 14'' combi, 18'' combi mate not good having to make cleaning pads on new product
    those ettore porcupine sound the business mate.
    going to practice on my own dirty windows:D
     
  7. Newbie cleaner

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    Its just fantastic upgrade fella and flip the pad round to the top of the frame instead of under slung, trust me

    If you dont have the porcupine s or never tried them, how did you get by lol

    Thats what I thought, well worth the cash and last ages to and havent used a scapper for ages either.
     
  8. norm

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    have ya dog eared yours because it sounds a must.
    Using unger monsoon which have worked well for me but those porcupines get a good name.
    How do you change blade as looks like punched metal holding it
     
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    Yeah its dogeared works a treat fella and the channel ia punched mate but whenever you change the rubber just give it a knock it is firm and doenst move plus dog earing helps keep it steady to.

    I have a few waggy's now including complete with porcupine diy pads
     
  10. norm

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    Do you make the porcupine pads larger mate and what rubber do ya find works the best?
    The pads on vids definitly bigger is it even worth using original pads?
     
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