Wagtail Squeegee Collection

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  2. H MAN

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    The best can work out is Combi or Orbital is a wide channel also note the handle is fixed to channel.
    The rest are slimline channels and can change channels.
    When a scrubbing pad is added on it is then called a flipper.
    Example: Orbital , Combi, PC slimline, WhirlWind slimline or Wagtail slimline (Flipper)
     
  3. WagtailMat

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    Wagtails are the best window cleaning tool what do you recommend for pole work ?
     
  4. Jacob

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    How many of the One Pass (swoop) is acctually sold? Cannot see anyone use that tbh
     
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    Not real sure but can tell you the this was not new then.
    As one of the first Wagtails that came out was sort of the same concept scrub/squeegee at the same time.
    So now we have the Precision Glide where they saying it again scrubs squeegees.
    Believe they are trying to rectify the wrong part of this squeegee.
    Why haven't they solved and these are things that the original Wagtail never changed.
    Angle of handle to squeegee channel.
    Still have disc fixed on channel Combi as seen in video.
    Never really having a better type of system to change squeegee channel just a screw.
    Early ones because screw had a very fine thread they striped the out the plastic.
    There solution told people not to tighten them to much!! LOL
    Some one had told us that since then, they put a screw with larger thread on it.
    Plus the swivel movement wearing on the disc.
     
  6. Jacob

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    I agree they most seem cheap and toy like, and when the whole concept wears out quickly they really should be more innovative because the tool it self is great on a pole i believe, a shame but him Willie seem to set in his way imo.
     
  7. H MAN

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    >>>>>>>>>>>>>>WHY??<<<<<<<<<<<<<

    People have asked me in the past.
    WHY do these modifications.
    In my early twenties had an indusial accident leaving the right hand with restricted movement at the wrist.
    When starting out window cleaning at 46.
    Found that using a standard squeegee was never going to happen.
    As it was too restrictive because of injure had earlier in life.
    At this time had discovered Wagtail Squeegee, it was a yellow two piece disc on wider channel (Orbital).
    This did make it easy to use (HOWEVER)
    Still it did not work quite right as hands were cramping, shooting pain in wrist forearms which extended to the shoulders.
    Not long after discover was getting Arthritis hands, fingers.
    Have also developed a handle you grip – less, avoiding those times you get cramping from gripping a small diameter handle all the time.
    So hope everyone will understand why we do this.

    Just hope it will help other people that may be in the same situation.
     
  8. daveyboy

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    Slimline 12" flipper
     
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    when you actualy work they can be very unusful only for a few jobs i take one out
     
  10. daveyboy

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    I am wfp now but if i need to use a squeegee for insides of anything i use my wagulator or 6 inch liquidator
    I need to spend a day tradding bottoms as i am getting squeegee withdrawals
     
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