What Would You Buy Please?

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by shazzy692002, Apr 16, 2013.

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  1. shazzy692002

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    I need to change my hose. As its starting to fall apart, as it came with the business, I don't know what to go for next.

    I think I just have a 50m "normal hose" is it 1/2"?. I have a reel. am looking to get a 100m will it fit on my reel if I get a thinner hose?. Not a problem, as I can always cut it down....

    I will also need all connections to connect hose to pole and hose reel to van.?

    If anyone can recommend this will me muchly appreciated. Even more appreciated with links. :Image14:

    I am also looking to get a cheaper ish 28ish ft pole which will only be used on a Friday by my worker for about 6 hours, I don't want to spend over board as u never know how much respect it will get.

    Once again any help is much appreciated. :Image1:

    Thanks boys.
     
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  2. M.K Cleaners.co.uk

    M.K Cleaners.co.uk Grand Master
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    Ebay item number. Links are not working, its really starting to P me off

    For hose connection pop in to B&Q there only a quid each
     
  3. shazzy692002

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    I did nt realise you could but connections that fits the end of pole from homebase?
     
  4. bluemonkey

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    wintecs own 6mm, i have had one for 4 years using hot and cold water, never had a problem
     
  5. M.K Cleaners.co.uk

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    Ahh I just seen hose connections. ebay again then lol.
     
  6. kevinc250

    kevinc250 Well-Known Member
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    phoenix pole within a couple of days working with it you'll want more,its like non fattening chocolate-can't get enough of it
     
  7. shazzy692002

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    Can I move to a 6mm even thou I have 1/2" hose at the mo. was not sure of the water preasure???
     
  8. Andy OC

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    You said you wanted something cheap that won't get abused by your worker. It's a swear word on here but the Brodex alloy pole is well under £100 and can withstand a lot of punishment. It's a heavier pole but suits your brief.
     
  9. Donny

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    I was in same boat as you, didnae have a clue what hoses and fittings, someone recommended Gardiner Pole systems, i just bought a clx 27 for my worker, £160 and you can get the hose and fittings you need on same website, the pole is sturdy enough and a great starter pole IMO , CHECK IT OUT
    http://www.gardinerpolesystems.co.uk/acatalog/cl-x-carbon-composite-pole.html
    Dunno whats wrong with the link, anyway i have 100m off 8mm hose on my reel, get rectus 21 male and female fittings, also available from Gardiner website :)
     
  10. chip

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    I used to use just 10 mm od petrol hose and wondered if it'd be agro (a) rigging it to a garden reel and (b) when I went to microbore how hard would it be, and neither posed any problems I can remember, and don't think there was anything I couldn't solve with a jubilee clip. I bought 60 m of 6mm microbore and a hose reel for less than a tonne, the reel comfortably holds 60 m, I reckon it'd take 100, as I still use a cheap plaggy garden reel at the mo, which has held the 60m for about a year now and is nowhere near as big or robust.
    Regards pole, the worlds your clam, one question worth asking, and you probably have, is do you have that much stuff that's knocking 30 foot? Do you need 2 poles that length or could you get away with a 20 with the option of adding a section later if need be, if it's a clx or something that is.
     
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