Where is best place to buy poles?

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Vinny vin, Jun 6, 2015.

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  1. Vinny vin

    Vinny vin Sparkles
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    Looking for a new pole do like the look of the gardeners clx22 what's best value for money to use on a daily basis for most windows?
     
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  2. Tuffers

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    If you can afford full carbon, buy it. I use an SLX-22 for most of my work, but I have to use a 35' for bits and bobs.
     
  3. adamangler

    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    Well for gardiners, go to to the gardiner website. theres as few poles around i spent months researching and ummin n rrin but for value for money its hard to beat an slx if you want carbon. I went for the slx22 and love it, so much lighter, clamps are great, and its the perfect length for domestic plus if you ever need longer you can just buy extensions, ive just about managed for all of my round with one, some 2nd storey its at full stretch but not been caught short yet, some would suggest the slx 25 but its not as compact and obv heavier. Personal opinion = slx 22 for residential, perhaps an extreme if you can afford it?
     
  4. peter rogers

    peter rogers Grand Master
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    how many of your houses are bigger than 2 storey Vinny vin
     
  5. Vinny vin

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    I do have a few 3rd story but most my work is 2nd story do have a 31ft pole it's a bit nakered so only use it if I have to for them awkward ones. I've watched the video for the gardiners pole and does look the business to be fair, my problem is that my poles slides up and down after a few months only so many times you can keep tightening it.
     
  6. Duncs

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    there is a thread on here tonight about most of us suffering from sore arms
    dont buy cheap get yourself slx 22ft it will cover most of your graft, and its light
     
  7. Duncs

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    poles and brushes your main piece of kit
    if you hav,int got them right just makes your graft harder
     
  8. peter rogers

    peter rogers Grand Master
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    ive seen a post about people spraying laquer on poles to improve the grip were they wear out
     
  9. Natty1972

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    #9 Natty1972, Jun 7, 2015
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    Buy the best pole you can afford , I bought my Phoenix ul 26 from pure freedom . Good pole . Next pole will be a gardiner pole ,, not sure but ,looking at the extreme / slx poles
     
  10. Duncs

    Duncs Grand Master
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    yeh halfords bought mine there only ever done it once
     
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