Which wagtail ?

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  1. Dan Paton

    Dan Paton Member
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    Hi I'm just starting out and will be using WFP but I'll need to learn how to use a squeegee too. I've decided on buying a wagtail but which one as there seems to be quite a few to choose from. I'm leaning towards the slimline flipper but what are the pros and cons of all of them. Thanks in advance. Dan
     
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  2. boarcity

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    all Wagtails work and give you a real leg up- extra reach being one great benefit. i like the 14 inch slimline , used with a seperate Tbar scrubber . i have a flipper but rarely use it now -the main downside is it doesnt hold quite enough water -in the summertime you need more than it will hold as the glass is hot it dries very quickly .
     
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  3. Bingo

    Bingo Grand Master
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    Yup.... I agree with Boarcity, I use the Wagtail Slimlines too along with the Wagtail Applicator with an Unger Micro Sleeve (Y).

    Only time I attach the pad to the Slimline (Flipper) is for doing internals in conjunction with using a hand-held sprayer.
     
  4. daveyboy

    daveyboy Legend
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    How does it give extra reach Boar
    I would just use my 18" or bigger if my 12 or 14 didn't reach the top
     
  5. boarcity

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    buy one and see! i did my first few months with a fixed squeegee [Quickie] and then i stumbled on a forum where windies were raving about the Wagtail so i bought one. first go with it i realized it had a good extra reach cos the handle is longer than any other squeegee AND because it swivels youve probably got a few inches extra- extra for the corners ,especially handy when up a ladder
     
  6. Eric Gilliand

    Eric Gilliand Well-Known Member
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    Wagga actually has an old vid where he demonstrates the extra reach.
     
  7. norm

    norm Grand Master
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    thats a bummer
    choose wisely :D
     
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