Why is "The Loop" So Bad?

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Poles Apart, Mar 1, 2016.

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  1. Poles Apart

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    I don't know where I saw this either here or a more inferior Forum, someone either started a thread or commented on why on off taps were so heavily criticised chiefly because of "the loop". He didn't see this as a problem and I have to say I don't understand why this was a problem for some. Everything has it's drawbacks but I must admit I used on/off taps for a few years, if the modified Uni-Valve works well I would love to use it, however whilst awaiting my replacement I have been contemplating taking off my Aquadapters and trying taps again just to see how the poles perform.
     
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  2. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    There is only a 'loop' when the tap is mounted to the pole. I use taps but on a belt holster, no loops!
     
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  3. Trev81

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    Tap + kinking hose works well for me :)
     
  4. Poles Apart

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    Used these for a while
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    thats the only bad thing with a tap on the pole. the loop getting caught on things & tripping you up & the pole hose tangled at the loop. used one for a few years then got the aquadapter.
     
  6. Poles Apart

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    Never thought it was a huge issue, I find I'm tripping on the main hose.
     
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    Shrooms anyone? :whistle:
     
  8. Solarpanelcleanington

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    Best way to save water is work quicker I reckon. Turn water on, clean house, turn water off. I'm probably missing something though.
     
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    By far best way to save water is turn off water do house you can take as long as you like then.
     
  10. Elliot

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    Yeh I don't have any issues with the loop , having the tap fastened on the pole . It's not one of those crappy push fit one from gardinerers , so that helps . Also I only have about 2 foot of pole hose connected from the bottom of the tap to the microbore hose . This means that whichever connections you use , rectus , hoselock or whatever they are never on the floor . Probably why mine never leak and last years as well .
     
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