Why pay for a training course...

Discussion in 'Solar Panel Cleaning' started by Jon Grainger, Aug 10, 2015.

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  1. Jon Grainger

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    Found this belter of a photo (attached) on solar-panel-cleaning.com while I can't sleep.

    From what I can see, the gloves being worn are similar to these https://www.justworkgloves.co.uk/Sp...HsEeOqwMPbA7KB2JSQMir6u_8yuIxqbYvMaAgYi8P8HAQ, which will protect up to 1000volts!

    I have cleaned panels and even solar farms with 500+ panels, with no problem at all. I recently was given a new pair of similar gloves by a buddy of mine who is a spark, and has loads lying around his garage. Haven't tried them yet, but will keep them on the van.

    Looking at the pole and brush, nothing special as far as I can see, full CF pole, and what looks to be a soft brush. I use a wide sill brush as it gives a mint clean on the panels.

    Thank me later for saving £200-odd on Steve's training course ;)
    Jon
     

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  2. Jake

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    Spot on mate, any rubber gloves from electrical stores will do, and yeah, they don't do anything different to anyone else, basically it's just a gimmick for Steve to make more money and get people working for him, solar panels are 100% water proof, so nothing to worry about, unless they are badly damaged, in which case anyone would be in trouble, weather they've done a course it not!

    I believe the bloke in the photo is using a Gardiner Xtreme pole...
     
  3. TolishAPurd

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    Sorry guys, but I think you are both missing the point here.

    ....you get a free t shirt :thumbsup:
     
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  4. Dodger

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    Yes tolish but if you stop working for him you have to give the t shirt back in as new condition.
     
  5. TolishAPurd

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    I'll fight to keep that. I got into this job so I could wear someone elses brand on my chest....THEY'LL NEVER TAKE IT FROM ME, NEVER I TELL YOU!!!! :mad: I'll fight with all my might....hmmm....although the arthritis in my arms from scrubbing all those panels day in day out might slow me down a bit.:(
     
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  6. Jon Grainger

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    If Solar Steve wants a sweaty shirt back, he would be welcome to it :)
     
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    Do you ever get that feeling of Déjà vu?
     
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    Do you ever get that feeling of Déjà vu?
     
  9. Dodger

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    Only with the missus
     
  10. I had a job come through from SS yesterday that pays far more than the cost of the training day.
     
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