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matty86

I have been having issues with the liquidator leaving loads of weird lines. What I've done is overlapped the rubber by about 1mil each side and that stopped about 99% of the issues. Does anyone stick pins or clips on the end to hold the rubber in place? Am unsing Unger soft at moment. 

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mike007
11 hours ago, matty86 said:

I have been having issues with the liquidator leaving loads of weird lines. What I've done is overlapped the rubber by about 1mil each side and that stopped about 99% of the issues. Does anyone stick pins or clips on the end to hold the rubber in place? Am unsing Unger soft at moment. 

I use the green unger plastic end clips like Trad-Man advises

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matty86
4 hours ago, mike007 said:

I use the green unger plastic end clips like Trad-Man advises

Are you supposed to put clips in for every rubber make? Or just certain ones 

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padman

cut down paper clips does the job as well. 

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CHWS
10 hours ago, mike007 said:

I use the green unger plastic end clips like Trad-Man advises

 

Have you a link to the video? I haven’t heard this before 

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Bart90
6 hours ago, matty86 said:

Are you supposed to put clips in for every rubber make? Or just certain ones 

You don't need to for rubber that fits tightly as it doesn't move. I don't bother with Ettore. Razr red & Moerman definitely need clips.  Like Mike I followed Trad-man's advice and use the unger green clips.

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Eric Gilliand

I live in the Edinburgh of the South (DUNEDIN NZ) so being traditionally ‘tight fisted’ I actually slice the clips in half lengthwise 🤪

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Bart90
3 hours ago, Eric Gilliand said:

I live in the Edinburgh of the South (DUNEDIN NZ) so being traditionally ‘tight fisted’ I actually slice the clips in half lengthwise 🤪

Ingenious! 

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matty86

Thanks lads. Been using Unger soft don't have any Unger clips so will used some  it up paper clips. Feels like the blade is less dragy when fanning so hopefully that helps too. 

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matty86

Thanks will have a look at that video. 

 

 

Getting lines gain today with the liquidator 😑

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matty86

The lads using the green Unger clips do you not find it causes the rubber to not contact the glass properly? Using moerman rubber at the minute. 

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Eric Gilliand
7 hours ago, matty86 said:

The lads using the green Unger clips do you not find it causes the rubber to not contact the glass properly? Using moerman rubber at the minute. 

 

What channel end clips are you using? The very latest clips hold most rubbers very tightly. A good indication is that if it’s very difficult to get the Unger clip in then you’ve got the latest ones. The problem then is that the green clip may distort the rubber. I use them in the original clips and the earlier V2 clips but on the latest ones if the rubber is difficult to slide in and set? I don’t bother

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Dave B
On 26/02/2019 at 19:31, matty86 said:

I have been having issues with the liquidator leaving loads of weird lines. What I've done is overlapped the rubber by about 1mil each side and that stopped about 99% of the issues. Does anyone stick pins or clips on the end to hold the rubber in place? Am unsing Unger soft at moment. 

Unger rubber is too short from the back to the front edge to use effectively with the liquidator channels

Moerman/ettore/razr are all a touch longer which helps a lot

And hi @Eric Gilliand not spoken for a while

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matty86
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1 hour ago, Eric Gilliand said:
9 hours ago, matty86 said:

The lads using the green Unger clips do you not find it causes the rubber to not contact the glass properly? Using moerman rubber at the minute. 

 

What channel end clips are you using? The very latest clips hold most rubbers very tightly. A good indication is that if it’s very difficult to get the Unger clip in then you’ve got the latest ones. The problem then is that the green clip may distort the rubber. I use them in the original clips and the earlier V2 clips but on the latest ones if the rubber is difficult to slide in and set? I don’t bother

 

Thanks mate. Ah that must be the reason then. Just bought a new 12inch channel. Yeah the Unger clips so difficult to get them in this channel. Not used the Unger clips before. Got a 10 inch channel bought in late 2018 is that the latest V.2 clips too? 

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Eric Gilliand
10 hours ago, matty86 said:

 

Thanks mate. Ah that must be the reason then. Just bought a new 12inch channel. Yeah the Unger clips so difficult to get them in this channel. Not used the Unger clips before. Got a 10 inch channel bought in late 2018 is that the latest V.2 clips too? 

I would say yes if you bought it from one of the larger, busier supply outlets.

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matty86
3 hours ago, Eric Gilliand said:

I would say yes if you bought it from one of the larger, busier supply outlets.

Yeah the I bought the end of last year was from window cleaning warehouse. This one I bought last week the 12inch from cleaning spot.

14 hours ago, Dave B said:

Unger rubber is too short from the back to the front edge to use effectively with the liquidator channels

Moerman/ettore/razr are all a touch longer which helps a lot

And hi @Eric Gilliand not spoken for a while

Yeah thanks for that. I did read that somrwere that Unger rubber was too short. It's a shame I have loads of Unger soft here haha

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matty86

How do people find using the ettore rubber in there liquidator?. I find it good rubber and holds tight etc. But because it's inbetween a soft rubber and hard rubber it can easily slip over the windows with paper thin seals leaving a edge of soap down the side. Anybody else find that? Best rubber I have used still moerman atm. 

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