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Hi Guys i need to upgrade my Pole , I need a 35 footer I got a couple of big Houses next week 3 storey houses and a big Conservatory . What is the best .i have a Pheonix and a Gardiner , the Pheonix Well what can I say its useless . It spins bends like anything its horrible to use . I need a rigid pole i spoke to someone recently and he said dont look at anything apart from a ova8 . Does any one have any views on them please the guy I spoke to is a pro not like me so I took it on board . But just wondering who uses one and what they think.  Also I need a decent brush for conservatorys any thoughts on that as well . Thanks for your help 

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35 foot Extreme from Gardiner. You asked for the best and that's the best pole in my opinion. Nice and light https://gardinerpolesystems.co.uk/x3-xtreme-35.html

And, for conservatories, the brush I would recommend is the Universal Sill. Stiff bristles on either side for stubborn bird's poo, etc https://gardinerpolesystems.co.uk/universal-sill-26cm-brush-medium-soft.html

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6 minutes ago, wezza13 said:

35 foot Extreme from Gardiner. You asked for the best and that's the best pole in my opinion. Nice and light https://gardinerpolesystems.co.uk/x3-xtreme-35.html

And, for conservatories, the brush I would recommend is the Universal Sill. Stiff bristles on either side for stubborn bird's poo, etc https://gardinerpolesystems.co.uk/universal-sill-26cm-brush-medium-soft.html

Thanks Wezza appreciate it . Thanks for sending the links 

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Problem is it's all about preferences. I'm not sure I'd like the feel of a pole that doesn't spin (when the clamps are slacked off that is).

I'd like to try an Ova 8 to see what it feels like but there's no way I'm spending that sort of money on an pole just to see what it feels like. I also like my twist valve and I cant  see that working well in a oval pole

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1 hour ago, ched999uk said:

Any ideas how to fit a scraper with the twist? Lots and lots of seagulls here!!!!

You can have a scraper if you have a Gardiner pole, it slides in between the gooseneck and pole, make sure the small lump goes into the clamp groove to stop it spinning

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Cheers. I had read that the gardiner swivel valve wasn't compatible with their scraper I just wondered if anyone had found a way round the issue. I know what an inventive bunch you are 😀

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Had to use a scraper to remove some muck today, but it has to be attached to a quick-loq adapter after you remove the brush. Hardly ever need to use it though as generally most bird lime I encounter comes off reasonably quickly with a  decent brush.

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3 hours ago, Martyn said:

You would struggle to convince me that there is something better than a Gardiner pole.

I got told with the ova8 you don't need to grip as hard due to the shape of the pole . I looked at a few channels on you tube after I got told about the pole . The Guys seem to love it on there . On thing is the attachments u can get also .

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5 hours ago, windowsurfer said:

Supermaxx pole good pole

I did have a look earlier  . Looks good value for money.  I will let you know what i go for 

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15 hours ago, Mark75 said:

Hi Guys i need to upgrade my Pole , I need a 35 footer I got a couple of big Houses next week 3 storey houses and a big Conservatory . What is the best .i have a Pheonix and a Gardiner , the Pheonix Well what can I say its useless . It spins bends like anything its horrible to use . I need a rigid pole i spoke to someone recently and he said dont look at anything apart from a ova8 . Does any one have any views on them please the guy I spoke to is a pro not like me so I took it on board . But just wondering who uses one and what they think.  Also I need a decent brush for conservatorys any thoughts on that as well . Thanks for your help 

Boss HB22 for me from Bladeright great pole very well constructed and no issues with it at all 

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