Help I need a new brush

Discussion in 'Motorhome Detailing' started by FJmike, Feb 16, 2016.

  1. FJmike

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    Today whilst valeting khizzie''s motor home my faithful brush broke, I do seem to get though them but with the handle made from aluminium they do fracture The problem is that it was from Costco and they don't seem to sell them anymore, I prefer these brushes as they a a bit firmer than the average brush and they have bristles (if that's the right description) at the side of the brush head which makes them ideal for valeting motorhomes. Anyone know where I can buy something similar???
     
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    What is the brand name Mike? Do you have a photo?
     
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    Sorry Graham can't remember the brand, it may have been Costcos own, will get a photo tomorrow
     
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    Have you had a look at ebay Mike ?
     
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    I have looked on flebay, Amazon and Google but can't see anything similar :madder:
     
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    Is it possible to get new handle ..? Or repair it using another piece of tubing ..? just thought wilko do a range of brushes ..
     
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    Got to get one for when you do mine in April
     
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    Several alternative brush heads Here.
     
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    Thanks Graham I have ordered from your link
     
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    Got one recently from JTF (stores Preston, warrington mainly in the north but could order online) and your right if it has the bristles on 3 side easier to wash the van
    Not sure if the pole good enough quality for regular use but can keep the head (unscrews) and buy a good quality paint brush pole (same thread)
     
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    Just out of interest @FJmike , which model did you go for and why please?
     
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    Dip deluxe, ordered on the 16th but hasn't arrived yet
     
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    Should have gone for @DuxDeluxe - he's dippy enough :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    I've got one --- used twice. I can get it as far as Devizes for you at Easter.
     
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    Thanks for the offer, but since starting this thread I have ordered two different brushes (one has arrived) and after having a dig in my garage found that I had one that I haven't used.
     
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    Trigger managed it 5 times........and 9 new heads.
     
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    Jeez....you must have a hell of a throwing arm.
     
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    No just a long handle.
     
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    Mike that's terrible ! You had that brush 17 years. Ten new heads and five new handles but 17 years ! :D
     
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    I'm a happy bunny, went to Costco today and they had valeting brushes in stock so I bought four. I know it doesn't take much to please some :)
     
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