Recommendations for a telescopic brush?

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  1. jimothy

    jimothy Read Only Funster

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    Afternoon all

    Can anyone please recommend a good telescopic brush for the washing of the motorhome?

    I bought the one from Halfords last year, which served well, but got it out this year for a scrub (having not used it sonce before the winter) and the head snapped off on its plastic screw-on connector after doing the front and one side. Not very impressed :Angry:.

    Any recommend anything that will last a bit longer?

    Grazie mille.

    Jamie.
     
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    I just got a cheap un branded one from a garden centre a few years ago - lasted well so far and doesn't look any less well made than something from a major company. Will do the same when it inevitably breaks. :thumb:
     
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    £10 telepscopic hose brush at maplins
     
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    The reviews of either of those Maplin brushes don't inspire much confidence; and the symptoms of head unscrewing and water peeing out of every joint echo with my ex Halfords brush...
     
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    A long stick and gaffer tape is your friend :Smile:
     
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    The head did unscrew actually.. So I epoxyd it.. Works fine now.
     
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    Wife with sponge and on a trampoline works as well. Got the idea from Wallace and Gromit.:thumb:
     
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    The whole concept is basically flawed somewhat.

    With a longggggg handle you cannot get any pressure on the brush to remove anything stubborn .. Woman has bought three over the years ( she just does not learn !! LOL !! )

    They are great for light dirt but the only way to get a decent clean on heavy grime is to get up close and personal :Wink:

    You would be better off spending the money on one of those weird ladders that go in all shapes and use it as a platform ( which is what I do :thumb: )
     
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    :Rofl1:

    Fast forward to 1m 40 for the bit I like

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lqm8JGnSshE&list=PL59706F999730B353&feature=player_detailpage"]How to avoid washing a car by Kevin the teenager - BBC - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Aldi are selling an extending screen cleaner that works, including a rubber scraper to finish. Bought one and it is even better than expected. About £6 I think.

    Alan
     
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    Got one of those for the van. It has been on the floor in the back of the car for at least 2 months......:Blush:
     
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