New ergonomic wand handle.

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Nice-- but as I've gotten older I've learned to use my Arms/biceps less and my Legs more to push/walk the wand.
The Zipper w T-handle causes NO Hip twisting like a regular wand does. And you can push it with two hands if you are so inclined.
 

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My particular lower back issues cause me to feel more comfortable if I twist. It I square up to the tool, like my tile spinner tool makes me do, it puts too much tension on my lower back. If I can clean sideways, like a traditional wand allows me to do, I don't have that tension.
 

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But that movement will arch your back................and those of us can't handle that.
 

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I guess I'm the right height for the Zipper-- 5'5".. My guy who is about 5'11" says the Zipper hurts his lower back.?

I thought he was saying that because ITS keeping with his unspoken Motto which is: "What ever you do-- don't do it John's way"
he was my biz partner when we were kids and now my employee.
 
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My particular lower back issues cause me to feel more comfortable if I twist. It I square up to the tool, like my tile spinner tool makes me do, it puts too much tension on my lower back. If I can clean sideways, like a traditional wand allows me to do, I don't have that tension.

$Marty, do you ever get the idea that YOU may be twisted ?? :lol:

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I think it was just the hardware not the wand. I think he said it would fit a variety of wands.
 
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Good,for,you Dave, the true unique feature I see is the adjustable angle . Be interesting to see the build quality and longevity of the unit. For $285 , outside of rebuilding the valve it should hold up as long as the wand does.

Would be nice to see the wand in action, not just being pushed across a carpet without being hooked up to a truckmount.

How long has one been in the field?

Why do you think existing pressure wash wand styles have not gained any traction already?

Are you convinced that the angle adjustment assembly won't develop some play over time and create a sloppy feel as you move the wand back and forth?

All serious questions, not trying to bust your chops like I normally do.
 

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Thanks Fred for posting the videos. I just released it this week getting a lot of positive comments. As most of you know I made my first one of these ergo wand conversions four years ago to help with my trigger fingers. I would like to also thank Mytee for starting me on this journey. Because I tried Mytee's so called ergo kit & I found the more natural motion to be a plus. But, it just made my fingers worse. The problem was that the round nub on top of the gun valve rested all the weight of the wand into the web of skin between my thumb and forefinger and it cause injury to my thumb, pain and numbness on the top of my hand. That is how I came up with the only wand valve ( Patent Pending)that transfers the weight of the wand across the entire top of your hand on onto a special padding material. ( ) This pad make a big difference. You can even do a forward vac stroke with an open hand. ( try that with any other wand) I also decided that it would be helpful if you could choose your own desired angle for the valve ( An other first.) The more natural motion also allows for a longer wand stroke. Its all stainless steel and built for life. I'll have the Sorborthone replacement pads are available. I have a merchant site up- www.ergowand.com ( Still a work in progress ) But, you can place an order if you want and I won't run your card until mailing. So, this thing does exist and it solves many of the problems with existing wand valve systems. If anyone has a question I'll chime in & Once again thanks' all !!!
 

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How long has one been in the field?
I've Been using it for four years

Why do you think existing pressure wash wand styles have not gained any traction already?
They have not gained traction as seen in the above post because they put the weight of the wand into the web of your hand and many don't have the most natural angle. On mine you choose your own desired angle

Are you convinced that the angle adjustment assembly won't develop some play over time and create a sloppy feel as you move the wand back and forth?
The angle adjustment locks down securely on a rubber washer. If the washer goes bad in time it is replaceable. I have spent a lot of time and prototypes on this feature. To find a washer that was soft/pliable enough to grab and still sturdy enough to last


All serious questions, not trying to bust your chops like I normally do.
Shocking!!!
 
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Good,for,you Dave, the true unique feature I see is the adjustable angle . Be interesting to see the build quality and longevity of the unit. For $285 , outside of rebuilding the valve it should hold up as long as the wand does.

Would be nice to see the wand in action, not just being pushed across a carpet without being hooked up to a truckmount.

How long has one been in the field?

Why do you think existing pressure wash wand styles have not gained any traction already?

Are you convinced that the angle adjustment assembly won't develop some play over time and create a sloppy feel as you move the wand back and forth?

All serious questions, not trying to bust your chops like I normally do.


Fred, you're a dick..... It was hooked to his TM..... :stir:

Looks cool.... Hope it works... I'm a RE and Zipper Jr user... I hate wanding, when I believe I can do a better job... But I do have my Prochem TI in the van just in case...
 

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I ordered two. One for me and one for you.

yea....ummmmm yours is being shipped to your PO Box along with the bill that includes and extra $100.00 for shipping and handling. Uhhhuh my handling is expensive. :winky:
 

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