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Canalsman

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I've just bought a Titan window vacuum from Screwfix for £19.99.

It works well on my windscreen and cab windows and is much cheaper than the well known 'yellow' brand, this being the coy description in the reviews on Screwfix.

There are plenty of reviews and they all seem to think it's as good as or better than the competitor.

Worth a look if you need such a device.
 

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Does it work OK horizontally on the windscreen without spluttering etc ?
 

mistericeman

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I prefer to use the external insulated screens to stop it occurring in the first place...

Vacs are OK BUT they don't help with the condensation that's already formed and rund down the back of the dashboard where there is only usually a very thin coat of paint and lots of electrical components.
 

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I prefer to use the external insulated screens to stop it occurring in the first place...

Vacs are OK BUT they don't help with the condensation that's already formed and rund down the back of the dashboard where there is only usually a very thin coat of paint and lots of electrical components.
Agreed about not letting water run down behind the dash.

I move every few days so use of external screens is a pain.

I plan to vacuum the screen every day, and place an old towel at the base of the screen to catch the inevitable water runs.
 

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We have the yellow one and are totally hooked...when you see the amount of water sucked up. External screens are great but not always practical especially when it is throwing it down with rain and you have a small van! We use internal and external, depending on the circumstances at the time. Where to get a cheaper replacement is good to know.
 

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The yellow one for me. to. but it needs a work around for bottom of windscreen as thats where the fuses are.
 

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I've just bought a Titan window vacuum from Screwfix for £19.99.

It works well on my windscreen and cab windows and is much cheaper than the well known 'yellow' brand, this being the coy description in the reviews on Screwfix.

There are plenty of reviews and they all seem to think it's as good as or better than the competitor.

Worth a look if you need such a device.
My Karcher is on its last legs so will have a look at the Titan.
Rarely have to use it for cab windows as always use externals from autumn until spring. I mainly use it to remove water from the shower cubicle, works a treat.
 

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Titan certainly do make some good stuff. I have several of their electrical tools.
 

Canalsman

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Interestingly it appears to be made in Europe. I fully expected it to have been made in China but no reference is made to indicate that.
 

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I priced external covers for my a class £450.
So I looked at a karcher in costco £29.
I thought where am I going to store the covers when it gets wet.
I thought I would just save myself £420.
Its crazy you can buy external covers for normal ducatos for £60-100.
 

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I priced external covers for my a class £450.
So I looked at a karcher in costco £29.
I thought where am I going to store the covers when it gets wet.
I thought I would just save myself £420.
Its crazy you can buy external covers for normal ducatos for £60-100.
Have you tried Taylor made for external covers?
I just put them in the shower if they are wet
 
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Have you tried Taylor made for external covers?
I just put them in the shower if they are wet
We also bought TaylorMade external covers as they completely eliminate cab condensation. We don't use the free 'Hedgehogs' as a member suggested they might harm the paintwork.

I'm not the least bit bothered about removing them when it's raining, and as you say, they quickly dry in our shower too.
 

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We also bought TaylorMade external covers as they completely eliminate cab condensation. We don't use the free 'Hedgehogs' as a member suggested they might harm the paintwork.

I'm not the least bit bothered about removing them when it's raining, and as you say, they quickly dry in our shower too.
I love our Taylormade screens....

They're fantastic in summer too for keeping things cool ..
I was really amazed at what a difference they make all year round.
 
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Obanboy666

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I love our Taylormade screens....

They're fantastic in summer too for keeping things cool ..
I was really amazed at what a difference they make all year round.
Same here, had mine on daily for the last 3 weeks In Cumbria. Taylormade May cost more than other makes but they are a perfect fit and last.
 

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