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Old 08-02-2018, 05:17 PM   #21
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Mine is on its way....looking forward to trying it out.
Anyone know where you can purchase extra covers from
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Old 08-02-2018, 05:25 PM   #22
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For £2.99 might as well buy another and use the pads from that.


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Old 08-02-2018, 07:16 PM   #23
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Thanks. I went in to ALDI today to get one - I knew they were released on the 8th. Not there, but I'll try again tomorrow. If not I'll order on line.
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Old 08-02-2018, 10:12 PM   #24
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Thanks for this, I have an s5 coupe and also vape and cleaning the back screen is almost impossible to get right to the bottom and into the corners..

Will pick one of these Ilya on the weekend..

Also managed to pick up a 5L tub of Nilco glass after recommendations on here and got it when it was on offer too
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I picked up one of the ALDI ones today. I'll do a comparison with the Halfords one tomorrow. £2.99 is a bargain though
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I picked up one of the ALDI ones today. I'll do a comparison with the Halfords one tomorrow. £2.99 is a bargain though
Picked one up in Aldi today as well, or at least my wife did! Too good to miss at such a bargain price!

Look forward to your comparison - I don't think there's going to be much in it, if anything though.

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Managed to try the Halfords one today and all I can say is I'm very impressed.

Not sure what the blue pad is made of but it really gets into the glass and with the head being so thin it fits nicely into the edges of the glass. For me it's a far easier way to clean the inside of the front screen without have to become a contortionist.

Not sure how long pads will last but I will give the main one a wash just to see how it stands up. With spares at a pound apiece they're not too bad providing you can get them. I had to order my spare pads online to be sent to the local store.
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OK. A quick comparison of the Halfords version of the screen cleaner with the ALDI one I bought yesterday for £2.99.





Comes with a spare pad.



Extended.





The head on the ALDI is larger than the Halfords one. So pads not interchangeable, but you might get away with the ALDI ones on the Halfords'. The handle is better on the Halfords, as it's a soft grip as opposed to hard plastic on the ALDI. Both are quite sturdy when extended and unlock/extend/lock in the same way. The head on the ALDI is stiffer to pivot, but I suppose in use this could loosen up. The Halfords one is smoother in this regard. The Halfords pads seem more glass-like, the ALDI ones - well one is like a normal MF the other more velvety. The instructions state that the ALDI pads are machine washable at 30 degrees, whereas the Halfords ones are 60 degrees. Length wise is equal when extended.

All in all, there isn't much between them and both would do the job. I haven't used the ALDI one yet as my car is in at the dealer's to fix a rattle, but I suspect it would be fine although the Halfords pads do look better for glass.

I also bought some paint brushes, which could be used as detailing brushes. I bought 3 small ones for £2.99, but they also did 2 medium or 1 large for the same price. They look pretty decent and very soft.



I spotted some car cleaning products too. All 3 priced at £1.99 each. Shampoo, Leather Cleaner and Glass cleaner. And £4.99 for wiper blades I've just noticed in the photo too:

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I picked up one of the ALDI ones today. I'll do a comparison with the Halfords one tomorrow. £2.99 is a bargain though
How does it feel compared to the Halfords one ? As sturdy / better / worse ?

What do the pads feel like as well ?

Edit - ignore me, I've just seen you've put a review up
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I also bought some paint brushes, which could be used as detailing brushes. I bought 3 small ones for £2.99, but they also did 2 medium or 1 large for the same price. They look pretty decent and very soft.
I'd like to try the paint brushes, were they part on the "SpecialBuys" with the screen cleaner or somewhere else in the store? Never noticed them before.
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