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Nathan
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Two great products, both very different. For those that have experienced either, chime in... I'll give you my take as well.
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I know you cant uses these everywhere but for 700.00 you can get a DJI drone. I still have a problem paying 600 bucks for a painters pole. Maybe someone can work me through why these are better than a 50 dollar painter poll with a 6 in tripod installed on the top

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I've never been quite that handy- I know a lot of inspectors buy them.

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Eye-Stick was developed particularly for Home Inspectors by a Home Inspector . Painters poles can work, but at the least you need to impress your clients with tools they don't have themselves in their garage .When clients see the Eye-Stick or Polester , they are immediately impressed . They've just hired a Profesional Home Inspector, charging Professional Fees and uses Professional grade tools.

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Mark Hendley wrote:Eye-Stick was developed particularly for Home Inspectors by a Home Inspector . Painters poles can work, but at the least you need to impress your clients with tools they don't have themselves in their garage .When clients see the Eye-Stick or Polester , they are immediately impressed . They've just hired a Profesional Home Inspector, charging Professional Fees and uses Professional grade tools.



That's way too nice. Of course inspectors need tools like this...why yours over the Polester?


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Mark Hendley wrote:Eye-Stick was developed particularly for Home Inspectors by a Home Inspector . Painters poles can work, but at the least you need to impress your clients with tools they don't have themselves in their garage .When clients see the Eye-Stick or Polester , they are immediately impressed . They've just hired a Profesional Home Inspector, charging Professional Fees and uses Professional grade tools.


Only if you drive it to an inspection.
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I wouldn't rely on a pole for taking photos to "impress my clients". Sounds great, but really that's just a marketing statement.
I can get the job done with a 24' painters pole and a camera that sends the images back to my mobile device. Its very stable and takes great photos.
total cost....Less than $200.00

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Great product, but how much do you charge? I've seen the numbers here I appreciate this.

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I've never personally had the need to use a camera on a pole. I've been able to access areas I've needed to access in other ways. Especially for the cost I've seen in this thread. I can think of other tools I'd rather have for that price. But I'm just one guy.

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