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Does anyone here use suction cups ? I cant seem to find any that work. I know the surface must be flat. Thanks:thumbsup:
 

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I like them. I use a yellow pair that costs maybe $25. They are just OK.

But I think spending for a better pair is worthwhile. And you could use the better pair for mirror removal if you come across that issue.
 

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I use Festool Geckos Only because I had a pair and I needed a good set for some 20x20"s that I was working on. I will say that after using them for tile they are worth the $60 or so for that application.
 

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Yeah that's them, I thought cr Laurence made them, I got 3 of them, they only work on smooth surfaces, I tried recently to attach to something a little rough and it wouldn't grip.
 

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I guess we should ask what application the OP wants to use them for. Power grips are awesome for carrying glass but would be a bad choice for setting large format tile as they take way too much time to lock down and the thin sealing rings would become easily damaged with mortar.
 
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They pick up slabs of granite and marble as well, but yes, always more detail is better, if I have a problem I would give as much detail as possible, otherwise the wrong advice would be given .
 

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I have a few cheap single cups, I think they're Raimondi - work pretty good on smaller stuff. I have a handful of some four cup sets that I picked up at harbor freight of all places that work surprisingly well. Set 24"marble with them and maybe had maybe two or three slips on a 1700+' job. I love suction cups. Use them for everything from layout to back buttering.
 
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We've been having a TON of success with these

The square base makes it easy to engage with one hand, so it gives you the ability to easily use 2 for large material. It does have a foam ring on it that allows it to be used on textured material. 110 lbs lifting capacity per cup. Definitely not bad for the price!
 

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We've been having a TON of success with these

The square base makes it easy to engage with one hand, so it gives you the ability to easily use 2 for large material. It does have a foam ring on it that allows it to be used on textured material. 110 lbs lifting capacity per cup. Definitely not bad for the price!
Those look cool Steve. I may have to have you send a pair or two.
 
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