You are viewing Pylon Wiper Blades - 18 inch . As low as $1.99 Each When You Buy 10 of a size. Pylon Premium Plus The Pylon Premium Plus blade features a steel frame, poly thermal secondaries and steel tertiaries. This eliminates metal to metal contact, ensuring quieter blade action and rust problems. The custom molded rubber insert has stainless steel flexors for optimum blade to windshield contact. Note: Wiper blades are sold individually
If you're looking at these blades, you probably are doing so for the same reason I did: they're dirt cheap. However, let me save you some money, frustration, and possibly keep you a bit safer -- these are rubbish. Plain and simple, these blades are bad. If I was ambitious, I'd do a video review and show how horrendous these really are in action, but, to be honest, I'm just not that ambitious feeling right now.
Their first test came after a snow storm, following a semi, which was kicking up large amounts of spray thanks to the snow and ice being melted by salt on the road. Those of you who live in northern climates know what a nasty, hard to see through film salt spray from roads leaves on your windshield. Well, these wipers hardly cleared a thing. I had to pull over and clean it by hand with snow from the ditch more than once.
Fast forward a couple weeks. A rare December RAIN storm comes (usually any precipitation in December is snow up here). Perhaps these blades are just not build for tough winters, but at least they should handle rain, right? WRONG. Although better than the salt spray, to say these did a decent job would be a gross exaggeration.
Finally on my way to work one morning there was a slight film of the aforementioned salt spray. I hit my wipers and washer fluid to clean it up, and... nothing. It's as if somehow the blades levitate OVER my now sprayed windshield? The top of the arc on the passenger side did clear about an inch of fluid, but that is utterly worthless to me, the driver.
So I swung into Wal-Mart and got a new set of blades of a different brand, which work exponentially better. The moral of the story, spend a few dollars more, save yourself money and time in the long run.
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I disagree with the previous review. I loved these wipers, but Walmart quit stocking them They used to be $2.47 on the shelf and I would buy a new set every 6 months or so. It's actually been awhile since they have been available at Walmart. Long enough for me to go through a set of Bosch and a set of Rain-X. Neither one lasted a year and each one cost as much as several Pylons. The Bosch just wore out this week and I came here looking for Pylon. I drive 40k miles annually for my job so my wipers work pretty hard. I've never had any issues with Pylon at all. Maybe they don't last a whole year, but at the price, you're still money ahead. The $20 wiper blades are no good after a year either. The "bargain" brands at Walmart used to be Pylon and Anco. The Ancos were horrible and were around $4 each. I'm ordering several Pylon wipers so I can quit worrying about paying a high price for a wiper that's really not any better.
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