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Old 12-27-2013, 10:35 AM
JimMarshall JimMarshall is offline
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What kind of hose nozzles?

Getting tired of cheap, leaky plastic hose nozzles.... What are you using, and where are you getting them from? I went to the cheap ones because the nice ones were always coming up missing..... Just think I am going to start shooting people who take them and nip that in the bud.
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Old 12-27-2013, 04:55 PM
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yeah get the metal ones.
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Old 03-23-2014, 09:04 AM
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Nelson made/makes a firehouse hose type. It's black with a red handle and an infinite adjustable spray pattern.
It's been dropped, thrown, stepped-on and best of all; laid in the sun for going on 5 yrs. now. Mainly, cause I can't get the dang thing off the hose!

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Old 03-23-2014, 09:07 AM
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To date, no leaks either.

It's probably been discontinued due to the lack of replacement part sales associated.

Here's at an angle:
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Old 03-23-2014, 10:54 AM
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ive got a half acre with a 40x90 garden at back of it to which im always dragging a hose to , i water solely with hose to save water so im using nozzles alot . ive broke a bunch of them that cant take the dropping and dragging wear and always end up back to the simple sturdy old brass ones -

http://www.amazon.com/Gilmour-528-So...ds=hose+nozzle

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Old 03-23-2014, 11:31 AM
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ive got a half acre with a 40x90 garden at back of it to which im always dragging a hose to , i water solely with hose to save water so im using nozzles alot . ive broke a bunch of them that cant take the dropping and dragging wear and always end up back to the simple sturdy old brass ones -

http://www.amazon.com/Gilmour-528-So...ds=hose+nozzle

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The one you linked to on Amazon was referred too as a SOLID brass unit. They made a direct reference to it in the title.

Buyer beware these days. Diligence is as easy as a magnet in your pocket. I.e. It looks like brass, but a magnet is sticking to it? Hmmm. Clad/coated?- not sure what the process is called. Magnets have never stuck to brass. It's not to say that an internal part or 2 isn't metal though. Costs just as much & lasts about a week!

If in question, buy from a big box store & return if unhappy.
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Old 03-23-2014, 12:43 PM
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This is what we use. These are great because they have a high flow rate and are delicate at the same time. http://www.orbitonline.com/products/...zinc-fan-spray
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Old 03-24-2014, 07:58 PM
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To date, no leaks either.

It's probably been discontinued due to the lack of replacement part sales associated.

Here's at an angle:
That looks NICE
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Old 03-28-2014, 05:46 PM
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I've had good luck with standard brass nozzles that are two piece. The three piece nozzles will break. I pair the nozzle with a brass shutoff so I can adjust the pressure and quickly turn it off without having to spin the nozzle. With this method you have a wide variety of sprays and if you drop it on concrete nothing breaks.
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Old 03-29-2014, 05:41 PM
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Had several to brake (plastic handle) so I went all metal.
http://images.lowes.com/product/conv...11320150lg.jpg
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