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davidpm 12-14-2008 11:44 PM

washdown hose
 
I put away the garden hose today and it made me remember that the wash down hoses I've used for the boats I've crewed on all seem a little wanting.

Anyone have the perfect hose?

camaraderie 12-15-2008 10:06 AM

I find the tightly coiled hoses you can get at the garden store work great for this purpose and are easily stowed.
They have it in both 25 an 50ft. lengths.
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/...500_AA280_.jpg
Amazon.com: Colorite 25' Boat & Camper Self Coiling Water Hose #WRH8120025: Home Improvement

Bene505 12-15-2008 12:03 PM

I agree with Cam. I have one of these that stores in a little area within the anchor locker. At only 25 feet, I find it doesn't reach to the back of the boat, but it sure does well when washing the muck off the anchor.

I also carry some regular garden hose to get some extra reach, and to use when at a slip.

7Psych 12-15-2008 06:51 PM

OUCH......Thread Hijack!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

PermaLivin 12-15-2008 08:09 PM

sorry about that hijack, wrong thread. i have deleted that post. ok, back to the coiled hose.. :)

roofcoatings 08-22-2009 05:44 AM

How could some one hijack the thread :mad:

rikhall 08-22-2009 09:00 PM

Better than hijacking the hose

trantor12020 08-22-2009 09:21 PM

nice hose. sure is cheaper getting it from home improvement shops than wm.


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