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Old 06-27-2013, 09:07 PM   #1
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Best City Water hose?

Lots of 'big questions', this one is minor!!!

First camping trip, had a 50 foot white drinking water hose.....and the dadgum water connection was 54 feet away!!! (must be government installed)

Not real satisfied with the quality of this hose. Won't roll up well, and kinks some even though it says it won't.

I want a 75' drinking water safe HIGH quality hose. Needs to be able to roll up, not kink, and have quality construction.....

Is there a 'magic brand' that y'all use????

Thanks.
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Old 06-27-2013, 09:20 PM   #2
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Hope someone wil have some info. Tired of kinks
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Old 06-27-2013, 09:24 PM   #3
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Old 06-27-2013, 09:39 PM   #4
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I can't remember the brand but it was the more expensive of the two at home depot. But none the less buy 3 25' hoses then just link them together for the length that way when you only need 10' your set
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Old 06-27-2013, 09:42 PM   #5
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I'm not looking for a 75' hose, but also watching to see what others recommend. I've read a few other threads on hose selection, but haven't come to a conclusion yet.

I'm considering buying a couple (buy as many as you need to reach your max length, and also have shorter lengths when necessary).

Amazon.com: Valterra W01-7300 White 5/8" x 25' Kink Free Drinking Water Hose: Automotive

Just wondering if anyone has had problems with them not expanding to reach the 5/8" capacity, or problems with the fittings.

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Old 06-27-2013, 09:50 PM   #6
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This is what we have, and does the job. NeverKink RV & Marine Hose 50'x5/8" - Teknor Apex 8604-50 - Hoses, Reels & Fittings - Camping World
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Old 06-27-2013, 09:54 PM   #7
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5/8" x 75' Clear-Flow Garden Hose



Hoses

  • Freeze proof to -10C / 14F without windchill
  • Drinking water safe
  • Flat hose design forces water out when nozzle is removed
  • Non-toxic, bacteria resistant
  • Ideal for gardening, farm, RV, marine and general purpose
  • Crush proof nylon fittings
  • Ultra-light, self-draining, durable, flexible and kink- resistant
  • 5/8" x 75' (image not exact)
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Old 06-27-2013, 10:11 PM   #8
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I prefer a couple 25' hoses, Never Kink or Camco Taste Pure. The cheaper ones have thin stamped ends that crush if you step on them. If you need 75', get 3 shorter ones. They're easier to roll up and store in the basement.
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Old 06-28-2013, 12:24 PM   #9
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Bingo.

Check this out:

Get the best garden hose designed for lasting outdoor use, from FAMOUS PLUMBING SUPPLY
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Old 06-28-2013, 12:28 PM   #10
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I swear by my Teknor Apex Neverkink. One, American Made, and 2, they are one of my customers on one of my jobs. I got the 25' 5/8" and will be purchasing the 50' as well.
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