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dd

  • Posts: 2020
Pole hose
« on: November 10, 2019, 12:18:31 pm »
Best pole hose for cold water not using univalve?

I find Gardiners all season pole hose poop and their pu hose (green) not much better. Wondering about trying their reinforced hose or are other suppliers any better?

The black pole hose Ionics used to do was the best I found. Others too prone to twisting/tangling/looping.

windowswashed

  • Posts: 1978
Re: Pole hose
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2019, 12:27:19 pm »
Gardiners red PU hose is good, so is rhino hose. Trick is to gather up pole hose in large loops rather than small hoops so it don't coil up  and get tangled easily.

wayne m

  • Posts: 310
Re: Pole hose
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2019, 01:02:57 pm »
Iíve been using this for the past week and seems ok so far and I use a univalve https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=222400163503&_sacat=0

Splash & dash

  • Posts: 1685
Re: Pole hose
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2019, 06:31:29 pm »
Gardiners green pu works very well we use it with hot water and itís fine no problem

mufcglen

  • Posts: 1478
Re: Pole hose
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2019, 07:54:22 pm »
Same here canít fault gardinerís green hose with cold or hot water, I think any tingling issues most people must have is due to wrapping up as I use hoseless set up and it untwists any sort of tangles  everytime I reel it all in!

Clever Forum Name

  • Posts: 5821
Re: Pole hose
« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2019, 10:45:50 pm »
Hands down best hose i've ever used and the guys say the same in the franchise.

https://gardinerpolesystems.co.uk/all-products/pump-hose/hoses/pole-hose/green-flexible-pu-pole-hose-5-5mm-id-x-8mm-od.html

Goes onto electric reels and nobody has ever had a split or tangle problems!!

dd

  • Posts: 2020
Re: Pole hose
« Reply #6 on: November 11, 2019, 05:47:14 pm »
Thanks for replies guys.

I think because I hold the hose in my hand  (so I can reach tap on pole hose) instead of simply pulling hose across the ground (and using a univalve) this may give rise to more issues with pole hose twisting.

Gomo

  • Posts: 4172
Re: Pole hose
« Reply #7 on: November 11, 2019, 06:57:09 pm »
ALL hoses are rubbish

Ive tried maybe 10 different ones and they all tangle after a while

Gardiner green is probably the best, but even that after a couple of weeks is  the same.

dd

  • Posts: 2020
Re: Pole hose
« Reply #8 on: November 12, 2019, 12:42:09 pm »
ALL hoses are rubbish

Ive tried maybe 10 different ones and they all tangle after a while

Gardiner green is probably the best, but even that after a couple of weeks is  the same.
Nice to know I am not the only one.

The struggle is real.

david mark

  • Posts: 402
Re: Pole hose
« Reply #9 on: November 12, 2019, 05:11:16 pm »
Blue rinho hose is the best

windowswashed

  • Posts: 1978
Re: Pole hose
« Reply #10 on: November 12, 2019, 05:38:43 pm »
The best hose going is Rhino 10mm pole hose (virtually impossible to kink, closely followed lay flat 8mm rhino hose. Then PU 8mm red hose.

Dave Willis

  • Posts: 9879
Re: Pole hose
« Reply #11 on: November 12, 2019, 06:51:40 pm »
10mm pole hose?
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robbo333

  • Posts: 1992
Re: Pole hose
« Reply #12 on: November 12, 2019, 07:26:06 pm »
Same as others, i've tried loads and it's all much of a muchness!

The Green PU is ok but I have to remember to undo the coils, formed as a result of winding it on the reel. So a few times a day I just turn the pole anti-clockwise a few turns, as I'm heading back to the van.

I might try that light green stuff! Thanks for that.
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dd

  • Posts: 2020
Re: Pole hose
« Reply #13 on: November 12, 2019, 07:38:20 pm »
I have ordered some of the reinforced pole hose from Gardiners, can't be worse than anything else I have.