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Old 07-24-2016, 06:21 AM   #1
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Water Hose

I've always been frustrated by "garden" hoses for boat washing, water tank filling etc. I've used everything from "kink free" to the Pocket hose and they've all had drawbacks.

About a month ago, I was at Lowes and discovered a hose called Zero G. It's amazing, and it's drinking water safe. The next day I went back to Lowes and bought a second one. It's so easy to handle on board that I actually enjoy using it. And, a 5-year warranty.

No affiliation, just passing it along. Check it out.

Shop Zero-G 5/8-in x 50-ft Premium-Duty Kink Free Garden Hose at Lowes.com
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Old 07-24-2016, 07:00 AM   #2
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Way cool. I'm on my way. Thanks.
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Old 07-24-2016, 08:59 AM   #3
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Thanks. I'll have to try one.

My normal go to hoses are the ones from Tricoflex

Tricoflex : reinforced hoses for water
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That does look good. I hate hoses as well.
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Old 07-24-2016, 12:12 PM   #5
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Is that one of the inflating expanding hoses?
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Old 07-24-2016, 12:34 PM   #6
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No, not really. It does not shrink, it simply flattens out. It becomes so light that you can carry 50 feet on a finger or two. Guess that's why they call it Zero G. You can coil it up just like you do a dock line. Since it's fabric coated it doesn't hang up on anything, it just kind of "slides." Unfortunately it will hang up on a cleat as that seems to be a genetic trait of hoses. I also hate hoses but for a boat this is great.

I went back to Lowes to get one for a friend but they were sold out in the store. They told me to order it online if I was in a hurry.
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Just ordered two from Amazon. Thanks,
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