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Flexzilla Garden Lead in Hose 5 8 in x 3 ft Heavy Duty Lightweight Drinking Water Safe HFZG503YW

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.4
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Build Quality
 239
flexible, hoses, kink, kinks, fittings
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Needed a product super flexible in cold NW MN.  ...  "
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" ...  The next time I am replacing my 10 year old Craftsman RUBBER garden hoses, I’ll definitely buy Flexzilla hoses.  ...  "
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" ...  Wonderful flexibility w/o losing sturdiness.  ...  "
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" ...  This one appears to be very sturdy.  ...  "
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" ...  very very flexible  ...  "
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" ...  The length was short enough to lay straight and it was flexible enough to be able to lay it without having kinks are loops from unit to drain.  ...  "
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" ...  It does occasionally kink a little but it's easy to remove the kink. ... The material is very flexible which makes it easy to roll up.  ...  "
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" ...  Very flexible does kink but once straight does not kink easy.  ...  "
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Inlet Outlet Pipe
 209
garden, lead, reel, flexzilla, water
+85%
-15%
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" ...  It's the best hose I have found  ...  "
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" ...  All of that changed with this hose. ... it's the best hose we've used on the farm .  ...  "
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" ...  I really do like this hose.  ...  "
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" ...  really strong lead-in hose .  ...  "
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" ...  This brand is great, we have a longer garden hose like this but needed a short extension for our hose reel.  ...  "
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" ...  This is really a good hose.  ...  "
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" ...  I am happy to say that they all now have a Flexzilla hose attached to them.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect as a lead in hose  ...  "
Ease of Use
 47
kink, move around, easy to move, light and easy, kinks
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Never kinks, easy to wind up, keeps high pressure, and very durable.  ...  "
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" ...  It rolls up real easy and is not heavy.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to wind on our hose reel.  ...  "
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" ...  Does or kink and is very easy to move around.  ...  "
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" ...  If it does kink, it's easy to rework it so that it rolls up nicely.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy, no kinks, awesome  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to roll, no kinks.  ...  "
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" ...  However having said that, it is pretty easy to untwist  ...  "
Product Reliability
 44
months, month, kinks, hose, leak
+55%
-45%
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" ...  Will update after a couple months of use.  ...  "
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" ...  Have used it periodically over the last month or so and it it works great.  ...  "
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" ...  Hopefully, it will last.  ...  "
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" ...  I have bought 2 of these hoses in the last 5 years.  ...  "
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" ...  Tough and dependable.  ...  "
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" ...  I just used it today for the first time and had no problems.  ...  "
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" ...  so far it is working well.  ...  "
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" ...  I have this hose for a few weeks now and i can say that i love it and have no issues with it so far.  ...  "
Water Usage
 43
hose, flow, safe for drinking, kink, flexible
+79%
-21%
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" ...  Makes it easy to fill water cans for plants.  ...  "
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" ...  the connector to the main water line does not leak!  ...  "
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" ...  It does not kink when water is in it and is easy to drag around my yard.  ...  "
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" ...  Flexible potable water hose.  ...  "
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" ...  I've been using it for about a month or two and it's been a very good water line so far.  ...  "
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" ...  Good flexibly for minor water hammer without leaks.  ...  "
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" ...  Just what I needed to hook up to the main water line then to a stand alone post with a spigot (the main water line is behind bushes!  ...  "
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" ...  Very lightweight, flexible and functional, while being safe for drinking water.  ...  "
Fit
 35
fitting, tighten, hoses, nozzle, kink
+69%
-31%
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" ...  The threaded end to attach your nozzle is just a ribbed plug inserted into hose.  ...  "
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" ...  that gives me peace of mine because the hose is strong, fit perfect to fill my pool.  ...  "
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" ...  Competitively priced, timely delivery, packaged well, excellent quality and a great fit.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm scratching my head trying to understand what's so great about this hose.  ...  "
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" ...  This fit the bill perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  Connections fit tight.  ...  "
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" ...  With some flipping and tossing you can get it to lay out straight and then put it away on a roller or big loops like I do in our horse barn. ... The brass quick disconnect and shut off work nicely too.  ...  "
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" ...  This is the third flexzilla hoes I have ordered, the first two came with really great east to tighten ends.  ...  "
Marketplace
 30
amazon, described, works, product, thank
+87%
-13%
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" ...  thankfully it was here on Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  just add it onto your order of $25 or more on Prime.  ...  "
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" ...  It's exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  It is just as advertised !  ...  "
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" ...  So, I pulled up Amazon and found this guy and haven’t looked back.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks Amazon for such a great deal.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you Flexilla!  ...  "
Price
 29
good, money, worth, worth the money, waste your money
+76%
-24%
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" ...  It is worth every dollar.  ...  "
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" ...  Great quality for price  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the hefty pricetag.  ...  "
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" ...  No issues so far, I'm very happy with it especially for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived on time, reasonable price  ...  "
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" ...  they are only concerned with making it look nice, writing a nice description and getting the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the money!  ...  "
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" ...  great for the price  ...  "
Comfort
 29
kinks, hand, flexible, woman, threads
+52%
-48%
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" ...  Great flexibility and non-kinking under pressure.  ...  "
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" ...  With very high water pressure there are zero leaks with a slight tightening by hand.  ...  "
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" ...  Does not get tangled or twisted, soft and flexible  ...  "
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" ...  These new one's are light enough for me, a woman of 52 with a shoulder replacement, to carry around the yard, then be able to toss over our 6 ft. fence to get to our pond for cleaning/filling etc. ... They have held up perfectly at the collar's with no leak's etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Super soft and flexible.  ...  "
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" ...  It never kinks, it is extremely durable and feels good in your hands.  ...  "
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" ...  Really nice hose with a good feel in my hands when flexing.  ...  "
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" ...  Never kinks, easy to wind up, keeps high pressure, and very durable.  ...  "
Color
 28
bright, wish, green, colors, ugly
+89%
-11%
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" ...  I love the color in my garden .  ...  "
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" ...  Make sure you want this bright color.  ...  "
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" ...  It's close to fluorescent lime green color. ... the color in the product picture, which looks like a muted green .  ...  "
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" ...  They show up easily, being the bright color they are.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for what I needed and a fun color!  ...  "
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" ...  I purposely sought it out due to it bright color.  ...  "
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" ...  NOTE: The hose color is bright. ... If you don't mind a bright pastel green like color, then you will be happy.  ...  "
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" ...  Heavy duty and I love the color.  ...  "
Size
 28
size, hose, kinks, flexible, weight
+93%
-7%
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" ...  It rolls up real easy and is not heavy.  ...  "
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" ...  It is solid material and it is lightweight.  ...  "
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" ...  I got this for my travel trailer.  ...  "
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" ...  Very flexible and lightweight.  ...  "
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" ...  Lightweight, strong, and it NEVER gets a permanent kink.  ...  "
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" ...  Heavy duty and lightweight = awesome  ...  "
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" ...  It's easy to unwind and lightweight.  ...  "
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" ...  best lightweight hose around  ...  "
Cleaning
 27
clean, green, dirt, dirty, cleaning
+52%
-48%
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" ...  I can see how the mold spots form as the hose is matte not shiney, I’ll just spray paint it bronze like my real hose if it still works but gets black spots.  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome All can say use for water hose to air lines  ...  "
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" ...  The hose does turn black, but you can clean it .  ...  "
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" ...  Used it to keep on pool vacuum.  ...  "
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" ...  Its been three years and my flexzilla has stood the test of time sitting in the sun, dragged through dirt and gravel and still as pliable and resilient as ever, no leaks, no signs of wearing out.  ...  "
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" ...  I actually went through the mess of scrubbing it with Simple Green and letting it air dry on the concrete driveway.  ...  "
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" ...  perfect for my clean up area  ...  "
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" ...  They clean up well.  ...  "
Weight
 27
light, kink, flexible, hose, super
+100%
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" ...  Super light weight, rolls and unrolls very easily after the first uncoiling.  ...  "
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" ...  Truly does not kink and is light weight and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Light weight and the connections are first rate.  ...  "
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" ...  Light weight and works good  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent light weight hose.  ...  "
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" ...  This hose is so easy to use, light weight and doesn't kink!  ...  "
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" ...  Nice and light weight,very kink resistant.  ...  "
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" ...  The reason for switching to these was for one reason, the weight difference as we are getting older.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 24
pool, hose, flexible, hoses, fill
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Flexible potable water hose.  ...  "
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" ...  A couple of sections of this make up the parts from the water source through the filter unit and to the fifth and each section has performed excellently.  ...  "
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" ...  that gives me peace of mine because the hose is strong, fit perfect to fill my pool.  ...  "
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" ...  This brand has survived my husband, water pressure, animals, southern heat, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Works perfect for filling up the water trough for my horse, well made and durable  ...  "
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" ...  Well made and made my garden easier to water.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that it is drinking quality as I use it to water dogs and fill bird baths in addition to watering plants and washing cars.  ...  "
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" ...  The salt water and air are brutal on seals and metal fittings.  ...  "
Capacity
 22
yard, hose, front, garden, area
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Would buy as a house warming for someone with a yard.  ...  "
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" ...  2 years outside in Chicago summers and winter and going strong.  ...  "
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" ...  We use these at the ranch and house.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great for our garden!  ...  "
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" ...  i plan on buying another for the front of the house.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for small RV not having to reach way up in with hose every time.  ...  "
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" ...  I plan to by a second unit for the back yard.  ...  "
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" ...  It hooked up to my house ok and my nozzle screwed on ok.  ...  "
Returns
 18
returned, back, sending, replacement, refund
+17%
-83%
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" ...  I’d really like to return it ... I’d really like to return it  ...  "
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" ...  This constantly kinks are cannot be returned.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m returning mine.  ...  "
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" ...  If I could return the hose, I would.  ...  "
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" ...  You have to pay to return the hose to get a replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  I would have returned it, but too late now.  ...  "
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" ...  I returned it the next day. ... Even packing it for return was a challenge.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm leaning toward trashing it or sending it back.  ...  "
Cables
 13
hose, tangle, male, kink, flexible
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Very sturdy although I had to buy a double female connector  ...  "
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" ...  Does not tangle  ...  "
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" ...  They are packed with zip ties and twist ties.  ...  "
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" ...  These are the most flexible connector hoses I have found.  ...  "
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" ...  Connections seem solid.  ...  "
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" ...  doesn’t kink, tangle or deteriorate quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  A great connector hose that is flexible and well made.  ...  "
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" ...  In fact they come pre-kinked as coiled too tight for shipping.  ...  "
Storage
 13
space, fill, stores, storage, lead
+85%
-15%
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" ...  Size and product were the item we needed  ...  "
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" ...  This little gem is very flexible and just long enough to span the space,  ...  "
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" ...  Hopefully it holds up with my other Flexilla products.  ...  "
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" ...  I never have to worry about empting the tray again.  ...  "
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" ...  We'll see how it holds up over time.  ...  "
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" ...  You can probably see this hose from space!  ...  "
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" ...  Hose is sturdy, perfect length to fill containers sitting on the ground.  ...  "
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" ...  works well for the tight space where my spigot is located  ...  "
Design
 13
look, green, black, cool, yes
+85%
-15%
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" ...  It appears well constructed and it looks cool.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels like a soft silicone almost.  ...  "
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" ...  As a plus it is super lightweight and it feels like it is durable and it made very well.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice look too  ...  "
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" ...  Yes, I saw their colored series but I want black, silver, grey, etc .  ...  "
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" ...  Yes I see outside turning black.  ...  "
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" ...  No discoloration on ours they still look new.  ...  "
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" ...  and it just has a great feel.  ...  "
Product As Described
 12
described, works, product, exactly, like
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Perfect as advertised .  ...  "
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" ...  As shown and described  ...  "
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" ...  So far as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described.  ...  "
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" ...  It is just as advertised !  ...  "
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" ...  It's exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything was as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described!  ...  "
Hair
 5
+40%
-60%
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" ...  I bought some replacement fittings today at tractor supply and as much as I hated to, I cut the ends off and replaced them with the correct hardware.  ...  "
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" ...  I have cut this hose into pieces and thrown it in the trash.  ...  "
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" ...  Cut the strapping and spent a half hour untangling it.  ...  "
Delivery
 4
+100%
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" ...  Fair price and fast, free 5 day delivery.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivered as described  ...  "
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" ...  They made a nice pretty package.  ...  "
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" ...  Ordered this item on June 17 & it was thrilled it arrived in a timely manner.  ...  "
Features
 4
timer
+100%
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" ...  My favorite feature of this hose is how light wieght it is.  ...  "
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" ...  Very very supple, very light.  ...  "
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" ...  light and works great  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 4
two, connected, one
+75%
-25%
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" ...  I needed a host to connect two sprinklers.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for connecting my horse troughs.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had it for a while now, I bought two, connected them together and it's more than ample (I have 1.5 acres).  ...  "
For Travel
 3
trailer
+33%
-67%
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" ...  So unless you have a supply on hand you'll be making a trip to the local hardware store.  ...  "
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" ...  Terrible rubber taste after a month of regular use in my travel trailer.  ...  "
Memory
 3
kinks, storage, space
+33%
-67%
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" ...  To the contrary, It has permanent memory: I cannot get the kinks out.  ...  "
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" ...  What's not true: (1) no memory.  ...  "
Overall performance
 3
+100%
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" ...  does the job  ...  "
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" ...  You want them fast?  ...  "
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" ...  Works great does not freeze up.  ...  "
Heating
 3
water
+100%
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" ...  Perfect size fro draining hot water heater periodically.  ...  "
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" ...  or even take a sip myself when it's hot.  ...  "
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" ...  Seems like it should handle the Phoenix, Az heat.  ...  "
Cooling
 3
flexible, stays
+100%
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" ...  This is very flexible and works in cold, freezing weather.  ...  "
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" ...  Never had a problem with air compressor or garden hoses from this brand.  ...  "
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" ...  Stays flexible even cold.  ...  "

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Size:  4 meters