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Heavy duty watering wand
« on: February 28, 2018, 09:02:54 PM »
Iím tired of buying a new watering wand every few months. Either the fittings break or start leaking soaking my shoes. I have a graveyard of wands. Anyone have a recommendation for a wand with preferably all brass fittings?  The box stores and local nurseries sell the same junk.

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Re: Heavy duty watering wand
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2018, 09:23:28 PM »
loupgarou,

I went to Google and searched for commercial grade watering wands and found several wands. Brass fittings or aluminum. Haws makes one but I am not sure what your intended use will be. If you are watering plants on shelves you may need only need a 24" wand. If you are watering rows, you may want a 36" wand. They are out there and most I saw looked to be around $75. Best of luck to you.
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Re: Heavy duty watering wand
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2018, 05:58:28 AM »
Thanks for the leads.

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Re: Heavy duty watering wand
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2018, 12:22:42 PM »
what did you end up with lou?  did you find one you liked?  if not, keep an eye out.  lots of the stores are starting their spring sales now.
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Re: Heavy duty watering wand
« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2018, 10:19:10 PM »
I found this one at Tractor Supply for $19. Not the most ergonomic, but the only plastic is the handle.


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Re: Heavy duty watering wand
« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2018, 03:36:11 AM »
Build one, use a 3' piece of pipe, ball valve, shower head and a couple of fittings. Might not be the "cheapest" but will be the last one you'll need.
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