aaaaahhhhhhhh knackered hose!!!!

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  1. keir

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    Having a belting day in the sunshine all the birds are tweeting the radio playing top tunes then a bin wagon comes along and runs over my hose, usually no biggy but my hose has been on its last legs for months now and been repaired so this bin wagon was the final nail in the coffin.......it has split in about 3 places so no chance of repairing it and carrying on..
    Sat outside outreach now waiting for my man to get here and get a fresh hose.
     
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  2. RiceRocket

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    Bin wagons would be a killer with their weight + tyre tread blocks :sad:
     
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    Sorry to hear that @tuffer...I try to avoid trialing hoses across roads myself.
     
  4. keir

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    Never any issue's normally, the thing is i had finished one area as the wagon came round......packed up and moved round the corner, set up and it was like a fountain lol.
     
  5. keir

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    On the estate i mainly work on i dont have a choice, plus i run it in the gutter and keep it off the paths for trip hazard reasons, not that there's a high volume of either road traffic or foot traffic but a hose in good condition can take a few cars etc no probs

    I'll get a photo if i can of the section of hose........it is completely goosed even before the wagon went over it, the slice in the yellow sheathing must be up to 1 meter long but i have loads of them like that!!?, from my early days and writhing the hose round corners lol
     
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    Could you not use the other end of the hose Tuffers by refiting it the other way aroud if you have a 100m hose as thet part should be hardly used?
     
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    Sorry keir for some strange reason I thought you were tuffers as just quickly looked at the motor bike pic as your avitar. Oops! must be me age:D
     
  8. keir

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    hahaha i wandered why you where calling me tuffers lol you ol' bugger

    As for swapping ends of hose, i took your advice the other month and did that lol, i lost 10 metres in the process as it was so badly damaged.
    I had to splice the hose and put a joint in.......which i am so glad to see the back of, it was a nightmare for catching on raised flags or corners of steps and walls and fences and.......basically anything and everything
     
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    You silly old sod :D:alien:
     
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    **** happens....its all right my daughter phoned me half way through a job to tell me she had just crashed her car.....it was a lovely day....god knows how she did it ...and how she didnt hit anything or crash into something else....all right at the end, as she is okay....as for the car ...i canna move the bugger....its just 100 yards from the house but the front wheel is jammed....life is what happens to you whilst your busy making other plans ...thanks john lennon...
     
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