Hose reels

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  1. SPCleaning

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    I am about to buy a new hose (6mm Microbore) as I have worn the life out of mine. It has served well as I have had it for over three years.

    I have also decided to buy a new purpose built hose reel as my current reel is a metal B & Q one, that I stand on the ground when in use.
    What reels do you guys use?
     
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    Its sat on a rubber mat to stop it wrecking the protecta kote in the back of my van and held down with a ratchet strap, if i need it out to work and lock the van i just release the strap and lift it out otherwise i usually work with it sat in the van.
     
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    I can't get on with the reel in the van. I have tried a few times but always revert to standing it on the ground.
     
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    Whys that then? When i started i used to bring the reel out , but found it was slowing me down to much, now i get peed off if i have to take it out ;)
     
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    I think its the pulling out enough hose. If I stand it out I can turn it to face the job no matter how I park. I can just walk with the hose. If its in the van, I have to judge how much I need and pull it clear of the van.
     
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    I tried it on my first day of van mount. I kept pulling the reel over and got slightly mad with it. I secured the reel in the van at the first opportunity. I always count the amount of feet I need as I pull the hose to the first corner, then drag the end of the hose to where I need to start.
     
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