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Posted: 8/13/2011 6:09:25 AM EDT
I've been using a Swan 50' water hose for the last couple of years, and its honestly the best hose I have ever used.  It never kinks, rolls easily onto the hanger, and has remained soft even in the sun.  So, I went ahead and bought another Swan hose, this time in 100' length.  I realize I just unrolled it from the package, but it has a lot of memory, kinks up in a few places, and doesn't roll worth a damn.  Any advice?
Link Posted: 8/13/2011 6:22:03 AM EDT
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hook it up and leave it pressurized in the sun for a couple hours
Link Posted: 8/13/2011 6:29:01 AM EDT
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I've been using a Swan 50' water hose for the last couple of years, and its honestly the best hose I have ever used.  It never kinks, rolls easily onto the hanger, and has remained soft even in the sun.  So, I went ahead and bought another Swan hose, this time in 100' length.  I realize I just unrolled it from the package, but it has a lot of memory, kinks up in a few places, and doesn't roll worth a damn.  Any advice?


Maybe put a hose nozzle on the end and pressurize it for awhile or roll it up while full of water?
I dunno.

It may be worth cutting it in half and putting new couplings on it to connect together as needed. Two 50' hoses are a lot easier to handle than a 100'.
The hard part is finding high quality replacement couplings.
Anybody have any recommendations?
I need some myself, and the ones the stores here carry are Chinese junk. They fit poorly.
Link Posted: 8/13/2011 6:30:23 AM EDT
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hook it up and leave it pressurized in the sun for a couple hours


This...

Link Posted: 8/13/2011 6:51:33 AM EDT
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Untwist it?
Link Posted: 8/13/2011 6:53:30 AM EDT
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I've been using a Swan 50' water hose for the last couple of years, and its honestly the best hose I have ever used. It never kinks, rolls easily onto the hanger, and has remained soft even in the sun. So, I went ahead and bought another Swan hose, this time in 100' length. I realize I just unrolled it from the package, but it has a lot of memory, kinks up in a few places, and doesn't roll worth a damn. Any advice?


Cut it up into more manageable sections.

Link Posted: 8/13/2011 7:29:04 AM EDT
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Quoted:



Quoted:

hook it up and leave it pressurized in the sun for a couple hours




This...





Yep.  In the sun, on the driveway....



 
Link Posted: 8/13/2011 7:36:05 AM EDT
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Quoted:

Quoted:
Quoted:
hook it up and leave it pressurized in the sun for a couple hours


This...


Yep.  In the sun, on the driveway....
 


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