1. Sixxgunn13's Avatar
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    Mar 2002
    Nov 4, 2008, 2:31 PM - Gaunt hose find.. #1

    Well, we all know about the hoses for gauntlets...
    Cool detail but the ones I got with my MOW set is a bit to stiff for my liking.
    I've looked high and low for a hose I could buy off the shelf... no luck till now.

    I my wife wanted me to replace the shower head with a new multifuction head and our old head had a hose that is similar to my gaunt hose.
    so I kept it.. but in my haste I thru out the rest of it BUT My bro has the same shower head in his guest bath room.... I may have to "upgrade" his fixture....

    on to pics
    Left is the stiff MOW and Right is shower head hose.

    ....ooooh so flaccid

    I'll post the make/type later, for those that may want to do a search... keep in mind I think it is an old 80's make. a thrift store may have one??

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  3. mrmandalore's Avatar
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    Nov 5, 2008, 10:41 AM - Re: Gaunt hose find.. #2

    Great find dude - and to think, it was under your nose all this time.......
  4. Nov 23, 2008, 10:46 PM - Re: Gaunt hose find.. #3

    Being at the bottom of the world (NZ), gives me restrictions on what I can find ( I would call it a lack of variety and a lot of stuff not being imported down here )...
    In saying that, I've always been able to find the braided hose at my local Para Rubber store ( I think it maybe only a NZ store ). And now ( just before reading this post ) I had gone out and purchased 3 meters from my local mega hardware store ( Bunnings ).....

    I have to say I REALLY like the look of your flexible shower hose. I myself am not a fan of stiff hoses

    Anyways... to my question.

    Are you able to supply a photo of the original shower also. Just in case I do come across one down here I'll know it when I see it.
  5. Admin Staff webchief's Avatar
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    Mar 2002
    Nov 24, 2008, 4:26 PM - Re: Gaunt hose find.. #4

    Hmm... that's always been a pet peeve of mine. I hate the stiff gauntlet hoses and would love to replace with something like this!
  6. bearden6521's Avatar
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    Oct 2006
    Nov 24, 2008, 5:40 PM - Re: Gaunt hose find.. #5

    Great find! I had a troop this past Saturday in 27 degree weather. After a few minutes my hoses were so stiff I couldn't bend my arm LOL.
  7. Maktosa's Avatar
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    Nov 24, 2008, 9:06 PM - Re: Gaunt hose find.. #6

    Awesome. I wish I knew where to find some of that. My hoses are also very stiff. I don't even use them.
  8. Sixxgunn13's Avatar
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    Mar 2002
    Dec 1, 2008, 12:34 PM - Re: Gaunt hose find.. #7

    Opps, I forgot about this post..
    I'll post pics of the shower head and make!
  9. Dec 1, 2008, 11:47 PM - Re: Gaunt hose find.. #8

    Sweet that would be cool. I'll keep watching this space.
  10. escho34's Avatar
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    Dec 2, 2008, 12:38 PM - Re: Gaunt hose find.. #9

    Interested in the information...
  11. RBF's Avatar
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    Jan 2005
    Dec 2, 2008, 3:15 PM - Re: Gaunt hose find.. #10

    absolutly!! this is a great find. I actually troop without 2 of 3 hoses because of the stiffness...
  12. Lufo1138 is offline Lufo1138
    Dec 2, 2008, 6:04 PM - Re: Gaunt hose find.. #11

    You can get replacement hoses for a kitchen sink sprayer at Home Depot that look just like this and are as flexible as any hose you would use in the shower.

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