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Forum topic by MrRon posted 04-09-2015 06:08 PM 572 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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MrRon

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04-09-2015 06:08 PM

I’m looking for an air hose for my nail guns. I have a retractable plastic hose, but it isn’t flexible enough. If I stretch it out, the force that wants to retract the hose is very high. Anyone know of a flexible light weight hose.? It doesn’t have to be retractable.


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ste6168

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#1 posted 04-09-2015 06:10 PM

I have the retractable hose reel from HF mounted in the middle of the ceiling in my shop. Includes 50’ rubber air hose. Works great for me. Got it on sale for I believe $65 for reel and hose.

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#2 posted 04-09-2015 06:25 PM

I use the poly see through stuff with my own ends. Very light and flexible.

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#3 posted 04-09-2015 06:29 PM

I’ve been using this for a small flexible hose that I hook to my guns for a couple years.

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Amflo-1-4-in-x-50-ft-Premium-Rubber-Air-Hose-with-Field-Repairable-Ends-and-Fittings-516-50E/202205322

I’ve used the red GoodYear version in the past but it’s gotten too expensive.

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#4 posted 04-09-2015 07:11 PM

Thank you all. I’m looking only for about 15 feet to be used at a bench. I will look into the poly hose.

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#5 posted 04-09-2015 07:15 PM

Senco still makes the best hose. The gold, er gray, standard

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#6 posted 04-09-2015 07:20 PM

Polyurethane hose is tough to beat if you’re looking for light and flexible.

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