Which Hose Is Best For You?
We’ve made a simple chart below showing the various characteristics of the hose we carry. Hopefully this will make the decision process easier when choosing flex-hose.
Black w/ yellow wearstrip
|Medium weight wire reinforced Thermoplastic Rubber w/ external wearstrip||Most economical , all purpose, black hose. Designed for homeowners as well as occasional to moderate commercial use. Great for grass clippings, leaves, small twigs, etc….||Better||SemiSmooth||Better||Least Expensive|
Clear w/ black helix
|Medium weight coextruded PVC hose with external PVC helix||Best for homeowner or light duty commercial applications. Great for grass clippings, leaves or other soft material. Clear with a smooth interior wall for excellent flow of material.||Better||Smooth||Good||Moderate|
Black w/ black helix
|Medium weight coextruded Thermoplastic Rubber hose w/ external polypropylene helix||Heavier duty than the T-7W or PV. Black with a smooth interior designed for moderate to heavy duty commercial use.||Good||Smooth||Better||Moderate|
Clear w/ yellow helix
|Medium weight coextruded Urethane hose w/ external ABS helix||Our best hose for heavy duty commercial use. Clear with a smooth interior. Extremely puncture resistant against twigs, small stones, acorns, etc…. Highly recommended for straw, bark or mulch blowing.||Better||Smooth||Best||Most Expensive|