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Thumb Control 8-Pattern Nozzle

$12.98
  • Relax Grip handle with thumb controls offers convenient use
  • 8-pattern watering wand meets your watering needs
  • Click trigger lock and thumb-activated control for customized use
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Product Details
  • Relax Grip handle with thumb controls offers convenient use
  • 8-pattern watering wand meets your watering needs
  • Click trigger lock and thumb-activated control for customized use
About This Product

Melnor's RelaxGrip 8-Pattern Thumb Control Nozzle is specially designed to provide the most comfortable grip, so you can get your gardening done with ease. The unique thumb control design is easy to use, one simple motion controls the water flow with less strain than regular nozzles. Adjust between 8 versatile watering patterns to shower petunias on the porch or switch to a stronger spray to rinse off the sidewalk. Designed to be lightweight yet durable to last for years.

  • Specially designed grip reduces strain on hands and wrists
  • Approved by the Arthritis Foundation for their Ease of Use Commendation
  • 8 versatile patterns for all your watering needs
  • Smooth operating thumb flow control
  • Durable metal threads built to last
  • Note: product may vary by store
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Product ID #: 203062312Internet #: 042206160447Model #: 160-442

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Specifications

Dimensions: H 6.89 in, W 5.55 in, D 2.48 in

Dimensions

Fitting Size3/4Product Depth (in.)2.48 in
Product Height (in.)6.89 inProduct Width (in.)5.55 in

Details

Adjustable Spray PatternYesBody MaterialMetal
Commercial / ResidentialResidentialCommercial GradeYes
FeaturesGrip HandleHandle Grip MaterialRubber
Hot Water UseNoInsulated HandleNo
Maximum Pressure (PSI)80 psiNozzle TypePattern
Number of Spray Patterns8Pack Size1 Pack
Returnable90-DaySetNo
Spray PatternsCenter, Cone, Flat, Full, Jet, Mist, Shower, SoakerTrigger LockYes
Water Flow ControlMultiple

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer WarrantyLimited Lifetime
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Questions & Answers

7Questions
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Q:How to fit the nozzle on my 3/8? inner dia. hose? Tried several nozzles - none fit my hose threads. One used to be on but leaked and flow never shut off; I try to reinstall, but it slips off the thread when tightening. Same size new hose washer won?t fit.
by|Aug 8, 2023
2 Answers
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A:  Haven’t received this yet but it’s a 3/4” connection to s standard hose, sorry I don’t have an alternative for you but this item isn’t your answer

by|Aug 9, 2023

    A:  Yes, all of our products will fit any standard garden hose. Any standard GHT hose purchased in North America all have the same threads.

    by|Aug 9, 2023
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      Q:Why are there TWO DIFFERENT Nozzles shown, which one is actually for SALE?
      by|May 29, 2020
      5 Answers
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      A:  Hi Fancy, both models are available, which why both are shown in the display pictures. It depends on your store and their selection. Since this is an in store only product, you will be able to see which is available during in store purchasing. If you are opting for scheduled delivery from the store, they will bring what is available. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the future. Thank you for shopping Home Depot!

      by|May 31, 2020

      A:  I ordered this online 2 weeks ago and I got the one without the trigger. Not sure why there are pictures of 2 different ones now. Hope this helps. Maybe send off an email the the depot and they can answer that for you

      by|Jun 4, 2020

        A:  Not sure. One one is shown on the site when I look it up.

        by|Jun 1, 2020

          A:  Fancy, The Melnor rear trigger 8 setting is for sale. I’ve included a picture. Hope this helps. Good luck!

          by|May 31, 2020

          A:  Both are for sale individually, they just show 2 versions

          by|Jun 1, 2020
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          Q:On high or low pressure the nozzle continue to spray water? Thanks
          by|Jun 2, 2018
          5 Answers
          Answer This Question

          A:  Take it back and get your money back

          by|May 5, 2023

            A:  Yes, the sprayer will dispense water at a variable level of pressure depending on how hard you squeeze the trigger.

            by|May 5, 2023

              A:  YES I bought mine a few months ago and it works no mater how high I have the water open to. Obviously the more open the stronger it will spray.

              by|May 5, 2023

                A:  Yes...until the release is clicked

                by|May 5, 2023

                  A:  Yes, but you can cut off the wTer by releasing the trigger. The trigger also has a lock position Good product! Hope this helps

                  by|May 5, 2023
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                    Q:I hooked up the nozzle to a new hose and it is leaking at the connection. I noticed it doesn't have a rubber gasket on the inside where it screws on.
                    by|Jun 22, 2016
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                    A:  Yes it should have been included.

                    by|May 4, 2023

                    A:  Yes, it should.

                    by|May 3, 2023

                    A:  Yes, you need to have a rubber washer (gasket) between the nozzle and the hose. Once you have that and you hand tighten it, it shouldn't leak anymore.

                    by|May 4, 2023

                    A:  Yes, ours came with a rubber washer where the hose screws into the nozzle handle

                    by|May 4, 2023

                    A:  Dear Nija, Thank you for your question. Yes there should be a washer at the point of connection to create a proper seal. Please email me at bleon@melnor.com and we will send you a washer. We apologize for this but perhaps it fell off during shipping. Best Regards Melnor-QA

                    by|May 3, 2023

                      A:  Hi, Sounds like the hose washer is missing, most likely fell out during shipping.

                      by|May 3, 2023

                      A:  Yes, it should have a gasket. They are very inexpensive to replace if needed. Hope that helps!

                      by|Aug 8, 2023

                      A:  Nija, Yes it should have come with the rubber washer to prevent leaks once you screw it on to your hose. You can pick up a back of rubber washers at Home Depot. It's always a good idea to have a few on hand. Never know when they will come in handy.

                      by|May 3, 2023

                      A:  Yes these nozzles must have a gasket (included) or it will leak. I'm sure Home Depot will give you a replacement or a gasket if you return it to their store. They are very good with customer service,

                      by|May 3, 2023

                      A:  Yes. It should have come with a washer.

                      by|May 3, 2023
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                      Customer Reviews

                      4.2 out of 5
                      • 4.2 out of 2,687 reviews
                      • 63% recommend this product
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                      Poor quality
                      This is the second one of these I have purchased. Both of them failed at the thumb handle, and leak out of the side. The latest one lasted all of 22 days. I will not be purchasing another one.
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                        Melnor sprayer nozzle, I got lots of use from it.
                        I’ve had this sprayer nozzle for 3 years and it was always so powerful. It finally went bad yesterday. For 12 dollars it served its purpose. I’m here looking to replace it. I recommend it as I’ve tried others and they don’t last one year.
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                          • Recommended
                          great concept, poor quality
                          I loved the design of this sprayer right away. Unfortunately, the quality is not as impressive. A gasket broke after less than 2 months and water now pours out the side at all times
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                          Response from MelnorJul 5, 2023
                          Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We are sorry to hear about your experience with our product. We value the voices of our customers and are always seeking opportunities for improvement. Our team is committed to maintaining and servicing exceptional products. Please submit a warranty claim at melnor.com/contact/ or e-mail us at mcustomer@melnor.com and we will take care of you.
                            • Recommended
                            1 found this review helpful
                            A one season water nozzel.
                            Like all the other negative reviews, this nozzle only lasted one season. The protective coating pealed and the nozzle started leaking from the spray adjustment. Warranty requires you to pay shipping to return the nozzle to them which leads the warranty to be little of value due to shipping costs.
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                            Response from MelnorApr 12, 2023
                            Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We are sorry to hear about your experience with our product. We value the voices of our customers and are always seeking opportunities for improvement. Our team is committed to maintaining and servicing exceptional products. Please submit a warranty claim at melnor.com/contact/ or e-mail us at mcustomer@melnor.com and we will take care of you.
                              3 found this review helpful
                              Broke after a season
                              This nozzle worked fine in its first season, but the thumb control stopped working after a year. I had to turn water on and off from the main valve. Then the pattern control ring came apart, and it is useless now.
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                              Response from MelnorMar 30, 2023
                              Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We are sorry to hear about your experience with our product. We value the voices of our customers and are always seeking opportunities for improvement. Our team is committed to maintaining and servicing exceptional products. Please submit a warranty claim at melnor.com/contact/ or e-mail us at mcustomer@melnor.com and we will take care of you.
                                2 found this review helpful
                                worked great - until it didn't
                                Great design. Love the idea of thumb control and not having to hold or use a lock mechanism for continuous water flow. Enjoyed it for a time (1-2 yrs?) but today a washer popped out of the one of the sides as I was rotating the thumb control. Water now sprays out the side. With no way to adjust or replace the gasket, I'm left with purchasing an entire replacement unit. It doesn't seem worth getting another when other (admittedly less handy) options are cheaper and last decades. Too bad.
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                                Response from MelnorOct 17, 2022
                                Thank you for bringing this to our attention and we’re sorry to hear about your experience with our product. We value the voices of our customers and are always seeking opportunities for improvement. Our team is committed to maintaining and servicing exceptional products. Please contact our customer service department at 1-877-283-0697 so we can help.
                                  2 found this review helpful
                                  Frustrated with lever style nozzles with missing adjustment knobs, I...
                                  Frustrated with lever style nozzles with missing adjustment knobs, I purchased this type because it appears to be heavy duty. I still prefer this nozzle but take care not to drop on concrete. This nozzle was attached to a hose and dropped just 2 feet but landed just right and broke the otherwise handy on-off flow lever.
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                                  • Verified Purchase
                                  Great operation, breaks easily
                                  Bad gaskets all around. Sand can foul it up in a heartbeat. Impossible to repair. Why not engineer it with metal valve covers, and snaps instead of threaded fasteners? The screws loosen internally and can’t be maintained by the customer. Otherwise the idea of having a thumb operated valve is novel. But the construction is too complicated and frail.
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                                  Response from MelnorAug 3, 2021
                                  Thank you for bringing this to our attention and we are sorry to hear about your experience with our product. We value the voices of our customers and are always seeking opportunities for improvement. Our team is committed to maintaining and servicing exceptional products. Please contact our customer service department at 1-877-283-0697.
                                    • Recommended
                                    4 found this review helpful
                                    Bad construction
                                    Works well for a couple weeks/ months or so, starts to leak, then when you try to tighten the nozzle to stop the leak the weak strip of plastic holding the most crucial part easily tears off. This happened twice to me… we be finding a different one for sure.
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                                    Response from MelnorJul 19, 2021
                                    Thank you for bringing this to our attention and we are sorry to hear about your experience with our product. We value the voices of our customers and are always seeking opportunities for improvement. Our team is committed to maintaining and servicing exceptional products. Please contact our customer service department at www.melnor.com and we will be glad to assist you.
                                      2 found this review helpful
                                      Rotating flow selector head breaks and can't be repaired
                                      I've had two of these nozzles and they both broke irreparably. The plastic part that holds the rotating flow selector head to the handle breaks. The first one broke after a couple of weeks, so I took it back to Home Depot for an exchange. The second one broke after less than a month of use. See photo for illustration of brokenness. The nozzle is easy to use (when it works, which is a short time) and I like the ability to change spray patterns. I actually used only three of the eight patterns.
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                                      Response from MelnorNov 12, 2020
                                      Thank you for bringing this to our attention and we are sorry to hear about your experience with our product. We value the voices of our customers and are always seeking opportunities for improvement. Our team is committed to maintaining and servicing exceptional products. Please contact our customer service department at www.melnor.com and we will be glad to assist you.
                                        5 found this review helpful
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