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Thumb Control 8-Pattern Nozzle

$1298
  • 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

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
  • Return Policy
  • California residents

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Questions & Answers

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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
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      A:  Take it back and get your money back

      by|Jun 15, 2018

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

        by|Jun 2, 2018

          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|Jul 2, 2018

            A:  Yes...until the release is clicked

            by|Jun 19, 2018

              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|Jun 2, 2018
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                Q:Is it supposed to have a rubber gasket on the inside where it screws on.
                by|Jun 22, 2016
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                A:  Yes, it should.

                by|Aug 19, 2016

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

                by|Sep 6, 2016

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

                by|Jun 24, 2016

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

                by|Jun 24, 2016

                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|Jun 26, 2016

                A:  Yes it should have been included.

                by|Aug 21, 2016

                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|Oct 3, 2016

                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|Jun 24, 2016

                  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|Aug 1, 2016

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

                  by|Aug 2, 2016
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                  Q:Can you ship an item to a European address using DHL, UPS, etc?
                  by|Sep 13, 2015
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                  A:  I'm sure you can ship UPS international.

                  by|May 23, 2016

                  A:  Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. We are unable to ship internationally at this time. We are only able to ship to the 48 contiguous states and a limited selection of products can be shipped to Alaska and Hawaii. For any other questions, please call us at HomeDepot.com Customer Service 800-430-3376. Thank you for shopping Home Depot

                  by|Sep 18, 2015

                  A:  There is no option to avoid answering this question, because of the way feedback is setup.Sorry Jed. My answer is I do not know.

                  by|Aug 31, 2017

                    A:  I believe you can ship it via UPS, but not sure about using DHL.

                    by|Oct 4, 2015

                    A:  I would contact Corporate Home Depot. I am sure they can answer this question.

                    by|Jul 31, 2016
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                    Customer Reviews

                    4.1 out of 5
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                    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.
                      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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                      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.
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                        3 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.
                          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
                            Did not last
                            I used it about 3 times. Not sure what happened but the nozzle detached itself and water came out from everywhere. I highly suggest not buying this product.
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                            Response from MelnorAug 19, 2020
                            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.
                              3 found this review helpful
                              Thumb trigger sprays water
                              I've had this product for 2 months for general backyard use. I like the design of the product . However, last week, for some reason it started spraying water from where the thumb trigger and the handle . I've tried to push on the sides of the trigger but that only slows the spraying. I'll be returning this to the store since it's still in the return window. So, look somewhere else if you want reliability.
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                              Response from MelnorAug 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 1-877-283-0697
                                6 found this review helpful
                                Not worth the money
                                Bought one of these and it lasted 3 weeks, before it started shooting jets of water out of the sides (where the off/on thumb valve rotates). Give the product a pass. General note, I've bought and used several hose nozzles that Home Depot sells, basic pistol types to fancy spray patterns, plastic and metal. Just about all the ones offered at Home Depot end up leaking or break within a few months. I'm shopping somewhere else from now on. Going to find a hose nozzle made in America... not the cheap ones Home Depot sells. Waste of money and more importantly a HUGE waste of time.
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                                Response from MelnorAug 10, 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 1-877-283-0697 or visit our website at www.melnor.com
                                  5 found this review helpful
                                  complete garbage. 0 srars
                                  I bought this and the first time I used it I dropped it on the concrete and the selector dial broke. not worth $0.10.
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                                  Response from MelnorJul 7, 2020
                                  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
                                    5 found this review helpful
                                    DONT BUY IT!! SERIOUSLY!!
                                    I got this 3 weeks ago and it’s garbage! Leaks on the valve so bad to the point you can’t use it. I’ve bought this one cause I tought it would last more than the other ones you need to keep pressing to release water but it just leaks water everywhere.
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                                    Response from MelnorJun 29, 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
                                      7 found this review helpful
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