Help me choose a new swivel wand!

Tcoulter

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I'm suffering from too many options. A couple months ago, I joined the club of owning a swivel wand. I got the hydroforce one, being that it was only $600 or $700, and it sucks. It came with the splashguards broken, the head is made of crappy plastic, and the weld that holds the jet-bar to the wand head literally came off. I took it to a welder, but he couldn't even get it to stick longer than a week. Really sucks that was $700 down the drain.

Anyways, I was looking at the TMF wand, but it's $1600. I've already spent a ton this year on power wand, 175 scrubber, etc. Not really looking to drop quite that much on a wand. But I willl if it's truly worth it. It is in my hands all day everyday, after all.

So I see (a competing) website sells a wand and it looks pretty sweet, only 1,000 bucks. It also comes in 14 and 16 inch, which seems cool. But there's so many options with jet size flow rate, glide size, that i just don't even know. And a 5 is out there. I guess its newer than the V4, but has less options to choose from, and it's $1,100. Looks like maybe you can grease it yourself?

I just wand a damn awesome wand, that wont cause streaking, that does an excellent job, that is going to last me like, forever. or can be rebuilt at least. I am 6'1" or 6'2", I run a butler maximum system, and clean pretty much all day, every day. I have had some minor issues with the hydroforce swivel wand streaking a bit too. But mainly, it was just the fact that the wand is falling apart that I hate. Any advice here? I just don't want to choose wrong. I can't waste this cash on another wand that I hate.
 

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I'm suffering from too many options. A couple months ago, I joined the club of owning a swivel wand. I got the hydroforce one, being that it was only $600 or $700, and it sucks. It came with the splashguards broken, the head is made of crappy plastic, and the weld that holds the jet-bar to the wand head literally came off. I took it to a welder, but he couldn't even get it to stick longer than a week. Really sucks that was $700 down the drain.

Anyways, I was looking at the TMF wand, but it's $1600. I've already spent a ton this year on power wand, 175 scrubber, etc. Not really looking to drop quite that much on a wand. But I willl if it's truly worth it. It is in my hands all day everyday, after all.

So I see that this website wandersproducts.com sells a wand called the dangpro v4, and it looks pretty sweet, only 1,000 bucks. It also comes in 14 and 16 inch, which seems cool. But there's so many options with jet size flow rate, glide size, that i just don't even know. Then, also, I see the website dangprowands.com sellls the dangpro v 5 wand. I guess its newer than the V4, but has less options to choose from, and it's $1,100. Looks like maybe you can grease it yourself?

I just wand a damn awesome wand, that wont cause streaking, that does an excellent job, that is going to last me like, forever. or can be rebuilt at least. I am 6'1" or 6'2", I run a butler maximum system, and clean pretty much all day, every day. I have had some minor issues with the hydroforce swivel wand streaking a bit too. But mainly, it was just the fact that the wand is falling apart that I hate. Any advice here? I just don't want to choose wrong. I can't waste this cash on another wand that I hate.
You can grease the TMF wand as well because it has a zerk fitting. The wand/jets do not leak and the recovery is great. No more wasted dry strokes/energy because you can see when nothing is really coming up and move on. It's a lot of money but i really like it.
 

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So I ended up ordering a wand from (a competing co) , I got the 16" Dang pro wand V4 and I've used it for 2 days now. It is AMAZING. I love it. Feels very well built, and I cover so much ground so fast with the 16". I am sure the TMF wand is absolutely fantastic too, but I figured I would try that one out. I doubt you can go wrong with either one, but time will tell.

As far as the Hydroforce swivel wand. The new update is, it is now completely 100% busted and broken, after about 5 or 6 months use. First, the jets came off the bracke (crappy weld), had to hold it together with zip ties. The swivel mechanism has no grease fitting, started sticking a lot, and last time I used it, the entire swivel mechanism literally busted off and just crumbled to bits, little pieces of metal everywhere. The head completely came off and its unfixable.
 

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Good luck getting warranty work if it fails. Also the swivel is non repairable. We carry every part for our wands if an issue arises. We never speak condescending or curse you out. Lastly you don’t have to bow down or give a VBJ to us to earn our business. Carry on.

PS:We could send our wands to China and make the metal thinner gauge, cheaper metals, not mill and anodize our heads, not put on better components, spend less to paint heads instead tubes (we anodize our heads because paint gets chipped and looks like manure hitting furniture and loading wand in and out vans), use cheap blended glides and sell them cheaper. Yes they will work great in the short run but like I’ve told my customers “live by price, die by price”. For our part we we will keep making quality with a smile here in the great ole USA!
 

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Good luck getting warranty work if it fails. Also the swivel is non repairable. We carry every part for our wands if an issue arises. We never speak condescending or curse you out. Lastly you don’t have to bow down or give a VBJ to us to earn our business. Carry on.

PS:We could send our wands to China and make the metal thinner gauge, cheaper metals, not mill and anodize our heads, not put on better components, spend less to paint heads instead tubes (we anodize our heads because paint gets chipped and looks like manure hitting furniture and loading wand in and out vans), use cheap blended glides and sell them cheaper. Yes they will work great in the short run but like I’ve told my customers “live by price, die by price”. For our part we we will keep making quality with a smile here in the great ole USA!
Can I use a TMF swivel with a small TM? Chem-Tex 14hp. 3 series blower, single heat exchanger, 1000 psi pump.
 

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Can I use a TMF swivel with a small TM? Chem-Tex 14hp. 3 series blower, single heat exchanger, 1000 psi pump.
Yes. You may want to opt with the 1.5” to max flow.