Originally Posted by PaulMys
Yeah. You should be able to get a brass one for way less than $60. LOL. We have all different kinds at work. One of my favorites is a shut-off w/ female thread (to screw on the hose) and male thread on the opposite end (to screw on your spray end) This way, you can close the shut-off, unscrew your spray end, and use the flow from the hose as you stated. Good luck at HD, Bruce!
Aaaah great minds must think alike. I found one at Ace today with the same thread configuration you mentioned as my intention is to put a nozzle on the end as you described. I found one in brass, which I chose over the plastic and zinc versions. Thanks for your input.