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wow, that sucker's got some kick to it!! i think it might hurt to use as a bidet!!! [plus wouldn't that be cold?] but it did a great job getting the poop off. yeah no more picking at diapers with tp or swishing!!! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up">
 

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I've always wondered about these, especially more so since you say its force is so strong... Doesn't it splash everywhere? Thats my hesitation on getting one. I'd hate to have to clean up the splashes...
 

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You can adjust it - you don't have to turn the switch all the way over when you turn it on. I leave mine off until I'm ready to use it and then I often just move it over 1/2 way or so.<br><br>
As far as splashing - you sortof get into a groove and get good at not getting things everywhere if you want to put it all the way open <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> But you can just move the switch part way over and it's much less forceful.
 

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Did you get a good deal? WHere did you get yours? <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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I got mine at <a href="http://www.nopins4baby.com" target="_blank">www.nopins4baby.com</a> I didn't comparison shop so I have no idea if I got a "deal" or not, but it was $35 and free shipping, and I <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love"> Dina so I was happy to order from her! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
It did splash the first time, but I agree I think once I get the hang of it it'll be fine. And I tend to make a mess swishing so, even so it was an improvement. plus the diaper didn't get as sopping wet as it does when I swish so I didn't have to wring it and it didn't drip everywhere. A big PLUS in my book
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">plus the diaper didn't get as sopping wet as it does when I swish so I didn't have to wring it and it didn't drip everywhere. A big PLUS in my book</div>
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You mean, you don't like wringing poopy water though your hands???!<br>
:LOL<br>
Yeah, I am a little sick of it myself. I should check into the minishower...
 

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How difficult are they to install? My husband's handy, but he's also kinda slow about getting things done <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> .. if I got one I'd have to do it myself (not handy, but follow directions well).
 

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Ooooh I'm jealous!! I want one of these so badly.. but I figure getting an actual stash is probably more important than getting something to spray off said stash. *hehe* But as soon as I've got more than a dozen dipes.. mini-shower here I come!
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">How difficult are they to install? My husband's handy, but he's also kinda slow about getting things done <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> .. if I got one I'd have to do it myself (not handy, but follow directions well).</div>
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I understand they are super easy to install - and come with insturcitons. Most of the mammas do it themselves from what I have heard.
 

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Awsome!<br><br>
Whatever you do, dont' go for the bargain ones. I got one on ebay that was a bargain, and the hose leaks where the metal part touches it... it leaks bad. I had to take it off. Now I have to use my kitchen sprayer, then clean my sink. Thanks to flylady, my sink is clean to start out with, so I'm not worried about contaminating dishes, etc.... but still! If I have another baby, I'm ordering the real thing. I think Angel Wraps carries them.... she did before, and I was saving up paypal to get one when Em potty trained.<br><br>
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<div style="font-style:italic;">Ooooh I'm jealous!! I want one of these so badly.. but I figure getting an actual stash is probably more important than getting something to spray off said stash. *hehe* But as soon as I've got more than a dozen dipes.. mini-shower here I come!</div>
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There's always layaway!<br>
Mini-showers are great. I put mine on layaway so i didnt have to pay all at once.<br><a href="http://www.naturalbabies.com" target="_blank">www.naturalbabies.com</a> and <a href="http://www.lilbunz.com" target="_blank">www.lilbunz.com</a> both do layaway
 

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What do you do with the hose and handle when its not in use? Is there a "hanger" provided that you can put it in? (I've never seen one in action...)
 

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there is this neat little hanger that attaches to the tank side so it's out of the way. it's prety easy to install. our only problem was that... see it hooks into the water supply before it goes into the toilet tank. you just screw in the plastic splitter valve. but the hose that goes into our tank was rigid and exact length. so dh got one of the more flexible hoses so that when he aded in the splitter there was give. then he had a little problem getting the old ancient one out. but really it wasn't hard, just annoying.<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin">
 

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I have one that attaches to the sink. My BIL sells plumbing supplies and thought that this would work better. My toilet is right next to my sink, so it will reach. I was also thinking that being able to use warm water would be better if I have some stubborn poopies that don't want to come off. Or if I want to use it as a bidet sometime. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin"><br><br>
Can anyone think of a reason why I wouldn't want a sink one? I haven't used it yet. It was only $22 with his discount.
 

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Before I got my mini shower I had a spayer that attaches to my shower head(cost about 17 at walmart). Worked great but in order to use the shower you have to un-attach the sprayer. I got tired of standing on the tub everyday to do this.<br>
I didnt want to have to do it to the sink all the time either. (i considered the sink one only because I was afraid the kids might try and use the toilet one when I wasnt looking) We've only had one accident so far.<br><br>
Thats why I wouldnt want a sink one.
 

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My sprayer's a cobbled-together-from-Lowe's-parts version my DH put in for me. We have one of those "As Seen on TV!" suction cup hooks on the side of the toilet tank to hold the sprayer. As far as using it as a bidet, you <i>definitely</i> want to turn it on partway. And the cold water might not be as bad as you think. The first shot makes one jump, but one gets used to it quickly, and one goes through substantially less TP if one still uses TP. Not that I would know <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/bag.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Bag">:
 
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