Reviews Zodiac W70472 Baracuda G2 Automatic Pool Cleaner

Published on July 29th, 2014 | by Pool Cleaner Pro

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Zodiac W70472 Baracuda G2 Automatic Pool Cleaner Review

Zodiac W70472 Baracuda G2 Automatic Pool Cleaner Review Pool Cleaner Pro
Overall Score

Summary: This particular model is a very useful one for ground pools, and it can definitely do a good job. The low price of the parts is also another plus and the many other features that it has turn it into an affordable, yet good pool cleaner.

4.3

Great


The new Zodiac W70472 Baracuda G2 Automatic Pool Cleaner is a type of pool cleaner that uses an automatic system and that has been designed specifically for ground pools. It connects directly to a something known as a skimmer or to a vacuum line that can be of 1.5 inches. This pool cleaner also comes with a feed hose of 36 feet. It is a very light and compact pool cleaner compared to the others that exist on the market, and it can handle all types of debris, as long as they are not too large. It is also a type of pool cleaner that does not require too much attention, as every 3 hours; it turns and thus, does not get caught in the corners of the pool.

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Product details

The Zodiac Baracuda G2 is a not so expensive pool cleaner that does a great job in ground pools. It can also work in above ground pools, but it is not recommended as it does not last for too long. The Baracuda G2 comes with a bumper that helps the cleaner not get caught in the corners of the pool and thus, it does not require supervision. The parts are not that expensive, so if needed, they can easily be replaced. It is a light and compact product compared to others and it works very well for the low price that it is sold for.

Performance

The Zodiac Baracuda G2 may look weird, but the beauty is in the simplicity of it. This type of pool cleaner has a single moving part that sucks all the debris in the pool and if it breaks, it is not so expensive to replace. Anyways, it is regarded as a durable pool cleaner which a great performance level as well. One of the best features of it is the shaking hose through which the debris is sucked. Compared to other pool cleaners, where the hose does not move and stays dirty, when the cleaner is taken out of the pool, it can leave a dirty trace there, but the shaking hose of the Baracuda does not allow that to happen. This particular type of pool cleaner can also clean all sorts of other things such as stairs and rarely gets caught in the corners.

Pros:

  • It’s a simple device with a single moving part that is inexpensive and can be easily replaced
  • It has a great design, although a bit weird, yet quite attractive
  • It’s a light product
  • The shaking hose does not leave a dirt trace in the water after the product is taken out of the pool
  • Besides the actual ground pool, this particular model can clean the stairs and all corners

Cons:

  • It cannot handle large pieces of debris

Customer Reviews:

So far, the customers that have used this particular type of pool cleaners are pleased with it. The shaking hose is a great feature of it, as it does not leave any kind of trace in the pool after the device is removed from the water. Some of them have expressed the fact that this type of pool cleaner can and most of the time will get stuck in the deep steps of the pool, however, for this particular price, it is a great product.

Due to the fact that it’s so light, the Baracuda G2 can often get out of the pool, which is why it requires some type of supervision or at least, some weights to be put on the edges of the pool so it will not come out. The only moving part of the pool cleaner is inexpensive and can be easily replaced, which is another feature the clients loved about it. It is a durable device that does not require too many funds to maintain, easy to carry and with an interesting design overall.

Warranties

The warranty does not cover a very long period of time, only 1 year, which is one of the cons for this particular pool cleaner. However, the parts that can get damaged after a year of use are not that expensive and can easily be replaced.

Conclusion:

This particular model is a very useful one for ground pools, and it can definitely do a good job. The low price of the parts is also another plus and the many other features that it has turn it into an affordable, yet good pool cleaner.

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