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Old 08-27-2012, 11:39 PM
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Originally Posted by ArTurf View Post
Been kind of thinking about using the 5500 on some high end jobs. How do you like them?
We really like them allot and maybe I am misunderstanding your flow?

To cover 42' your would need to use a black #4 nozzle and have 40 psi at the head. They use about a gallon more than RB says they do, so you would get 3 heads and at the most 4 on the zone. For me, that is just cutting it too close since we design to use 85% max of what the water supply is putting out.

It is possible if you go by the numbers, I just hate worry about whether it is going work until we turn the water on

I am really interested to hear the outcome and you will really like the 5500 when you get a chance to use it. RB's new price on it makes it even better, plus the 3/4 swing joints save a little coin too.
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