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Old 07-21-2013, 02:22 PM
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Hunter has new 3500 series mp rotators.

anyone else see this? i was browsing the site and was looking at the specs on mps once again and noticed the tab labeling the 1000,2000, 3000 and the 3500.

these are rated at 35 ft, which makes them a much better changeout and design actractive head. wishing i could use the 3000 in many places to replace rotors, but spacing was not far enough on the 3000s.

anyone use these yet? hear of them yet?
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Old 07-21-2013, 02:36 PM
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I read they don't match the precip rate of the other nozzles.
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Old 07-21-2013, 03:11 PM
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I have used a bag, mostly on retrofits and on those hard to hit areas. Not really sure I would design with them. At 35' why not put in a rotor?
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Old 08-01-2013, 02:54 PM
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They do match the precip rate...they fill in the area the 3000's miss. I have used several bags and like what I see so far. Converting smaller neighborhood parks one at a time from the old maxi-paw for better coverage. The PRS40 6" heads with check valve are more reliable and easier to adjust than the rotors too.

They will be coming out with an MP800 soon to fill the 8-10' range.
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Old 08-02-2013, 10:58 AM
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They do match the precip rate...they fill in the area the 3000's miss.
No they don't, that is unless the charts are lying.

MP 1000, 2000 3000 @ 40 PSI, square layout have PR = 0.39 in/hr for all 5 arcs listed with one exception, the MP3000 at 90 degrees has a PR of 0.37.

The MP3500 @ 40 PSI, square layout with only 3 arcs listed ranges from 0.40 in/hr at 90 degrees to 0.45 in/hr at 180 degrees.

Of course, if you don't want to believe the charts, then you can crunch the numbers yourself.

PRgross = (96.25 * Q)/A

Long story short, 0.06 in/hour difference @ 180 degree arc can translate into a whole lot of water.
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Old 07-21-2013, 03:25 PM
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I'm getting tired of the MPs sticking rather than rotating.
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Old 07-21-2013, 05:01 PM
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I'm getting tired of the MPs sticking rather than rotating.
Yeah I have seen a few with a grain of sand or a small rock down under the turret. Couldn't imagine going back to the dark ages when the MP's weren't around
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Old 07-21-2013, 06:00 PM
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I could stand the dark ages when a Toro Stream Rotor On Steroids sprayed as far as 40 feet or more.
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Old 07-21-2013, 06:18 PM
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With 90 psi and a 03 nozzle, the Stream Rotor kicks serious buttt.
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Old 07-21-2013, 07:18 PM
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the 320 series looked far more majestic than the 300 series - too bad the concept was so difficult to scale up
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