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Old 05-08-2014, 09:45 AM
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4" or 6"

What's the preferred spray for lawns 4 or 6"?
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Old 05-08-2014, 10:57 AM
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Never underestimate the value of a spray body you can cleanly unthread from its connection, without disturbing any soil. That would favor a 4-inch, of whatever brand.
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Old 05-08-2014, 01:57 PM
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6" if you want to do it right. 4" if the budget is tight.
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Old 05-08-2014, 03:01 PM
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Of course, those old landscapes with 2-inch brass popups are still managing to get by.
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Old 05-08-2014, 05:36 PM
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Of course, those old landscapes with 2-inch brass popups are still managing to get by.
.....and they waste a tremendous amount of water as well.
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Old 05-08-2014, 06:45 PM
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If you have head-to-head spacing, the functional value of a 6-inch popup spray in lawngrass cut at 3 inches is dubious.
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Old 05-08-2014, 07:39 PM
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I always use 6 on new installs. Time and time I see 4" overtaken to the point where they don't clear the grass. Of course you can by a 4" for less than a dollar and a 6 with check is closer to $8 so 99.9% will use the 4".
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Old 05-09-2014, 12:30 PM
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Time and time I see 4" overtaken to the point where they don't clear the grass. Of course you can by a 4" for less than a dollar and a 6 with check is closer to $8 so 99.9% will use the 4".
You Sir, speak the truth!

What are the best methods for this to be prevented (while using the 4") during both installation, and when encountering for the first time as a part of a repair job?

A permanent and reliable solution to this problem in my area would be priceless.
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Old 05-09-2014, 01:56 PM
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You Sir, speak the truth!

What are the best methods for this to be prevented (while using the 4") during both installation, and when encountering for the first time as a part of a repair job?

A permanent and reliable solution to this problem in my area would be priceless.
Rhett you speak in terms over my head most of the time. Though thats not hard to do.

If your asking me what to do about grass out growing a 4" PU (which actually extends 3") is do 6"s on new installs. If the head is too far underground they make risers that are male adapters threaded inlet and outlet or you can dig down and do what it takes to get the head up.
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Old 05-09-2014, 04:35 PM
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Rhett you speak in terms over my head most of the time. Though thats not hard to do.
Rhett, much like Rotar speaks a language unique unto themselves. I speak Rotar fluently and T-Rhett to a degree. Don't feel bad if you don't understand either of them, it takes lots of hard work at times.

Boots on the other hand is just plain silly to listen to.
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