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Old 11-18-2010, 12:08 AM
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There are machine-screw standards that match other sprinkler stuff. Residential brass (1/2-inch) impact-head nozzles came in two nozzle thread patterns, and the coarser of the two thread patterns matched a 3/8 x 24 UNF screw. The finer-thread nozzles were a match for 1/8 x 27 pipe threads, and maybe that's where 27 tpi stuff came from.

Your 'standard' Richdel/Irritrol solenoid has 3/4 x 20 threads, and that matches an extra-fine thread (UNEF) standard.
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Old 11-18-2010, 12:09 AM
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I went to a job site today to create an as built for a new install. Take a look at this BF (put in two valve boxes)...There's no way the #2 SOV is going to work.
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Old 11-18-2010, 12:32 AM
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...and I bet the installer was Texas-licensed, too
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Old 11-18-2010, 12:38 AM
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...and I bet the installer was Texas-licensed, too
Yep and he was "let go" during this install. Also, there is no isolation valve between the meter and the BF (a Texas requirement).
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Old 11-18-2010, 06:21 AM
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...and I bet the installer was Texas-licensed, too
More likely he was educated on the Sprinkler Warehouse forum.
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Old 11-18-2010, 09:24 AM
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The DCV is also set on its side.
Seems like I'm fixing hack stuff like this almost every week now.
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Old 11-18-2010, 09:33 AM
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More likely he was educated on the Sprinkler Warehouse forum.
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Old 11-18-2010, 06:48 PM
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What's wrong with duh Sprinkler Warehouse forum? That's where I got my Rainbird "I wanna be a irrigation technician" computer CD
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Old 11-18-2010, 07:23 PM
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they sent me a hat and a whistle
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Old 11-18-2010, 08:18 PM
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I'm glad we don't have to test those underground backflow preventers.
I would be pissed.
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