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Old 09-16-2012, 10:18 PM
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Man thats sucks guys
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Old 09-16-2012, 10:35 PM
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{insert smug comment about Irritrol valves here}
We replaced 8 irritrol valves a couple weeks ago on a system....but they had been in the ground for 20 years.
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Old 09-16-2012, 10:39 PM
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We replaced 8 irritrol valves a couple weeks ago on a system....but they had been in the ground for 20 years.
They all had cracked bodies?
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Old 09-16-2012, 10:42 PM
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They all had cracked bodies?
Nope just needed new diaphrams, and will prob be good for the next 20 years. For some reason, they would just not fully open.
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Old 09-16-2012, 10:47 PM
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Nope just needed new diaphrams, and will prob be good for the next 20 years. For some reason, they would just not fully open.
So you replaced the valves, rather than repair them with new diaphragm assemblies?
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Old 09-16-2012, 11:03 PM
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So you replaced the valves, rather than repair them with new diaphragm assemblies?
No just guts... My point was they seem to be damn good valves.... They only lasted 20 years.
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Old 09-16-2012, 11:15 PM
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No just guts... My point was they seem to be damn good valves.... They only lasted 20 years.
Try not to say "replace" when you mean "repair" (being that we are trying to share accurate information)
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Old 09-16-2012, 11:18 PM
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Try not to say "replace" when you mean "repair" (being that we are trying to share accurate information)
Well i did replace the top half.
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Old 09-16-2012, 11:25 PM
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Well i did replace the top half.
Replacing a valve means replacing a valve. No disassembly.
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Old 09-16-2012, 11:53 PM
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I say rebuild , little more clear.
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