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Old 06-20-2013, 12:39 PM
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Sprinkler heads that work upside down?

Here at my office, we have a nursery where we store shrubbery while it is waiting to go to jobs, as well as stock some of our more common items. Currently we are having to go out and run a sprinkler, moving it 2-3 times every day to get everything. We are wanting to install some irrigation sprinklers on the overhead framework that holds our shade tarp. Any chance there are some sprinklers that can be flipped upside down and still function as usual? I don't have experience with anything other than drip systems.
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Old 06-20-2013, 01:54 PM
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Sure , many indoor horse arenas are done with sprayers from the ceiling.
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Old 06-20-2013, 02:58 PM
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Where can I find some? I normally buy rain bird valves, etc...... didnt see any overhead ones there.
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Old 06-20-2013, 03:10 PM
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Ya buy a regular one and hang it upsidedown.
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Old 06-20-2013, 03:14 PM
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Why does it have to be flipped upside down?
All that will do is reduce the spread.
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Old 06-20-2013, 03:18 PM
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http://www.rainbird.com/landscape/pr...esAdapters.htm

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Old 06-20-2013, 05:51 PM
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Why does it have to be flipped upside down?
All that will do is reduce the spread.
Whoa!! Hold on! Wait a minute. So you're telling me, that if the heads are facing up, the water will fall down to the area that needs to be watered? Wow!!

Glad someone said it before I did. I agree, just keep the heads in the upright position, but don't use a pop up head. Use a nipple with a shrub adapter irritation has pictured, with a nozzle on top. Facing down will cause low head drainage which will cause puddling below the heads.
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Old 06-20-2013, 06:34 PM
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Hanging microsprays. And not endorsing the retailer just was easy to find there.

http://www.sprinklerwarehouse.com/Dr...s-p/a20115.htm
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Old 06-20-2013, 08:05 PM
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