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Old 06-20-2013, 08:29 PM
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I have used a rotary head made by nelson in a couple horse arenas. Upside down mist nozzles(especially fulls) just make a ring on the ground from 12' overhead.
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Old 06-20-2013, 09:43 PM
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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.
Ok, will having it 8-10 feet above the ground change the coverage area? making it bigger or smaller?
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Old 06-21-2013, 07:39 AM
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That depends on the head, but I wouldn't expect much change. But as said above, if you turn a conventional spray pattern upside down, you will end up with lots of water right under the head. The spray pattern needs to push the water up and out, to get an even distribution.

Here's a problem though. If you put the piping way high, many spray patterns may end up hitting your roof or walls. Why not run the piping just above the height of the shrubs on the tables. That way you don't need pop ups or risers on each head, but the heads height is placed for the optimal spread.

Or you could go with misters from up high.
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Old 06-21-2013, 07:48 AM
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the OP might do best with Maxipaws equipped with low-angle nozzles, installed right ways up.
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Old 06-21-2013, 08:49 AM
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That depends on the head, but I wouldn't expect much change. But as said above, if you turn a conventional spray pattern upside down, you will end up with lots of water right under the head. The spray pattern needs to push the water up and out, to get an even distribution.

Here's a problem though. If you put the piping way high, many spray patterns may end up hitting your roof or walls. Why not run the piping just above the height of the shrubs on the tables. That way you don't need pop ups or risers on each head, but the heads height is placed for the optimal spread.

Or you could go with misters from up high.
What tables?

I want to be able to walk underneath the piping.
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Old 06-21-2013, 09:22 AM
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Ahh, you've got the shrubs on the ground, and want to walk under. How high is your ceiling?
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Old 06-21-2013, 09:24 AM
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What Eddie said.
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Old 06-21-2013, 09:43 AM
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Old 06-21-2013, 10:40 AM
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Without actually measuring, 8.5 ft
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Old 06-21-2013, 02:04 PM
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Without actually measuring, 8.5 ft
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Hummm, that makes it tight, but that inverted one Kiril posted may be just what you want. It seems that one has a flat spray pattern.
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