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Old 10-25-2007, 05:18 PM
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Hydraulic system

Went to do a winterization today and came across my first hydraulic system.
It was converted to a standard Pro C controller. Problem is, I'm not sure how to winterize it since I can't get valves to open with air and valves in field are obviously buried. What am I missing? Valves work fine with water.
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Old 10-25-2007, 05:52 PM
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If it is a pro-c controller then I would say it is no longer a hydraulic system...
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Old 10-25-2007, 06:00 PM
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If it is a pro-c controller then I would say it is no longer a hydraulic system...
... and if you shut the water off, there is no way to open the valves since they are water actuated.


Are you sure this isn't a manual \ auto drain system?
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Old 10-25-2007, 06:19 PM
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If it is a pro-c controller then I would say it is no longer a hydraulic system...
Water to controller for hydraulics, must be some wet clock he's got!
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Old 10-25-2007, 06:49 PM
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This is one for the Wet Boots man.

And they do make a hydraulic to electric conversion module. Allows electric controllers to operate hydraulic valves.
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Old 10-25-2007, 06:54 PM
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This is one for the Wet Boots man.

And they do make a hydraulic to electric conversion module. Allows electric controllers to operate hydraulic valves.
Having zip hydraulics in service anymore..this is a Boots question, if we can
wake him up from his nap.
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Old 10-25-2007, 06:56 PM
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I worked on one hydraulic system and my head was spinning afterwards....water dripping out of the controller and valves not firing.....
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Old 10-25-2007, 07:07 PM
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Old 10-25-2007, 09:25 PM
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This is one for the Wet Boots man.

And they do make a hydraulic to electric conversion module. Allows electric controllers to operate hydraulic valves.
Jerry beat me to it. What is he seeing that makes him think it is hydraulic is my question.
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Old 10-25-2007, 10:56 PM
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Here's what I see exactly(taken from another post)except I have a Hunter controller. I guess I'm not positive it's a Pro-C since I'm looking at a picture taken by my service guy and it's not real clear. Maybe I'm missing something here. I'm going out there myself tomorrow. Thanks for your help.
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