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Old 09-06-2008, 01:52 PM
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Greenlawn valve service

The essential maintenance on Greenlawn valves. The first photo is a clue to why some installers loved them. Note the varied angles the poly pipe enters the valve box. No alignment worries with angle valves. Next are the old diaphragm, then the new one, in place on the valve body. Then a side-by-side of old and new diaphragms. This valve does not use any springs. Note the 'roll' that's molded into the diaphragm, just like one you could see on a loudspeaker. That flex provides the closing force. (for awhile, at least)
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Old 09-06-2008, 02:12 PM
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Awsome pics!!!!!


ive never seen this valve before in my life...bravo boots
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Old 09-06-2008, 02:42 PM
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Seen a few here. Not real common though. Always get cut out. Parts is a PIA.
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Old 09-06-2008, 02:55 PM
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How old are those valves? Never seen one up here.
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Old 09-06-2008, 03:10 PM
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Valves were maybe ten years old. System controller was a Toro Custom Command, the heads were Toro Super600s
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Old 09-06-2008, 03:14 PM
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so the heads outlasted the valves
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Old 09-06-2008, 10:40 PM
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so the heads outlasted the valves
Not many PLASTIC valves on the market that will consistently out live a S600 or a PGP. I've always thought that around 15 years is all you get from most rubber diaphrams.
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Old 09-07-2008, 04:10 AM
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Where was that job? I worked for a company out of bergen county that installed them. Their jobs are the only place i've seen green lawns.
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Old 09-07-2008, 10:35 AM
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Up in Rockland County, near Harriman.
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Old 09-07-2008, 11:23 AM
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I Wouldn't be suprised if it was theirs, we did the occasional job over the border. Morris and Bergen county irrigation was the name.
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