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Old 09-09-2010, 07:22 PM
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I looked at those splitters early on doing up-grades, never used them and ran wire instead. On all my new systems, we ran a ton of spares.
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Old 09-09-2010, 07:28 PM
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I'd probably convert the system to two-wire if I needed to run 4 zones on one valve wire.
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Old 09-09-2010, 07:32 PM
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I'd probably convert the system to two-wire if I needed to run 4 zones on one valve wire.
Brings up a interesting question: could you convert SOME modules to two-wire and keep the others conventional, or would the fact you are sharing a common screw it up?
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Old 09-09-2010, 07:36 PM
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Mike check out Underhills products http://www.underhill.us/ they have a mix of things.
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Old 09-09-2010, 07:40 PM
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Mike check out Underhills products http://www.underhill.us/ they have a mix of things.
A bunch of crap that's never had field time to prove it's worth.
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Old 09-09-2010, 08:09 PM
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Brings up a interesting question: could you convert SOME modules to two-wire and keep the others conventional, or would the fact you are sharing a common screw it up?
I would convert the whole thing to two-wire. Just run the common on one side and connect all the hot wires to the other.
I've looked into the Underhill two-wire products here locally but no one seems to carry it as a stock item.
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Old 09-09-2010, 08:13 PM
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Over the years, I'm starting to think two-wire and MP Rotators are band-aids, just like splitters.
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Old 09-09-2010, 08:27 PM
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Old 09-09-2010, 08:36 PM
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I tried a doubler years ago because it would have required a driveway bore to do it right. It worked ok for awhile but became unpredictable. I ended up having to do the bore.
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Old 09-09-2010, 10:44 PM
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Random to bring this thread back up.

After our local JDL finished moving they started selling these again.

We use The Original Splitter when it's not feasible to run new wire / and or there are no available spare wires.

We use Add-A-zone when installing a master valve when it's not feasible to run new wire from the controller.

I like the original splitter, its very easy to install.
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