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Old 08-20-2010, 08:50 PM
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Sprinklers Advice please

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I have a 60x40 lawn in front of my house.
I was going to use I20-04 - Hunter I-20 Ultra 4 inch Adjustable Arc Rotor ,but someone advised me to use 1800 Rain Bird.
What do you recommend?
Price doesn’t mater…
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Old 08-20-2010, 09:15 PM
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Go for the I-20. Rain bird 1800 spray heads are a great product. Though they are used for smaller area's.

Rotor heads spray much further and would be ideal for that large of a yard. I personally prefer the Rain Bird 5000+ Rotor but the Hunter I-20 is just as good if not better

Beef it up and go for Stainless Steel I-20's =)
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Old 08-20-2010, 09:35 PM
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Go for the I-20. Rain bird 1800 spray heads are a great product. Though they are used for smaller area's.

Rotor heads spray much further and would be ideal for that large of a yard. I personally prefer the Rain Bird 5000+ Rotor but the Hunter I-20 is just as good if not better

Beef it up and go for Stainless Steel I-20's =)
Thank you.
This property is not flat,
Between highest and lowest point is about 1 and haft foot difference ,that is why I wanted to use Hunter I-20 Ultra ,they have a check valve build in…
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Old 08-20-2010, 10:46 PM
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The Rain Bird 5000 rotors also come with a check valve built in if you desire it. It is the 5000 SAM (Seal A Matic). I prefer the Rain Bird 5000 to the Hunters.
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Old 08-20-2010, 11:05 PM
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WOW !!!
I just discovered the Rain Bird 5500 Series Rotors
I think that is going to be the best…
http://www.rainbird.com/homeowner/pr...tors/5500.htm#
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WOW !!!
I just discovered the Rain Bird 5500 Series Rotors
I think that is going to be the best…
http://www.rainbird.com/homeowner/pr...tors/5500.htm#
Can't go wrong with RainBird rotors.

Like others said, go all out, spend a few more bucks, get SAM, PRS and SS on the heads
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Old 08-21-2010, 10:21 AM
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The 5500 rotors are pretty nice, although a bit on the tall side.
Go stainless steel if you can afford it.
I'd probably use the 5000 series for that yard.
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Old 08-21-2010, 10:35 AM
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I would suggest putting a design on paper before choosing a sprinkler. You might find that using a short range rotor will work better than a "normal" rotor. I concur on the PRS and SAM regardless of what sprinkler you choose.... SS is optional IMO on a rotor depending on the soils you are dealing with.
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Old 08-21-2010, 10:45 AM
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Hallo
I have a 60x40 lawn in front of my house.

What do you recommend?
Price doesn’t mater…

whats the design? 20' spacing?
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Old 08-21-2010, 11:06 AM
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I say use ten foot spacing and go for the Dancing Waters effect
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